Intermediate 3-Day SQL Course
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SQL Course, Using MS SQL Management Studio
SQL Course summary
In this SQL Course you will learn how to get valuable information, trends, summaries, statistics and insights from your company data using SQL.
This course is ideal for managers and data analysts who need to get business intelligence from data.
SQL Course Desciption
Session 1: Database Concepts
To assist with the SQL aspects of the SQL Course, we also cover database basics. What is a database? Tables, rows and columns, Indexes, primary keys, unique constraints and foreign keys, Client-Server architecture, Supported data types, table types,. The Information_Schema
Session 2: Using the SQL client
SQL Getting started and Logging in, Selecting a database, Client commands, Entering and executing SQL statements, Retrieving previous commands, Creating, editing and executing SQL files, Redirecting output into a file, Command line execution of SQL Scripts
Session 3: Basic SQL SELECT statement
The SQL SELECT statement, Case sensitivity, Quotes, Statement terminator, Syntax conventions, The select clause, The FROM clause, Conditions and the WHERE clause, Boolean operators (AND and OR) and SQL conditional operators (=,!=,>,<,IN, and BETWEEN).The ORDER BY clause, Column aliases, Arithmetic expressions, Null functions (“IS NULL,” “IS NOT NULL,” , "Isnull",“Coalesce”), Precedence of operators
Session 4: LIMIT / TOP, UNION Queries and SQL AGGERGATE Functions
The LIMIT and TOP clauses, Aggregate (Sum, Average, Maximum, Minimum, Count), Group By, Rollup with Group By, Having.
Session 5: SQL Subqueries, Basic Subqueries, Nested Subqueries, “WITH AS”
Joins: SQL Cartesian products, SQL Joins (Inner join, Left join, Right join, Full join) Table aliases, Natural joins, Join using, Join on, Multi-table joins, Union, Union All, Except, Intersect
Session 6: SQL Numeric Functions (ABS, SIGN, MOD, etc.) and String Functions (Locate, Left, Right, Concat, etc), DATE and TIME functions
Session 7: SQL Views (Create, alter and drop), Stored Proecdures with Input and Output parameters
Session 8: Creating Databases and Tables
Session 9: SQL Indexes
Session 10: Managing Data
Inserting rows, Replacing rows, Updating rows, Deleting rows, The truncate statement, The COMMIT and ROLLBACK commands, Savepoints, Implicit commits
Session 11: SQL Server Access Control
Creating users, Renaming users, Dropping users, Granting privileges, Revoking privileges
Session 12: Import data into SQL and Export from SQL
Exporting using SQL, Importing using SQL, Exporting from the command line, Importing from the command line
What is included in this SQL Course:
SQL Course Certificate on completion (assessment based)
SQL Course notes
Practical SQL Course exercises, SQL Course Homework / SQL Course Revision work
Tea, coffees, but no lunch
To assist after the course, 1 free session for questions online SQL Course via Skype or Teamviewer.
Max group size on this SQL Course is 4.