SQL Querying Fundamentals – Part 1

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1 days - $545

This course, SQL Querying: Fundamentals, will teach you to use SQL as a tool to retrieve the information you need from databases.
This course may earn a Credly Badge.

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This course is intended for individuals with basic computer skills, familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology, and who want to use SQL to query databases.

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  • Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • 1 – Executing a Simple Query

    • Connect to the SQL Database
    • Query a Database
    • Save a Query
    • Modify and Execute a Saved Query

    2 – Performing a Conditional Search

    • Search Using One or More Conditions
    • Search for a Range of Values and NULL Values
    • Search Data Based on Patterns

    3 – Working with Functions

    • Perform Date Calculations
    • Calculate Data Using Aggregate Functions
    • Manipulate String Values

    4 – Organizing Data

    • Sort Data
    • Rank Data
    • Group Data
    • Filter Grouped Data
    • Summarize Grouped Data
    • Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators

    5 – Retrieving Data from Multiple Tables

    • Combine the Results of Two Queries
    • Compare the Results of Two Queries
    • Retrieve Data by Joining Tables

    6 – Exporting Query Results

    • Generate a Text File
    • Generate an XML File
  • In this course, you will compose SQL queries to retrieve desired information from a database.

    You will:
    Connect to the SQL Server database and execute a simple query.
    Include a search condition in a simple query.
    Use various functions to perform calculations on data.
    Organize the data obtained from a query before it is displayed on-screen.
    Retrieve data from multiple tables.
    Export the results of a query.