SELECT Statements - Aliases, Sorting and Removing Duplicates

10m 43s

In this Lesson, we will provide a brief overview and history of the SQL standard. We will then learn how to read and write data using structures created with the language SQL. By the end of this Lesson, you should be able to recognise and explain the structured query language and be able to read and write SQL commands. This Lesson is suited to anyone familiar with computing who is interested in learning how to read and manipulate data stored in a relational database.


It will help if you have a basic understanding of computing services to get the most from this practical Lesson. 


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This Lesson is built from content created and delivered by Ian Wallington of QA. 



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Andrew is fanatical about helping business teams gain the maximum ROI possible from adopting, using, and optimizing Public Cloud Services. Having built  70+ Cloud Academy courses, Andrew has helped over 50,000 students master cloud computing by sharing the skills and experiences he gained during 20+  years leading digital teams in code and consulting. Before joining Cloud Academy, Andrew worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.

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