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MySQL Administration and Development training course 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 encourages the student to explore database fundamentals, as well as MySQL features. Students learn the basics of MySQL use and the programming of stored routines and triggers. Students also participate in database design discussions, perform administrative functions, learn about optimization and performance tuning, and explore various APIs.  This course covers MySQL 5.0.

MySQL Administration and Development

Course Code

GTLP7

Duration

4 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

This MySQL Administration and Development training course is designed for application and web developers, or system administrators.

Attendee Requirements

Prior experience installing software and programming in any language, such as HTML, is recommended but not required. HTML skills are taught in the following courses:

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Course Description

MySQL Administration and Development training course 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 encourages the student to explore database fundamentals, as well as MySQL features. Students learn the basics of MySQL use and the programming of stored routines and triggers. Students also participate in database design discussions, perform administrative functions, learn about optimization and performance tuning, and explore various APIs.  This course covers MySQL 5.0.

Course Outline

1. INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE CONCEPTS 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 mysql Commands
  3.     Using the Help Command
  4.     Some Useful mysql Options
  5.     Working with a Database
  6.     Examining Table Definitions
  7.     Other SHOW Options

 5. DDL – DATA DEFINITION LANGUAGE

  1.     DDL & 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_INREMENT
  9.     UNIQUE Constraints
  10.     Primary Keys
  11.     Modifying Tables
  12.     Foreign Keys
  13.     Renaming and Dropping Tables

6. DML – DATA MANIPULATION LANGUAGE

  1.     DDL & DML Overview
  2.     Data Values: Numbers
  3.     Data Values: Strings
  4.     Working with NULL Values
  5.     Bulk Loading of Data
  6.     Bulk Data Format
  7.     Working with Special Values in Bulk Data
  8.     Adding New Table Rows with INSERT
  9.     Copying Rows
  10.     UPDATE
  11.     REPLACE
  12.     Removing Table Rows
  13.     Transactions
  14.     InnoDB: Using Transactional Processing
  15.     Locking Tables

7. QUERIES – THE SELECT STATEMENT

  1.     SELECT Syntax Summary
  2.     Choosing Data Sources and Destinations for SELECT
  3.     Presentation of Table Data with SELECT
  4.     Being Selective About Which Rows are Displayed
  5.     User-Defined Variables
  6.     Expressions and Functions
  7.     Control Flow Operators and Functions
  8.     Function Names
  9.     Comparison Operators and Functions
  10.     String Functions
  11.     Numeric Operators and Functions
  12.     Date and Time Functions
  13.     Forcing Data Interpretation
  14.     Miscellaneous Functions

 8. BUILDING A RESULT SET FROM SEVERAL SOURCES

  1.     UNION
  2.     Combining Data from Two Tables
  3.     Using WHERE to Choose Matching Rows
  4.     INNER JOIN
  5.     OUTER JOINs
  6.     Multiple Tables, Fields, Joins, and Ordering
  7.     SELECT * and USING Columns

9. ADVANCED SQL TECHNIQUES

  1.     MySQL Pattern Matching
  2.     Multipliers, Anchors, and Grouping
  3.     GROUP BY
  4.     Aggregates
  5.     Subqueries
  6.     Subquery Comparisons and Quantifiers
  7.     Other Subqueries
  8.     Subquery Alternatives and Restrictions
  9.     InnoDB Multi-Table Updates and Deletes
  10.     Building a VIEW
  11.     Updatable VIEWs

10.  MYSQL STORAGE ENGINES

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

11. UTILITIES

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

12. 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 mysqladmin
  6.     Backup and Restore
  7.     Miscellaneous Functions
  8.     User Account Management
  9.     Understanding User Privileges
  10.     User Account Rights Management
  11.     User Account Privileges
  12.     Managing Access to the Database Environment

 13. 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 Binary Log
  7.     Table HANDLERs
  8.     Prepared Statements

14. OPTIMIZATION AND PERFORMANCE TUNING

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

15. MYSQL PROGRAMMING INTERFACES

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