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Introduction to SQL

Event Start Date: 5/23/2017 10:00 AM

Event End Date: 5/23/2017 2:00 PM

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This SQL training course is designed for students new to writing SQL queries. A typical student will need to learn SQL to build applications or to generate business reports. For the most part, the SQL learned in the course is applicable to all major databases. In the few cases in which there are differences between the databases, these differences will be pointed out.


1.            Understand how relational databases work.

2.            Learn to use SQL to output reports.

3.            Learn to write SQL queries to retrieve data from multiple tables.


1.            Relational Database Basics

A.            Brief History of SQL

B.            Relational Databases

I.             Tables

II.            Rows

III.           Columns

IV.          Relationships

V.            Datatypes

VI.          Primary Keys

VII.         Foreign Keys

VIII.        Relational Database Management System

C.            Popular Databases

 .              Commercial Databases

I.             Popular Open Source Databases

II.            Valid Object References

D.            SQL Statements

 .              Database Manipulation Language (DML)

I.             Database Definition Language (DDL)

II.            Database Control Language (DCL)

2.            Simple SELECTs

 .              Introduction to the Northwind Database

A.            Some Basics

 .              Comments

I.             Whitespace and Semi-colons

II.            Case Sensitivity

B.            SELECTing All Columns in All Rows

C.            Exploring the Tables

D.            SELECTing Specific Columns

E.            Sorting Records

 .              Sorting By a Single Column

I.             Sorting By Multiple Columns

II.            Sorting By Column Position

III.           Ascending and Descending Sorts

F.            The WHERE Clause and Operator Symbols

 .              Checking for Equality

I.             Checking for Inequality

II.            Checking for Greater or Less Than

III.           Checking for NULL

IV.          WHERE and ORDER BY

G.           The WHERE Clause and Operator Words

 .              The BETWEEN Operator

I.             The IN Operator

II.            The LIKE Operator

III.           The NOT Operator

H.            More SELECTs with WHERE

I.             Checking Multiple Conditions

 .              AND

I.             OR

II.            Order of Evaluation

J.             Writing SELECTs with Multiple Conditions

3.            Advanced SELECTs

 .              Calculated Fields

 .              Concatenation

I.             Mathematical Calculations

II.            Aliases

A.            Calculating Fields

B.            Aggregate Functions and Grouping

 .              Aggregate Functions

I.             Grouping Data

II.            Selecting Distinct Records

C.            Working with Aggregate Functions

D.            Built-in Data Manipulation Functions

 .              Common Math Functions

I.             Common String Functions

II.            Common Date Functions

E.            Data Manipulation Functions

4.            Subqueries, Joins and Unions

 .              Subqueries

A.            Joins

 .              Table Aliases

I.             Multi-table Joins

B.            Using Joins

C.            Outer Joins

D.            Unions

 .              UNION ALL

I.             UNION Rules

E.            Working with Unions

5.            If time allows, one or more of the following may be covered:

 .              Conditional Processing with CASE


B.            Student Challenges - Design your own reports

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