Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.4 for Effective MySQL Management

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Learn
  • Upload phpMyAdmin to your web server and upgrade to the latest version
  • Protect authentication credentials according to the needs of a users group
  • Manage multiple MySQL servers using a single copy of phpMyAdmin
  • Export a table's structure and data for backup purposes
  • Define inter-table relations in a relational system
  • Enter your own SQL queries to perform actions that are beyond the scope of the interface and keep a history of these queries
  • Administer users accounts and privileges
  • Troubleshoot common problems encountered in phpMyAdmin and avoid these problems from re-occurring

 

About

phpmyAdmin is one of the most widely used open source applications, which is 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.

phpMyAdmin is a web-based front-end to manage MySQL databases and has been adopted by a number of Open-Source distributors.

Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.4 for Effective MySQL Management is an easy-to-read, step-by-step practical guide that walks you through every facet of this legendary tool—phpMyAdmin—and takes you a step ahead in taking full advantage of its potential. This book is filled with illustrative examples that will help you understand every phpMyAdmin feature in detail.

This is the official guide to this popular MySQL web interface. It starts with installing and configuring phpMyAdmin, including the phpMyAdmin Configuration Storage, which is the key to its advanced features. This is followed by configuring authentication in phpMyAdmin and setting parameters that influence the interface as a whole.

You will also learn some advanced features such as defining inter-table relations with the advanced Designer module. You will practice synchronizing databases on different servers and managing MySQL replication to improve performance and data security. Moreover, you will also store queries as bookmarks for their quick retrieval.

In addition to it, this book helps you to learn new features introduced in version 3.4.x such as users’ preferences, producing charts and the visual multi-table query builder.

Features
  • A step-by-step tutorial for manipulating data with the latest version of phpmyadmin
  • Administer your MySQL databases with phpMyAdmin
  • Manage users and privileges with MySQL Server Administration tools
  • Learn to do things with your MySQL database and phpMyAdmin that you didn't know were possible!
Page Count 394
Course Length 11 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781849517782
Date Of Publication 7 Feb 2012

Authors

Marc Delisle

Marc Delisle was awarded "MySQL Community Member of the year 2009" because of his involvement with phpMyAdmin. He started to contribute to the project in December 1998, when he made the multi-language version. He is still involved with phpMyAdmin as a developer and project administrator. Marc is a system administrator at Cegep de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. He has been teaching networking, security, and web application development. In one of his classes, he was pleased to meet a phpMyAdmin user from Argentina. Marc lives in Sherbrooke with his wife and they enjoy spending time with their four children.