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Introduction to SQL  |    A 1 day   hands on   training course

Intro to SQL training course description

A hands on course focusing on the use of SQL. In particular this course does not concentrate on any particular version of SQL but rather enables delegates to recognise the differences found in SQL on different platforms.

What will you learn
  • Explain the difference between standard SQL and different flavours.
  • Use SQL statements to query databases.
  • Use SQL statements to define databases.
Intro to SQL training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone working with databases.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 1 day

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Intro to SQL training course contents

  • What is SQL?
  • What is SQL? History, standards, What is SQL used for? Dialects, ANSI SQL, PL/SQL, Transact SQL, front ends.

  • Database basics
  • RDBMS, Tables.
    Hands on Investigating a database.

  • Basic SQL commands
  • Data retrieval, SQL DML, SQL DDL, SQL queries, SELECT, WHERE clause.
    Hands on Querying a database.

  • SQL data retrieval
  • Aggregate functions, Scalar functions, variations. GROUP BY. HAVING, ORDER BY. Combining conditions. IN and BETWEEN.
    Hands on Selecting data from an existing database.

  • SQL basic data manipulation
  • INSERT, UPDATE, MERGE, DELETE. Transaction controls: START TRANSACTION, COMMIT, ROLLBACK.
    Hands on Modifying data in tables.

  • SQL Data Definition
  • USE, CREATE, DROP, TRUNCATE, ALTER.
    Hands on Defining new tables and elements.

  • Table joins
  • Multiple tables, joins, keys, inner joins, left joins, right joins.

  • Data control
  • GRANT, REVOKE.

Learning path

Reviews

5.0

Based on customer reviews

C. W. - BBC NI

"I had no knowledge at the start of the course and the instructions were excellent."


F. D. - BBC NI

"Very good"

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.