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ACG Fundamentals

SQL Syntax Basics

Episode description

If you work with databases, you may already be working with a structured query language, or SQL, without even knowing it. In this video, Lark Klint teaches you the basics of SQL and SQL statement syntax, with the aid of entirely free resources: the AdventureWorks sample database from Microsoft, a SQL Server and the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). You’ll also learn what a relational database management system (RDBMS) is, and how you use SQL statements to interact with them.

0:00 Introduction
0:37 What is SQL and how does it relate to RDBMS?
2:18 What can you do with SQL?
2:55 Tables, columns and rows
3:57 SQL statement syntax
10:04 Conclusion

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SQL Server

AdventureWorks DB

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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Being an avid learner means we are always beginners to a new topic or concept. With ACG Fundamentals, we want to equip you with the lessons you need to tackle new cloud concepts, projects, and real-world scenarios. With fun, bite-sized and succinct lessons, you'll be able to learn from anywhere in a matter of minutes. This is the series that puts the fun in fundamentals.

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