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Advanced SQL Querying

1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led, hands-on course, will teach you how to work with advanced queries to manipulate and index tables, create views, and create transactions that save or cancel data entry.

Course Objectives

  • Use subqueries to generate query output
  • Manipulate table data by inserting and updating records in a table and deleting records from a table
  • Manipulate the table structure
  • Create views, manipulate data through views, modify the view structure, and drop views
  • Create indices on table columns and drop inefficient indices
  • Mark the beginning of a transaction, create a savepoint within a transaction, rollback a transaction, and commit a transaction

Course Outline

Using Subqueries to Perform Advanced Querying

  • Search Based on Unknown Values
  • Compare a Value with Unknown Values
  • Search Based on the Existence of Records
  • Generate Output Using Correlated Subqueries
  • Filter Grouped Data Within Subqueries
  • Perform Multiple-Level Subqueries

Manipulating Table Data

  • Insert Data
  • Modify and Delete Data

Manipulating the Table Structure

  • Create a Table
  • Create a Table with Constraints
  • Add and Drop Table Columns
  • Add and Drop Constraints
  • Modify the Column Definition
  • Back Up Tables
  • Delete Tables

Working with Views

  • Create a View
  • Manipulate Data in Views
  • Create Aliases
  • Modify and Drop Views

Indexing Data

  • Create Indices
  • Drop Indices

Managing Transactions

  • Create Transactions
  • Commit Transactions

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Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.

Customization

Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee