Introduction to SQL Using PostgreSQL

Course Number: SQL106-W

Duration: 2 days

Format: Live, online

Overview

This PostgreSQL training course is designed for students new to writing SQL queries with PostgreSQL. Most of the SQL learned in this course is standard to all modern databases, but PostgreSQL will be used in class and syntax and functionality specific to PostgreSQL will be pointed out.

Objectives

  • History of SQL and relational databases.
  • Structure of relational databases.
  • PostgreSQL.
  • Our database.
  • SQL comments.
  • SQL syntax.
  • Selecting all rows from a table.
  • Sorting record sets.
  • Filtering record sets.
  • Retrieving a portion of the rows generated by a query.
  • Retrieving calculated values.
  • Aggregate functions and grouping.
  • SQL's data manipulation functions.
  • Subqueries.
  • Joins.
  • Unions.
  • The CASE statement.
  • Inserting new records.
  • Updating records.
  • Deleting records.
  • Creating a database with pgAdmin.
  • Creating tables.

Attendee Setup Instructions

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Outline

  • Relational Database Basics
    • Brief History of SQL
    • Relational Databases
    • PostgreSQL
  • Simple SELECTs
    • Introduction to the Jokes Database
    • Some Basics
    • SELECTing All Columns in All Rows
    • Running Queries in pgAdmin
    • Exercise: Exploring the Tables
    • SELECTing Specific Columns
    • Exercise: SELECTing Specific Columns
    • Sorting Records
    • Exercise: Sorting Results
    • The WHERE Clause and Logical Operator Symbols
    • Exercise: Using the WHERE Clause to Check for Equality or Inequality
    • Checking for Greater or Less Than
    • Exercise: Using WHERE to Check for Greater or Less Than
    • Checking for NULL
    • Exercise: Checking for NULL
    • WHERE and ORDER BY
    • Exercise: Using WHERE and ORDER BY Together
    • Checking Multiple Conditions with Boolean Operators
    • Exercise: Writing SELECTs with Multiple Conditions
    • The WHERE Clause and Logical Operator Keywords
    • Exercise: More SELECTs with WHERE
  • Advanced SELECTs
    • LIMIT and OFFSET
    • Calculated Fields
    • Exercise: Calculating Fields
    • Aggregate Functions and Grouping
    • Exercise: Working with Aggregate Functions
    • Selecting Distinct Records
    • Built-in Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
    • Exercise: Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
    • Date/Time Types, Operators, and Functions
    • Exercise: Date/Time Manipulation
  • Subqueries, Joins and Unions
    • Subqueries
    • Exercise: Subqueries
    • Joins
    • Exercise: Using Joins
    • Outer Joins
    • Exercise: Using Outer Joins
    • Unions
    • Exercise: Working with Unions
  • Conditional Processing with CASE
    • Using CASE
    • Exercise: Working with CASE
  • Inserting, Updating and Deleting Records
    • INSERT
    • Exercise: Inserting Records
    • UPDATE
    • DELETE
    • Exercise: Updating and Deleting Records
  • Creating Tables
    • Creating a Database with pgAdmin
    • How to Create Tables
    • Exercise: Creating Tables
    • CASCADE and RESTRICT
    • Exercise: Using CASCADE

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