Hands-on Intro to SQL (Structured Query Language)

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Date and Time 
October 11, 2017
9:00am to 12:00pm
Location 
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor
Admission 

Admission is free.
Registration is required. Please see the link under "More Information" to register. 
This workshop is only for individuals affiliated with Stanford University (SUNet ID required).

Audience 
Faculty/Staff
Students
Event Sponsor 
Stanford University Libraries, Data Management Services, Stanford Libraries
Contact 
amyhodge@stanford.edu
650-556-5194

Do you need to ask complicated questions of your data? Do you need something sophisticated and a spreadsheet just won't do? Then a relational database may be for you.
Join us for a hands-on, interactive introduction to SQL, the language for querying structured data.
This workshop will include the following topics:

  • importing content into a SQLite database (DB)
  • info on relational DBs, DB management systems, and DB design
  • basic queries, including unique values and calculations
  • filtering
  • building complex queries
  • sorting
  • nulls
  • order of execution
  • aggregating
  • joining, and 
  • lots more helpful tips 

Computers with all the necessary software will be supplied for you, or you can bring your own. The FIREFOX BROWSER is required for this course.
This workshop is only for individuals affiliated with Stanford University (SUNet ID required).