SQL for the Windows Environment

SQL for the Windows Environment online training courses
Total Courses: 10    Estimated Training Time: 21 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 10 courses listed below, includes over 21 hours of online courseware.

SQL is the most widely-used database language. Acquiring a good working knowledge of SQL is an important skill for anyone who interacts with databases. Short, focused lessons start with simple data retrieval and progress to complex topics such as using joins, subqueries, stored procedures, and table constraints.

Current Price: $59.95 | List Price: $119.99

This SQL for the Windows Environment online training series provides 21 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

  1. Introduction to Databases and SQL
  2. Filtering Data
  3. Calculations and Functions
  4. Summarizing Data
  5. Groups and Queries
  6. Joins
  7. Data and Tables
  8. Views and Stored Procedures
  9. Transaction Processing and Cursors
  10. Advanced SQL Functions

Lesson Detail:

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Introduction to Databases and SQL
    This course explains the basic structure and uses of databases and how to use the SQL SELECT statement to retrieve data.

    • Understanding databases
    • Understanding SQL
    • Retrieving data
    • Sorting data
    • Sorting options

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Filtering Data
    This course explains how to filter data from a database with the SQL WHERE clause.

    • Filtering with the WHERE Clause
    • Using the WHERE Clause
    • Combining WHERE Clauses
    • Using the IN and NOT Operators
    • The LIKE Operator and Wildcards
    • Using Wildcards

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Calculations and Functions
    This course shows you how to manipulate data returned from a query using calculated fields and functions.

    • Understanding calculated fields
    • Concatenating fields
    • Performing mathematical calculations
    • Understanding functions
    • Using text and numeric functions
    • Using date and time functions

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Summarizing Data
    This course explains how to use the SQL aggregate functions to summarize data from database tables.

    • Aggregate Functions
    • Using the SUM() and COUNT() Functions
    • The AVG(), MAX(), and MIN() Functions
    • Using Advanced Aggregate Functions

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Groups and Queries
    This course explains how to use the GROUP BY and ORDER BY clauses to sort and group data. It also explains how to use subqueries and combined queries to add more options to retrievals using the SQL SELECT statement.

    • Understanding data grouping
    • Creating groups
    • Filtering groups
    • Grouping and sorting
    • Understanding and filtering subqueries
    • Using subqueries as calculated fields
    • Creating combined queries
    • Advanced UNION features

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Joins
    This course shows you how to access data stored in multiple relational tables by using joins in your queries.

    • Understanding joins
    • Creating a join
    • Joining multiple tables
    • Using table aliases
    • Self joins
    • Natural joins
    • Outer joins
    • Using joins with aggregate functions

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Data and Tables
    This course explains how to insert data into existing database tables and then modify or delete that data. It also explains how to create new database tables and modify or delete existing tables.

    • Inserting Data
    • Inserting Partial Rows and Retrieved Data
    • Copying from One Table to Another
    • Updating Data
    • Deleting Data
    • Guidelines for Updating and Deleting Data
    • Creating Tables
    • Working with NULL and Default Values
    • Modifying Tables

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Views and Stored Procedures
    This course teaches the learner the use of views in SQL and how views can be used to simplify complex operations. It also provides an overview on the use and creation of stored procedures.

    • Understanding views
    • Using views to simplify complex joins
    • Using views to reformat retrieved data
    • Unwanted data and calculated fields
    • Understanding stored procedures
    • Executing stored procedures
    • Creating stored procedures

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Transaction Processing and Cursors
    This course shows you how to use transaction processing to execute SQL operations in batches. This enables you to prevent processing errors from corrupting the database.

    • Understanding transaction processing
    • Controlling transactions
    • Setting savepoints
    • Understanding cursors
    • Working with cursors

  • SQL for the Windows Environment: Advanced SQL Functions
    This course explains the use of constraints in databases. The user will learn about primary and foreign keys, and unique and check constraints. The user will also learn about the use of indexes and triggers within databases. Finally, the user will receive an overview of the tools used to manage database security.

    • Understanding constraints
    • Primary and foreign keys
    • Unique and check constraints
    • Understanding indexes
    • Understanding triggers
    • Database security


SQL for the Windows Environment


This series is for anyone who wants to use Structured Query Language (SQL) in a Windows Environment.


  • Flash and audio provide animated, interactive Lesson Introductions, Activities, and Simulations.
  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • Supplied sample files include sample documents, application files, programs, and programming code that enable learners to practice with these files, enhancing the learning experience.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

Technical Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

What You Get

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the SQL for the Windows Environment training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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