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Optimizing SQL Statements

The first book of the Effective MySQL series provides the reader with the tools, knowledge and tips necessary for optimizing SQL Statements in MySQL.Effective MySQL: Optimizing SQL Statements by Ronald Bradford

Written by Oracle ACE Director and MySQL expert Ronald Bradford, Effective MySQL: Optimizing SQL Statements is filled with detailed explanations and practical examples that can be applied immediately to improve database and application performances. Featuring a step-by-step approach to SQL optimization, this Oracle Press book helps you to analyze and tune problematic SQL statements.

  • Identify the essential analysis commands for gathering and diagnosing issues
  • Learn how different index theories are applied and represented in MySQL
  • Plan and execute informed SQL optimizations
  • Create MySQL indexes to improve query performance
  • much more…


  1. The Five Minute DBA – Code ExamplesDownload Sample Chapter (PDF)
  2. The Essential Analysis Commands – Code Examples
  3. Understanding MySQL Indexes – Code Examples
  4. Creating Indexes – Code Examples
  5. Creating Better Indexes – Code Examples
  6. MySQL Configuration Options – Code Examples
  7. The SQL Lifecycle – Code Examples
  8. Hidden Performance Tips – Code Examples
  9. Explaining the MySQL Explain – Code Examples

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Get the Code

In addition to the individual chapter links provided above you can download all SQL examples via github with the following command.

$ git clone git://

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