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

    1:19

    About the Training Architect

    0:21
  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons The Foundation 14:07

    What is a Database?

    3:03

    Types of Databases

    7:01

    How Databases Are Used

    4:03
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Flat Files and Configurations 9:08

    Flat Files You Know and Love

    5:30

    Flat Files Used for Configuration

    3:38
  • Chapter 4 3 Lessons MongoDB 16:17

    MongoDB Installation

    3:05

    MongoDB: Working with Data

    13:12

    Working with MongoDB

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

    Couchbase Installation

    3:52

    Couchbase: Working with Data

    9:58

    Working with Couchbase

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

    PostgreSQL Installation

    4:21

    PostgreSQL: Working with Data

    11:49

    Working with PostgreSQL

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

    MSSQL Installation

    4:24

    MSSQL: Working with Data

    12:50

    Working with MSSQL

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

    MySQL/MariaDB Installation

    3:46

    MySQL/MariaDB: Working with Data

    9:24

    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

    2:51

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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