MySQL DBA Certification Training

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MySQL DBA Certification Training

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MySQL DBA Certification Training trains you on the core concepts & advanced tools and techniques to manage data and administer the MySQL Database. This DBA Training includes hands-on learning on concepts like MySQL Workbench, MySQL Server, Data Modeling, MySQL Connector, Database Design, MySQL Command line, MySQL Functions etc. End of the DBA training you will be able to create and administer your own MySQL Database and manage data.

Why should you take MySQL DBA Training?

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database

The average pay stands at $73,973 USD p.a -

Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations including Facebook, Google, Adobe and Alcatel Lucent rely on MySQL

Course Description

MySQL is the most popular open source database. This DBA training is your first step towards gaining a strong foundation and hands-on experience in using and administering this open source relational databases. You will gain an understanding of the core concepts and advanced tools and techniques to manage data and administer the MySQL Database. Through this DBA Certification training you will gain the ability to create and administer your own MySQL Database and manage data.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify features of MySQL database
  • Understand benefits of an open source database
  • Explain the basics of relational databases
  • Create an effective MySQL database
  • Create database objects using SQL
  • Use MySQL command-line client to populate and manipulate data
  • Access a database from MySQL client tools or applications
  • Use SELECT statements to query data
  • Use various data types based on requirement
  • Use SQL to modify structure of your database
  • Create indexes and keys
  • Use Join operation to query data from multiple tables
  • Explain database transactions
  • Use built-in MySQL functions
  • Export and import database data
  • Configure MySQL server and client programs
  • Configure simple and complex replication topologies
  • Create and manage users
  • Define and implement a backup strategy
  • Perform physical and logical backups of your data
  • Protect your data from common security risks
  • Use server logs and other tools to monitor database activity

This course can be beneficial for people having the below professional background

  • Database Developers
  • Application Developers
  • Database Designers
  • Database Administrators

Edureka's MySQL Administration training is based on MySQL Database 5.6 version. This is your first step in getting to know this open source relational database with extensive hands on learning.

You will get a general understanding of relational databases and techniques to design an efficient database system. You will learn the powerful Structured Query Language (SQL) to build database and manipulate data. You will also learn the various administration skills required to manage the database.

  • Basic computing knowledge
  • Working knowledge of any command-line program
  • Basic understanding of relational database systems is an added advantage


Self-Paced Learning

You will undergo self-paced learning where you will get an in-depth knowledge of various concepts that will be covered in the course.

Lifetime Access

You will get lifetime access to LMS where presentations, quizzes, installation guides & class recordings are available.

Real-life Case Studies

Project based on any of the selected use cases, involving implementation of MySQL Database Administration.


Towards the end of the course, you will be working on a project. Edureka certifies you as an MySQL DBA Expert based on the project.


Each class will be followed by practical assignments.


We have a community forum for our learners that further facilitates learning through peer interaction and knowledge sharing.

Course Curriculum

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Understand MySQL products, professional services and support for your operating system.

• Define a relational database management system (RDBMS) and describe its structure.

• Explain the use of SQL and MySQL with relational databases

• Define data definition language (DDL) and data manipulation language (DML)

• Understand MySQL client/server model and work with MySQL connectors.

• Install the MySQL server on Linux, start and stop MySQL server

• Interact with the server using the MySQL command-line client. 

• Log your MySQL command-line client session to a text file.

• Use MySQL Workbench to interact with the server.


• MySQL Overview

• Basics of Relational Databases

• Entities and Relationships

• SQL Language and MySQL

• SQL data definition language and data manipulation language

• MySQL Client/Server Model

• MySQL Connectors

• Installation of the MySQL server

• Starting and stopping MySQL server

• Using the MySQL client

• MySQL Workbench

Hands On

• Install and Configure MySQL Server, Client and MySQL workbench

• Using MySQL Workbench

• Creating the ‘world’ Database & Explore the Schema

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Describe database modeling

• Use primary keys and foreign keys to achieve referential integrity

• Normalize your data model

• Design your new database

• Model a database using MySQL workbench and view the structure.

• Evaluate a database design

• Explain the use of different data types in database design

• Choose the correct data types while modeling data

• Describe the considerations for selecting data types


• Database Modeling

• Keys and Normalization

• Database Design

• Viewing and Evaluating a Database

• Data Types and Database Design

• Numeric, Temporal and String Data Types

• Character Set and Collation Support

• Data Type Considerations

• Meaning of NULL

Hands On:

• Explore an Existing Database

• Designing a New Database

• Selecting Data Types for your New Database

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Create a database and add tables

• Use the SHOW CREATE TABLE statement

• Set column and table options

• Create indexes, keys, and constraints

• Delete a database.

• Create and delete a table.

• Add and remove table columns

• Modify table columns.


• Creating a Database

• Creating a Table

• Showing How a Table Was Created

• Table Options

• Column Options

• Indexes, Keys, and Constraints

• Deleting database and tables

• Creating New Table Using an Existing Table

• Creating a Temporary Table

• Copying an Existing Table Structure

• Adding, removing and modifying table columns and indexes

Hands On:

• Creating a Database

• Deleting a Database

• Creating and Deleting a Table

• Altering Table Columns

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Retrieve database data using the SELECT statement from your database.

• Use the SELECT statement clauses: FROM, DISTINCT, WHERE, ORDER BY, and LIMIT

• Create views

• Query data from application code

• Export and import a delimited file



• The SELECT Statement

• Creating Views

• Querying Data from an Application

• Exporting and Importing a Delimited File

• Troubleshooting: Authorization Levels

• Manipulating Data and inserting records

• Replacing and updating existing records

• Deleting records

• Exporting and importing a script

• Multistatement Transactions

• Modifying Data from an Application


Hands On:

• Executing Basic Queries

• Importing a Delimited File

• Performing Basic Queries on Imported Data

• Performing Basic Queries from a PHP Application

• Exporting Table Data for MySQL Database

• Inserting, Modifying and Deleting Data

• Exporting a Script

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Explain the concept of a join

• Use the JOIN keyword to query multiple tables

• Execute inner and outer joins

• Use the UNION keyword to combine multiple queries

• Use built-in functions in MySQL

• Describe and use: string functions, Date and time functions, Numeric functions.

• Use aggregate functions with the SELECT statement



• Querying Multiple Tables

• Joining Tables with SELECT

• Inner Joins

• Outer Joins

• Table Name Aliases

• Functions in MySQL Expressions

• Using Functions

• String Functions

• Date and time functions

• Numeric Functions

• Aggregate Functions

• Spaces in Function Names


Hands On:

• Using Joins in Queries

• Using Unions in Queries

• Using Built-In, String, and Date and Time Functions

• Using Numeric Functions

• Using Aggregate Functions

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Explain how MySQL processes, stores, and transmits data

• Configure InnoDB tablespaces

• Explain how MySQL uses memory

• Configure the InnoDB buffer pool 

• List some of the available plug-ins



• Architectural Overview

• Understand how MySQL Transmits Data and Processes Requests

• Understand how MySQL Stores Data and Uses Memory

• Tablespaces, Redo and Undo Logs

• Plug-in Interface


Hands On:

• Configuring Tablespaces

• Configuring the Buffer Pool

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Describe database modelling.

• Use primary and foreign keys to achieve referential integrity.

• Normalize your data model.

• Design your new database.

• Model a database using MySQL workbench and view the structure.

• Evaluate a database design.

• Explain the use of different data types in database design.

• Choose the correct data types while modelling data.



• Server Configuration Options

• Option Files and System Variables

• Launching Multiple Servers on the Same Host

• Monitoring Tools & Techniques

• MySQL Enterprise Audit

• MySQL Enterprise Monitor

• Monitoring User Activity


Hands On:

• Modifying the Configuration File 

• Changing Dynamic Settings

• Configuring the Slow Query Log

• Using Performance Schema

Objectives: At the end of this module, you will be able to:

• Create user accounts.

• Design a permission structure.

• Control user permissions

• Grant access to system operations

• Authenticate by using plug-ins

• Expire accounts manually and automatically.

• Reset a forgotten root password.



• Creating and Modifying User Accounts

• Configuring Passwords

• Authentication Plug-Ins

• Granting Permissions & Grant Tables


Hands On:

• Creating Users  

• Granting Permissions

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Course Projects

You should have a minimum of 4 GB RAM and processor i3 or above

We will help you to setup Virtual Machine in your System with local access. The detailed installation guides are provided in the LMS for setting up the environment.

In the project you will be creating a Database using MySQL on SALARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM :-

  • Employee list to be maintained having id, name, designation, experience
  • Salary details having employee id, current salary
  • Salary in hand details having employee id, CTC salary, pf deduction or any other deduction and net salary to be given and also maintain details of total savings of employee
  • Salary increment to be given by next year if any depending upon constraints
  • Deduction in monthly salary if any depending upon any discrepancy in work and amount to be deducted.

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    Training FAQs

    Post-enrolment, the LMS access will be instantly provided to you and will be available for a lifetime. You will be able to access the complete set of previous class recordings, PPTs, PDFs, assignments.

    Yes, access to the course material will be available for a lifetime once you have enrolled in the course.

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