Training – Aug 11 – diHub Brussels – Introduction to SQL



This training consists of theory & exercises for introducing you to the essentials of relational databases such as tables, data types and how to query data with SQL.

  • What is SQL?
  • Windowed Sets
  • Predicate logic
  • Understanding the logical order of operations in SELECT statements
  • Writing simple SELECT statements
  • Eliminating duplicates with DISTINCT and GROUP BY
  • Column and table aliases
  • CASE expressions
  • Querying with inner, outer, cross & self-joins
  • Sorting data
  • Filtering data with predicates
  • Filtering data with TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
  • Working with unknown values
  • Introducing SQL Data Types
  • Working with Character data
  • Working with Date and Time data
  • Database normal forms
  • Primary keys and constraints
  • Indexes



Mario Van Hissenhoven, a SQL Data Architect at Ordina. With more than 15 years of experience in the Microsoft SQL Server Data platform, C# .NET programming skills and a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2008.


  •  Start at 9:00 AM.
  •  Duration: 6h.
    • August, 11, 2015
  • Location: European Data Innovation Hub @ AXA, Vorstlaan 23, 1170 Brussel
  • Price: 300€


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