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Really great reference for MySQL, although is quite complex sometimes, I need to read it a couple more of times to finish learning some of the great points explained here.Published 11 months ago by Franco Risso
A good reference for a DBA, maybe too complicated for a developer or occasional user. Well, not complicated in dealing with technical stuff but complicated in the way it is... Read morePublished on October 5, 2011 by Ionel Condor
The book itself is a fine book, but I'm giving this one star to help warn people off. Only buy this if you know what you're getting - an outdated edition. Read morePublished on May 12, 2011 by E. DeMenthon
Firstly, I feel a bit tricked by Amazon since it did not explicitly say or even indicate in description that this was an older version of the book and that it was on MySQL 4. Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Juris
High Performance MySQL opens with a quick chapter describing various MySQL installation options including binary packages and compiling from source code. Read morePublished on March 1, 2008 by Dave Walz-Burkett
I'm Certified MySQL Associate and preparing for the next exams (Developer and Admin)... and I must say I didn't liked the book.
It offered nothing new for me... Read more
Having written LAMP-based web applications, I read High Performance MySQL hoping to gain a deeper understanding of how MySQL operates at a relatively low level and how to deal with... Read morePublished on February 4, 2008 by Conrad Shultz
This is an overall solid book, covering all aspects of running a MySQL database, from the impact of various flavors of hardware to architecting database clusters. Read morePublished on December 18, 2007 by Ulas Kirazci
A great overview of MySQL, with a cursory introduction to virtually every field a DBA will encounter over the years. Read morePublished on August 13, 2007 by Ilya Grigorik