MySQL ADMINISTRATION – GTLP6

Course Description

This MySQL training course teaches the configuration, security management, administration, backup and restore, and optimization of MySQL databases.

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Duration

3 days

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Target Audience

This course is suitable for IT Professional with basic programming experience.

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Course Prerequisites

Experience in the following areas is required: General SQL knowledge and principles, Understanding of DDL objects – tables, Indexes, constraints and others, and Basic knowledge hardware and OS. SQL skills are taught in the following course:

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please consult with us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.

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Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please Contact Us for further details.

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Course Content

1. INTRODUCTION TO DATABASECONCEPTS AND  MYSQL

  1. Features of a Relational Database
  2. Where does SQL Fit in?
  3. Database Access
  4. Why MySQL?
  5. The History of MySQL

2. INSTALLATION, CONFIGURATION AND UPGRADING

  1. MySQL Software
  2. MySQL Software Features
  3. Preparing to Install MySQL
  4. Available Client Software
  5. After the Download
  6. Configuring the Server
  7. Starting the Server
  8. The Initial User Accounts
  9. Verifying Server Operation
  10. Upgrading
  11. Copying a Database Between Architectures
  12. Environment Variables

 

3. DATABASE DESIGN

  1. Developing the Design of a Database
  2. Database Entities
  3. The Primary Key
  4. Foreign Key Relationships
  5. Data Models and Normalization
  6. Second Normal Form (2NF)
  7. Third Normal Form (3NF) and Beyond
  8. Translating a Data Model into a Database Design

 

4. USING THE MYSQL COMMAND-LINE TOOL

  1. Running the mysql Client
  2. Customizing the mysql Prompt
  3. mysql Commands
  4. Using the Help Command
  5. Some Useful mysql Options
  6. Working with a Database
  7. Examining Table Definitions
  8. Other SHOW Options

 

5. DDL: DATA DEFINITION LANGUAGE

  1. DDL and DML Overview
  2. Building Table Definitions
  3. Identifiers
  4. Column Definitions
  5. Numeric Datatypes
  6. ENUM and SET Types
  7. Date and Time Datatypes
  8. AUTO_INCREMENT
  9. UNIQUE Constraints
  10. Primary Keys
  11. Modifying Tables
  12. Foreign Keys
  13. Renaming and Dropping Tables

 

6. MYSQL STORAGE ENGINES

  1. Storage Engine Overview
  2. Other Storage Engine Types
  3. The Basics of Commonly Used Storage
  4. Engines
  5. MyISAM Limits and Features
  6. MyISAM Data File Format
  7. InnoDB and Hardware Limitations
  8. InnoDB Shared Tablespace
  9. Configuration
  10. InnoDB Per-Table Tablespaces
  11. InnoDB Data Management
  12. MEMORY and FEDERATED
  13. MERGE and ARCHIVE

 

7. UTILITIES

  1. Client Overview
  2. Specifying Options for Command-Line
  3. Clients
  4. Client Option Files
  5. Checking Tables with myisamchk and
  6. mysqlchk
  7. Using myisamchk and mysqlchk for
  8. Repairs
  9. mysqlshow and mysqlimport
  10. Using mysqldump
  11. The Query Browser
  12. MySQL Query Browser: Deeper
  13. MySQL Administrator: Basic
  14. Operations
  15. MySQL Administrator: Monitoring the
  16. Server and User Administration
  17. Third Party Tools

 

8. ADMINISTERING A DATABASE AND USERS

  1. The Server-Side Programs
  2. Starting the MySQL Server
  3. Using SET for Server Options
  4. Table Management
  5. Server Log Files
  6. mysqladmin
  7. Backup and Restore
  8. Miscellaneous Functions
  9. User Account Management
  10. Understanding User Privileges
  11. User Account Rights Management
  12. User Account Privileges
  13. Managing Access to the Database
  14. Environment

 

9. DATABASE PROGRAMMABILITY

  1. Stored Routines: Basic Concepts
  2. Routine Creation and Use
  3. Flow Control Statement
  4. Writing Blocks of Code
  5. Triggers
  6. Stored Routines, Triggers, and the
  7. Binary Log
  8. Table HANDLERs
  9. Prepared Statements

 

10. OPTIMIZATION AND PERFORMANCE

  1. Tuning
  2. Hardware Limitations
  3. Optimizing the MySQL Server’s
  4. Interaction with the External
  5. World
  6. Adjusting the MySQL Server
  7. Configuration
  8. Optimizing Your Database
  9. Optimizing Queries
  10. The Use of Indexes to Support Queries
  11. Thinking about JOIN Queries
  12. Query Sorts, Indexes, and ShortCircuiting
  13. INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and
  14. Table Locks
  15. Some General Optimizations
  16. Optimizations Specific to MyISAM
  17. Optimizations Specific to InnoDB

 

11. MYSQL PROGRAMMING INTERFACES

  1. Database Application Architectures
  2. Connecting MySQL to ODBC
  3. Connecting MySQL to MS/Office and
  4. MS/Access
  5. Connecting to MySQL from Perl
  6. Programming Perl to MySQL
  7. Connecting to MySQL from PHP
  8. Programming PHP to MySQL

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