Introduction to SQL Using PostgreSQL

Course 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.

Course Benefits:

  • 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.

Course Outline

  1. Brief History of SQL
  2. Relational Databases
  3. PostgreSQL
  1. Introduction to the Jokes Database
  2. Some Basics
  3. SELECTing All Columns in All Rows
  4. Running Queries in pgAdmin
  5. Exercise: Exploring the Tables
  6. SELECTing Specific Columns
  7. Exercise: SELECTing Specific Columns
  8. Sorting Records
  9. Exercise: Sorting Results
  10. The WHERE Clause and Logical Operator Symbols
  11. Exercise: Using the WHERE Clause to Check for Equality or Inequality
  12. Checking for Greater or Less Than
  13. Exercise: Using WHERE to Check for Greater or Less Than
  14. Checking for NULL
  15. Exercise: Checking for NULL
  16. WHERE and ORDER BY
  17. Exercise: Using WHERE and ORDER BY Together
  18. Checking Multiple Conditions with Boolean Operators
  19. Exercise: Writing SELECTs with Multiple Conditions
  20. The WHERE Clause and Logical Operator Keywords
  21. Exercise: More SELECTs with WHERE
  1. LIMIT and OFFSET
  2. Calculated Fields
  3. Exercise: Calculating Fields
  4. Aggregate Functions and Grouping
  5. Exercise: Working with Aggregate Functions
  6. Selecting Distinct Records
  7. Built-in Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
  8. Exercise: Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
  9. Date/Time Types, Operators, and Functions
  10. Exercise: Date/Time Manipulation
  1. Subqueries
  2. Exercise: Subqueries
  3. Joins
  4. Exercise: Using Joins
  5. Outer Joins
  6. Exercise: Using Outer Joins
  7. Unions
  8. Exercise: Working with Unions
  1. Using CASE
  2. Exercise: Working with CASE
  1. INSERT
  2. Exercise: Inserting Records
  3. UPDATE
  4. DELETE
  5. Exercise: Updating and Deleting Records
  1. Creating a Database with pgAdmin
  2. How to Create Tables
  3. Exercise: Creating Tables
  4. CASCADE and RESTRICT
  5. Exercise: Using CASCADE

₦ 20,000

  • Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access
  • Duration: 1 year

Course Overview

This Crystal Reports class is intended for those experienced in Crystal Reports and who want to learn more about database functionality and the more advanced features of Crystal Reports. This will be enhanced through the use of hands-on exercises throughout the course.

Course Benefits:

  • Review basic report building.
  • Learn about working with SQL.
  • Learn about more advance functions.
  • Learn about geographic mapping.

Course Outline

  1. Review of Basic Report Building
  1. The SELECT Statement
    1. Working with SELECT Statements
  2. The WHERE Clause
    1. Filtering with a WHERE Clause
  3. The ORDER BY Clause
    1. Using ORDER BY Clauses
  4. Joins
    1. Joining Tables Together
  5. SQL Commands
    1. Using a SQL Command
  6. SQL Expressions
    1. Using a SQL Expression
  1. LIMIT and OFFSET
  2. Calculated Fields
  3. Exercise: Calculating Fields
  4. Aggregate Functions and Grouping
  5. Exercise: Working with Aggregate Functions
  6. Selecting Distinct Records
  7. Built-in Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
  8. Exercise: Data Manipulation Functions for Math and Strings
  9. Date/Time Types, Operators, and Functions
  10. Exercise: Date/Time Manipulation
  1. Subqueries
  2. Exercise: Subqueries
  3. Joins
  4. Exercise: Using Joins
  5. Outer Joins
  6. Exercise: Using Outer Joins
  7. Unions
  8. Exercise: Working with Unions
  1. Using CASE
  2. Exercise: Working with CASE
  1. INSERT
  2. Exercise: Inserting Records
  3. UPDATE
  4. DELETE
  5. Exercise: Updating and Deleting Records
  1. Subqueries
  2. Exercise: Subqueries
  3. Joins
  4. Exercise: Using Joins
  5. Outer Joins
  6. Exercise: Using Outer Joins
  7. Unions
  8. Exercise: Working with Unions

₦ 20,000

  • Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access
  • Duration: 1 year
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