A database developer is responsible for writing instructions that affect the way records are stored in a computer system. In this learning path, focus on improving databases and discover how to write programs that access data in a database.
Learn to modify databases and create reports from databases.
Write programs to access data in a database.
Understand the structure of a database and how to create tables.
Programming Foundations: Databases with Simon Allardice
Discover how a database can benefit both you and your architecture, whatever the programming language, operating system, or application type you use.
3h 11m • COURSE
Database Clinic: MySQL with Brad Wheeler
In this installment of the Database Clinic series, enhance your understanding of MySQL by seeing how it handles a series of common tasks.
1h 59m • COURSE
Database Clinic: SQLite with Mark Niemann-Ross
In this installment of the Database Clinic series, enhance your understanding of SQLite—the powerful embedded database engine—by seeing how it handles a series of common tasks.
2h 10m • COURSE
SQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman
Learn how to use SQL to manage your database. This simple, straightforward course provides detailed instructions for creating tables, defining relationships, manipulating strings, and more.
3h 17m • COURSE
MySQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman
Learn how to create, update, and maintain MySQL databases.
4h 24m • COURSE
Learning SQL Programming with Scott Simpson
Learn the basics of SQL, the programming language for retrieving and editing data from databases such as SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL.
1h 27m • COURSE
You’ll learn database development skills with these experts
Simon Allardice is a software developer and writer. He has programmed nuclear reactors and music drivers.
Simon Allardice is a software developer, lynda.com senior author, trainer, and writer with 25 years spent programming and consulting for corporations throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has programmed everything from safety routines for nuclear reactors to music drivers for computer games. Simon's been a trainer for many years and has spoken at multiple conferences, user groups, and code camps. He has authored, contributed, and edited several books on advanced web development.
Brad Wheeler is a test and validation engineer at Allion USA.
He has 14 years of experience in information technology and engineering. In his spare time he writes fiction, plays video games, and studies history. Brad lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two dogs.
Mark Niemann-Ross is a technologist with experience in hardware, software, and science fiction.
Mark has been helping developers navigate APIs for almost 30 years, and has been responsible for third-party programs at Quark and Adobe. In addition to hands-on technology, he's also been involved in technology education, starting with a degree in industrial education and most recently working as a content manager for LinkedIn Learning.
Mark's science fiction has most recently appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. He's currently working on a murder mystery solved by a refrigerator.
Bill Weinman is a tech advocate, entrepreneur, and expert in a programming languages such as C++ and Python.
Bill Weinman is the author of several books and online courses on the technical aspects of the World Wide Web. He has earned a reputation for his ability to explain complex topics in clear, concise terms. Mr. Weinman built his first computer in 1973, and has been involved with technology ever since. He has run a successful consulting practice, been a computer manufacturer, and most recently headed a hosting company. An accomplished guitarist, Bill performs and records music when he's not writing about computers. You can learn more about Bill, his projects and his music at http://bw.org/.
Scott Simpson has a master's in education and currently creates technology courses as an author at LinkedIn.
Scott has been interested in computers since he was about seven years old, and for most of that time, he's been teaching friends, family, and strangers how to use them. This geeky hobby turned into a job with Apple during college, and after completing his master's degree in education at San Diego State University, he has helped to shape the Developer segment here at lynda.com as a content producer. Scott enjoys building web apps and exploring new technologies. He can be found on Twitter at @scotty82.