High Performance MySQL, 3rd Edition is the definitive guide for building fast, reliable systems with MySQL. Its authors are noted experts in the field, with years of real-world experience building very large systems. They focus not only on performance, but on robustness, security, and data integrity. There is no other book like this one. Read what people say:
…the best MySQL book on the planet… — Eric Bergen (a noted MySQL expert)
And another one:
Not only is it full of invaluable information, it’s one of the best tech books I’ve ever read. — I. Anderson
High Performance MySQL teaches in-depth advanced techniques, in clear and lucid writing, to help you tap into MySQL’s full power. You will learn how to design schemas, indexes, queries, and advanced MySQL features for maximum performance. You’ll get detailed guidance on tuning your MySQL server, operating system, and hardware to their fullest potential. And you’ll learn practical, safe, high-performance ways to scale your applications with replication, load balancing, high availability, and failover. The book also includes chapters on benchmarking, profiling, backups, security, and tools and techniques to help you measure, monitor, and manage your MySQL installations.
The third edition is completely revised and greatly expanded, with over 800 pages. There are many new topics and deeper coverage in all areas.