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MySQL / MariaDB DBA essentials workshop

dbi InSite Workshops

You have MySQL/MariaDB databases running on your IT infrastructure and need to acquire the best practices in database administration (DBA) to get the best out of MySQL or MariaDB? You want to know more on MySQL/MariaDB backup and security strategy? In this case, you should try our MySQL/MariaDB essentials for DBAs workshop course. In this two-day training, you will understand the MySQL/MariaDB architecture, acquire the best practices in MySQL/MariaDB DBA, and learn how to safely perform backups and restores.

Training’s dates

2 days
CHF 1800.- *


  • Saïd Mendi
    Saïd Mendi

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(*) Prices are to be considered per participant and without VAT

-5% for SOUG, SwissPUG, or DOAG members
Members of the SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group), SwissPUG (Swiss PostgreSQL User Group) or DOAG (Deutsche Oracle-Anwendergruppe) are entitled to a discount of 5% on our trainings

Training objectives

  • Understand MySQL database architecture and storage engines as well as the differences with MariaDB
  • Install and configure MySQL/MariaDB databases according to the best practices
  • Operate and secure MySQL/MariaDB databases
  • Backup and recover MySQL/MariaDB databases


  • MySQL semantic structure and the differences to MariaDB
  • MySQL/ MariaDB architecture: files, memory, processes
  • MySQL/MariaDB storage engines
  • MySQL/MariaDB network layer
  • MySQL/MariaDB installation according to the OFA standard
  • Running several MySQL/MariaDB servers in different versions on the same host
  • Starting/stopping MySQL/MariaDB
  • Backup strategies with MySQL/MariaDB
  • Securing MySQL/MariaDB databases
  • Upgrading MySQL/MariaDB databases


  • Presentation with countless practical exercises and trainings
  • Case studies, Live demos, discussions
  • Networking during coffee break, lunch, and apéro on last day (included in price, except for on-site workshop courses)

Target groups

  • Database administrators (DBA), developers, etc.

Language & documentation

  • Workshop training normally held in English; French or German as course language are also possible
  • Documentation: content details, scripts, case study solutions as PDF file (in English)

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