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Introduction to SQL Programming Basics (TTSQL002)

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

Basic Computer Literacy: Familiarity with operating systems, file management, and general computer navigation to ensure a smooth transition into learning SQL tools and environments. -Understanding of Fundamental Data Concepts: A grasp of basic data concepts like tables, records, and fields would aid in understanding relational databases and how SQL operates within them. -Basic technical background: Although specific prior scripting experience isn't required to attend, we recommend that you have a background in IT or other technical topics or skills

Overview

Working in a hands-on learning environment, led by our expert instructor, you'll explore: -Basic RDBMS Principles: Learn the art of relational design, entity relationship diagrams, data domains, and more. -The SQL Language and Tools: Get acquainted with SQL*Plus, EZConnect, and other vital SQL and PL/SQL commands. -Using SQL Developer: Configure connections, understand different tabs, and become proficient in Query Builder. -Essential Query Mechanics: Grasp SQL query basics, functions, ANSI 92 Joins, ANSI 99 Joins, and delve into subqueries. -Advanced Analytics: Explore regular expressions, analytics, ranking functions, pattern matching, and more. Throughout the course, hands-on labs will enable participants to apply the learned concepts directly, simulating real-world projects. Whether designing intricate data structures or performing nuanced data analyses, these exercises provide a practical understanding of how SQL can be applied on the job. -Data Analysis Essentials: Discover how to extract, analyze, and interpret data, deriving insights that can guide organizational strategies. -Database Management: Learn to construct and manage sophisticated database systems, ensuring efficiency and reliability. -Versatile Tool Utilization: Master tools like SQL Developer and SQL*Plus, harnessing their full capabilities to optimize your database operations.

Description

SQL, or Structured Query Language, serves as the backbone of modern data management and manipulation. Understanding its principles allows technical professionals to create, maintain, and interrogate databases, giving them the power to make data-driven decisions that can shape the success of their organizations. From e-commerce platforms to complex inventory systems, SQL is the key to managing big data and transforming it into actionable insights. Geared for experienced technical professionals, Introduction to SQL Programming is a three-day, hands-on course that will provide you with a solid understanding of SQL programming, providing you with the tools, techniques, and insights required to excel in database management and analysis. Throughout the course, you'll learn how to handle data challenges with creativity and precision, learning how to extract, analyze, and interpret large datasets. This includes developing abilities to craft, interpret, and optimize SQL queries, analyze data, and implement effective database solutions, leading to informed, data-driven decision-making. You'll explore relational design principles, entity relationship diagrams, and the creation of efficient data models to represent complex relationships within data. The course also covers how to construct, interpret, and optimize SQL queries, including the use of functions, joins, subqueries, and advanced analytical techniques. Through extensive lab work, you'll gain the foundational knowledge and practical skills required to tackle various data challenges with confidence and creativity. You'll exit the course equipped with the SQL knowledge and skills needed to craft, interpret, and optimize SQL queries, analyze data, and implement effective database solutions, leading to informed, data-driven decision-making within your organization.

Prerequisites

Basic Computer Literacy: Familiarity with operating systems, file management, and general computer navigation to ensure a smooth transition into learning SQL tools and environments. -Understanding of Fundamental Data Concepts: A grasp of basic data concepts like tables, records, and fields would aid in understanding relational databases and how SQL operates within them. -Basic technical background: Although specific prior scripting experience isn™t required to attend, we recommend that you have a background in IT or other technical topics or skills

Basic RDBMS Principles Relational design principles Accessing data through a structured query language Entity relationship diagrams Data Domains Null values Indexes Views Denormalization Data Model Review The SQL Language and Tools Using SQL*Plus Why Use SQL*Plus When Other Tools Are Available Starting SQL*Plus EZConnect SQL Commands PL/SQL Commands SQL*Plus Commands The COLUMN Command The HEADING Clause The FORMAT Clause The NOPRINT Clause The NULL Clause The CLEAR Clause Predefined define variables LOGIN.SQL Command history Copy and paste in SQL*Plus Entering SQL commands Entering PL/SQL commands Entering SQL*Plus commands Default output from SQL*Plus Entering Queries What about PL/SQL Using SQL Developer Choosing a SQL Developer version Configuring connections Creating A Basic Connection Creating A TNS Connection Connecting Configuring preferences Using SQL Developer The Columns Tab The Data Tab The Constraints Tab The Grants Tab The Statistics Tab Other Tabs Queries In SQL Developer Query Builder Accessing Objects Owned By Other Users The Actions Pulldown Menu Differences between SQL Developer and SQL*Plus Reporting Commands Missing In SQL Developer General Commands Missing In SQL Developer Data Dictionary report User Defined reports Using scripts in SQL Developer SQL Query Basics Understanding the data dictionary Exporting Key Data Dictionary Information The Dictionary View Components of a SELECT Statement The SELECT Clause The FROM Clause The WHERE Clause The GROUP BY Clause The HAVING Clause The ORDER BY Clause The START WITH And CONNECT BY Clauses The FOR UPDATE Clause Set Operators Column Aliases Fully Qualifying Tables and Columns Table Aliases Using DISTINCT and ALL in SELECT statements WHERE and ORDER BY WHERE clause basics Comparison operators Literals and Constants in SQL Simple pattern matching Logical operations The DUAL table Arithmetic operations Expressions in SQL Character operators Pseudo columns Order by clause basics Ordering Nulls Accent and case sensitive sorts Sampling data WHERE and ORDER BY in SQL Developer All, Any, Some Functions The basics of functions Number functions Character functions Date functions Conversion functions Other functions Large object functions Error functions The RR format mode; Leveraging your knowledge ANSI 92 JOINS Basics of ANSI 92 Joins Using Query Builder with multiple tables Table Aliases Outer joins Outer Joins In Query Builder Set operators Self-referential joins Non-Equijoins ANSI 99 Joins Changes with ANSI99 CROSS Join NATURAL Join JOIN USING JOIN ON LEFT / RIGHT OUTER JOIN FULL OUTER JOIN GROUP BY and HAVING Introduction to GROUP functions Limiting Rows Including NULL Using DISTINCT With Group Functions GROUP function requirements The HAVING clause Other GROUP function rules Using Query Builder with GROUP clauses ROLLUP and CUBE The Grouping function Grouping Sets Subqueries Why use subqueries WHERE clause subqueries FROM clause subqueries HAVING clause subqueries CORRELATED subqueries SCALAR subqueries DML and subqueries EXISTS subqueries Hierarchical queries TOP N AND BOTTOM N queries Creating subqueries using Query Builder Regular Expressions Available Regular Expressions Regular Expression Operators Character Classes Pattern matching options REGEX_LIKE REGEXP_SUBSTR REGEXP_INSTR REGEXP_REPLACE REGEXP_COUNT Analytics The WITH clause Reporting aggregate functions Analytical functions User-Defined bucket histograms The MODEL clause PIVOT and UNPIVOT Temporal validity More Analytics RANKING functions RANK DENSE_RANK CUME_DIST PERCENT_RANK ROW_NUMBER Windowing aggregate functions RATIO_TO_REPORT LAG / LEAD Linear Regression functions Inverse Percentile functions Hypothetical ranking functions Pattern Matching
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Introduction to SQL Programming Basics (TTSQL002) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the ITS Data Analytics course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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