On this page we have archived interviews we’ve conducted with teachers and other bloggers.
I would encourage you to look at these articles and find one that interests you. Each interview provides insight on what you should know when learning SQL, and what pitfalls to avoid.
Check out the article What does it take to be a Junior DBA? to learn more about becoming a DBA. If you’re more into software development, then you’ll find Interview with Alessandro Alpi on Database Life Cycle Management and interesting read.
All the examples for this lesson are based on Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and the sample databases AdventureWorks and WideWorldImporters. You can get started using these free tools using my guide Getting Started Using SQL Server