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Overview

Administer a replication topology Course Objectives Course Objectives

At the end of the MySQL Database Administration course, delegates will have the knowledge to use the features available to administer, monitor and support MySQL 5.6, 5.7 and 8 databases and servers.

Audience

Who will the Course Benefit?

Database Administrators, Database Developers and Technical Consultants who need to setup, administer, monitor and support MySQL databases and servers.

Skills Gained

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Using Client Programs for MySQL DBA work
  • Using MySQL Workbench
  • Obtaining metadata
  • Configuring the MySQL Server
  • Install and configure the MySQL Server and client programs
  • Administering and tuning a server
  • Upgrading a Server
  • Setting up Character Set Support
  • Configuring log files and using them to monitor database activity
  • Interpreting error messages
  • Locking and transaction handling
  • 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 replication topologies
  • Administer a replication topology

Administer a replication topology Course Objectives Course Objectives

At the end of the MySQL Database Administration course, delegates will have the knowledge to use the features available to administer, monitor and support MySQL 5.6, 5.7 and 8 databases and servers.

Outline

DAY 1 MySQL Database Administration Training Course

Course Introduction

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

Session 1: THE SERVER, CLIENTS AND TOOLS

  • Introduction
  • The versions of MySQL
  • An Overview of MySQL Architecture
  • The MySQL Server
  • MySQL Client Connections
  • MySQL Client Programs
  • MySQL Client Libraries
  • The mysql Command Line Tool
  • The mysqladmin Program

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
  • MySQL 8 INFORMATION_SCHEMA Changes
  • Generate Statements using the INFORMATION_SCHEMA

Session 4: CONFIGURE THE SERVER

  • Start and Stop the Server
  • Status Files
  • Time Zone Tables
  • An Overview of MySQL Storage Engines
  • MySQL Server Options and Variables
  • MySQL Status Variables
  • Configuring MySQL Enterprise Audit

Session 5: SQL MODES, LOG FILES AND BINARY LOGGING

  • MySQL 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

View Course Contents - DAY 2

MySQL Database Administration Training Course

Session 6: MYSQL ARCHITECTURE

  • Communication Protocols used to connect a Client to the Server
  • The SQL Parser and Storage Engine Tiers
  • Installing and Uninstalling Plugins
  • How MySQL Uses Disk Space
  • How MYSQL Uses Memory

Session 7: THE INNODB STORAGE ENGINE

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

Session 8: OTHER STORAGE ENGINES

  • Check Engine Usage
  • The MYISAM Engine
  • The Merge Engine
  • Other Engines: Archive, Memory, Blackhole, CSV
  • Mixing Storage Engines

Session 9: TABLE MAINTENANCE

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

View Course Contents - DAY 3

Session 10: BACKUP AND RECOVERY

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Backup Methods
  • Backup Tool Overview
  • 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
  • Granting and Revoking Privileges
  • Setting Resource Limits
  • MySQL 8 Resource Management
  • MySQL 8 Role Management
  • The MySQL Database
  • The Show Grants Command

View Course Contents - DAY 4

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
  • MySQL 8 Desupport of 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: MYSQL SERVER INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE

  • Installing MySQL on Linux and UNIX
  • Upgrade the MySQL Server
  • Deployment Security
  • Database Server Access

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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 Factors
  • Replication Architecture
  • Complex Replication Topologies
  • Replicating from InnoDB to MyISAM Tables
  • Testing Replication
  • Monitoring Replication Threads
  • Excluding Databases or Tables from Replication
  • Example: Setting Up a Master Slave Replication
  • Replication Using GTIDs
  • Controlled Switchover
  • Configure Replication using MySQL Workbench

Session 20: ADMINISTER A REPLICATION TOPOLOGY

  • MySQL Replication and Failover Utilities
  • Access the Utilities from MySQL Workbench
  • Replication Files and Threads
  • Configure a Lagging Slave
  • Monitoring Replication
  • Troubleshooting Replication
  • Semi-synchronous Replication
  • Configure MySQL Failover

Certification

Examinations Examinations The MySQL Database Administration course will teach the major topics required for the delegate to work towards achieving the following examination: Oracle Certified Professional MySQL 5.7 Database Administrator Exam (1Z0-888) Oracle Certified Professional MySQL 5.7 Database Administrator Exam (1Z0-888) Oracle Certified Professional MySQL 5.7 Database Administrator Exam (1Z0-888) Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly. Exams are not included as part of the course.

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