Introduction to Basic Database Concepts
What you'll learn
- You will know what is Client - Server Computing
- You will know what is a database
- You will know what is a Flat file database
- You will know what is a hierarchical database
- You will know what is a RDBMS
- You will know what is is a Database schema
- You will know what is a Primary Key
- You will know what is a Foreign key
- A basic knowledge of how to use a computer and internet.
Databases are used in applications or devices with software that stores and retrieves information. Applications like Facebook, Twitter,Instagram,Pinterest,Snapchat,Google Hotmail Mobile phones and other portable devices all have the ability to store and retrieve data. They all are able to achieve this using a database. Places like Banks,Hospitals,Airlines Supermarkets all use databases to store and retrieve data or information. Things like your Social security number ,Hospital Records number or Bank account number are all stored in a database .
There are several concepts associated with databases and we will explore some of them in this course. We will learn about primary keys,foreign keys,schemas,Flat file database,hierarchial databases.
We interact with databases daily in our lives like when we read our emails or post something on Facebook or twitter . This course will teach you the very basics of some database concepts and the course is video based and less than1 hour.
What You Learn in this course:
What is a Client – Server Computing
What you will learn includes
What is a database
What is a Flat file database
What is a Flat hierarchical database
What is a RDMS
What is a Database schema
What is a Primary Key
What is a Foreign key
SQL is the language used to interact with databases like Oracle and others
SQL is a standard language for accessing and manipulating databases.
What is SQL?
SQL stands for Structured Query Language
SQL lets you access and manipulate databases
SQL became a standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1986, and of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1987
What Can SQL do?
SQL can execute queries against a database
SQL can retrieve data from a database
SQL can insert records in a database
SQL can update records in a database
SQL can delete records from a database
SQL can create new databases
SQL can create new tables in a database
SQL can create stored procedures in a database
SQL can create views in a database
SQL can set permissions on tables, procedures, and views
SQL is a Standard - BUT....
Although SQL is an ANSI/ISO standard, there are different versions of the SQL language. However, to be compliant with the ANSI standard, they all support at least the major commands (such as SELECT, UPDATE, DELETE, INSERT, WHERE) in a similar manner.
Note: Most of the SQL database programs also have their own proprietary extensions in addition to the SQL standard!
Who this course is for:
- This course is suitable for anyone who knows how to get on the internet.
Bluelime is UK based and creates quality easy to understand eLearning solutions .All our courses are 100% video based. We teach hands –on- examples that teach real life skills .
Bluelime has engaged in various types of projects for fortune 500 companies and understands what is required to prepare students with the relevant skills they need.