Introduction
1. Welcome

Instruction

Welcome to our SQL Basics in MS SQL Server course. In this course, you'll learn how to talk to SQL Server.

SQL Server is a database – a computer program that can store various data. You can ask the database to perform some operations on data for you.

In the Code Editor on the right you can see a command that performs one simple operation: it retrieves the names of students who graduated in 2015 and sorts them from youngest to oldest.

Don't worry if you don't understand the command yet; you'll learn how to write such commands yourself in this course.

For starters, let's learn how SQL Server stores data.

Exercise

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