MySQL for Database Administrators Ed 4 (CFR-210-1)

MySQL for Database Administrators Ed 4 (CFR-210-1)


Duration: 5 days

The MySQL for Database Administrators course teaches DBAs and other database professionals how to maximize their organization’s investment in MySQL and about the benefits of using the MySQL Cloud Service. Learn to configure the MySQL Server, set up replication and security, perform database backups, optimize query performance, and ensure high availability.

Through a variety of realistic, hands-on activities, expert MySQL instructors will teach you to install, configure, secure, and maintain your database server which you can deploy on-premise or as a MySQL Cloud Service instance.

Learn To:

  • Install and configure MySQL Server and client programs.
  • Recognize the key components of the MySQL architecture.
  • Secure your server.
  • Troubleshoot server slowdowns and other issues.
  • Improve query performance.
  • Configure and administer a variety of replication topologies.
  • Understand the benefits of MySQL Cloud.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Define and implement a backup strategy
  • Perform physical and logical backups of your data
  • Describe MySQL replication and its role in high availability and scalability
  • Configure simple and complex replication topologies
  • Administer a replication topology
  • Install the MySQL server and client programs
  • Upgrade MySQL on a running server
  • Describe MySQL architecture
  • Explain how MySQL processes, stores, and transmits data
  • Configure MySQL server and client programs
  • Use server logs and other tools to monitor database activity
  • Create and manage users
  • Protect your data from common security risks
  • Identify and optimize poorly-performing queries
  • Troubleshoot server slowdowns and other common problems
  • Gain an understanding of MySQL Cloud
Module 1: Introduction to MySQL
MySQL overview
MySQL Enterprise Edition
MySQL on the Web
MySQL in the Cloud
The MySQL community

Module 2: Installing MySQL
Installing MySQL
Installed Files and Directories
Initial Configuration
Starting and Stopping MySQL
Upgrading MySQL

Module 3: MySQL Architecture
Architectural Overview
How MySQL Transmits Data
How MySQL Processes Requests
How MySQL Stores Data
Redo and Undo Logs
How MySQL Uses Memory
Plug-in Interface

Module 4: Configuring MySQL
Server Options, Variables, and the Command Line
Option Files
System Variables
Launching Multiple Servers on the Same Host

Module 5: Monitoring MySQL
Monitoring MySQL with Log Files
Monitoring MySQL with Status Variables
Monitoring MySQL with Performance Schema
MySQL Enterprise Audit
MySQL Enterprise Monitor
Monitoring User Activity

Module 6: User Management
MySQL Privilege System
Creating and Modifying User Accounts
Configuring Passwords and Account Expiration
Authentication Plug-Ins
Granting Permissions
Grant Tables
Resetting a Forgotten Root Password

Module 7: MySQL Security
Security Risks
Network Security
Secure Connections
Password Security
Operating System Security
Protecting Against SQL Injections
MySQL Enterprise Firewall

Module 8: Maintaining a Stable System
Why Databases Fail
Capacity Planning
Identifying the Causes of Server Slowdowns
InnoDB Recovery

Module 9: Optimizing Query Performance
Identifying Slow Queries
The EXPLAIN statement
Working with Indexes
Index Statistics

Module 10: Backup Strategies
Understanding Backups
Backup Techniques
Creating a Backup Strategy

Module 11: Performing Backups
MySQL Backup Tools
Raw Backup Methods
Techniques that Use the Binary Log

Module 12: Configuring a Replication Topology
Overview of Replication
Replication Conflicts
When to Use Replication
Configuring Replication

Module 13: Administering a Replication Topology
MySQL Utilities
Replication Threads
Monitoring Replication
Troubleshooting Replication

Module 12: Group Replication
Single-Primary and Multi-Primary Modes
Configuring Group Replication
Monitoring Group Replication

Module 13: Conclusion
Course Overview
MySQL Curriculum
Course Evaluation
Thank You!
Q&A Session
  • Should be knowlegeable with relational database concepts and using the mysql command-line client
  • Should be knowlegeable with MySQL data types and executing basic DDL and DML queries using SQL
  • Should be knowlegeable with Joining tables
  • MySQL Fundamentals Ed 1

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • MySQL for Developers
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