SQL & PostgreSQL for Beginners
Become an expert in SQL and PostgreSQL with this bestselling course!
SQL is one of the most in-demand tech skills across many industries so learning SQL is one of the best ways to boost your career! After taking this course you will be comfortable putting SQL and PostgreSQL on your resume/CV.
In the age of Big Data and Data Analysis, demand for employees with SQL skills is high and will only increase in the future. Stand out from the crowd and learn SQL today.
PostgreSQL is the World’s most advanced open source relational database. It has a strong reputation for its reliability, data integrity and robustness. Because of this, PostgreSQL is one of the most popular and widely used database systems in the world. Companies who use PostgreSQL include Apple, Cisco, Spotify, Fujitsu, Skype, Netflix and IMDb.
A 2018 survey of stackoverflow developers reported that one third of developers used PostgreSQL on a daily basis in their professional lives, up from 25% in 2017. PostgreSQL experience really is a desired skill in the tech industry.
Here’s what students are saying about this SQL course:
Christopher says – “A really great course. The structure was well setup and the pacing was perfect. Each section and lecture flowed well in to the next. The exercises and solutions were very helpful. I was new to sql and postgresql before taking this course but I can now say that I am comfortable with both.”
Erin Todd says – “I love this course so far very easy to follow and interactive.“
Raymond Beauchamp says – “Amount of information is good for a beginner course. Was beneficial in increasing my understanding of the subject. Instructor was knowledgeable, and was easy to follow.”
John Hellmann says – “Very concise lectures! Was a great course overall“
Abhinav Sharma says – “The explanations are really clear and the course structure is very well thought out.“
By the end of this course you will know how to:
Create a relational database from scratch
Create, alter and delete tables from a database
Insert, update and delete data from a table
Retrieve data from a database using select queries
Filter data using where clauses and logical operators
Order and limit data retrieved from a table
Use aggregate functions and group data to gain more meaningful insights from a database
Relate tables together using database relationships
Use SQL join queries to retrieve data from multiple tables in a single query
A step-by-step video of how to install and setup PostgreSQL is included and the setup is completely FREE.
The SQL code for each video is included as a resource so you can easily access it.
There are SQL exercises, and video solutions, along the way to help you improve your knowledge and SQL skills.
I will be actively answering any questions you may have about the course in the Q&A section.
The course will be continually updated with more sections in the future.
Watch the free preview videos and start learning SQL – one of the most important and in-demand technology skills!
An overview of the topics that will be covered in the course.
Introduction to Databases, SQL and PostgreSQL
In this video you will learn the definition of a database and look at an example database.
We will learn what a relational database is, what a relational database management system is and also what SQL is and what it is used for.
A quiz to test your knowledge of databases, relational databases and SQL.
In this video you will learn how to install and setup PostgreSQL.
SQL & PostgreSQL : Data Definition Language - Creating Our Movie Database
SQL & PostgreSQL: Data Manipulation Language
SQL & PostgreSQL : Retrieving Data from a Table - Select Queries
In this video you will learn how to use the SELECT query to extract data from tables in PostgreSQL.
In this video you will learn how to use WHERE clauses in PostgreSQL to filter results based on row values.
In this video you will learn how to use the IN and NOT IN operators in PostgreSQL to filter your extractions by multiple row values.
In this video you will learn how to use the LIKE operator in PostgreSQL to search for rows containing a specified pattern.
In this video you will learn how to use the BETWEEN operator in PostgreSQL to extract results for rows between two values. This is particularly useful for dates.
In this video you will learn how to ORDER your result sets alphabetically and numerically as well as by date in PostgreSQL.
In this video you will learn how to LIMIT the number of results in your extraction as well as how to use an OFFSET in PostgreSQL.
In this video you will learn how to remove duplicate values from your result sets in PostgreSQL.
In this video you will learn how to set a column name alias in PostgreSQL. This will help to make your result set more readable.
SQL & PostgreSQL : Aggregate Functions and Grouping Data
In this video you will learn what a JOIN is, what it is used for, and what the differences between the most common JOIN statements are.
In this video you will learn how to write INNER JOIN statements in SQL to return data from more than one table.
In this video you will learn how to write more complex INNER JOINs that include WHERE clauses.
In this video you will learn how to write LEFT JOINs and how they differ from INNER JOINs.
In this video you will learn how to write RIGHT JOINs and how they are different from LEFT JOINs.
In this video you will learn how to write FULL JOINs.
In this video you will learn how to SELECT data from more than two tables by JOINing multiple tables together.
In this video you will learn how you can SELECT from multiple tables using the UNION and UNION ALL statements. You will also learn the difference between UNION and UNION ALL.