Relational Databases for Beginners

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create and execute a Python program using the IDE.

Execute SQL commands to perform basic database operations.

Manage databases with statements.

2.5 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

In Relational Databases for Beginners, you will learn invaluable information about how data is stored with the MySQL database. This guided project provides hands-on lessons with an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and relational databases to give you the skills to process data. In this guided project, you will learn how to explore the IDE interface, create a Python program using the IDE, create, populate, backup, and restore a database, how to create and populate a table, and how to use several statements to modify the data. No experience is necessary to take part in this guided project. All you need are basic computer operating skills. After you’ve completed this guided project, you can take your database skills a step further by taking the Introduction to Relational Databases, which is part of the Information Technology (IT) and Cloud Fundamentals Specialization. The IT and Cloud Fundamentals Specialization provides prerequisite skills for almost all IT careers, including technical support specialist, data analyst, data scientist, software engineer, systems administrator, and IT manager. With this specialization, you'll acquire hardware, operating systems, programming, database, networking, storage, cybersecurity, and cloud computing knowledge and skills that prepare you for an entry-level IT role. Also, this specialization will help you understand and manage IT responsibilities within your organization. Learn without limitations. Enroll today!

Skills you will develop

  • Data Management

  • MySQL

  • database (DB) design

  • Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a simple Python program using the IDE.

  2. Create, populate, backup, and restore a database.

  3. Create and populate a table.

  4. Add and remove data from a table using INSERT and DELETE statements, remove a table using DROP statements, and retrieve data from tables using simple SELECT statements.

  5. Execute Structured Query Language (SQL) commands to perform basic database operations.

  6. Learn to filter the data output using WHERE statements.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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