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MySQL Questions and Answers

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Basic

  • Define SQL.
  • What is RDBMS?
  • Codd's rules?
  • What is MySQL?
  • Types of MySQL editions.
  • Key features of MySQL.

Language Structure

  • Schema Object Names and identifier.
  • MySQL: User-Defined Variables.
  • MySQL Comment Syntax.
  • MySQL Reserved Words.

Data Types

  • MySQL Data Types
  • What are the differences between CHAR and VARCHAR Types?
  • What are the differences between BLOB and TEXT Types?
  • What are the differences between MySQL Datetime and Timestamp data Types?

Database and Tables : Create, Load data

  • Create database
  • Setting the Default Database
  • Show database
  • Show tables statement
  • How to get the MySQL database size from MySQL query?
  • Find all the tables in a MySQL database with specific column names in them
  • Create tables
  • State the limits on MySQL table column count and row size
  • CREATE TABLE when not EXISTS
  • Show the structure of a table
  • How to load a .text file?
  • LOAD statements with line terminator
  • How to import data from CSV using LOAD DATA INFILE?

MySQL Storage Engines

  • What is database STORAGE ENGINE?
  • List of Storage Engines supported by MySQL installation
  • How to set the Storage Engine?
  • What are the advantages of InnoDB storage engine?
  • How to handle AUTO_INCREMENT and FOREIGN KEY Constraints in InnoDB?
  • Main characteristics of MyISAM tables
  • When to Use MEMORY storage engine?
  • MERGE Storage Engine
  • What is the limitation of the CSV storage engine?
  • What is the purpose of BLACKHOLE Engine?
  • How do you use the Federated Storage Engine?
  • Features of ARCHIVE Storage engine
  • EXAMPLE Storage Engine
  • What are the main differences between InnoDB and MyISAM?

MySQL Partitioning

  • What is Partitioning?
  • How to partition a table?
  • What is RANGE Partitioning?
  • What is LIST Partitioning?
  • What is COLUMNS Partitioning?
  • What is HASH Partitioning?
  • What is KEY Partitioning?
  • What is Subpartitioning?

 

How do you use the Federated Storage Engine?

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