DML Statements and SQL Server Administration | Online | Alison

Databases - DML Statements and SQL Server Administration - Revised

Learn about DML Statements and database security using SQL Server Administration with this databases course.

Free Course
This free online databases course will teach you about DML Statements and SQL Server Administration. You will learn how to use statements to retrieve, modify, and delete data from a database, perform administrative tasks such as adding security and backing up your database using SQL Server Administration, and add users to a database. You will also look into the different levels of security available with SQL Server Administration, and more.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9





View course modules


This course begins by discussing how the SELECT statement retrieves data from your database. You will learn that the SELECT statement can include the WHERE clause to define the conditions used to determine what rows will be returned. This course will also teach you how to modify your database using INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE. It will also teach you that predicates are used in the search condition of WHERE clauses and HAVING clauses, the join conditions of FROM clauses, and other constructs where a Boolean value is required.

You will then study how to secure your database and its objects. With this course, you will learn that a database user is a security-level principal that must be mapped to be able to log in at the server level and connect to the database. It will also teach you how to add users and set their permission levels as well as backup and restore your database. In addition, you will learn how aggregate functions work with the SELECT statement.

Learning how to query a database and apply security to it will greatly enhance your computer skills and with this course, you will learn all these, and more. You will study the three-tiered approach to accessing content which includes SQL Server access, Database access, and Object access. You will also learn that accessing the database is on a different level compared to accessing the Server. Check out the course and boost your computer skills now!

Start Course Now

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Use the SELECT statement to retrieve data from your database
  • Modify your database using INSERT, UPDATE AND DELETE
  • Use aggregate functions with the SELECT statement. -Secure your database and its objects
  • Add users and set their permission levels
  • Backup and restore your data base


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.



    You have received a new notification

    Click here to view them all