SQL: Fundamentals of Querying (Third Edition)

Code: 085971
Course duration: 1 days

SQL: Fundamentals of Querying (Third Edition)

Course Specifications
Course number: 085971
Software: Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

About this Course

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 (Third Edition) will help you use Structured Query Language (SQL) as a tool to implement logic and define instructions.

Audience Profile

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


The following Element K courses or equivalent knowledge are highly recommended:

  • Windows XP Professional: Level 1
  • Windows XP Professional: Level 2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 2
  • Relational Databases Design (Second Edition)
  • Access 2003: Designing a Database

Course Objective

You will learn how to compose SQL queries to retrieve information from the database.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Executing a Simple Query
Topic 1A: Connect to the Database
Topic 1B: Query the Database
Topic 1C: Save a Query
Topic 1D: Modify a Query
Topic 1E: Execute a Saved Query

Lesson 2: Performing a Conditional Search
Topic 2A: Search Using a Simple Condition
Topic 2B: Compare Column Values
Topic 2C: Search Using Multiple Conditions
Topic 2D: Search for a Range of Values and Null Values
Topic 2E: Retrieve Data Based on Patterns

Lesson 3: Working with Functions
Topic 3A: Perform Date Calculations
Topic 3B: Calculate Data Using Aggregate Functions
Topic 3C: Manipulate String Values

Lesson 4: Organizing Data
Topic 4A: Sort Data
Topic 4B: Rank Data
Topic 4C: Group Data
Topic 4D: Filter Grouped Data
Topic 4E: Summarize Grouped Data
Topic 4F: Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators

Lesson 5: Retrieving Data from Tables
Topic 5A: Combine Results of Two Queries
Topic 5B: Compare the Results of Two Queries
Topic 5C: Retrieve Data by Joining Tables
Topic 5D: Check for Unmatched Records
Topic 5E: Retrieve Information from a Single Table Using Joins

Lesson 6: Presenting Query Results
Topic 6A: Save the Query Result
Topic 6B: Generate an XML Report

Appendix A: The OGCBooks Database

Guaranteed to Run

2019-08-28 09:00 to 2019-08-30 17:00
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2019-08-14 09:00 to 2019-08-16 17:00
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09:00 to 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-08-07 09:00 to 2019-08-09 17:00
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09:00 to 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
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2019-07-24 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
Washington, D.C. (Virtual Instructor-Led)

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