SQL: Fundamentals of Querying (SQL-QueryFund)

Course SQL-QueryFund

Cost: $599.00
Duration: 1 day


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Course Start Date Time Time Zone Location Availability
8/6/2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time Virtual
8/6/2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time Virtual
10/8/2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Pacific Time Virtual
10/8/2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Pacific Time Virtual

Course Description


Introduction

You have access to company databases and your job may require you to retrieve data from these databases. Retrieval of information from a database is dependent on precisely ordered logic and specific information. The course, SQL: Fundamentals of Querying will help you use Structured Query Language (SQL) as a tool to implement logic and define instructions.

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Objectives

  • Connect to the SQL Server database and execute a simple query;
  • Include a search condition in a simple query;
  • Use various functions based on the data types to perform calculations on data;
  • Organize the data obtained from the query before it is displayed on the screen;
  • Retrieve data from tables;
  • Format the output, save the result, and generate a report.

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Audience

Any person with basic computer skills, familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology, and wants to use SQL to query databases.

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Prerequisites

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take a Windows XP Level 1 course, or have equivalent skills and knowledge of Windows XP Level 1.        

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Executing a Simple Query

  • Connect to the Database
  • Query the Database
  • Save a Query
  • Modify a Query
  • Execute a Saved Query
Lesson 2: Performing a Conditional Search
  • Search Using a Simple Condition
  • Compare Column Values
  • Search Using Multiple Conditions
  • Search for a Range of Values and Null Values
  • Retrieve Data Based on Patterns
Lesson 3: Working with Functions
  • Perform Date Calculations
  • Calculate Data Using Aggregate Functions
  • Manipulate String Values
Lesson 4: Organizing Data
  • Sort Data
  • Rank Data
  • Group Data
  • Filter Grouped Data
  • Summarize Grouped Data
  • Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators
Lesson 5: Retrieving Data from Tables
  • Combine Results of Two Queries
  • Compare the Results of Two Queries
  • Retrieve Data by Joining Tables
  • Check for Unmatched Records
  • Retrieve Information from a Single Table Using Joins
Lesson 6: Presenting Query Results
  • Save the Query Result
  • Generate an XML Report

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