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Overview

Take your MySQL skills to the top tier

Maximize every powerful feature available in MySQL 5.1 with hands-on instruction from a MySQL expert. This definitive guide shows you how to use MySQL's advanced suite of data management tools, optimize performance and reliability, and secure and administer a robust RDBMS. MySQL Database Usage & Administration includes detailed code examples in each chapter to highlight real-world applications of the material covered. If you want to get the most out of MySQL, you need this practical handbook.

  • Understand MySQL's features, technical architecture, subsystems, and commands
  • Make database design decisions that optimizre performance, storage, and reliability
  • Write complex queries using joins, subqueries, and views
  • Group SQL statements into transactions and execute them atomically
  • Build and use sophisticated stored procedures and functions
  • Automate database operations with triggers and scheduled events
  • Import and export data in different formats, includiong SQL, CSV, and XML
  • Optimize server and query performance
  • Administer a secure, high availability MySQL RDBMS
  • Manage users and control access
  • Perform database maintenance, replication, backup, and recovery

Vikram Vaswani is the founder and CEO of Melonfire (www.melonfire.com), a consultancy firm with special expertise in open-source tools and technologies. His previous books include MySQL: The Complete Reference, PHP: A Beginner's Guide, and PHP Programming Solutions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071605496
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/14/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Vikram Vaswani is the founder and CEO of Melonfire (www.melonfire.com), a software consultancy. He is the author of PHP Programming Solutions and MySQL: The Complete Reference.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Usage;Chapter 1. An Introduction to MySQL;Chapter 2. Understanding Basic Commands;Chapter 3. Making Design Decisions;Chapter 4. Using Joins, Subqueries, and Views;Chapter 5. Using Transactions;Chapter 6. Using Stored Procedures and Functions;Chapter 7. Using Triggers and Scheduled Events;Chapter 8. Working with Data in Different Formats;Chapter 9. Optimizing Performance;Part II: Administration;Chapter 10. Performing Basic Server Administration;Chapter 11. Managing Users and Controlling Access;Chapter 12. Performing Maintenance, Backup, and Recovery;Chapter 13. Replicating Data;Appendix A. Installing MySQL and the Sample Database;Index

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