When it comes to the query tuning, EXPLAIN is one the most important tools in the DBA’s arsenal. Why is a given query slow, what does the execution plan look like, how will JOINs be processed, is the query using the correct indexes, or is it creating a temporary table?

You can now sign up for the webinar, which takes place at the end of this month on September 27th. We’ll look at the EXPLAIN command and see how it can help us answer these questions.

We will also look into how to use database indexes to speed up queries. More specifically, we’ll cover the different index types such as B-Tree, Fulltext and Hash, deepdive into B-Tree indexes, and discuss the indexes for MyISAM vs. InnoDB tables as well as some gotchas.

MySQL Query Tuning Trilogy: Indexing and EXPLAIN - deep dive

September 27th

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Krzysztof Książek, Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines, is a MySQL DBA with experience managing complex database environments for companies like Zendesk, Chegg, Pinterest and Flipboard.

And if you’d like to be a step ahead, you can also already sign up for the third and last part of this trilogy: MySQL Query Tuning: Working with optimizer and SQL tuning on October 25th.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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