MySQL for Beginners (Self-Study Course)


Who should attend

This course will help new MySQL users who have little or no previous experience understand relational database management systems. By investing in this course, you'll develop new knowledge and skills to leverage this powerful solution.


Basic computer literacy is required. Knowledge of database concepts and previous experience with any command-line program is suggested.

Course Objectives

This MySQL for Beginners Self-Study Course covers all the basics and will help you develop a solid foundation. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you about the fundamentals of SQL and relational databases, using MySQL as a teaching tool and more.

  • Be able to troubleshoot syntax and understand typical warnings and errors
  • Be able to delete or modify a database, and table row data
  • Grouping query data with Aggregation
  • Connect data from multiple table rows using JOIN
  • Perform nested sub-queries
  • Use of Simple Functions (String, Date, Numerical)
  • Describe MySQL connectors, their major features and differences
  • Understand MySQL storage engines, transactions and features of the common engines
  • Understand the features and benefits of MySQL
  • Be able to install and start the MySQL server
  • Understand the basics of Relational Databases
  • Understand the SQL and MySQL languages
  • Understand Data/Column types with regard to efficient database design
  • Be able to view a database design structure/content
  • Create a database design using an efficient structure
  • Be able to extract basic database information using the SELECT command

Product Description

  • Introduction
    • Features and Benefits of MySQL
    • MySQL Products and Service
    • Community vs. Enterprise
    • MySQL Certification Program
    • MySQL Certification Program
    • MySQL Website
    • MySQL Architecture
    • Install and Start MySQL
  • Database Basics
    • SQL Language and MySQL
    • Database Design
    • Database Modeling
    • Keys
    • Normalization
    • Data Types
    • What is NULL?
    • Viewing Database Structure
  • Database Creation
    • Create a New Database Structure
    • Creating a Database
    • Creating a Table
  • Basic Queries
    • The SELECT Command
    • MySQL Query Browser
    • Troubleshooting
  • Database Maintenance
    • Delete an Entire Database
    • Maintaining Tables
    • Maintaining Columns
    • Indexes and Constraints
    • Data Manipulation
  • Delete/Modify Table row Data
    • The INSERT Command
    • The REPLACE Command
    • The UPDATE Statement
    • The DELETE Command
  • Functions
    • Simple Functions
    • Grouping With Functions
  • Joining Tables
    • Combining Multiple Tables
    • Inner Joins
    • Outer Joins
  • Exporting/Importing Data
    • Exporting Data
    • Importing Data
  • Sub queries
    • What is a Sub query?
    • Categories of Sub queries
    • Sub query Types
    • Placing Sub queries
    • Other Sub query Uses
    • Other Sub query Uses
  • Supplementary Information
    • Creating VIEWs
    • Transactions
    • Retrieving Metadata
  • Conclusion
    • Course Review
    • Training and Certification Website
    • Course Evaluation
    • Thank You!
    • QA Session
Price (excl. tax)

1,277.- €