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Learn SQL Database Programming

By : Josephine Bush
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Book Image

Learn SQL Database Programming

5 (1)
By: Josephine Bush

Overview of this book

SQL is a powerful querying language that's used to store, manipulate, and retrieve data, and it is one of the most popular languages used by developers to query and analyze data efficiently. If you're looking for a comprehensive introduction to SQL, Learn SQL Database Programming will help you to get up to speed with using SQL to streamline your work in no time. Starting with an overview of relational database management systems, this book will show you how to set up and use MySQL Workbench and design a database using practical examples. You'll also discover how to query and manipulate data with SQL programming using MySQL Workbench. As you advance, you’ll create a database, query single and multiple tables, and modify data using SQL querying. This SQL book covers advanced SQL techniques, including aggregate functions, flow control statements, error handling, and subqueries, and helps you process your data to present your findings. Finally, you’ll implement best practices for writing SQL and designing indexes and tables. By the end of this SQL programming book, you’ll have gained the confidence to use SQL queries to retrieve and manipulate data.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Section 1: Database Fundamentals
Section 2: Basic SQL Querying
Section 3: Advanced SQL Querying
Section 4: Presenting Your Findings
Section 5: SQL Best Practices


  1. What operating systems can you install MySQL Workbench on?
  2. How do you check the status of the MySQL service on Mac?
  3. How do you connect to your or another instance of MySQL in MySQL Workbench?
  4. How do you restore a database in MySQL Workbench?
  5. How can you view the duration/fetch time for a query?
  6. How can you view the column names and types for a table in MySQL Workbench?
  7. How do you hide the secondary sidebar in MySQL Workbench?
  8. Where can you find a history of the queries you've executed in MySQL Workbench?
  9. How can you see how many rows a query returned in MySQL Workbench?
  10. How do you select 1,000 rows from a table in MySQL Workbench?