Introduction to Basic Database Concepts

Learn the basic fundamentals of databases
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 41 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

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

What are the requirements?

  • A basic knowledge of how to use a computer and internet.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who knows how to get on the internet.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Database Fundamentals

This video gives you an introduction to various applications and places that you can find databases.


This lecture describes what a database is and also tables with columns and rows.


This lecture describes what type of database is a flat file database and also creates an example flat file database


This lecture describes what a hierarchical database is and illustrates on a live database.


This lecture explains what RDBMS stands for.


This lecture descibes what a schema is asnd shows you a sample schema from a real world database.


This lecture describes what a primary key is and shows an example from a real world database.


This lecture describes what a foreign key is and shows an example from a real world database.


This lecture illustrates with diagram the way a client - server computing works.


This concluding video highlights what you learnt in this course.

11 questions

This quiz will test your understanding of the basic database concepts you have learnt in this course.

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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.

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