Basics of the SELECT Statement
By Glen Orsburn
Learners use this Structured Query Language tutorial to gain an understanding of how a SELECT statement is built. This learning object has audio content.
Data Manipulation Language
Explore what DML is including its main commands INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and SELECT.
Database Data Types
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Database Naming Conventions
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JOINs (Inner, Left, Right, Full)
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Normalization – 1st Normal Form
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Normalization – 2nd Normal Form
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Normalization – 3rd Normal Form
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What Is Normalization?
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