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Introduction to SQL

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Provides the knowledge and skills needed to retrieve and update data held in a relational database.
 

Who Should Attend

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.
 

Course Outline

Relational Database Concepts

  • What is a Relational Database?
  • Tables, Rows and Columns
  • Indexes, Primary Keys and Foreign Keys
  • Data Types
  • The Data Dictionary
  • Getting Started

SQL Language Essentials

  • The Select Statement
  • The Select and From Clauses
  • Conditions and the Where Clause
  • The Order By Clause
  • Arithmetic Operations
  • Column Aliases
  • Practical Exercises

Summarizing and Grouping Data

  • Aggregate Functions
  • The Group By Clause
  • The Having Clause
  • Practical Exercises

Querying Multiple Tables

  • Joining Tables
  • Inner Joins
  • Column Qualification and Table Aliases
  • Outer Joins
  • Self Joins
  • Alternative Join Syntax
  • Practical Exercises

Additional SQL Features

  • Combining Queries
  • The Union, Intersect and Minus Operators
  • Basic Subqueries
  • Practical Exercises

 

Training Location

The Royal Commonwealth Club, 25 Northumberland Avenue, Embankment, London WC2N 5AP

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