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Oracle OCP MySQL 5 Database Administrator

- Just 5 Days

Note: This course was formerly called Sun Certified MySQL Database Administrator.

Oracle OCP MySQL 5 Database Administrator is the world's most popular open source database because of its fast performance, high reliability, ease of use, and dramatic cost savings.

Firebrand Training’s accelerated 5 day OCP MySQL 5 Database Administrator provides students with an intense immersion into MySQL version 5.0 & 5.1. The program is an accelerated course that provides experienced developers and administrators with the necessary skills to successfully develop and administer MySQL 5 applications. Students will learn from MySQL-Certified experts through a combination of lab exercises, lectures, and presentations.


This is an intense immersion learning experience - live, breathe, eat, drink, MySQL 5.0 administration and development for one week!

Students who can benefit from this course are Developers and DBAs with the following questions and needs:

  • Is my MySQL database secure?
  • Do my users have the correct privileges and access rights?
  • Is your MySQL database operating at optimal efficiency?
  • Do I want to increase the performance of your database and make sure it scales?
  • Do I want to save time using features like Stored Procedures, Triggers and Views?
  • Do I want to utilise the new enterprise features of MySQL 5.0?

During this course you will learn how to:

  • Properly install MySQL
  • Create Triggers and Views.
  • Create and execute Backup Strategies
  • Create secure Stored Procedures to update and access data
  • Secure users privileges
  • Set resource limitations, and access controls

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Four reasons why you should sit your MySQL course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be MySQL trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your MySQL course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass MySQL first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study MySQL with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 75.367 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Firebrand Training’s accelerated MySQL course will cover the following curriculum:

  • Describe the MySQL Architecture, general operational characteristics and resources utilized for running it.
  • Perform the most common Database Administration (DBA) tasks utilizing the various programs contained within the MySQL application
  • Utilise the MySQL Administrator Graphical User Interface (GUI) to manage a MySQL server
  • Perform queries and analysis of data utilizing the MySQL Query Browser graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Utilise MySQL monitoring tools to improve server performance
  • Compare multiple environment options to improve server performance
  • Explain the MySQL connectors that provide connectivity for client programs
  • Install and Upgrade MySQL 5.0 for the most common operating systems
  • Perform the MySQL start and shutdown operations
  • Configure MySQL server options at runtime
  • Activate and manage numerous server logs
  • Maintain integrity of a MySQL installation utilizing security protocols
  • Manage user maintenance and access to a MySQL Server
  • Manage the structural characteristics of your databases
  • Create, Maintain and Manage MySQL tables
  • Manage the structural characteristics of the tables within your databases
  • Select the best data type for representing information and managing performance in MySQL
  • Differentiate between the multiple storage engines available in MySQL
  • Perform bulk data import and export operations
  • Utilize the SELECT statement to retrieve information from database tables
  • Utilize expressions in SQL statements to retrieve more detailed information
  • Write join expressions in your SQL statements to obtain information from multiple tables
  • Utilise SQL statements to modify the contents of database tables
  • Utilise subqueries in your SQL statements
  • Understand data locking concepts and the different levels of locking in MySQL
  • Perform backup and restore operations utilizing multiple MySQL tools
  • Improve performance though query optimization
  • Optimise Schemas (Databases) utilizing multiple techniques
  • Create user defined variables, prepared statements and stored routines
  • Create and manage triggers
  • Use the INFORMATION_SCHEMA database to access metadata
  • Manage, apply and understand the reason for using views
  • Debug MySQL applications
  • Scale-out deployments of MySQL

See Exam Track...

Combined with sufficient practical experience, this course prepares for and tests you on:

  • MySQL 5 Database Administrator Certified Professional Exam, Part I - 1Z0-873
  • MySQL 5 Database Administrator Certified Professional Exam, Part II - 1Z0-874

See What's Included...

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation*
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee*
  • On-site exams**
  • Exam vouchers**
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware**
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

See Prerequisites...

To succeed fully in this course, students should have 1 year's experience with Relational Databases and SQL.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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