This is an introductory course on Microsoft SQL Databases and Querying. There are no pre-requisites for this course. If you are looking to get acquainted with the concept of Databases and Queries then this is the right course for you. All you need is a windows machine and we will walk through setting up an environment, to creating a database, creating your first table and writing queries.
At the end of this course, you should be comfortable writing queries for multiple situations and reports.
What you’ll learn
Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?
A Windows PC (or Windows running on a Virtual Machine if using Linux/Mac)
Who this course is for:
Why is SQL the most important skill to learn?
It is not really difficult to learn SQL. SQL is not a programming language, it's a query language. The primary objective where SQL was created was to give the possibility to common people get data from a database. ... So once you learn SQL it should be similar to work across any relational databases.
Let’s take a look at some actual numbers from the job market:
SQL is among the most popular languages across web developers, desktop developers, sysadmins/DevOps, and data scientists:
It’s easy to understand as all companies no matter which industry they are in, they all rely on data and need to organize and understand the information in a relevant way. Chances are, they are going to encounter SQL databases, a lot. So they are always going to need a database professional.
I am a Software Engineer and part-time lecturer.
With a Master's Degree in Computer Science, I have spent over a decade teaching Web, Software, and Database Development Courses. I also have as much industry experience in Development and Cloud System and Server Administration.
I enjoy teaching IT and Development courses and hope to impart the latest in industry standards and knowledge to my students.