Introduction to Database Concepts
Learn the core concepts of relational databases for storing data with this free online Database Concepts course.Publisher: Channel 9
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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.
Core Database Concepts
Core Database Concepts - Learning Outcomes
Core Database Concepts - Introduction
SQL Server Management Studio
Core Database Concepts - Lesson Summary
Relational Concepts - Learning Outcomes
Relational Concepts - Lesson Summary
Creating Databases and Database Objects
Creating Databases and Database Objects - Learning Outcomes
Creating Databases and Database Objects - Lesson Summary
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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