Introduction to SQL for Report Writers and Analysts

4 Ratings

Course Number: SQL-614

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

SQL Training Overview

This 3-day SQL Server course, Introduction to SQL for Report Writers and Analysts, teaches attendees the basics of Transact-SQL, including writing simple and complex queries, working with data types, building functions, and more. Students will also learn how to combine data from multiple tables and result sets using JOIN operations and subqueries. 

Note: This class is appropriate for SQL Server 2012 through 2019.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Understand database design concepts
  • Query the database
  • Work with different data types
  • Join Multiple Tables
  • Work with functions
  • Perform subqueries

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system including the ability to easily open and save files in a variety of programs and the ability to launch new applications
  • Working knowledge of basic database concepts such as relational database design, normalization, and table structure would be  helpful
  • Exposure to query writing or having experience with another programming background would be helpful

Outline

Expand All | Collapse All

Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • Data Manipulation Verbs
  • Courseware Overview
  • Datasets Overview
Overview of SSMS and Query Writing
  • Working with SSMS
  • Using the SQL Editor
  • Creating SSMS Script Projects
  • Tips and Tricks with SSMS
  • Adding Comments to Queries
  • Understanding Batches and Scripts
Database Design Concepts
  • What is SQL
  • Database Diagrams
  • Database Terminology Overview
Basic SELECT Statements
  • The SELECT Statement
  • Execution Order of SELECT Statements
  • Ordering Results
  • Additional SELECT Options
Working with Data Types
  • Data Type Precedence
  • String Related Data Types
  • Numeric Data Types
  • Date and Time Data Types
  • Converting Between Data Types
  • How to Find Help on Functions
  • Understanding Data Type Conversion
Enhanced SELECT Statements
  • Expressions
  • Filtering Rows
  • Comparison Operators
  • Logical Operators
Handling NULL Data
  • NULL vs Blank
  • = vs IS NULL
  • ISNULL function
  • COALESCE
  • Concatenating NULL Data
Aggregating and Grouping Data
  • Aggregate Functions
  • GROUP BY
  • HAVING
  • HAVING vs WHERE
Joining Multiple Tables
  • JOINS
  • INNER JOIN
  • OUTER JOIN
  • CROSS JOIN
  • Joining Three or More Tables
  • Self-join
  • Alternate Syntax, Implicit Joins
  • Set Operations
  • Working with Multiple Set Operators
  • Viewing Graphical Execution Plans
Built-in Functions Overview
  • Working with Functions
  • Mathematical Function Overview
  • String Function Overview
  • Date Time Function Overview
  • Nesting Functions
Subqueries
  • Subqueries
  • Nested vs Correlated Subqueries
  • Subqueries in the SELECT Clause
  • Subqueries in the WHERE Clause
  • EXISTS
  • Subqueries in FROM Clause
  • Alternatives to Subqueries
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All SQL Server training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.



Learn faster

Our live, instructor-led lectures are far more effective than pre-recorded classes

Satisfaction guarantee

If your team is not 100% satisfied with your training, we do what's necessary to make it right

Learn online from anywhere

Whether you are at home or in the office, we make learning interactive and engaging

Multiple Payment Options

We accept check, ACH/EFT, major credit cards, and most purchase orders



Recent Training Locations

Alabama

Birmingham

Huntsville

Montgomery

Alaska

Anchorage

Arizona

Phoenix

Tucson

Arkansas

Fayetteville

Little Rock

California

Los Angeles

Oakland

Orange County

Sacramento

San Diego

San Francisco

San Jose

Colorado

Boulder

Colorado Springs

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

DC

Washington

Florida

Fort Lauderdale

Jacksonville

Miami

Orlando

Tampa

Georgia

Atlanta

Augusta

Savannah

Hawaii

Honolulu

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago

Indiana

Indianapolis

Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Des Moines

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Lexington

Louisville

Louisiana

New Orleans

Maine

Portland

Maryland

Annapolis

Baltimore

Frederick

Hagerstown

Massachusetts

Boston

Cambridge

Springfield

Michigan

Ann Arbor

Detroit

Grand Rapids

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Saint Paul

Mississippi

Jackson

Missouri

Kansas City

St. Louis

Nebraska

Lincoln

Omaha

Nevada

Las Vegas

Reno

New Jersey

Princeton

New Mexico

Albuquerque

New York

Albany

Buffalo

New York City

White Plains

North Carolina

Charlotte

Durham

Raleigh

Ohio

Akron

Canton

Cincinnati

Cleveland

Columbus

Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Rhode Island

Providence

South Carolina

Charleston

Columbia

Greenville

Tennessee

Knoxville

Memphis

Nashville

Texas

Austin

Dallas

El Paso

Houston

San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Alexandria

Arlington

Norfolk

Richmond

Washington

Seattle

Tacoma

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Madison

Milwaukee

Alberta

Calgary

Edmonton

British Columbia

Vancouver

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Nova Scotia

Halifax

Ontario

Ottawa

Toronto

Quebec

Montreal

Puerto Rico

San Juan