Reference is everywhere, but you need a sort of starting point.
In your case I would say get this
- Part III
- Part IV-D (quick read)
You will benefit from Part I as well as developer.
In my opinion this book is clear and linear, good to learn MySQL.
When you will be working as DBA keep this
2010/7/13 alba.albetti <alba.albetti@stripped>
> I'd like to know which are the main tasks for a DBA, so in addition of the
> on-line tutorial of MySQL, is there anyone telling me whether there exists
> some tutorial (better if in PDF) where it's possible to undestand and learn
> all you need for managing the MySQL DB as DBA? I mean I'd like to read
> something explaining what are datafiles, tablespaces, ... and what usually a
> DBA is asked to do (creating databases, starting up and shutting down the
> database, managing the database's storage structures, making database
> backups and performing recovery, monitoring and tuning performance, ...) In
> other words I'd like to read how to manage a DB as DBA, because I've always
> worked only as developer and not as DBA.
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