Media praise for MySQL Troubleshooting

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"This well-written how-to guide likely will become a must-have reference book for many MySQL database administrators and support staff, as well as those currently learning MySQL. It contains numerous code examples, log excerpts and other illustrations, plus tips gleaned from long experience at solving a wide array of MySQL issues."
-- Si Dunn, Sagecreek Productions

"This book could easily be called "Everything you wanted to know about MySQL, but we're afraid to ask". I've seldom seen this much deeply documented troubleshooting and tips in one book. Kudos to O'Reilly and Sveta Smirnova on this book. It is now an invaluable member of my bookshelf and referenced often. The book is nicely divided up among topics stretching from general troubleshooting of MySQL command syntax, right through to deep technical guidance on solving performance and operational issues." Full Review >
-- Eric Wright,

"Having read more than half of Oreilly's MySQL books, I can say that the bar for quality is very high in this genre. The MySQL reference manual is indispensible, but to really learn MySQL, you need to read the Oreillys. These classics in particular, are handy to read:" Full Review >
-- Thomas Maher,

"This book has 7 chapters. On the chapter one, It's explained the simplest about something what I should know before; SQL syntax, MySQL command, some variables and etc. On the chapter two, "You are Not Alone: Concurrency Issues" " Concurrency is important for Database. This chapter is helpful for it. What I learn? For example: Lock and Transactions, Matadata Locking, Monitoring InnoDB Transaction and Concurrency Problems, etc. I believe a lot of DBAs see the lock/concurrency problem. It's good chapter, that's helpful. Anyway, MySQL has a lot of options/variables, So It's necessary to learn about them. The chapter three, I learned about some options/variables, that effect with database. Good! That was a little from this book. I rather believe this book is useful for someone who works with MySQL as DBA or Developer. In this book, it has a good paragraph arrangement. It helps readers easy for reading. It has a lot of examples. It's easy-understand. I think readers can read and practice in the same time. Anyway, I still believe this book be able to figure readers out for MySQL Troubleshooting idea. What I hope to see more? Maybe... just a little bit. On the Chapter 4 "MySQL's Environment", I think It's better to add more examples. Maybe, about OS command-line to help for Troubleshooting :)" Full Review >
-- Surachart Opun,