MySQL Administration

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MySQL® is the open source community's most popular Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) offering, and is a key part of LAMP – Linux™, Apache™, MySQL®, PHP/Perl/Python®. Many Fortune 500 companies adopt MySQL to reap the benefits of an open source, platform-independent RDMS, such as simplifying conversion from other platforms and lowering database Total Cost of Ownership by 90%. This class walks the admin through the basics of MySQL administration. Included are an introduction to the available MySQL client software and its use in performing administrative functions, optimization tasks, and general performance tuning. This course covers MySQL 5.5.
Prior experience installing software and programming in any language, such as HTML, is recommended but not required.
Course Introduction:
Course Objectives
Course Overview
Using the Workbook
Suggested References
Introduction to Database Concepts and MySQL:
Features of a Relational Database
Where does SQL Fit in?
Database Access
Why MySQL?
The History of MySQL
Installation, Configuration, and Upgrading:
MySQL Software
MySQL Software Features
Preparing to Install MySQL
Available Client Software
After the Download
Configuring the Server
Starting the Server
The Initial User Accounts
Verifying Server Operation
Copying a Database between Architectures
Environment Variables
MySQL Client Software and the mysql Command-Line Tool:
Running the mysql Client
Customizing the mysql Prompt
mysql Commands
Using the Help Command
Some Useful mysql Options
Working with a Database
Examining Table Definitions
Other SHOW Options
MySQL Storage Engines :
Storage Engine Overview
Other Storage Engine Types
The Basics of Commonly Used Storage Engines
MyISAM Limits and Features
InnoDB and Hardware Limitations
InnoDB Shared Tablespace Configuration
InnoDB Per-Table Tablespaces
InnoDB Data Management
Client Overview
Specifying Options for Command-Line Clients
Client Option Files
Checking Tables with myisamchk and mysqlchk
Using myisamchk and mysqlchk for Repairs
mysqlshow and mysqlimport
Using mysqldump
The MySQL Workbench – General
MySQL Workbench - Execution
MySQL Administration via the Workbench
Data Modeling with the Workbench
SQL Development
Third Party Tools
Administering a Database and Users:
The Server-Side Programs
Starting the MySQL Server
Using SET for Server Options
Table Management
Server Log Files
Backup and Restore
Miscellaneous Functions
User Account Management
Understanding User Privileges
User Account Rights Management
User Account Privileges
Managing Access to the Database Environment
Optimization and Performance Tuning:
Hardware Limitations
Optimizing the MySQL Server’s
Interaction with the External World
Adjusting the MySQL Server Configuration
Optimizing Your Database
Optimizations Specific to MyISAM
Optimizations Specific to InnoDB