Reporting SQL-Fundamentals of Querying

SQL-Fundamentals of Querying


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You will compose SQL queries to retrieve desired information from a database.

Course Objectives

Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to
evaluate learning.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Connect to the SQL Server database and execute a simple query
  • Include a search condition in a simple query
  • Use various functions to perform calculations on data
  • Organize data obtained from a query before it is displayed on-screen
  • Retrieve data from tables
  • Format an output, save a result, and generate a report

Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Executing a Simple Query
  • Topic 1A: Connect to the SQL Database
  • Topic 1B: Query the Database
  • Topic 1C: Save a Query
  • Topic 1D: Modify a Query
  • Topic 1E: Execute a Saved Query

Lesson 2: Performing a Conditional Search
  • Topic 2A: Search Using a Simple Condition
  • Topic 2B: Compare Column Values
  • Topic 2C: Search Using Multiple Conditions
  • Topic 2D: Search for a Range of Values and Null Values
  • Topic 2E: Retrieve Data Based on Patterns

Lesson 3: Working with Functions
  • Topic 3A: Perform Date Calculations
  • Topic 3B: Calculate Data Using Aggregate Functions
  • Topic 3C: Manipulate String Values

Lesson 4: Organizing Data
  • Topic 4A: Sort Data
  • Topic 4B: Rank Data
  • Topic 4C: Group Data
  • Topic 4D: Filter Grouped Data
  • Topic 4E: Summarize Grouped Data
  • Topic 4F: Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators

Lesson 5: Retrieving Data from Tables
  • Topic 5A: Combine Results of Two Queries
  • Topic 5B: Compare the Results of Two Queries
  • Topic 5C: Retrieve Data by Joining Tables
  • Topic 5D: Check for Unmatched Records
  • Topic 5E: Retrieve Information from a Single Table Using Joins

Lesson 6: Presenting Query Results
  • Topic 6A: Save the Query Result
  • Topic 6B: Generate an XML Report

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To ensure the successful completion, we recommend completion of one of the following courses, or equivalent knowledge:

  • Windows XP Professional: Level 1
  • Windows XP Professional: Level 2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 2
  • Relational Databases Design (Second Edition)
  • Access 2003: Designing a Database

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