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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

Understanding SQL data import and export

In this section, we will walk through how to import and export data with the SQL data import and export processes in MySQL Workbench.

Importing via data import in MySQL Workbench

Let's walk through how to import data via the Management or Administration tab in the left navigation area. This is what we did in Chapter 2, Installing and Using MySQL Workbench, in the Learning how to restore a database section. Importing using data import is the same process as restoring a database in MySQL Workbench. Follow these steps:

  1. Open MySQL Workbench.
  2. Connect to your local or dev/test instance where you created your database in the last chapter.
  1. Click Administration or Management (depending...