High Performance Mysql: Optimization, Backups, And Replication by Baron SchwartzHigh Performance Mysql: Optimization, Backups, And Replication by Baron Schwartz

High Performance Mysql: Optimization, Backups, And Replication

byBaron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko

Paperback | April 2, 2012

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How can you bring out MySQL’s full power? With High Performance MySQL, you’ll learn advanced techniques for everything from designing schemas, indexes, and queries to tuning your MySQL server, operating system, and hardware to their fullest potential. This guide also teaches you safe and practical ways to scale applications through replication, load balancing, high availability, and failover.

Updated to reflect recent advances in MySQL and InnoDB performance, features, and tools, this third edition not only offers specific examples of how MySQL works, it also teaches you why this system works as it does, with illustrative stories and case studies that demonstrate MySQL’s principles in action. With this book, you’ll learn how to think in MySQL.

  • Learn the effects of new features in MySQL 5.5, including stored procedures, partitioned databases, triggers, and views
  • Implement improvements in replication, high availability, and clustering
  • Achieve high performance when running MySQL in the cloud
  • Optimize advanced querying features, such as full-text searches
  • Take advantage of modern multi-core CPUs and solid-state disks
  • Explore backup and recovery strategies—including new tools for hot online backups
Baron Schwartz is Chief Performance Architect at Percona. He createstools and techniques to make MySQL easier to use and more dependable,and speaks regularly at conferences worldwide. He lives in Virginia with his family.Peter managed the High Performance Group within MySQL until 2006, when he founded Percona. Peter has a Master's Degr...
Title:High Performance Mysql: Optimization, Backups, And ReplicationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:826 pages, 9.19 × 7 × 1.72 inShipping dimensions:9.19 × 7 × 1.72 inPublished:April 2, 2012Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449314287

ISBN - 13:9781449314286


Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: MySQL Architecture and History
  • Chapter 2: Benchmarking MySQL
  • Chapter 3: Profiling Server Performance
  • Chapter 4: Optimizing Schema and Data Types
  • Chapter 5: Indexing for High Performance
  • Chapter 6: Query Performance Optimization
  • Chapter 7: Advanced MySQL Features
  • Chapter 8: Optimizing Server Settings
  • Chapter 9: Operating System and Hardware Optimization
  • Chapter 10: Replication
  • Chapter 11: Scaling MySQL
  • Chapter 12: High Availability
  • Chapter 13: MySQL in the Cloud
  • Chapter 14: Application-Level Optimization
  • Chapter 15: Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 16: Tools for MySQL Users
  • Forks and Variants of MySQL
  • MySQL Server Status
  • Transferring Large Files
  • Using EXPLAIN
  • Debugging Locks
  • Using Sphinx with MySQL
  • Colophon