Questions tagged [sql]

This tag is for all questions related to the teaching of SQL (Structured Query Language) which is a more or less standardized language for obtaining information stored in Relational Databases.

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How to learn database management systems?

database navathe/elmasri connally begg date korth gehrke/ramakrishnan Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design 2nd Edition database systems peter rob, ...
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Will learning relational algebra and calculus help me to learn SQL subqueries?

I'm finding SQL subqueries tough to understand and write. When I ask how I can make it easier to write subqueries, the first response people give is "practice". But what do I practice? Where ...
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Data Engineering, ETL, SQL Server Integration Services(SSIS) resources form beginner to pro level

I am a fresh Ph.D. student in information science. I know some python, C, Cobol, etc. I know some sites to learn SQL for data science interviews. Can anybody tell me any resource available for data ...
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In self-teaching, how can I move from basic tutorials to more complex work?

I'm currently learning SQL (specifically T-SQL) and focusing on searching databases, not building/editing them. This is pretty much the first language I'm learning, so I don't have a CS background to ...
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Easy to use database for HS students

I'm a web design teacher and I teach 9th graders (14 year olds) in the US. Currently the 9th grade curriculum in my HS programme teaches students CSS, HTML and JavaScript. Students can create buttons,...
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What is a good analogy to introduce databases and SQL?

I think that it is vital to introduce each subject area with a few handy, even if limited, images or concepts that make the idea clear. Here is how I introduce SQL (in part): SQL takes a set of ...
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