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Whether you're looking for customized in-person SQL training for a private group or a public online SQL class you can join, Webucator has the solution for you.

SQL is used to store, manipulate and retrieve data from relational databases. Webucator offers introductory and advanced SQL courses for individuals using SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL.

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Introduction to SQL Training

If you need to get up to speed creating SQL reports quickly, this is the right SQL course for you. The class can be taught using SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. In addition to report writers, web designers learning to create database-driven websites will also benefit from this type of SQL training.

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Introduction to SQL Training Using SQL Server

If you're just getting started writing reports or creating websites using SQL Server, this is the right SQL course for you. You will learn the fundamentals of SQL queries shared by all major databases as well as some of the ways SQL Server's variant of SQL differs from other databases. For a deeper dive into Transact-SQL, consider our 3-day Querying Data with Transact-SQL course.

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Introduction to SQL Training Using Oracle

If you're organization uses Oracle and you or your team have been tasked with creating or editing SQL reports, then this is the right SQL course for you. You will learn the fundamentals of SQL queries shared by all major databases as well as some of the ways Oracle's variant of SQL differs from other databases.

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Introduction to SQL Training using MySQL

If your organization uses MySQL for report writing as a backend to a database and it will be your job to write SQL queries, then this is the right SQL course for you. You will learn the fundamentals of SQL queries shared by all major databases as well as some of the ways MySQL's variant of SQL differs from other databases.

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Advanced Oracle SQL Queries

If you or your team have already learned the fundamentals of SQL and now need to up your skills to make more complex SQL queries against an Oracle database, then this is the right course for you. We review some of the more complex multi-table queries and then get into Oracle-specific SQL functions and processing.

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Advanced MySQL Queries

If you or your team have already learned the fundamentals of SQL and now need to take your MySQL skills to the next level, this MySQL course will help you do that quickly. You'll learn to use conditional processing to calculate multiple levels of subtotals using ROLLUP, to take advantage of many different SQL functions, and to explore MySQL schemas so you can get a better understanding of how your data is structured.

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5-min Narrated Presentation on SQL

  • History of SQL
  • Purpose of SQL
  • SQL: Difficulty Level
  • SQL: The Good
  • SQL: The Future
  • SQL Syntax

History of SQL

  • SQL (Structured Query Language) was developed by IBM in the late 1970s for IBM's DB2 RDBMS
  • SQL became the language for relational database development
  • ANSI formalized SQL as a standard in 1986
  • SQL is vital to developing databases in major platforms such as Oracle, MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Is Three Languages

  • SQL is actually three languages!
  • Data Definition Language (DDL) for the creation, alteration and dropping of database objects (e.g., tables)
  • Data Manipulation Language (DML) for querying and updating relational data
  • Data Control Language (DCL) for securing data

Sample Uses of SQL

  • Interactive through GUI interfaces such as Microsoft Access query grids
  • Embedded in GUI and console business applications
  • Embedded in Java EE and Microsoft .NET web applications

SQL Difficulty Level

  • SQL is a high-level data access language
  • SQL was designed to be written by end users and developers
  • SQL is not a programming language
  • Commonly used in programming courses

Learning SQL

  • SQL is relatively straightforward to learn
  • Design query grids such as offered by Microsoft Access expedite learning SQL
  • Excellent documentation is available from all major vendors such as MySQL: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/
  • SQL lexicon consists of understandable commands such as SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE

SQL: The Good

  • Relatively straightforward to learn
  • Cross-platform
  • Excellent documentation from major vendors (e.g., Oracle, IBM, Microsoft)
  • Well respected in the IT industry

SQL: The Bad

  • SQL is a computer language and may present challenges to students with no computer language background.

SQL: The Future

  • SQL has a bright future!
  • Both ANSI and ISO publish standards for SQL usage
  • Tremendous corporate investment in SQL-based applications
  • Full support by major vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft and IBM


  • Syntax was originally established by IBM based on the company's PL/I programming language
  • The language keywords are not case sensitive although capitalization is standard practice
  • The syntax is based on easily-understandable verbs:
    • SELECT
    • INSERT
    • UPDATE
    • DELETE

Creating a Table

description	VARCHAR(1000),
price			NUMERIC (9,2))


--Single-line comments follow 2 hyphens

This is a 
	multi-line comment.


  • Fixed-length strings are defined as char:
    • Customer_name CHAR(25) DEFAULT 'BestCo Ltd.'
  • Varying-length strings are defined as varchar:
    • Address_line VARCHAR(100) DEFAULT '2017 Anywhere Lane'

Integer, Decimal, and Float Column Types

  • quantity_on_hand INT DEFAULT 0
  • item_price DECIMAL(9,2)
  • population_of_asia FLOAT

Date and Time Column Types

  • date_of_order DATE
  • time_of_order TIME

Selecting Data from a Table

  • SELECT * FROM GardenTools
  • SELECT id, description FROM GardenTools WHERE price > 9.99

Inserting a Row into a Table

  • INSERT INTO GardenTools VALUES (202, 'Large rake', 24.49)
  • INSERT INTO GardenTools (id, description) VALUES (219, 'Small rake')

Updating a Row in a Table

  • UPDATE GardenTools
  • SET price = 25.99
  • WHERE id = 202

Deleting a Row in a Table

  • DELETE FROM GardenTools WHERE id = 202

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The schedule below shows the next two upcoming classes for each course. For more class dates click on the course title.

Introduction to SQL TrainingJun 21 - Jun 22, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL TrainingJul 05 - Jul 06, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training Using SQL ServerJun 21 - Jun 22, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training Using SQL ServerJul 05 - Jul 06, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training Using OracleJun 21 - Jun 22, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training Using OracleJul 05 - Jul 06, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training using MySQLJun 21 - Jun 22, 2018$790.00Register
Introduction to SQL Training using MySQLJul 05 - Jul 06, 2018$790.00Register
Advanced Oracle SQL QueriesJul 16 - Jul 18, 2018$1,275.00Register
Advanced Oracle SQL QueriesAug 15 - Aug 17, 2018$1,275.00Register
Advanced MySQL QueriesJun 22 - Jun 22, 2018$425.00Register
Advanced MySQL QueriesJul 20 - Jul 20, 2018$425.00Register
SQL Database Definition Language (DDL) TrainingJun 22 - Jun 22, 2018$395.00Register
SQL Database Definition Language (DDL) TrainingJul 20 - Jul 20, 2018$395.00Register

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