CIMW 105 SQL/MySQL
Web-cast Orientation is Wednesday 01/20/2015 at 3PM
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Class is now California State University transfer credit.
All content is on-line. Blackboard has a full set of videos and Web-casts, assignments can be graded and turned in 24/7. Class is offered in Summer, and also 1st and 2nd 8 weeks in both fall and spring.
Course is a good first class on learning SQL. SQL has become the standard for communicating to relational databases (RDBMS). We are in the era of RDBMS, they will be with us the rest of our lives. You indirectly issue SQL commands every time you access Facebook, Blackboard or perform a credit card transaction.
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They listed STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) first. With emphasis on data and developing logic skills. Many majors such as liberal arts are never exposed to logic.
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Second small businesses grow too fast. You see this all the time with IPOs (initial public offerings) on the Stock market. I cannot help you here. But we are right at home on learning how to organize data. Any student who has ever signed up for any of my classes is currently in my databases.
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What is SQL?
- Structured Query Language For Relational Databases (RDBMS)
- Standard for Interacting with Relational Databases
- Session Level Network Protocol
What is MySQL
- Most Popular Database for Web Hosting
- Interfaces to Many Popular Programming Languages
- SQL on MySQL is equivalent to Oracle, IBM DB2 or Microsoft SQL Server. So once you know one SQL, you know them all.
- Oracle is currently positioning MySQL as a direct competitor to Microsoft SQL Server.
All Students have 24/7 Access to...
- Their own MySQL Database,
- Popular Web based interface PHPMyAdmin.
- Submit assignment grading systems with instant feedback
- Access to full set of PHPMyAdmin and MySQL videos
- Blackboard quizzes w instant feedback.