Get Started with SQL Server in 30 Minutes (for beginners)
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Get Started with SQL Server in 30 Minutes (for beginners)

SQL database quickstart training for beginners. In only 30 mins you will learn how to install SQL Server and more!
4.4 (16 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,654 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2019
English
Current price: $9.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 50% off
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This course includes
  • 37 mins on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn what is SQL Server and what you can do with it
  • Learn how to install SQL Server

  • Learn what SQL Server Management Studio is, how to install it and use it to connect to SQL Server

  • Learn what Azure Data Studio is and how to install it and use it to connect to SQL Server.
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 36:53
+ Introduction to the Course
1 lecture 02:24

This is the introduction to the course. We will talk about what will you learn after completing this course and what are the course requirements.   

Preview 02:24
+ SQL Server and Related Management Tools
2 lectures 04:52

In this lecture, we will discuss what SQL Server is and what you can do with it.

Preview 01:47

In this lecture, we will talk about SQL Server Management Studio and Azure Data Studio, which are the two well-established free tools provided by Microsoft, for managing SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

Preview 03:05

Test your knowledge on SQL Server and Related Management Tools

SQL Server and Related Management Tools
4 questions
+ Installing SQL Server
1 lecture 17:23

In this lecture, we will talk about how we can install SQL Server and see a live demonstration.

Installing SQL Server
17:23

Test your knowledge on Installing SQL Server

Installing SQL Server
4 questions
+ Connecting to SQL Server and Working with Databases
2 lectures 09:49

In this lecture, we will talk about SQL Server Management Studio, which is Microsoft's free and well-established, Windows-based Integrated Environment for working with SQL Server on premises and on cloud. Also, via a live demonstration, we will download it, install it and connect to SQL Server.

Installing and Using SQL Server Management Studio
06:00

In this lecture, we will talk about Azure Data Studio, which is Microsoft's free, cross-platform Integrated Environment for working with SQL Server on premises and on cloud. Also, via a live demonstration, we will download it, install it, and connect to SQL Server.

Preview 03:49

Test your knowledge on the section "Connecting to SQL Server and Working with Databases".

Connecting to SQL Server and Working with Databases
4 questions
+ Wrap-Up
1 lecture 00:36

This lecture, is a recap of what we've learned in this course.

What we've Learned in this Course
00:36
+ Learning More
1 lecture 01:49

Bonus lecture with information on how you can learn more about SQL Server.

Bonus Lecture
01:49
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge on SQL Server is required
  • Willingness and excitement to learn!
Description

Hi there! My name is Artemakis Artemiou and I'm a Senior SQL Server & Software Architect with over than 15 years of experience on SQL Server administration, development, performance tuning and architecture, as well as on .NET development (C#).  Moreover, I'm a former Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018). I love talking about SQL Server, .NET, data access, and related topics, and make it easy for all to understand, by using a simple and understandable language as well as analytical guides.


WHAT IS THIS COURSE ALL ABOUT?

Don't you sometimes want to just learn the basics of a well-established technology in order to get started fast and easy? If this the case, then this course is for you!

This course, is a quickstart for SQL Server database, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and Azure Data Studio. The course contains lectures and comprehensive live demonstrations.

Within 30+ minutes, we will talk about SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio and Azure Data Studio.

Via 3 live demonstrations, we will install SQL Server on Windows, as well as install SQL Server Management Studio and Azure Data Studio, connect to the SQL Server instance and navigate through database objects.


AFTER THE COURSE:

  • You will know how to install SQL Server and perform basic configuration during installation

  • You will know how to download, install and use SQL Server Management Studio for connecting to SQL Server and working with it

  • You will know how to how to download, install and use Azure Data Studio.

  • It will be easier for you to attend other, more in-depth courses on SQL Server


PREREQUISITES

  • No prior knowledge of SQL Server is required.

  • Willingness and excitement to learn!


100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE

This course comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. If you're not satisfied with this course, you can ask for a refund.


THIS COURSE CONTAINS/OFFERS:

  • 30+ minutes of high-quality video

  • Live demonstrations and guides that illustrate the basic concepts and functions and how to perform different tasks in SQL Server

  • Useful quizzes for testing your knowledge on each section

  • Ability to ask the instructor questions via the Q&A section

  • 30-day money back guarantee


Who this course is for:
  • People that need a quickstart for SQL Server
  • People that just started using SQL Server
  • People that want to start using a world-leading RDBMS such as SQL Server
  • Technology enthusiasts that want to learn the very basics of SQL Server via a short course