Database Tutorials on the Web

Database Basics


Database design and Normalisation


SQL Guides

Introduction to databases
from Artful Software Development
  Ten steps to design a database
from Artful Software Development

Gentle introduction to SQL
very clear SQL step-by-step

    Wikipedia on normalisation
SQL tutorial - good for newbies 
Database design summary from Wikipedia       SQL statement syntax in MySQL

  Normalisation and decomposition
by Oscar Zaiane at SFU

SQL Articles at ONLamp
Database basics in 5 parts by Joe Burns   Relational theory
for the mathematically minded

Transact SQL guide


for the mathematically minded

Join basics  from Wikipedia
Primer on normalisation  

Data models - huge collection

  Common Queries
from Artful Software Development




Some database design rules of thumb

RDBMS genealogy   Tutorial on joins from the MySQL manual

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