What you will learn
The MySQL Fundamentals training is the first step in mastering MySQL, the world's most popular open source
database. Develop solid understanding and practical experience using relational databases, SQL and the MySQL
Server and tools.In this course, you will be introduced to the MySQL Cloud Service.
Explain the relational database model.
Describe the features and benefits of MySQL.
Install and configure the MySQL server and clients.
Design efficient databases.
Use Structured Query Language (SQL) to build your database and query data.
Employ appropriate MySQL tools.
Gain an understanding on the MySQL Cloud Service.
Benefits to You:
This course will teach you everything you need to know to start using the incredibly popular MySQL database in your
Web, Cloud and embedded applications. In learning about MySQL you will also gain an understanding of relational
databases in general, learning how to design your database so it's robust and efficient. Furthermore, you will harness
that power by learning SQL and using it to build databases, populate them with data and query that data through
extensive hands-on practices.
Manage Your MySQL Database
In addition to covering core concepts, this course introduces you to more advanced tools and techniques to help you
manage your MySQL database and data. At the end of the course, you will be confident in your ability to use the MySQL
database and put your new skills to work.
Introduction to MySQL
Course Lesson Map
What is MySQL Cloud Service
What it means to provision a MySQL Cloud Service instance
How an instance of MySQL Cloud Service differs from having an on-premises instance
How MySQL course content covers material that applies whether you run MySQL locally or in MySQL Cloud Service
MySQL Server and Client
MySQL Client/Server Model
Installation of the MySQL server
Setting the root Password
Starting and stopping the MySQL server
Using the mysql client
Basics of Relational Databases
Spreadsheet Versus Database
Entities and Relationships
SQL Language and MySQL
SQL data definition language
SQL data manipulation language
Designing Your Database
Viewing and Evaluating a Database
Data Types as Part of Database Design
Numeric Data Types
Temporal Data Types
String Data Types
Character Set and Collation Support
Data Type Considerations
The Meaning of NULL
Creating Databases and Tables
Creating a Database
Creating a Table
Showing How a Table Was Created
Indexes, Keys, and Constraints
Modifying Databases and Tables
Deleting databases and tables
Creating a New Table Using an Existing Table
Confirming the Creation of a New Table
Copying an Existing Table Structure
Creating a Temporary Table
Adding, removing and modifying table columns
Adding, removing and modifying Indexes
Querying Table Data
The SELECT Statement
Querying Data from an Application
Exporting and Importing a Delimited File
Troubleshooting: Authorization Levels
Modifying Table Data
Replacing existing records
Updating existing records
Exporting and importing a script
Modifying Data from an Application
Functions in MySQL Expressions
Date and time functions
Spaces in Function Names
Querying Multiple Tables
Joining Tables with SELECT
Table Name Aliases
MySQL Curriculum Path