Students will learn what SQL is and how it can help them query a database to answer business questions.
Windows Introduction or equivalent knowledge.
Students will learn how to use SQL statements to query a database.
Students should be familiar with the components that make up the PC, including input, output, and storage devices. They should also be familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology.
SQL Fundamentals of Querying is the first course in this series. Students who want to learn more advanced features of the language can take SQL Advanced Querying.
Introduction to databases and SQL
- Database concepts
- Understanding SQL concepts
Introduction to the SELECT statement
- An overview of the SELECT statement
- Syntax rules you’ll want to know
- Aggregate functions
- Column aliases
- Performing calculations
- Date functions
Selecting specific rows
- The WHERE clause
- The ORDER BY clause
Working with other operators
- Searching for text
- Logical operators
- The GROUP BY clause
- The HAVING clause
- Comparing the WHERE and HAVING clauses
- Joining tables
- Outer joins
Querying a database using Access
- Connecting to a database
- Querying a database
- Generating a report of the data