Learn SQL Database Programming

By Josephine Bush
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About 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.

Publication date:
May 2020


Section 1: Database Fundamentals

The objective of this section is to introduce you to relational database management systems, how to set up and use MySQL Workbench, how to use data types, how to design and create a database, and how to import and export data.

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems
  • Chapter 2, Installing and Using MySQL Workbench
  • Chapter 3, Understanding Data Types
  • Chapter 4, Designing and Creating a Database
  • Chapter 5, Importing and Exporting Data
About the Author
  • Josephine Bush

    Josephine Bush has over 10 years experience as a Database Administrator. Her experience is extensive and broad-based, including in financial, business, and energy data systems using MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, and PostgreSQL. She is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Data Management and Analytics. She holds a BS in Information Technology, an MBA in IT Management, and an MS in Data Analytics.

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