IBM
Introduction to Relational Databases (RDBMS)
IBM

Introduction to Relational Databases (RDBMS)

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Rav Ahuja
Sandip Saha Joy

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  • Describe data, databases, relational databases, and cloud databases.

  • Describe information and data models, relational databases, and relational model concepts (including schemas and tables). 

  • Explain an Entity Relationship Diagram and design a relational database for a specific use case.

  • Develop a working knowledge of popular DBMSes including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and IBM DB2

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will first learn about the fundamental aspects of data structures and file formats, along with the differences between relational and non-relational databases. You’ll explore various types of data models and discuss fundamental concepts in database management. Additionally, you’ll explore Entity-Relationship Diagrams (ERD) along with their components and relationships. You will also gain expertise in diverse database topics. Finally, you’ll gain a clear understanding of Db2 and PostgreSQL.

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14 videos3 readings4 assignments4 plugins

In this module, you’ll explore the types of SQL statements, like Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML). You’ll learn how to create, modify, and manage tables using DDL statements and understand data movement utilities for efficient data loading and management. Additionally, you’ll dive into key database objects such as schemas, primary keys, foreign keys, and indexes, gaining insights into their roles in data organization, integrity, and retrieval. You’ll also understand the importance of normalization for reducing redundancy and ensuring data consistency, while also understanding various constraints within the relational model to maintain data accuracy and reliability.

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11 videos2 readings4 assignments3 app items4 plugins

In this module, you will learn about the fundamental aspects of MySQL and PostgreSQL and identify Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) tools. You will explore the process of creating databases and tables and the definition of keys, constraints, and connections in MySQL. Additionally, you will discover important processes in PostgreSQL using command line, pgAdmin, and views. Moreover, you will gain essential skills such as database loading techniques and insights into securing sensitive data and streamlining data retrieval.

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7 videos2 readings4 assignments6 app items

In this module, you will navigate the database design process, refine your practical skills, and understand essential steps. You will discover the role of Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) and get an opportunity to engage in a hands-on database design lab, where you will use your theoretical knowledge to create databases. As you progress, you will receive an optional final assignment and project submission stages. For those seeking an advanced challenge, a final project using Db2 is available. A glossary is available for quick reference to key terms used throughout the module.

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1 video2 readings1 assignment1 peer review2 app items3 plugins

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