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Java Data Access - SQL Primer

LearnQuest via Coursera


This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of SQL for interaction with Relational Databases. It will illustrate basic SQL statements to create and query tables, leverage table relationships through joins and subqueries, insert and update table rows. It is, however, only intended to cover the basics needed in order for the student to progress onto the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) and Jakarta Persistence (JPA) courses in the Data Access Specialization.


  • Create Database, Tables and Queries
    • In this module we will introduce basic SQL Syntax, Interact with a database its tables to via SQL Queries and Updates to give you enough understanding of SQL for the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) and Jakarta Persistence (JPA) courses
  • Putting it together, Joins and SubQueries
    • In this module you will apply more complex where clauases in your SQL Statements. You will then move onto the concept of joining tables through SQL Join Queries and also SubQueries

Taught by

Ed Lance


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