You Will Learn How To
- Understand the features and benefits of MySQL
- Understand the basics of relational databases
- Understand the SQL and MySQL languages
- Understand Data/Column types with regard to efficient database design
- View a database design structure
- Extract basic database information using the SELECT command
- Delete or modify a database
- Delete or modify table row data
- Grouping query data using aggregation
- Connect data from multiple table rows using JOIN
- Perform nested sub-queries
- Use simple functions (String, Date, Numerical)
- Backup and restore the database
- Understand the MySQL storage engines, transactions and concurrency
- Administer databases with native tools like MySQL Administrator and MySQL Query Browser
- Enhance database performance using stored procedures and triggers
Who Should Attend
Introduction to MySQL
- Relational Database Systems
- MySQL Licensing
- Downloading MySQL
- MySQL Command Line Client
- Basic MySQL Commands
- MySQL Query Browser
Database Design Basics
- Tables and Relational Databases
- Primary Keys and Foreign Keys
- Creating a Data Model
- Data Types
Data Definition Language
- The Structured Query Language
- Creating, Altering, and Deleting Databases
- Creating Tables
- Creating Columns
- Defining Primary Keys
- Foreign Keys and Column Constraints
The SELECT Statement
- Basic Form
- Displaying Specific Columns
- Using Aliases
- Arithmetic Expressions
- Filtering Data using the WHERE Clause
- Conditional and Logical Expressions
- Inserting Data into Tables (INSERT)
- Replacing Table Rows (REPLACE)
- Updating Table Rows (UPDATE)
- Deleting Table Rows (DELETE)
Working with Multiple Tables
- Queries on Multiple Tables
- Table Aliases
- Updating and Deleting Multiple Tables
- Retrieving Unique Values (DISTINCT)
- Grouping and Aggregating Data (GROUP BY)
- Filtering Aggregated Results (HAVING)
- Sorting Results (ORDER BY)
- Limiting the Results (LIMIT)
Subqueries, Indexes, and Views
- Using Subquery Operators
- Query Optimization using Indexes
- Creating and Deleting Indexes
- Creating and Editing Views
- Character Strings
- Using the Date, Time, DateTime Functions
- Numeric Functions
- Full Text Search Functions
Concurrency and Transactions
- ACID Principles
- Table Locking
- Creating Users
- Setting Passwords
- Access Privileges
- Backup and Restore
- Introduction to Migration
- Using the MySQL Administrator
Stored Procedures and Triggers
- Basic Concepts
- Functions and Procedures
- Variables and Parameters
- Control Flow Statements
- Error Handling
- Stored Procedure Administration
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