Do you know of any reputable online classes that you could point me to?
On Tue, 2010-07-13 at 14:25 -0400, Jerry Schwartz wrote:
> You might want to see if there are any online classes that could get you
> started. I usually start by reading a big, thick book -- but I've found that
> spending a week or two on an introductory-level online class gives me a big
> head start.
> "Modern" documentation tends to be lacking (IMNSHO). All too many reference
> books are written on the principle of "If you know exactly what you want to
> do, here's roughly how to do it." You can wander around for a long time not
> knowing what a feature is for.
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> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Claudio Nanni [mailto:claudio.nanni@stripped]
> >Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:56 PM
> >To: alba.albetti
> >Cc: mysql
> >Subject: Re: How to become a DBA on MySQL
> >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
> >one<http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596003067> in
> >the drawer.
> >2010/7/13 alba.albetti <alba.albetti@stripped>
> >> Hi,
> >> 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.
> >> Thanks!
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