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Database Design and Basic SQL in PostgreSQL

This first course in PostgreSQL for Everybody explores the use of SQL in the PostgreSQL environment and introduces SQL techniques and commands. This course also explores data modeling and database relationships, while introducing hands-on assignments to work within PostgreSQL.

Database Design and Basic SQL in PostgreSQL

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Starts Dec 1
Estimated 4 weeks
2–4 hours per week
Self-paced
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Free
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About this course

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In this course you will learn more about the historical design of databases and the use of SQL in the PostgreSQL environment. Using SQL techniques and common commands (INSERT INTO, WHERE, ORDER BY, ON DELETE CASCADE, etc) will enable you to create tables, column types and define the schema of your data in PostgreSQL. You will learn about data modeling and how to represent one-to-many and many-to-many relationships in PostgreSQL. Students will do hands-on assignments creating tables, inserting data, designing data models, creating relational structures and inserting and querying relational data in tables.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Utilize psql and SQL commands to implement CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) operations for tables in a PostgreSQL database.
  • Identify and utilize the functions of primary, logical, and foreign keys within a database.
  • Build and differentiate between one-to-many and many-to-many relationships within PostgreSQL.
  • Recall key people, organizations, and innovations that were instrumental to building the SQL standard

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