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Introduction to Database Concepts - Revised

Learn the core concepts of relational databases for storing data with this free online Database Concepts course.

Databases
Free Course
This free online Introduction to Database Concepts course will teach you the process of storing, managing, and retrieving information in a database. A database is an organized collection of data in rows and columns, typically stored in tables. These tables are then stored on database servers that host the database files. With this course, you will learn how databases can provide high-level performance for a diverse set of users.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Channel 9

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This Database Concept course will first introduce you to the fundamental concepts of database. You will learn its importance in storage, management, and retrieval of information. The course will discuss Structured Query Language(SQL), Database Management System(DBMS), and Relational Database Management System(RDMS). You will study the SQL Server Management Studio(SSMS) and how Graphical User Interface (GUI) can be used to manage an SQL Server, its databases, and the content contained within the databases.

You will then look into the relational concepts of databases, study the process of organizing data in a database through Normalization, and see how the different normal forms impact the organization of data in a database. You will learn how referential integrity can ensure the consistency of data contained in the database. The course will also discuss constraints, datatype including categories, Unicode, implicit and explicit data types, database objects, and DDL statements.

Every organization needs a database to store, manage, and retrieve important information. This Introduction to Database Concepts online course will give a solid introduction to the real-life uses of databases. This is a skill and knowledge set that will greatly enhance your résumé and your career path, and make you a highly valuable employee for a wider range of companies. So why wait? Start you next learning journey, today.

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Learning Outcomes

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.

Certification

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 official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification 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 Certification for completed Certificate courses:

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