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Begin your career working with SQL and relational database management systems. With this learning path, you can learn the fundamentals of relational databases and gain foundational understanding of the capabilities of SQL.
Programming Foundations: Databases with Scott Simpson
Learn the fundamentals of database programming. Find out how to build a database, define relationships, and write queries.
1h 25m • COURSE
SQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman
Learn how to use SQL to manage your database. Explore beginner-level tutorials on creating tables, defining relationships, and manipulating strings with SQL and SQLiteStudio.
3h • COURSE
SQL: Data Reporting and Analysis with Emma Saunders
Get the data you need for analysis and reporting by writing your own SQL code. Learn how to write basic SQL queries, sort and filter data, and join results from different tables.
2h 17m • COURSE
You'll learn SQL skills with these experts.
Scott Simpson has a master's in education and currently creates technology courses as an author at LinkedIn.
Scott has been interested in computers since he was about seven years old, and for most of that time, he's been teaching friends, family, and strangers how to use them. This geeky hobby turned into a job with Apple during college, and after completing his master's degree in education at San Diego State University, he has helped to shape the Developer segment here at lynda.com as a content producer. Scott enjoys building web apps and exploring new technologies. He can be found on Twitter at @scotty82.
Bill Weinman is a tech advocate, entrepreneur, and expert in a programming languages such as C++ and Python.
Bill Weinman is the author of several books and online courses on the technical aspects of the World Wide Web. He has earned a reputation for his ability to explain complex topics in clear, concise terms. Mr. Weinman built his first computer in 1973, and has been involved with technology ever since. He has run a successful consulting practice, been a computer manufacturer, and most recently headed a hosting company. An accomplished guitarist, Bill performs and records music when he's not writing about computers. You can learn more about Bill, his projects and his music at http://bw.org/.
Emma Saunders is a freelance data consultant specializing in data visualization on the web.
A graduate of Oxford University, Emma has 15 years of business experience, starting on the Shell graduate scheme, and moving to Credit Suisse, the UK financial regulator, and even working a brief spell as a journalist at the Financial Times in London. She has never worked in an IT department, but taught herself coding skills as they have become useful from job to job. She also ran her own online business for a few years from 2006, and coded an ecommerce site for that venture. She is available professionally via http://vizdata.co.uk.