In this course you will learn about SQL and its basic keywords and phrases used to build statements that will get the data you need from a database.


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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to 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.

  • Executing a Simple Query

  • Connect to the SQL Database

    Query a Database

    Save a Query

    Modify a Query

  • Performing a Conditional Search

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

  • Working with Functions

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

  • Organizing Data

  • Sort Data

    Rank Data

    Group Data

    Filter Grouped Data

    Summarize Grouped Data

    Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators

  • Retrieving Data from Tables

  • Combine Results of Two Queries

    Compare the Results of Two Queries

    Retrieve Data by Joining Tables

  • Exporting Query Results

  • Generate a Text File

    Generate an XML File


This course is intended for users with basic computer skills who want to use SQL to query databases





Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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