Sep 19, 2018

A sample MySQL database for testing.

This database is called employees and it's freely accessible from the MySQL web site.

The employees database because it features a large data set. The database structure is simple enough: it's got only six tables; but the data it contains has more than 3,000,000 employee records (the salaries table itself has nearly three million rows). This will help us emulate a more realistic production workload.

If you encounter problem, try an updated version: