MySQL for Beginners
Master the basics of MySQL to develop, maintain and protect databases in this free online programming course.
This course on MySQL covers one of the most popular databases used in the dynamic world of application technology. Understanding databases and their efficient use can set your project apart from the competition. We also address information security by demonstrating how to limit users? data access with this open-source software.
What You Will Learn In This Free Course
Understanding and Installing MySQL
One of the most relevant and used databases in today?s modern world is MySQL. This module will start by helping you understand the importance of using MySQL in any profitable or non-profitable business or organization. It is often compared to a well-organized notebook that can contain various formats of data. Follow the simple step-by-step methods taught in this section to download and install MySQL on your workstation correctly.
Understanding database design and entity-relationships are crucial because they significantly impact the performance of a database server. This module will teach you how tables function and how to identify specific data using foreign or primary keys that provide an intersection or links between databases. Particular aspects that contribute to creating a better consistency for data and security will be considered. Each topic in this module includes tutorials with simple, easy-to-follow methods.
This module will outline the responsibilities of a database administrator. These essential duties ensure that the access to data is controlled and the server is kept functioning at optimal levels. We will consider the main types of encryption and security for the database. It is crucial to be aware of the correct procedures to prevent the partial or complete loss of data if the server fails.
Indexing Database Performance
This module will consider the crucial reasons of maintaining a well-tuned database server. If we apply the specific optimization recommendations mentioned, we will ensure a quick response from a query execution. This process is usually more cost-effective than if we were to go out and purchase additional hardware resources. As we work with a server, it is vital to evaluate what type of query should be optimized first and the efficient use of an index.