Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Managing Relational Databases

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Shadow Farrell

Instructor: Shadow Farrell

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17 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Students will learn to create and manage relational databases, and to use SQL for data analysis and reporting.

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20 quizzes

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level

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17 hours (approximately)
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There are 7 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn about the concepts behind databases and relational database. You will explore the structure of a relational database and SQL, the language used to manage relational databases. Then you will master the skills to create queries using the SELECT statement including conditional queries, logical operations, comparison and arithmetic operators. Finally you will explore more complex criteria that can be used to search for ranges and with pattern matching.

What's included

12 videos6 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module you will learn how to create queries with multiple criteria using the key words AND and OR. You will also learn to create queries using more complex criteria involving comparison and arithmetic operators, searching for ranges of values, handling NULL values, and finally incorporating pattern matching and regular expressions.

What's included

9 videos2 readings3 quizzes

In this module, you will learn about functions and date and time data types. You will learn to use date and aggregate functions to extract and analyze data. You will also learn to format dates, strings and numbers so they can be used for reporting and analysis.

What's included

7 videos7 readings4 quizzes

In this module, you will learn how to combine multiple queries together using UNION, INTERSECT and EXCEPT. Then you will learn how to combine data from multiple tables using joins. You will learn the four types of joins and then explore using them with multiple tables and for self-joins. Finally, you will organize data using ORDER BY, GROUP BY, and ROLLUP.

What's included

10 videos3 readings4 quizzes

In this module, you will learn how to use subqueries, which are queries contained inside of other queries. You will learn how and when to use subqueries in the WHERE and FROM clauses. You will also learn about correlated subqueries and subqueries used to test for the existence of records. Finally you will learn how to create nested subqueries for situations where just one subquery won't get the data you need.

What's included

7 videos1 reading3 quizzes

In this module, you will learn how to create databases, tables and fields. You will learn to insert new records, update existing records, and delete records that are no longer needed.

What's included

7 videos2 readings3 quizzes

In this module you will demonstrate mastery of the course objectives.

What's included

2 videos1 peer review

Instructor

Shadow Farrell
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
6 Courses12,200 learners

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