Introducing MySQL Shell: Administration Made Easy with Python
Introducing MySQL Shell covers everything you need to know about MySQL Shell. You will learn how to use the shell for SQL, as well as the new application programming interfaces for working with a document store and even automating your management of MySQL servers using Python. The book includes a look at the supporting technologies and concepts such as JSON, schema-less documents, NoSQL, MySQL Replication, Group Replication, InnoDB Cluster, and more.
MySQL Shell is the client that developers and database administrators have been waiting for. Far more powerful than the legacy client, MySQL Shell enables levels of automation that are useful not only for MySQL, but in the broader context of your career as well. Automate your work and build skills in one of the most in-demand languages. With MySQL Shell, you can do both
What You'll Learn
- Use MySQL Shell with the newest features in MySQL 8
- Discover what a Document Store is and how to manage it with MySQL Shell
- Configure Group Replication and InnoDB Cluster from MySQL Shell
- Understand the new MySQL Python application programming interfaces
- Write Python scripts for managing your data and the MySQL high availability features
Who This Book Is For
Developers and database professionals who want to automate their work and remain on the cutting edge of what MySQL has to offer. Anyone not happy with the limited automation capabilities of the legacy command-line client will find much to like in this book on the MySQL Shell that supports powerful automation through the Python scripting language.
Charles Bell conducts research in emerging technologies. He is a member of the Oracle MySQL Development team and is the team lead for the MySQL Utilities team. He lives in a small town in rural Virginia with his loving wife. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005. Dr. Bell is an expert in the database field, with extensive knowledge and experience in software development and systems engineering. His research interests include 3D printers, microcontrollers, three-dimensional printing, database systems, cloud systems, software engineering, and sensor networks. He spends his limited free time as a practicing Maker focusing on microcontroller projects and refinement of three-dimensional printers. Dr. Bell maintains a blog on his research projects and many other interests.