The Complete Database Administrator Course Part 1 : Mastering the SQL Language
(DBCOMP1, 4 days)


The SETC certified complete Database course targets database management systems such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL. This course is designed to be a practical study into the management of a multi-platform database work environment. Though the focus will be on the Oracle platform, the content will be discussed in a platform generic way to allow practical application to SQL Server, MySQL and PostgreSQL environments. Part I of the course focusses on the essentials of the SQL language as it is applied to a variety of database platforms. If you work in a multi-platform environment, this course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the SQL language as it is defined by the ANSI standard.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 16 to Jan 19, 2018$2,775/person Feb 13 to Feb 16, 2018$2,775/person Mar 13 to Mar 16, 2018$2,775/person


Relational Database Concepts
Exploring the Structure of a Relational Database
About Data and Metadata
The Principle of Integrity: Entity, Domain and Referential
Understanding Primary and Foreign Keys
About Keys and Indexes
SQL Architecture: How MySQL Interprets SQL Commands
SQL Architecture: How Oracle Interprets SQL Commands
SQL Architecture : How SQL Server Interprets SQL Commands
SQL Architecture : How PostgreSQL Interprets SQL Commands
The ANSI Standard and its Implementation in MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server and PostgSQL
Creating Tables
The Need for Primary and Foreign Keys
Creating Tables for MySQL and Oracle
Adding Constraints to a Table
Inserting Data - Fundamentals
Retrieving Data - Fundamentals
Deleting Data - Fundamentals
Understanding Space Allocation
Retrieving Data
Retrieving Data from a Table
Sorting Data
Filtering Data : Using Simple Clauses
Filtering Data : Using Date and Time
Filtering Data : Working with Strings
Filtering Data : Using Logical Operators
The INSERT Statement
The UPDATE Statement
The DELETE Statement
Retrieving Metadata
The Importance of Metadata
Retrieving Metadata in MySQL
Retrieving Metadata in Oracle
Retrieving Metadata in SQL Server
Retrieving Metadata in PostgreSQL
Advanced Data Operations
Working with Aggregate Values
Retrieving from Multiple Tables - Inner Join
Retrieving from Multiple Tables - Outer Joins
About Sub-Queries
Correlated Sub-Queries
Index Overview
SQL Server Index Architecture
Oracle Index Architecture
MySQL Index Architecture
PostgreSQL Index Architecture
About Indexes and Keys
Understanding Ordered and UnOrdered Indexes
Stored Procedures
Architectural Overview
Benefits of Stored Procedures
Creating Stored Procedures
Using Input and Output Parameters
Stored Procedures Optimization
Stored Procedures - Built-In Specifics
Using Oracle Built-in Stored Procedures for Administration Tasks
Using MySQL Server Built-in Stored Procedures for Administration Tasks
A Practical Administration Lab