22NTC Session: IT
A SQL Developer’s Guide to Salesforce
Submitted by: Aaron Winters


Salesforce provides a database service that is fast, scalable and easy-to-use. Salesforce’s multi-tentant architecture creates some special capabilities, as well as some limitations, compared to a SQL database. In this session we will look at common tasks performed in a SQL database and how those are achieved in Salesforce, as well as explore some of the unique capabilities and strengths of Salesforce’s database service.

Session Type

60 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a basic understanding of Salesforce's database service.
  • How to perform common database operations on the Salesforce platform.
  • Understand the benefits and tradeoffs of using Salesforce vs a SQL database for data storage

Target Audience

Database administrators, system administrators, developers, data analysts.

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