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Databases for Beginners

A Gentle Introduction to Databases, SQL, and Microsoft Access


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Are you new to the world of databases? Wondering where to get started? In this series of articles, we introduce you to the basics of database technology and help you get started in this exciting field.

Introduction to Databases

Begin with these articles to learn the fundamental concepts behind databases:

Working with Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is one of the most popular database platforms on the market today. This series of articles helps you get started with Access. You can learn how to:

SQL Databases

If you’re working with the Structured Query Language (SQL), you’ll want to read these articles:
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