Next-Level SQL | Advanced SQL Programming

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Intermediate and Beyond

2 Days

Course Objectives

This “skills-centric” course is about 50% hands-on lab and 50% lecture, designed to train attendees in next level SQL and database skills, coupling the most current, effective techniques with the soundest industry practices. Throughout the course students will be led through a series of progressively advanced topics, where each topic consists of lecture, group discussion, comprehensive hands-on lab exercises, and lab review.


Our engaging instructors and mentors are highly experienced practitioners who bring years of current "on-the-job" experience into every classroom.  Working within in an engaging, hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will explore:

  • Advanced Query Techniques
  • Manipulating Table Data Using SQL's Data Manipulation Language (DML)
  • User-Defined Functions
  • Stored Procedures
  • Triggers

Course Prerequisites

This is an intermediate and beyond level SQL course geared for experienced end users, data scientists, business analysts, application developers and database administrators. Students should have recently attended a basic SQL class or have equivalent experience.


Take Before: Attendees should have incoming skills aligned with the topics in the course(s) below or should attended them as a pre-requisite:

  • TTSQLB3        SQL Programming Basics | Introduction to SQL Programming – 3 days


Take After: Our core training courses provide students with a solid foundation for continued learning based on role, goals, or their areas of specialty.  Our learning paths offer a wide variety of follow-on courses such as:

  • Database or tooling topics (SQL Server, Oracle, OBIEE, TOAD, etc)
  • Database security topics
  • Data Analytics / Big Data training – Spark, Hadoop, etc.
  • Please contact us for recommended next steps tailored to your longer-term education, project, role or development objectives.

Course Agenda

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most. Topics, agenda and labs are subject to change, and may adjust during live delivery based on audience needs and skill-level.



  1. Advanced Query Techniques
  • Inner Joins
  • Outer Joins (Left, Right, Full)
  • Performing Self-Joins
  • Subqueries
  • Simple
  • Correlated
  • Using the EXISTS Operator
  • Tips for Developing Complex SQL Queries
  • Using Aggregate Functions
  • AVG
  • SUM
  • MIN
  • MAX
  • Performing Set Operations
  • Aggregating Results Using GROUP BY
  • Restricting Groups with the HAVING Clause
  • Creating Temporary Tables


  1. Manipulating Table Data Using SQL's Data Manipulation Language (DML)
  • Inserting Data into Tables
  • Updating Existing Data
  • Deleting Records
  • Truncating Tables
  • Implementing Data Integrity with Transactions
  • Beginning Explicit Transactions
  • Committing Transactions
  • Rolling Back Transactions


  1. User-Defined Functions
  • Definition and Benefits of Use
  • Syntax
  • RETURN Clause and the RETURNS Statement
  • Scalar vs. Table Functions
  • Comparison with Stored Procedures
  • Returning Scalar Values and Tables


  1. Stored Procedures
  • Definition and Benefits of Use
  • Syntax
  • Variables and Parameters
  • Control of Program Flow
  • Implementation Differences


  1. Triggers
  • Definition and Benefits of Use
  • Alternatives (e.g., Constraints)
  • Syntax
  • Trigger Types
  • "Inserted" (or "NEW") and "Deleted" (or "OLD") Tables
  • Event Handling and Trigger Execution

Course Materials

Each student will receive a Student Guide with course notes, code samples, software tutorials, diagrams and related reference materials and links (as applicable). Our courses also include step by step hands-on lab instructions and and solutions, clearly illustrated for users to complete hands-on work in class, and to revisit to review or refresh skills at any time. Students will also receive the project files (or code, if applicable) and solutions required for the hands-on work.

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