MySQL Release 5.0+ Developer, Part 1

Course:  MYSQLD1
Duration:  2 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

This course is designed to give you hands-on practice working with a MySQL database. Although the focus is to enable students to meet the standards of MySQL 5.0 OCA Certification. The enhancements in versions 5.1, 5.5 and 5.6 will also be discussed and the class will be conducted using a MySQL Version 5.5 database.

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Topics Covered In This Course


  • Client Server Basics
  • Using MySQL Client Programs
  • Option Syntax
  • Option Files
  • Default Database Selection
  • GUI Client Connections
  • MySQL SQL Modes

MySQL Command Line

  • Interactive Use
  • Statement Terminators
  • Understanding Prompts
  • Using Editing Keys
  • Using Script Files
  • Output Formatting
  • Commands / SQL Statements
  • Options : --safe_updates

MySQL Graphical Interface

  • Capabilities
  • Using the GUI Tools
  • Entering Queries
  • Viewing Results
  • Editing Scripts
  • Working With Stored Routines
  • Browsers
  • The Table Editor
  • Managing Connections
  • Connection Profiles

MySQL Connectors

  • Interfaces
  • ODBC
  • Java
  • Net
  • Other Connectors

MySQL Datatypes

  • Numeric Types
  • The BIT Datatype
  • String Datatypes
  • Temporal Datatypes
  • Column Attributes
  • Handling Data Issues

Using Strict Mode

MySQL Identifiers

  • Syntax
  • Case Sensitivity
  • Qualified Naming
  • Reserved Word Use

Databases / Schemas

  • Database Properties
  • Database Creation
  • Database Alteration
  • Dropping Databases
  • Getting Metadata

Tables / Indexes

  • Table Properties
  • Table Creation
  • Storage Engines
  • Tables From Existing Tables

Table Modification

  • Adding / Dropping Columns
  • Column Modification
  • Renaming Tables
  • Multiple Alterations
  • Dropping Tables
  • Deleting From Tables
  • Index Algorithms
  • Creating Indexes
  • Dropping Indexes
  • Table & Index Metadata

The SELECT Statement

  • Column Specification
  • Column Aliases
  • USE Database Command
  • The WHERE Clause
  • The ORDER BY Clause
  • Sort Order / Collation
  • The LIMIT Clause
  • Aggregating Data
  • The GROUP BY Clause
  • The HAVING Clause
  • Set Operators

SQL Expressions

  • Components
  • Numerical Expressions
  • Character String Expressions
  • Pattern Matching: LIKE
  • Date / Time Expressions
  • Functions For Comparisons
  • Functions For Control Flow
  • Aggregations
  • Math Functions
  • String Functions
  • Date Functions
  • Dealing With NULL
  • Commenting

Data Manipulation Language

  • The UPDATE Statement
  • The INSERT Statement
  • The REPLACE Statement
  • UPDATE Safety
  • Multi-Table Updates
  • The DELETE Statement
  • The TRUNCATE Statement
  • Privileges For DML
Who Should Take This Course

Application Developers, Database Administrators, Support Staff, Management and anyone seeking an OCA or OCP Certification.

Recommended Prerequisites

Participants should be well familiar with IT terminology and computer use. They should also be familiar with relational database concepts.

Training Style

Short lecture sessions (60%) along with hands-on lab sessions (40%).

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