Introduction to SQL Using PostgreSQL

Introduction to SQL Using PostgreSQL Courseware (SQL106)

The Introduction to SQL with PostgreSQL course provides an in-depth introduction to SQL and relational databases, focusing on PostgreSQL as the database management system. The course covers essential topics such as querying and sorting data, filtering records with WHERE, advanced SELECT statements, subqueries, joins, unions, and conditional processing using CASE. Students will also learn to insert, update, and delete records, and create tables in PostgreSQL. Through hands-on exercises and real-world examples, learners will gain the skills necessary to perform effective data analysis using SQL and PostgreSQL.

Publisher: Webucator


  1. Comprehensive Coverage: The courseware covers a wide range of SQL and PostgreSQL topics, ensuring students gain a thorough understanding of the tools and techniques required for effective database management and data analysis.
  2. Real-World Examples: Real-world examples are used throughout the course, helping students see how SQL and PostgreSQL can be applied to solve real data analysis problems.
  3. Hands-on Learning: Students will participate in numerous exercises, allowing them to practice and solidify their new skills.
  4. Engaging Content: The courseware is designed to be interactive and engaging, keeping students interested and motivated to learn.
  5. Experienced Authors: The courseware is created by experienced SQL developers and database administrators, ensuring high-quality content that is both accurate and up-to-date.


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

Required Prerequisites



Length: 2 days | $90.00 per copy

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