Ch 2: Database Basics

About This Chapter

Understanding basic database applications and functions is crucial if you are considering a career in the IT field. You can review database basics using the short and informative lessons contained in this chapter.

Database Basics - Chapter Summary

Using this chapter provides you with the opportunity to ensure your knowledge of data storage and structures and learn what material you might need to review. The chapter covers basic database terminology, query methods and languages, and hierarchical data storage. Lessons cover relevant term definitions and provide examples.

Experienced instructors guide you through easy-to-follow text lessons. Text lesson transcripts are printable so you can have them handy for quick reference. You can also use self-assessment quizzes found in each lesson to gauge how much you know or have learned before moving on to the next topic.

How It Helps

You cannot begin a career in IT without knowing basic database querying tools and data storage methods. After ensuring that you have a working knowledge of this material, you can show potential employers that you possess the skills needed to manage company data.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Understand basic database terminology
  • Use database querying tools
  • Apply programs for storing data
  • Enter database records

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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