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Working With SQL — Beyond the Basics

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If you want to learn how to use the structured query language (SQL) to create, query, and manipulate data in relational databases then this course is for you. This collection of courses and labs will extend your practical knowledge of the topic. We go further into SQL functions before working through a practical scenario where we solve a business issue with SQL.

In Working with SQL we learn how to use SQL to alter and delete tables and how to use primary and foreign keys. We examine common joins between tables in a relational database. We then delve into inner, outer, left, and right joins before learning to manipulate data using the INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE functions.

In the SQL Masterclass we go beyond the basics to empower you with the skills, how-to knowledge, and hands-on expertise to work through and solve complex business issues with SQL. We go deep and hands-on with transactions, subqueries, inline views, summarized queries, the EXISTS predicate, and set operations.

We then practice solving a real-world data scenario in Using SQL to Import and Validate Data from CSV Files.


  • Working with SQL
  • Work with Joins in SQL
  • SQL Master Class
  • Using SQL to Import and Validate Data from CSV Files
  • Knowledge Check: Working with SQL

Intended Audience

This course provides an ideal start for anyone wanting to progress with database management and data science.


To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of compute concepts. 


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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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