Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management
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- Covers version 3.1, the latest version of phpMyAdmin
- Administer your MySQL databases with phpMyAdmin
- Manage users and privileges with MySQL Server Administration tools
- Get to grips with the hidden features and capabilities of phpMyAdmin
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 352 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : March 2009
ISBN : 1847197868
ISBN 13 : 9781847197863
Author(s) : Marc Delisle
Topics and Technologies : All Books, MySQL, Open Source
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction and Installation
Chapter 2: Authentication and Security
Chapter 3: Interface Overview
Chapter 4: First Steps
Chapter 5: Changing Data
Chapter 6: Changing Table Structures
Chapter 7: Exporting Structure and Data (Backup)
Chapter 8: Importing Structure and Data
Chapter 9: Searching Data
Chapter 10: Table and Database Operations
Chapter 11: The Relational System
Chapter 12: Entering SQL Commands
Chapter 13: The Multi-Table Query Generator
Chapter 14: Bookmarks
Chapter 15: System Documentation
Chapter 16: MIME-Based Transformations
Chapter 17: MySQL 5.0 and 5.1 Support
Chapter 18: MySQL Server Administration
Appendix A: History of phpMyAdmin
Appendix B: Troubleshooting and Support
The book does a very good job at documenting phpMyAdmin. The author has tackled the basic parts of the application nicely by adding references to configuration tweaks and settings, thus making it interesting to the more advanced users. If phpMyAdmin is your weapon of choice when it comes to database management you'd definitely want to read this book.Read more
All in all, I would highly recommend this book to any PHP developer or anybody that is using phpMyAdmin on a regular basis. The main thing is that it taught me a great deal about phpMyAdmin that I didn’t realise was even there – just goes to show that even a basic sounding book can have a great deal to offer.Read more
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What you will learn from this book
- Administer MySQL users and get statistics about MySQL servers and databases
- Create better database tables and relational structures
- Generate multiple SQL queries and build a more detailed understanding of SQL and its workings
- Prepare better documentation of evolving table structures
- Manage databases, table data and structures, and indexes to create efficient databases
- Learn the different mechanisms involved in importing SQL and CSV files
- Examine the modified behavior of phpMyAdmin to use the outstanding application to its full power
- Perform day-to-day database and table management effectively with the new interface to ease your work
MySQL has gained wide popularity because of its open-source nature, performance, reliability, robustness, and support for various platforms.
phpMyAdmin is a web-based front-end to manage MySQL databases and has been adopted by a number of open-source distributors. It is one of the most widely used open-source applications written in PHP. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations with MySQL. Currently, it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields, manage privileges, export data into various formats and is available in 52 languages. The powerful graphical interface of version 3.1 has made phpMyAdmin an indispensable tool for MySQL and web developers.
This is the first book that covers version 3.1, the latest version of phpMyAdmin. It has been fully updated from the previous version that covered phpMyAdmin Version 2.11. It is a comprehensive guide to unlocking the full potential of phpMyAdmin. It builds a solid understanding of the core capabilities of phpMyAdmin before walking you through every facet right from showing you how to set up and manage the database with clear, step-by-step instructions and screenshots to exploring the less well known and generally under-used features and capabilities of phpMyAdmin in depth. Along the way you'll build a more detailed understanding of SQL and how it works in MySQL.
Whether you are an experienced developer, system administrator, web designer or new to MySQL and phpMyAdmin, this book will show you how to increase your productivity and control when working with your MySQL.
Unlock the full potential of phpMyAdmin
The book is a step-by-step tutorial for phpMyAdmin explaining and demonstrating the potential of this tool with clear instructions and screenshots. After covering installation and basic features of phpMyAdmin it goes on to show its less well known and generally under-used features and capabilities.
Who this book is for
phpMyAdmin is a must-have tool for everyone who needs to manage their MySQL databases and tables in an effective manner. This book is a must-read for every serious phpMyAdmin user who would like to use this outstanding application to its full power.