To install the script copy the following line and paste it into terminal: bash. A quick note on performance tuning. This script creates a modified my.cnf file named mmv.cnf.
The performance settings will not be perfect for every MySQL server. The intention was to give a small performance boost in a generic way. This script gives the option to copy over the mmv.cnf file to /etc/my.cnf and restart MySQL. We encourage you to further tune your MySQL server after it is running for awhile. You can do so by running this command in your terminal and it will display stats and recommendations.
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(Credit for ) Copy and paste this into terminal to run MySQLTuner: perl.