• Lesson 1: What is a Database

     People use information in a multitude of ways on a daily basis. Storing, retrieving and reporting on that information are the strengths of a database. They are extremely useful software tools that power everything from your music playlist to being the basis of important business decisions. In this lesson, you will learn what a database is and how it can be used.

  • Lesson 2: Designing a Database

    The database design process is crucial to the ability to use the information contained in a productive way. In this lesson, you will evaluate who needs the information, what information they need and how to organize that information in tables.

  • Lesson 3: Managing and Creating Database Tables

    Creating and managing databases is an essential task for most organizations. Well-developed databases should be easy for people to work with. This section demonstrates how to perform basic database creation and manipulation tasks.

  • Lesson 4: Manipulating & Sharing Data in a Database

    This lesson provides an introduction to manipulating and sharing data in a database. You will learn how to avoid and correct common database errors, how to create select queries and action queries, how to create table joins, how to import and export data, and how to create database reports.

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