Questing Vole Press
SQL Short Course

SQL Short Course
by Chris Fehily

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Description

Get up to speed fast with SQL, the language of databases. Bestselling author Chris Fehily teaches you just the parts of SQL that you need to know. Quick, learn-by-example lessons start with simple data retrieval and sorting, move on to filtering and grouping, and then build to more-advanced topics, including joins, subqueries, views, and transactions. Whether you’re an analyst, developer, data scientist, or Microsoft Office user, you’ll find straightforward, practical answers. You can download the sample database to follow along with the examples.

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Database Basics
3. SQL Basics
4. Retrieving Data from a Table
5. Sorting Rows
6. Filtering Rows
7. Combining and Negating Conditions
8. Pattern Matching
9. More Ways to Filter Rows
10. Operators and Functions
11. Working with Functions
12. Evaluating Conditional Values
13. Summarizing Data
14. Grouping Data
15. Joining Tables
16. Working with Joins
17. Subqueries
18. Combining Queries
19. Inserting Rows
20. Updating and Deleting Rows
21. Creating and Changing Tables
22. Indexes
23. Views
24. Transactions
A. The Sample Database
B. Running SQL Programs
C. Data Types

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