MySQL for Beginners

Delivered online

1.5-3 hours

Course description

In today’s modern world, technology is continually updating, changing and progressing rapidly. This constant growth makes it appear intimidating or overwhelming to those interested in entering the database administration field. It may not seem very easy to a learner, but anything is possible with a good teacher and material that is easy to understand. This course will consider one of the most relevant and used databases, that is MySQL. It is often compared to a well-organized notebook, and as a notebook, it helps keep various data formats organized and relatively easy to find. This database is being used globally in powerful web applications by businesses and organizations. In the first module, you will learn a simple and basic method to download and install the correct version of MySQL on your workstation. After the installation, a demonstration on specific issues that need to be immediately addressed to ensure user security will be analyzed.

As you start working with this versatile tool, you will learn that specific changes have a significant positive or negative impact on a database server. Depending on what project you are or will be working on, you will ultimately make a vital decision to choose a specific type of storage or data type. These database pieces are crucial to employ correctly because they can make your application stand out from your average program. It can also make your project appealing to clients from different parts of the world, where perhaps their language characters may differ or are longer than yours. As you start to create databases, you might begin to think, “How can I protect my information and increase security?”. Using the MySQL environment tools, we analyze how to add features to our work that creates better data and security consistency. One of a database administrator’s responsibilities is to be aware of particular commands that help maintain the much-needed security and data safety.

In addition to ensuring data safety and user security, it is crucial to maintain a well-tuned database server to guarantee a swift response when performing a query. This course will outline the resource requirements needed for performance optimization. It will include specific recommendations for different aspects of the server or equipment. A database configuration should be evaluated and optimized periodically; by doing so, it will usually be more cost-effective than if we were to go out and purchase additional hardware resources. Anyone with an interest in the database administration industry will gain a lot from this course. Studying this course will be beneficial to those studying database management and beginners in their first job and anyone thinking about entering into a database administrator profession. It provides specific techniques and methods behind maintaining databases safe, organized and at optimal performance. Beginners, database management students and more can benefit from this MySQL for Beginners Course.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Summarise a foundational concept that guarantees the reliability of a database system
  • Define what a database is
  • Explain the installation process of a MySQL Community Server
  • Outline how locks can establish data consistency
  • Recognise the four isolation levels of MySQL
  • State how MySQL implements a specific founding principle
  • Compare and contrast the difference between a clustered and an unclustered index
  • Evaluate the impact of creating an index on a database
  • Indicate the MySQL database maintenance tasks
  • Recall the three primary responsibilities of a database administrator