MariaDB database has no ‘max_used_connections’

The question:

I have a running MariaDB which has no max_used_connections variable. How can I see it?

I got the list of all variables using the following command from the shell:


but it was not there.

The Solutions:

Below are the methods you can try. The first solution is probably the best. Try others if the first one doesn’t work. Senior developers aren’t just copying/pasting – they read the methods carefully & apply them wisely to each case.

Method 1

Max_used_connections is a status variable, not a system variable, so therefore the incantation to show its value is:

SHOW GLOBAL STATUS LIKE 'Max_used_connections';

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