Getting started with SQL
This section of the course is designed to get you started with using SQL. There are two lessons included in this section:
In this section we will cover an overview of what SQL is and how it pertains to databases. We will also look at installing the MySQL database. It can be installed on a Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OS X, or Linux operating system.
For the course I will be recommended installing Ubuntu Linux on a virtual machine. All of the software used is free. You can however install MySQL on your host operating system.