SQL Server Fundamentals - SQL Database for Beginners
What you'll learn
- What is SQL Server and what you can do with it.
- How to download, install and get started with SQL Server on both Windows and Linux.
- How to create databases, tables, views, functions, stored procedures and run queries.
- How to import/export data in SQL Server.
- Available editions of SQL Server. What is free and what is not.
- Basic SQL Server security concepts such as: logins, database users, surface area configuration and more.
- How to use SQL Server Management Studio for connecting to SQL Server and working with it.
- How to use Azure Data Studio on both Windows and Linux.
- No prior knowledge of SQL Server is required.
- It would be helpful to know some basic database-related concepts (i.e. what is a database, a table, etc.) but is not a prerequisite, since we will talk about it as well.
Welcome to SQL Server Fundamentals! This course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in SQL Server database management and administration. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience with databases, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work confidently with SQL Server.
What sets this course apart is its comprehensive approach. We'll cover everything from basic database principles to advanced topics like data import/export, security, Azure Data Studio, SQL Server on Linux, and much more. You'll gain practical experience through hands-on exercises and real-world examples, ensuring you're ready to tackle SQL Server projects.
Key Course Features:
In-depth coverage of relational database management systems and SQL Server data platform.
Step-by-step guidance on installing and using SQL Server Management Studio.
Thorough exploration of SQL Server security concepts and best practices.
Comprehensive overview of Azure Data Studio and its integration with SQL Server.
Practical tutorials on installing and utilizing SQL Server on Linux.
Techniques for importing and exporting data in SQL Server.
Detailed discussions on special topics, including primary keys, indexes, compatibility levels, and more.
Engaging wrap-up section with a practice test to reinforce your learning.
Bonus lecture to guide you towards further learning resources.
No prior knowledge of SQL Server is required. This course is designed for beginners who are new to SQL Server and want to learn the fundamentals of SQL database management.
While not mandatory, having a basic understanding of database-related concepts, such as the concepts of a database and a table, would be helpful. However, we will cover these concepts in the course to ensure everyone can follow along, regardless of their prior knowledge.
The most important prerequisite for this course is a willingness and excitement to learn. We believe that with a positive attitude and a desire to expand your skills, you'll be able to grasp the concepts and excel in SQL Server database management.
This Course Contains/Offers:
7 hours of high-quality video lectures
Many useful downloadable resources
Live demonstrations and guides illustrating basic concepts, functions, and tasks in SQL Server
Quizzes for testing your knowledge after each section
A practice test at the end of the course
Ability to ask the instructor questions via the Q&A section
Certificate upon course completion
What Leaners Say:
"Just the kind of introduction I needed for the topic (get into it quickly already with some background on databases)!"
"Highly interesting topic. The updated version of the course is highly informative and comprehensive."
"I have enjoyed the updated version of the course. It now contains more elaborate information and new live demonstrations."
"A useful course for beginners."
By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and confidence to manage SQL Server effectively, troubleshoot issues, and optimize database performance.
Enroll now and take your SQL Server expertise to the next level!
Who this course is for:
- IT Professionals that just started using SQL Server, either for development or administration.
- IT Professionals that want to enhance their technical skills and knowledge and enrich their resume.
- Learners that want to start using SQL Server and need guidance to learn the basics.
- Technology enthusiasts that want to explore new technology topics!
- Programmers curious about databases and SQL Server
Artemakis is a Senior Database and Software Architect, Certified Azure and AI Professional, and a former Microsoft Data Platform MVP (awarded for 9 consecutive years). He has over 20 years of experience and he has taught thousands of people to efficiently work with SQL Server, Data Access/Entity Framework, Azure, .NET/C#, Programming, AI and more, via his video tutorials, blog and guest articles, public speaking, eBooks and online courses.
Artemakis is the founder of SQLNetHub and GnoelixiAI Hub and published hundreds of articles and videos that explain in simple words, how to perform complex technical tasks and he really enjoys the interaction with the technical communities.
Besides his regular blogging activities, Artemakis is also a guest author on many prestigious online technology journals.
Artemakis, really enjoys sharing hands-on knowledge on a large set of technology topics, and thus helping his fellow tech community members, to easily start using these great technologies. To this end, he is really looking forward to seeing you in his online courses on Udemy!