MySQL Performance Tuning (D66439)

MySQL Performance Tuning (D66439)


Duration: 4 days

The MySQL Performance Tuning course teaches you how to tune MySQL for optimal performance. You will learn best practices for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting your server, databases and queries using a range of tools.

Learn To:

  • Understand performance tuning concepts.
  • Benchmark your MySQL server.
  • Tune MySQL server settings.
  • Investigate performance metrics with a range of system databases, command-line and graphical tools.
  • Design your databases for optimal performance.
  • Optimize slow queries.
  • Troubleshoot common performance problems.
  • Scale your hardware and application environment as your database grows.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Tune the MySQL server instance
  • Design a schema for optimal performance
  • Understand how MySQL optimizes queries
  • Identify and fix slow queries
  • Diagnose and resolve common performance issues
  • Optimize MySQL for your application environment
  • Identify the performance impact of hardware
  • Understand performance tuning concepts
  • List factors that affect performance
  • Use a range of performance tuning tools
  • Configure and use the Performance Schema
Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Performance Tuning Basics

Module 3: Performance Tuning Tools

Module 4: MySQL Server Tuning

Module 5: MySQL Query Cache

Module 6: InnoDB

Module 7: MyISAM

Module 8: Other MySQL Storage Engines and Issues

Module 9: Schema Design and Performance

Module 10: MySQL Query Performance

Module 11: Performance Tuning Extras

Module 12: Conclusion
  • Experience of maintaining a database server (preferably a MySQL server)
  • Ability to use MySQL tools to connect to a MySQL server
  • Knowledge of general SQL statement structure and query writing principles
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Experience of maintaining a MySQL server instance and using
  • Knowledge of a programming language, such as Java or PHP
  • Familiarity with Linux command line tools and scripting
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