Course Topics

While taking the course in self mode there is the option to view all of the less ons or to pick and choose the lessons that are of the most interest to you Lesson 1: Basic SELECT Statements * Relational Database Concepts * Writing Basic SQL Statements * Restricting and Sorting Data * Single-Row Functions Lesson 2: Data Retrieval Techniques * Displaying Data from Multiple Tables * Group Functions * Subqueries


Participants should be able to use a graphical user interface (GUI) and be famil iar with data processing concepts and techniques. Some prior knowledge of programming languages would be an advantage.



- Basic SELECT Statements * Identify the components of the relational model * Match the structural elements of a relational database table with their descri ptions

* * * * * * * * * * Sequence the phases of the system development life cycle Match the types of SQL statements with their descriptions Match the capabilities of SQL SELECT statements with their functions Identify the guidelines for constructing basic SQL SELECT statement Write a query that restricts rows returned by using the WHERE clause Write a WHERE clause to accommodate different datatypes Use comparison operators with the WHERE clause Identify the different categories of datatypes. * Identify the characteristics of substitution variables * Prompt the user for a number value at run time by using a substitution variabl e * Prompt the user for a character value at run time by using a substitution vari able .Data Retrieval Techniques * Identify the four Oracle join types used to display data from more than one ta ble * Identify a Cartesian product * Retrieve rows from two tables by using an equijoin * Identify the features of a group function * Write SQL statements that contain common group functions * Manage null values when using group functions in a SQL statement * Identify the requirements for using subqueries * Identify the characteristics of each subquery type * Write a single-row subquery to return one row in the WHERE clause of a SELECT statement. Match the character datatypes with their descriptions Identify the features of the NUMBER datatype .

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