Learn the Basics of Managing Data with SQL – Basics, Transactions, Views, Pages and Stored Procedures
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In this course you can learn the fundamental basics of data management with SQL and MySQL. Learn everything that you will need to make queries with the most popular data manipulating programming language – SQL. This course is about SQL commands in the main. You will learn the basics of queries. Let’s take a look at what you are going to learn in this course:
Section 1 – Setting up The Environment:
- setting up the environment
- installing MySQL server
Section 2 – Database Theory
- what are databases?
- what are database management systems (DBMSs)?
- what are database languages?
- the data structures (B-trees) behind databases
- procedural and non-procedural programming languages
Section 3 – Creating and Manipulating Tables
- basic data types (integers, floating point numbers and characters)
- enums and dates
- how to create databases?
- how to insert and remove items?
- how to update existing items or database tables?
Section 4 – Basic SQL
- basic SQL and MySQL commands
- select, where and wildcards
- logical operators
- ORDER BY and GROUP BY commands
Section 5 – Multiple Tables
- joining multiple database tables
- inner join
- left and right join
Section 6 – Database Normalization
- what is database normalisation?
- first normal form (NF1)
- second normal form (NF2)
- third normal form (NF3)
Section 7 – Subqueries:
- advanced SQL and MySQL
- what are subqueries?
- correlated and non-correlated subqueries
Section 8 – Transactions
- what is database locking?
- the ACID principles
- COMMIT, ROLLBACK and SAVEPOINT
Section 9 – Views
- what are views and why are they crucial?
- creating views
- updating views
- dropping views
Section 10 – Indexes and Constraints
- what are indexes and why to use them?
- primary keys and foreign keys revisited
- composite keys
- what are constraints?
- check constraints
- unique constraints
- default constraints
Section 11 – Data Structures Behind Databases
- what are pages?
- the basic concept of paging in operating systems
- external memory and internal memory
- B tree data structure
- B+ tree data structure
Section 12 – Stored Procedures
- what are stored procedures?
- conditional statements
Learning the fundamentals of SQL and MySQL is a good choice and puts a powerful tool at your fingertips. SQL is easy to learn as well as it has excellent documentations.
The most important fact about SQL that it is used in almost every field from software engineering to financial analysis so understanding the concepts and basic language features can prove to be very marketable.
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Who this course is for:
- This course is mean for newbies who are not familiar with SQL syntax or just want to refresh the knowledge