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Audience

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Skills Gained

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Obtaining metadata
  • Configuring the Server
  • Administering and tuning a server
  • Upgrading a Running Server
  • Setting up Character Set Support
  • Configuring log files and using them to monitor database activity
  • Interpreting error messages
  • Locking and transactions
  • Using different storage engines
  • Table Maintenance
  • Implementing a backup strategy
  • Performing physical and logical backups of data
  • Administering Users and Privileges
  • Securing the Server from common security threats
  • Identify and Optimise poorly tuned queries
  • Tuning Tables and Indexes
  • Using the Event Scheduler
  • Creating Partitioned Tables
  • Replication
  • Configure simple and complex replication topologies
  • Administer a replication topology

Administer a replication topology Course Objectives Course Objectives

Prerequisites

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Outline

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: THE SERVER,CLIENTS AND TOOLS

  • Introduction
  • MySQL Server
  • MySQL Client Connections
  • MySQL Client Programs
  • Mysql Command Line
  • Mysqladmin

Session 2: MYSQL WORKBENCH

  • Installation of MySQL Workbench
  • Connecting to MySQL Workbench
  • MySQL Workbench Screens

Session 3: OBTAINING METADATA

  • What is Metadata?
  • The mysqlshow Client Program
  • The SHOW and DESCRIBE Commands
  • The Information_Schema
  • Show Command and Information_Schema Differences

Session 4: CONFIGURE THE SERVER

  • Start and Stop the Server
  • Status Files
  • Time Zone Tables
  • An Overview of MySQL Storage Engines

Session 5: SQL MODES,LOG FILES AND BINARY LOGGING

  • Error Messages
  • The SHOW Errors Statement
  • The SHOW Warnings Statement
  • SQL Modes
  • Note Messages
  • The perror Utility
  • The General Log
  • The Error Log
  • The Slow Query Log
  • The Binary Logs

Session 6: MARIADB ARCHITECTURE

  • Communication Protocols used to connect a Client to the Server
  • The SQL Parser and Storage Engine Tiers
  • Installing and Uninstalling Plugins
  • Exercises: Examining the Architecture

Session 7: THE INNODB STORAGE ENGINE

  • Features of Innodb
  • Transactions and Referential Integrity
  • Physical Characteristics of Innodb Tables
  • The System Tablespace Configuration
  • File per Table Tablespace
  • Log File and Buffer Configuration
  • Undo Logs and Undo Tablespaces
  • Temporary Table Tablespaces
  • InnoDB Shutdown Options
  • InnoDB Status

Session 8: OTHER STORAGE ENGINES

  • Check Engine Usage
  • The MYISAM Engine
  • The Merge Engine
  • Other Engines: Archive,Aria,Memory,Blackhole,CSV
  • Mixing Storage Engines
  • Overview of the ColumnStore,MyRocks and Spider Engines

Session 9: TABLE MAINTENANCE

  • Table Maintenance Operations
  • Check Table
  • Repair Table
  • Analyze Table
  • Optimize Table
  • MySQL Check
  • MyISAM Table Maintenance and Repair Utilities

Session 10: BACKUP AND RECOVERY

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Backup Methods
  • Overview of Backup Tools
  • Binary Backups of MYISAM Tables
  • Binary Backups of Innodb Tables
  • Performing Hot Backups
  • Performing Recovery
  • Import and Export Operations
  • Exporting and Importing using SQL
  • Exporting from the Command Line using mysqldump
  • Importing from the Command Line using mysqlimport
  • Additional Backup Tools

Session 11: USER MANAGEMENT

  • User Accounts
  • Creating Users
  • Renaming Users
  • Change a User Password
  • Dropping Users
  • Granting Privileges
  • The User Table
  • Connection Validation
  • Password Validation Plugins

Session 12: PRIVILEGES

  • Types of Privileges
  • Revoking Privileges
  • Resource Limits
  • Resource Management
  • Role Management
  • The mysql Database
  • The Show Grants Command
  • Role management

Session 13: TRANSACTIONS AND LOCKING

  • Locking Concepts
  • Levels of Locking
  • Implicit Table Locking with MyISAM and InnoDB
  • Explicit Table Locking
  • Advisory Locking
  • Monitoring Locks
  • Turning Autocommit on and off
  • Using Transaction Blocks
  • Handling Concurrency Problems and Deadlocks

Session 14: TUNING AND TABLES

  • General Table Optimizations
  • Myisam Specific Optimizations
  • Innodb Specific Optimizations
  • Other Engine Specific Optimizations

Session 15: TUNING THE SERVER

  • Status Variables
  • Server Variables
  • System Variables
  • Per Client Variables
  • Performance Schema Overview
  • The Query Cache

Session 16: THE EVENT SCHEDULER

  • Event scheduler concepts
  • Event scheduler configuration
  • Creating,altering and dropping events
  • Event scheduler monitoring
  • Events and privileges

Session 17: MARIADB SERVER INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE

  • Deployment Security
  • Database Server Access

Session 18: OVERVIEW OF HIGH AVAILABILITY

  • High Availability Goals
  • High Availability Concepts
  • Design for High Availability
  • Definition of Availability
  • High Availability Terminology

Session 19: CONFIGURE MASTER SLAVE REPLICATION

  • Replication Overview
  • When to Use Replication
  • Disadvantages of Replication
  • Replication Architecture
  • Complex Replication Topologies
  • Testing Replication
  • Excluding Databases or Tables from Replication
  • Example: Setting Up a Master Slave Replication
  • Replication Using GTIDs
  • Controlled Switchover

Session 20: ADMINISTER A REPLICATION TOPOLOGY

  • Replication Files and Threads
  • Lagging Slave
  • Monitoring Replication
  • Troubleshooting Replication
  • Semi-synchronous Replication
  • Failover
  • Replication and Failover Utilities

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