SQL Fundamentals in Oracle

This course covers learning the essential structure of an SQL statement and how to execute those statements to pull the needed data from the database. Additional topics include summarizing data, using functions, joining tables, and utilizing subqueries.

Dates & Times

CourseDate & TimeLocationCost
SQL Fundamentals in OracleAugust 30 - 9:00 - 4:00LathamRegister
SQL Fundamentals in OracleOctober 10 - 9:00 - 4:00LathamRegister

Course Outline

Corporate and NYS discounts do not apply for this course.

This course is recommended for individuals who want to learn the basics of SQL in an Oracle environment (PL/SQL). Prior experience with SQL is not necessary, but familiarity with basic database concepts is helpful.

There are some differences in using SQL depending on the database being queried. Please see SQL Fundamentals in SQL Server as an alternative course.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Introducing SQL

  • Understanding SQL
  • Overview of syntax

Lesson 2: Retrieving data from a table

  • Selecting records
  • Selecting columns
  • Creating column/table aliases
  • Filtering data rows
  • Ordering data
  • Working with aggregate functions
  • Grouping data
  • Filtering a group

Lesson 3: Using operators

  • Using logical operators
  • Using list operators
  • Using string operators

Lesson 4: Using String functions

  • Pulling out parts of strings
  • Concatenating data
  • Locating specific items in strings

Lesson 5:Using date functions

  • Using system date
  • Displaying month, day or year
  • Adding and substracting dates

Lesson 6: Using joins

  • Overview of joins
  • Creating inner joins
  • Creating outer joins