Efficient MySQL Performance book cover

Efficient MySQL Performance teaches you what MySQL performance is and how to get it. Based on nearly 20 years of real-world experience, Efficient MySQL Performance clears a path through the complexity, pitfalls, and misunderstandings of MySQL performance. Follow it and you will understand MySQL performance like an expert.

"Daniel does a great job of showing how to drive to the fastest resolution without getting lost in guesswork. He also covers InnoDB row locking in a detailed yet digestible form."
—Vadim Tkachenko, CTO, Percona

"This book is different from other MySQL books—it focuses on what matters most: query response time. A must-have for MySQL users!"
—Frédéric Descamps, MySQL Community Manager, Oracle Belgium