MySQL Database Administration Training Course

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MySQL Database Administration

Patrick is an engaging, entertaining trainer that knows his material well. The ability for him to adjust the course for us on-the-fly was excellent.

Thx Patrick for an excellent session, and being available for followup questions later.

Greg Strauss- ParetoLogic Inc

MySQL Database Administration

What did you like the most about the training?

Trainer knowledge

Piotr Milczarek - Red Stack Tech

Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Fundamental knowledge of any database and SQL language.

Overview Overview

MySQL Administration training course is for anyone who wants to administrate the MySQL database server. It is a comprehensive course covering all administrator duties.

The course explains how MySQL Database works, what tools are available, how we can use them, how we can secure the MySQL Database Server and configure it. During the training course you will learn how to manage user accounts and how the MySQL Access Privilege System works. You also will learn how to maintain your database, backup and recover your databases and perform crash recovery.

Course Outline Course Outline

MySQL Server Files and Scripts

  • MySQL Programs
  • MySQL Server
  • MySQL Client
  • GUI Tools

MySQL Server Configuration

  • mysqld Options
  • The Server SQL Mode
  • Server System Variables
  • Dynamic System Variables
  • Server Status Variables
  • Shutdown Process

MySQL Security Issues

  • Securing MySQL Against Attacks
  • Security-Related mysqld Options
  • Security Issues with LOAD DATA LOCAL

MySQL Access Privilege System

  • MySQL Privilege System Overview
  • Privileges Provided by MySQL
  • Connecting to the MySQL Server - Stages
  • Access Control, Stage 1: Connection Verification
  • Access Control, Stage 2: Request Verification
  • Access Denied Errors

MySQL User Account Management

  • Users and Passwords
  • Creating New Users
  • Deleting User Accounts
  • Limiting User Resources
  • Changing Passwords

MySQL Database Maintenance

  • Backup and Recovery
  • Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Maintenance and Crash Recovery
  • myisamchk Syntax and Options
  • Getting Table Information
  • MySQL Local Setting
  • National Characters and Sorting
  • MySQL Server Time Zone

MySQL Log Files

  • Error Log
  • General Query Log
  • Update Log
  • Binary Log
  • Slow Query Log
  • Log File Maintenance and Rotation

Running Multiple MySQL Servers on the Same Machine

  • Running Multiple Servers in Windows
  • Running Multiple Servers in Windows as Services
  • Running Multiple Servers in Unix and Linux
  • Using Client Tools in a Multi-Server Environment

MySQL Query Cache

  • The Concept of Query Cache
  • Testing Query Cache with SELECT
  • Configuring Query Cache
  • Checking Query Cache Status and Maintenance

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $3980
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $3440
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2 $2430 $2085
3 $1913 $1633
4 $1655 $1408
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Upcoming Courses

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NS, Halifax - Purdy's WharfMon, Nov 7 2016, 9:30 am$3440 / $5940
QC, Montreal - University StreetMon, Nov 7 2016, 9:30 am$3440 / $6440
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$3440 / $5840
SK, SaskatoonMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$3440 / $6440
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