TL;DR: The MySQL & SQL for Beginners Course is on sale for £9.68 as of Sept. 3, saving you 93% on list price.
In theory, Excel can handle practically limitless rows of data. But if you attempt to toss in hundreds of thousands of data points, as well as some Pivot Tables and graphs, you’ll soon find yourself pulling your hair out over how long and tedious the process is.
Spreadsheets like Excel were not meant to handle the vast quantities of raw data that powers today’s biggest companies.
A faster, sleeker, and more heavy-duty way to manage data is with MySQL and SQL. Think of a switch to SQL as trading in your Honda Civic for a Ferrari. With the open-source database, you’ll be able to manage web-based applications and massive spreadsheets of data, all without compromising on performance, reliability, or ease-of-use. It comes as no shocker that thanks to all of its efficient features, the database is one of the most popular in the world.
For those who work with data on a daily basis, learning both SQL and MySQL is a relatively simple process — so long as you have the right training. To help novices conquer the learning curve, the MySQL & SQL For Beginners Course comes with 136 lectures and 18 hours of learning content that help you manage relational databases, as well as master beginner to complex SQL queries, transactions, and stored procedures.
And you can digitally enroll into the course, and gain lifetime access for just £9.68 in case you ever need a little brushing up later in your career.