DO I NEED EXPERIENCE WITH DATABASES AND/OR COMPUTER PROGRAMMING TO JOIN THIS COURSE?
No, you do not need any prior experience with databases or experience programming to take this course. While some exposure to databases might be helpful in internalizing the concepts, there are absolutely no prerequisites. Attendees with and without database experience have greatly benefited from taking this course.
HOW IS THIS COURSE DIFFERENT FROM ADVANCED SQL?
This course provides the core SQL foundation but is not able to dive deep into every topic given timing constraints. Advanced SQL provides deeper dives into certain queries and provides more challenging query practice to train participants to handle any query task on the job.
DO I HAVE THE RIGHT LAPTOP FOR THIS COURSE?
You will need a PC (Windows Vista or newer), Mac (OS X 10.7 or newer), or Linux (Ubuntu, RedHat and others; CentOS 5+). Please contact us if you are planning to use a different setup for this course.
DO I NEED TO INSTALL SOFTWARE FOR THIS COURSE?
Yes, you will need to download and install free database software on your laptop. In case you are planning on using a company laptop, please make sure that you have the necessary rights to install the tools. You will receive detailed information on the download and installation procedures during the course and Cognitir will assist you with any setup issues.