Looking for an alternative way of teaching SQL, and wondering if there is a free/web-based game that requires knowledge of SQL to win. If possible, the game should not only be fun, but also track how much SQL the player knows.
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You can try to win via SQL if you'll get up on the top of rating. Every SQL exercise solved shall put up you in rating.
I don't know of a gamified SQL learning tool, but I'll recommend The Manga Guide To Databases as a way to cut through the boredom factor. It's a fast read, even for retro-technical managers, and does a quick survey of how to design and use a DB.