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Expert MySQL

Bell, Charles

2nd ed. 2012, XXVIII, 640 p.

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    • The only example-based internals book on the market
    • Author is an Oracle Corporation Team Lead for MySQL Utilities
    • Current edition has a solid, 4 1/2 star track-record on Amazon.com
Expert MySQL is the leading reference for learning, understanding, and extending the MySQL server. It unlocks the full promise of open source by showing how to modify the code, create your own storage engine, build your own authentication plugins, and even add your own functions and commands to the SQL language. No other book provides the level of detail or the extensive examples of the inner workings of MySQL that have taken engineers years to master. Expert MySQL is a must have book for all systems integrators, engineers, and software developers working with the MySQL server code.

Expert MySQL is also a wealth of information on key aspects of MySQL internals. You'll learn about internal query representation, how the optimizer creates execution plans, and how to exert control over those plans for optimal performance in your environment. You'll even learn to build your own query optimizer, giving insight that can help you understand and resolve tough performance problems. High-availability and replication are also covered, making Expert MySQL a must-have book for anyone doing high-end work involving MySQL.

  • Shows how to customize MySQL and its storage and authentication engines
  • Provides in-depth knowledge of internals for use in query tuning and performance troubleshooting
  • Covers high-end features such as high-availability and replication

Content Level » Popular/general

Related subjects » Database Management & Information Retrieval

Table of contents 

  1. Part One - Getting Started with MySQL Development: MySQL and the Open Source Revolution
  2. Part One: Getting Started with MySQL Development: The Anatomy of a Database System
  3. Part One: Getting Started with MySQL Development: A Tour of the MySQL Source Code
  4. Part One - Getting Started with MySQL Development: Test-Driven MySQL Development
  5. Part Two - Extending MySQL: Debugging
  6. Part Two - Extending MySQL: Embedded MySQL
  7. Part Two - Extending MySQL: Adding Functions and Commands to MySQL
  8. Part Two - Extending MySQL: Extending MySQL High Availability
  9. Part Two - Extending MySQL: MySQL Pluggable Authentication
  10. Part Two - Extending MySQL: Building Your Own Storage Engine
  11. Part Three - Advanced Database Internals: Database Systems Internals
  12. Part Three - Advanced Database Internals: Internal Query Representation
  13. Part Three - Advanced Database Internals: Query Optimization
  14. Part Three - Advanced Database Internals: Query Execution

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