Introduction to Database Concepts - Revised

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Learn about the core concepts of relational databases.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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This course, ‘Introduction to Database Concepts’ will introduce you to the structure of a database and show you how to establish relationships within a database. By studying this course, you will learn about the objects and data that make up a database and the ways to create databases to store data. You will begin the course by learning about the core concepts of databases, you will learn about applications for performing tasks and interacting with a database.

Following on from this, you will be introduced to concepts that you need to understand in order to be competent in the construction of databases. The normalization process for organizing data in a database will also be discussed along with the constraints that make data consistent and unique when required. You will then discover referential integrity and how constraints are a fundamental part of it.

Finally, you will study the objects that make up database and the various datatypes that you can store within a database. Data Definition Language or DDL will be introduced to you as you learn about creating, altering and deleting databases. This course will be of interest to those wishing to learn about the core concepts of databases, database creation and database structure.

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Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Describe a database and give an example of real life uses;
  • List common database terms and explain their part in a database;
  • Describe normalization; -Explain three forms of normalization;
  • Describe referential integrity;
  • Recognize how constraints are part of referential integrity;
  • Describe different data types.
  • Discuss how to create a basic database;
  • Describe Data Definition Language (DDL) statements for creating -databases.

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