How can you bring out MySQL's full power? With High Performance
MySQL, you'll learn advanced techniques for everything from designing schemas, indexes, and queries to tuning
server, operating system, and hardware to their fullest potential. This guide also teaches you safe and practical ways to scale applications through replication, load balancing, high availability, and failover.
Updated to reflect recent advances in MySQL
and InnoDB performance, features, and tools, this third edition not only offers specific examples of how MySQL
works, it also teaches you why this system works as it does, with illustrative stories and case studies that demonstrate MySQL's principles in action. With this book, you'll learn how to think in MySQL.