If you’re new to SQL Server and searching for online training, I’d just like to say:
In this post, I’d like to provide some tips for how a new SQL Server user can better use online resources with less frustration.
In a blog about learning SQL Server, it can be tempting to start with the basics of installing and using SQL Server. But the “why” should always be covered before the “how”. Why use a database? What problems does it solve? When can it help you? If you already have your own answers to these questions, then feel free to skip this post and move onto other posts on this blog that more practically dive into SQL Server concepts and skills.
The following video attempts to address these questions: