MariaDB Database Administration Training Course

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MariaDB Database Administration

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MariaDB Database Administration

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Fundamental knowledge of any database and SQL language.

Overview Overview

MariaDB Administration training course is for anyone who wants to administrate the MariaDB database server. It is a comprehensive course covering all administrator duties.

The course explains how MariaDB Database works, what tools are available, how we can use them, how we can secure the MariaDB Database Server and configure it. During the training course you will learn how to manage user accounts and how the MariaDB Access Privilege System works. You also will learn how to maintain your database, backup and recover your databases and perform crash recovery.

Course Outline Course Outline

Installing MariaDB server

  • Installing in Ubuntu/Debian
  • Installing in other Linux Distributions
  • Installation on Windows

MariaDB Server Files and Scripts

  • MariaDB Programs
  • MariaDB Server
  • MariaDB Client
  • GUI Tools

MariaDB Server Configuration

  • Server Options
  • The Server SQL Mode
  • Server System Variables
  • Dynamic System Variables
  • Server Status Variables
  • Shutdown Process

MariaDB Security Issues

  • Securing MariaDB Against Attacks
  • Security-Related Options
  • Security Issues with LOAD DATA LOCAL

MariaDB Access Privilege System

  • MariaDB Privilege System Overview
  • Privileges Provided by MariaDB
  • Connecting to the MariaDB Server - Stages
  • Access Control, Stage 1: Connection Verification
  • Access Control, Stage 2: Request Verification
  • Access Denied Errors

MariaDB User Account Management

  • Users and Passwords
  • Creating New Users
  • Deleting User Accounts
  • Limiting User Resources
  • Changing Passwords

MariaDB Database Maintenance

  • Backup and Recovery
  • Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Maintenance and Crash Recovery
  • myisamchk Syntax and Options
  • Getting Table Information
  • MariaDB Local Setting
  • National Characters and Sorting
  • MariaDB Server Time Zone

MariaDB Log Files

  • Error Log
  • General Query Log
  • Update Log
  • Binary Log
  • Slow Query Log
  • Log File Maintenance and Rotation

Running Multiple MariaDB Servers on the Same Machine

  • Running Multiple Servers in Windows
  • Running Multiple Servers in Windows as Services
  • Running Multiple Servers in Unix and Linux
  • Using Client Tools in a Multi-Server Environment

MariaDB Query Cache

  • The Concept of Query Cache
  • Testing Query Cache with SELECT
  • Configuring Query Cache
  • Checking Query Cache Status and Maintenance

The CONNECT Storage Engine

  • Installing the CONNECT storage engine
  • Creating and dropping CONNECT tables
  • Reading and writing CSV data using CONNECT
  • Reading and writing XML data using CONNECT
  • Accessing MariaDB tables using CONNECT
  • Using the XCOL table type
  • Using the PIVOT table type
  • Using the OCCUR table type

Exploring Dynamic and Virtual Columns in MariaDB

  • Creating tables with dynamic columns
  • Inserting, updating, and deleting dynamic column data
  • Reading data from a dynamic column
  • Using virtual columns

Performance and Usage Statistics

  • Installing the Audit Plugin
  • Using the Audit Plugin
  • Using engine-independent table statistics
  • Using extended statistics
  • Enabling the performance schema
  • Using the performance schema

Optimizing and Tuning MariaDB

  • Controlling MariaDB optimizer strategies
  • Using extended Keys with InnoDB and XtraDB
  • Configuring the MyISAM segmented key cache
  • Configuring threadpool
  • Configuring the Aria pagecache
  • Optimizing queries with the subquery cache
  • Optimizing semijoin subqueries
  • Using microseconds in DATETIME columns
  • Updating the DATETIME and TIMESTAMP columns automatically


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