Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management

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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 databases. You will learn how to:

  • Administer MySQL users and privileges, and get statistics about MySQL servers and databases
  • Manage databases, table data and structures, and indexes
  • Use bookmarks and metadata
  • Generate multiple SQL queries
  • Generate better documentation of evolving table structures

Along the way you'll build a more detailed understanding of SQL and how it works in MySQL.

As an application developer you'll learn how to use phpMyAdmin to:

  • Effectively perform day-to-day database and table management.
  • Create better database tables and relational structures
  • More easily document your evolving data structure

As a MySQL server administrator, you'll benefit from the in-depth and practical coverage of:

  • Using phpMyAdmin to manage users and privileges
  • Getting server and database statistics

All database users will expand and refine their knowledge of SQL in a MySQL context through using phpMyAdmin to track SQL execution and results.

About

phpMyAdmin
Providing a powerful graphical interface for managing MySQL, phpMyAdmin is one of the most popular open source applications. While most MySQL developers use the routine features of phpMyAdmin every day, few are aware of the power and potential of its advanced features. This book builds a solid understanding of the core capabilities of phpMyAdmin before walking you through every facet of this legendary tool.

MySQL
Used by millions of developers, MySQL is the most popular open source database, supporting numerous large dynamic websites and applications. MySQL has acquired this wide popularity by virtue of its open source nature, performance, reliability, robustness, and support for various platforms. However, this popularity has also been helped by the existence of phpMyAdmin, the industry-standard administration tool that makes database management easy for both the experienced developer and the novice. The powerful graphical interface that it provides to MySQL has made phpMyAdmin an indispensable tool for MySQL and web developers. Every phpMyAdmin user can benefit from unlocking the full potential of this powerful application.

Features
  • Discover the real power of phpMyAdmin
  • Increase your MySQL productivity and control
  • Get to grips with the hidden features and capabilities of phpMyAdmin
  • Updated for V 2.6.0 October 2004
Page Count 242
Course Length 7 hours 15 minutes
ISBN 9781904811039
Date Of Publication 12 Oct 2004

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, Qu├ębec, 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.