Whether you're a novice or experienced DBA, this book has all you need to learn MySQL
MySQL Administrator's Bible is designed to provide a solid framework for a beginning MySQL DBA or an experienced DBA transitioning from another database platform. The book starts with the fundamentals of MySQL database management, including MySQL's unique approach to SQL queries, data and index types, stored procedures and functions, triggers and views, and transactions. The authors continue with comprehensive coverage of major MySQL Server components and processes for which DBAs are responsiblethese include:
MySQL Server tuning
Query optimization and index tuning
Managing storage engines
Authentication and managing users
Partitioning; Replication; Logging
Database and performance monitoring
Security; Backup and Recovery
Managing availability and scaling
Fully covers MySQL 5.1
Companion Web Site
The book's Companion Web Site includes a tutorial on foundational SQL programming that all MySQL DBAs need to understand, plus code examples, scripts, and data schemas used in the book. You'll also learn about the latest changes in MySQL and find helpful links. Visit the site at www.wiley.com/go/mysqladminbible.
Even though this book is almost five years old it still does a great job providing the information necessary for an individual to become a world class Administrator! Read morePublished 6 months ago by R. Stone
To fully grasp the scope of any technology you need a reference bible. This book, as the title suggests, is that reference for a new MySQL DBA that I would highly recommend. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ronald Bradford
Says MyISAM uses red-black trees for indices...they even add the word "technically" into it, as a matter of fact.
No... Read more
This is a great reference manual for admins and new admins to navigate MySQL databases. right out of the box I was able to get problems solved.Published 18 months ago by Kelvin Anderson
The content of the book is excellent and very complete, not the best printing quality but its ok acording to the pricePublished 19 months ago by fry
This book is makeing my new job easier. Answers questions I needed answered. Well done. Also in E-BOOK!!
If you work in MYSQL try this one.
I have several books on MySQL on my desk at work, but I have learned to go to this one first when I need an answer to a specific problem. Read morePublished on September 28, 2010 by Malaki
I have work as a DBA since 1993 and with Mysql for the last 9 years, and I have to say of all the DBA books that I have read, this is the best on the market at this time. Read morePublished on September 3, 2009 by Van Pham
I've been running MySQL servers for a few years, and while the online documentation is pretty good, the MySQL Administrator's Bible fills in some holes in that documentation with... Read morePublished on June 12, 2009 by jbrandt