Database Essentials

By Michael McClaren

Learn the basics of what a database is, then we explore the different types of databases from flat file to relational.

6 hours
  • 23 Lessons
  • 5 Hands-On Labs

About the course

In this course, we will start with the basics of what a database is, then we will explore the different types of databases from flat file to relational. We will install some of the more popular database systems available on Linux and see how to work with data in those systems.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Course Introduction 1:40

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    About the Training Architect

  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons The Foundation 14:07

    What is a Database?


    Types of Databases


    How Databases Are Used

  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Flat Files and Configurations 9:08

    Flat Files You Know and Love


    Flat Files Used for Configuration

  • Chapter 4 3 Lessons MongoDB 16:17

    MongoDB Installation


    MongoDB: Working with Data


    Working with MongoDB

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 3 Lessons Couchbase 13:50

    Couchbase Installation


    Couchbase: Working with Data


    Working with Couchbase

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 3 Lessons PostgreSQL 16:10

    PostgreSQL Installation


    PostgreSQL: Working with Data


    Working with PostgreSQL

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 3 Lessons MSSQL 17:14

    MSSQL Installation


    MSSQL: Working with Data


    Working with MSSQL

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 3 Lessons MySQL/MariaDB 13:10

    MySQL/MariaDB Installation


    MySQL/MariaDB: Working with Data


    Working with MySQL/MariaDB

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 1 Lesson Where Do We Go from Here? 2:51

    Recommendations for Next Steps


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