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MySQL Administration

by Pinal Dave

In this course, you'll learn essential concepts and practical techniques to effectively adminstrate MySQL databases, including performance tuning, security, query optimization, partitioning, and high availability architectures.

What you'll learn

In this course, MySQL Administration, you'll acquire essential skills for managing, optimizing, and securing MySQL databases. First, you'll explore MySQL administration concepts, roles, and architecture. You'll learn to install, configure, and use MySQL command-line tools and utilities. Next, you'll focus on performance optimization, covering server tuning, query analysis, and index optimization to enhance database performance and scalability. Finally, you'll learn to secure MySQL databases with backup and recovery strategies, user account management, and security measures. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of MySQL administration, enabling you to effectively manage and optimize MySQL databases, ensuring high performance, security, and scalability.

About the author

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 61 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,700 database tech articles on his blog at

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