Microsoft SQL Server- Getting Started on Mac and Windows

SQL for beginners 2020 - How to install SQL Server on Mac and Windows with sample database- Installation Tutorial (FREE)
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Getting Started Microsoft SQL Server on Mac and Windows in 2020- Installation Tutorial (FREE)
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  • This beginner's course is for you if you want to learn about SQL Server and SQL Programming
  • You will need to have a Mac or Windows
  • No knowledge of SQL Server at all is needed.
  • No Prior Database OR SQL experience is required.
  • There are no programming skills necessary to take this course
  • There is no special software needed for this course, we will be using only FREE softwares in this course.


Do you want to learn a skill that can help you earn nearly $100,000 per year? If so, then this course is for you!

In this course, we will teach you how to install SQL Server 2017 Express edition for free on both Mac and Windows.

Then will teach how to connect to the SQL Server that you installed using Azure Data Studio.

And finally, will teach how to download and install a sample database(AdventureWorks) from the official Microsoft website for free which you can use in our next FREE course to learn SQL programming using real scenarios.

This course will be your first and most important step towards learning SQL programming on Microsoft SQL Server.

No prior knowledge is required - just a willingness to learn.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is meant for absolute beginners who want to learn about Databases and SQL for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Anyone Who Wants To Learn SQL - SQL for beginners
  • Beginner SQL developers
  • This beginner's course is for you if you want to learn about SQL Server
  • Know How To Install and Use Microsoft SQL Server
  • Anybody who wants to better understand how databases work
  • Understand and Use SQL with Databases
  • Anybody who wants to enhance their career in Microsoft SQL Server database

Course content

3 sections16 lectures30m total length
  • About this course- Introduction


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We teach only SQL programming for beginners through scenarios.

Our goal is to help beginners solve real problems at work place without difficulty and help them earn nearly $100,000 per year.

We always believe that there is a better way to teach SQL Skills for beginners and we design our courses with that in mind.

Valuetech Academy is an online platform and community that specializes in SQL training via on-demand streaming and we are a team of IT Professionals with more than 17 years of industry experience who want to help beginners learn SQL programming effectively.

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