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Research and Markets: Introduction to SQL Training - An Essential Resource

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ngw86z/introduction_to) has announced the addition of the "Introduction to SQL Training" training to their offering.

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.

This class is hands-on and interactive, with exercises, presentations and readings to ensure students stay engaged and learn the material presented.

Approximately 16 hours of training.

This course is valid for One Year after purchase.

Key Topics Covered:

Relational Database Basics

- Brief History of SQL

- Relational Databases

-- Tables

-- Rows

-- Columns

-- Relationships

-- Datatypes

-- Primary Keys

-- Foreign Keys

-- Relational Database Management System

- Popular Databases

-- Commercial Databases

-- Popular Open Source Databases

-- Valid Object References

- SQL Statements

-- Database Manipulation Language (DML)

-- Database Definition Language (DDL)

-- Database Control Language (DCL)

Simple SELECTs

- Introduction to the Northwind Database

- Some Basics

-- Comments

-- Whitespace and Semi-colons

-- Case Sensitivity

- SELECTing All Columns in All Rows

- Exploring the Tables

- SELECTing Specific Columns

- Sorting Records

-- Sorting By a Single Column

-- Sorting By Multiple Columns

-- Sorting By Column Position

-- Ascending and Descending Sorts

- The WHERE Clause and Operator Symbols

-- Checking for Equality

-- Checking for Inequality

-- Checking for Greater or Less Than

-- Checking for NULL

-- WHERE and ORDER BY

- Using the WHERE clause to check for equality or inequality

- Using the WHERE clause to check for greater or less than

- Checking for NULL

- Using WHERE and ORDER BY Together

- The WHERE Clause and Operator Words

-- The BETWEEN Operator

-- The IN Operator

-- The LIKE Operator

-- The NOT Operator

- More SELECTs with WHERE

- Checking Multiple Conditions

-- AND

-- OR

-- Order of Evaluation

- Writing SELECTs with Multiple Conditions

Advanced SELECTs

- Calculated Fields

-- Concatenation

-- Mathematical Calculations

-- Aliases

- Calculating Fields

- Aggregate Functions and Grouping

-- Aggregate Functions

-- Grouping Data

-- Selecting Distinct Records

- Working with Aggregate Functions

- Built-in Data Manipulation Functions

-- Common Math Functions

-- Common String Functions

-- Common Date Functions

- Data Manipulation Functions

Subqueries, Joins and Unions

- Subqueries

- Joins

-- Table Aliases

-- Multi-table Joins

- Using Joins

- Outer Joins

- Unions

-- UNION ALL

-- UNION Rules

- Working with Unions

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ngw86z/introduction_to

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