DB2 SQL Workshop

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This course provides an introduction to the SQL language.

Note: This course is appropriate for customers working in all DB2 environments, that is, z/OS, VM/VSE, iSeries, Linux, UNIX, and Windows. It is also appropriate for customers working in an Informix environment.

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Audience

This basic course is for everyone needing to write, support, or understand SQL queries. This includes but is not limited to end-users, programmers, application designers, database administrators, and system administrators who do not yet have knowledge of the SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML).

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic editing skills

Note: Database skills are not required.

Learning Objectives

  • Code SQL statements to retrieve data from a DB2 or Informix table, including the SELECT, FROM, WHERE, GROUP BY, HAVING and ORDER BY clauses
  • Code inner joins and non-correlated subqueries
  • Use SQL arithmetic operations
  • Use scalar and column functions
  • Use UNION and UNION ALL
  • INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE rows
  • Code simple CREATE TABLE and CREATE VIEW statements