SQLAuthority News – Pluralsight On-Demand FREE for SQL Server Course

The Moral of Story

You can watch the most popular SQL Server – TSQL course on Pluralsight On-Demand for FREE for the next 48 hours. It starts NOW!

The Story

Learning is always difficult. After learning how to apply your knowledge, learning in real life is even more difficult. Technology is moving faster than the speed of light and new technologies are always emerging – this is now the reality of the new technology world. Between all of this, I personally have very little time to learn new technology. I do not like eBooks (this statement warrants a whole new blog posts – some other time), I prefer regular books. It is becoming more and more difficult to carry around the books and read them with passion. It happened to me once that by the time I finished the book, there was a new version of the product out in the market.

Recently I noticed that I am reading more blogs than books. Blogs are great but they are not structured. Structured learning is the key when one wants to understand technology properly. From experience I have learned that watching videos at my convenience (on-demand) and following the labs along with the video is way easier. A good teacher cannot be replaced by 1,000 books. I find that I can learn fastest using online tutorial videos that are well structured.

All the attendees of the technology mega-event in India got free passes from Pluralsight On-Demand training. I watched two Pluralsight courses online and I found they are well structured and have lots of supporting material (lab, scripts, ppts). When I reported my good feedback to Pluralsight, they offered 48 hours free access to their MOST popular SQL Server – TSQL course, exclusively for SQLAuthority.com readers. I cannot let this offer pass when it can help so many of my readers.

The Beginning of the Real World

Try out the SQL Server – TSQL course right away as it is freely available for the next 48 hours only. Let me know your feedback about the course. This course is for every developer who uses SQL Server in their applications. It covers the fundamentals of using SQL Server from T-SQL to the CLR, to automating processing with SQL Server Integration services.

UPDATE: You do not need login or create account to watch T-SQL course. Just go to SQL Server – TSQL and click on links.

Reference: Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)

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16 thoughts on “SQLAuthority News – Pluralsight On-Demand FREE for SQL Server Course

  1. I shared some of the free passes with my peers yesterday.

    Good news for Andriod users. PluralSight has recently released the Andriod App which will allow you to view their Training Video’s from your phone. Guys, who are travelling for long hours in Company Buses (in Bangalore traffic) can really make well use of their time :) NOTE: You would require a good Internet connection!

  2. Hello,

    I do not understand why you do not like eBooks? I love the eBooks (or any electronic literature on my iPad) and I usually take the longest public transportation route to work so I can read.
    And also, I disagree that blogs are not structured. I believe that your blog as well as mine (www.sqlconcept.com) are quite well structured and anyone can learn a lot from blogs, if they pay attention. books are the theory and the blogs are the experience – not always the same thing, right?

    I will look at the training video later on.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Feodor

  3. Hi All,

    To watch videos you do not need to login or register. Just click on link in blog post and you will be taken to the page which has free videos.

    Kind Regards,
    Pinal

  4. Thanks for sharing! PluralSight videos are really good. Watched couple of other courses in past and found them to be well structured and focused.

  5. Excellent vidoe. Thank you so much Pinal. But I could watch only one video as I came to know about them very late. Is it possible to extend the free access period.

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