Stanford University is offering a free course on databases. Introduction to Databases — ‘From October-December 2011 this online course will be offered in a structured fashion free of charge to students worldwide. The public offering will include scored assignments and exams, online discussions with the instructor, and a statement of accomplishment for those who complete the course.’ Sign up here!
The class starts October 10th (right after Oracle Open World) and does not require any prior knowledge on the subject. The professor teaching the class has been teaching databases for 18 years and she will be covering a wide variety of topics such as design, cloud storage, and NoSQL too! Watch this video for an overview
Thanks to George Trujillo for the tip on this class!