Free Online Introductory Course to Databases and SQL
Discover how databases work and how to use SQL in this introductory course. Supported by Google.
Learn about databases and how to use SQL to search and manipulate data
In this course from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll learn what databases are and why we use them, exploring how to use SQL to search and manipulate data.
Along the way, you’ll learn about primary keys and table relationships, as well as how to create joins to search multiple tables. In the final week, you’ll finish by grouping and looking at exporting data from the database.
Learning about databases and SQL is a key component of Computer Science, so it’s important for educators, students, and parents alike to feel confident about the subject.
What topics will you cover?
- What are databases used for?
- Why use a database or a spreadsheet?
- Create SQL statements to search a database
- The role of primary keys
- Add data using SQL statements
- Apply relationships to tables within a database
- Use joins to search across multiple tables
- Group data in a database
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for learners who haven’t used or created a database and SQL before but would like to learn how to. This could include teachers delivering lessons up to GCSE level or equivalent, as well as students and parents.
Originally posted 2021-07-08 00:11:48.