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Top 10 best SQL video tutorials | Learn SQL step by step

Data is everywhere and when you have the data, it is usually stored in Database or MS Excel. Excel is used to store a limited amount of data but whereas Database is used to store a large amount of data. However, How do you interact with Database? SQL(Structured Query Language) is query language which is used to communicate with Database to retrieve, manipulate the stored data. The companies use Database because it is High Speed, easy to use, simple,  Interactive language etc,. SQL queries can be used with any programming language such as Java, PHP, Python, Nodejs, AngularJS, Android 

There are many resources available online but below are the Top 10 best SQL video tutorials to learn and master in SQL.

Top 10 best SQL video tutorials

The Ultimate MySQL Bootcamp: Go from SQL Beginner to Expert

This video tutorial is another popular video tutorial over the internet. This video tutorial is a one stop for you to learn SQL. If you're serious about learning SQL concepts then this is the best video tutorial for you. This video tutorial covers all the real time projects(Build a web app using MySQL and NodeJS, Instagram clone) as well as exercises, assignments, challenges, and opportunities which make you get acquainted with the SQL concepts and get confidence in SQL. In this video tutorial, the instructor walks you the SQL concepts using the MySQL database. The video lectures are pretty well organized and easy to understand. In this video tutorial, you will learn concepts such as DDL commands, CRUD commands, Aggregate functions, Working with Data Types, Logical Operators, the relationship between two tables such as one to many, many to one and many to many using Foreign concepts, Joins, Cross Joins. Trust me, you won't regret after going this video tutorial. 
The Complete SQL Bootcamp is one of the best video tutorials over the internet. The knowledge gained in this video tutorial helps to easily work on different SQL databases such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon Redshift, Oracle, and etc,. In this video tutorial, the instructor walks you through SQL concepts on PostgreSQL, he begins with how to install PostgreSQL on Mac and windows. He explains concepts from the basic such as what is Database, Table, Schema. Then moves SQL queries, how to retrieve the data from the tables using the conditions such as Group by, Count, Where, limit, Order by, IN, Like, Having etc,. Joins and Views are difficult to understand in the SQL but the instructor explains clearly and easy to understand. This SQL video tutorial is most suitable for the beginners and serves a refresher training. It is a must-have video tutorial for the Python seekers.

This video tutorial is created by Stanford University and the best thing about this video tutorial is, it is available for free. In this video tutorial, you will learn about the basic SQL commands such as Data Definition Language(DDL) and Data Manipulation Language(DML). The instructor walks you through the how to work two tables using SQL operators such as UNION, OR, AND etc, and also covers how to work with SQL sub queries such as Where, From, Select etc,. This video tutorial also provides quizzes to get familiar with SQL concepts. This is a very basic video tutorial that doesn't cover SQL queries but it helps to understand basic concepts. This video tutorial is completely for the beginners, I won't recommend this video tutorial who wants to learn advanced concepts in the SQL.


Intro to SQL: Querying and Managing data

This video tutorial is presented by Khan Academy. This video tutorial is a very basic introductory course for the beginners where the instructor will teach you how to create a database and how to create a table in a database and how to store data in a table, how to use queries to retrieve the stored data from a table and manipulate it. This video tutorial has assignments to test your knowledge acquired through this video tutorials and it is available for free.

SQL Essential Training

In this SQL video tutorial, the instructor covers basic concepts required to understand the SQL. Here, you will learn about how to create tables and defining relationships, inserting, deleting and modifying the data in the table. You will also learn how to create the triggers for the certain actions and working with subselects, views. This video tutorial is best suitable for the beginners.


Introduction to SQL

This video tutorial is presented by Pluralsight and it is available for free. In this video tutorial, the instructor explains what is a database and Relational Database means, then moves to the basic SQL commands such as Select, Insert, update and delete etc,. I would recommend this video tutorial for the SQL beginners.


SQL & Database Design A-Z™: Learn MS SQL Server + PostgreSQL

This SQL tutorial is one of the best video tutorials and must watch tutorial for the data science aspirants. This video tutorial imparts a great knowledge and experience gained by the instructor. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to interact with the database using SQL queries and get familiarized with PostgreSQL. The instructor not only covers concepts such as SQL queries but also covers topics such as OLTP, OLAP, Normalization of Databases, Schemas. I would recommend this video tutorial to the beginners and Data Scientists.


The Complete Oracle SQL Certification Course

This video tutorial is more focused on the Oracle SQL and the best thing about this video tutorial is that the instructor's motivational approach encourages you to practice the skills as you learn them, and, in the process, reinforces your confidence to learn even more. This video tutorial is completely for the beginners and you don't need any additional programming language to go through this video tutorial.

The instructor has good knowledge on SQL and explains the concepts clearly. This video tutorial is one stop point for the SQL concepts and the instructor helps you to understand the concepts and makes you think of writing of queries on your own. Here, you will learn about the SQL queries such as select, create, alter, Joins, Group by, Union, Intersect, Synonyms, views, Grant, Revoke, Index etc,. This video tutorial is suitable for the beginners. If you are looking to learn about advanced on concepts in SQL check out the SQL Advanced. To prepare yourself and get confident in SQL go through the 200+ SQL Interview Questions.

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