DatabaseVideo: Analyzing MySQL Queries with EXPLAIN

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The MySQL EXPLAIN statement enables you to gain insight into MySQL’s query execution plan, valuable information for creating the most efficient table structures and queries. When working with large amounts of data, you’ll need to actively monitor and optimize queries in order to always ensure satisfactory performance.

In less than seven minutes, this video introduces EXPLAIN by walking you through two scenarios that demonstrate how you can use this robust feature to boost your MySQL database performance.

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Analyzing MySQL Queries with EXPLAIN

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