What you will learn
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.
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.
Benefits To You
MySQL is the world's most popular open source database, and the leading database for web applications. The majority
of the largest web properties rely on MySQL to cope with huge numbers of transactions simultaneously, while
maintaining the integrity of their data.
As users continue to demand better performance and more functionality from web applications, you need to make sure
that your database can keep up. The MySQL Performance Tuning course will teach you how to use the vast array of
configuration options, monitoring tools, and techniques employed by MySQL database professionals to keep your
applications fast, efficient, and safe.
Live Virtual Class Format
A Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any
time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording,
copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.
Ability to use MySQL tools to connect to a MySQL server
Experience of maintaining a database server (preferably a MySQL server)
Knowledge of general SQL statement structure and query writing principles
Working knowledge of Linux operating systems
Experience of maintaining a MySQL server instance and using
Familiarity with Linux command line tools and scripting
Knowledge of a programming language, such as Java or PHP
Understand performance tuning concepts
List factors that affect performance
Use a range of performance tuning tools
Configure and use the Performance Schema
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
MySQL Products and Tools
MySQL Web Resources
MySQL Courses and Certification
MySQL Services and Support
Introduction to Performance Tuning
Performance Tuning Terminology
Deploying and Maintaining MySQL
MySQL Monitoring Tools
MySQL Enterprise Monitor
Community Monitoring Tools
Configuring Performance Schema
Using MySQL Workbench for Performance Monitoring
The MySQL sys Schema
Major Components of the MySQL Server
Tuning the MySQL server
Files and File Descriptors
SQL Statement Monitoring
Sizing the Sort Buffer
The MySQL Query Cache
List the key benefits of the InnoDB storage engine
Describe how InnoDB uses log files and buffers
Explain the SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS output
Use InnoDB monitors
Access key InnoDB metrics in Information Schema
Tune InnoDB settings for best performance
Schema Design Considerations
Normalization and Performance
InnoDB Table Compression
MySQL Query Processing
Understanding the Query Plan
Improving Query Performance
MySQL Enterprise Monitor Query Analyzer
Key Steps in Troubleshooting
Establishing the Nature of the Problem
Troubleshooting Locks with Information Schema
Identifying Slow Queries
Troubleshooting Specific Queries
Improving Connector Performance
Improving InnoDB Performance with the Memcached NoSQL API
Improving Database Performance with Replication
Improving Application Performance with MySQL Cluster
Hardware Limitations in MySQL
MySQL and Virtualization
Database-Driven Website Reference Architectures
Training and Certification Website