Introduction to SQL
- Course Code ISQL
- Duration 1 day
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This course is available in the following formats:
Event at company
Traditional Classroom Learning
Learning that is virtual
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The Introduction to SQL course is designed to give delegates practical experience in using ANSI standard SQL. As it is a generic course,some of the differences between different vendors' implementations will be noted.
These events can be delivered exclusively for your company at our locations or yours, specifically for your delegates and your needs. The Company Events can be tailored or standard course deliveries.
Anyone who needs to understand and use SQL to manipulate a database.
There are no formal pre-requisites for this Introduction to SQL course,although an understanding of databases and exposure to information technology in general would be useful.
To provide the knowledge and skills needed to retrieve and update data held in a relational database.
- Administration and Course Materials
- Course Structure and Agenda
- Delegate and Trainer Introductions
Session 1: RELATIONAL DATABASE CONCEPTS
- What is a Relational Database?
- Relational Database Structures
- Tables,Rows and Columns
- Indexes,Primary Keys and Foreign Keys
- Data Types
- The Data Dictionary
Session 2: RETRIEVING DATA WITH THE SELECT STATEMENT
- The Select Statement
- The Select and From Clauses
- Conditions and the Where Clause
- Other Conditional Operators
- Logical Operators
- The Order By Clause
- Column Aliases
- Arithmetic Operations
- Precedence of Operators
Session 3: AGGREGATE FUNCTIONS
- Overview of Built in Aggregate Functions
- The Group By Clause
- The Having Clause
Session 4: JOINING TABLES
- Overview of Table Joins
- Inner Joins
- Table Aliases
- Outer Joins
- Self Joins
- ANSI Join Syntax
Session 5: BASIC SUBQUERIES AND SET OPERATORS
- Overview of Subqueries
- Basic Subqueries
- Set Operators
Some previous programming or database experience would be useful.
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