Advanced MySQL Queries


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This MySQL training class helps students master SQL using a MySQL database. The class is useful for people who have to write advanced reports against a MySQL database and for developers who will need to build applications with a MySQL backend.

  1. Conditional Processing
    1. The IF Function
    2. The IFNULL Function
    3. The NULLIF Function
    4. The Case Expression
  2. Enhancing Groups With GROUP_CONCAT and ROLLUP
    1. About Group Processing
    2. Simple GROUP BY
    4. ROLLUP Function
    5. ROLLUP with IFNULL Function
  3. SQL Functions (Character)
    1. What Are SQL Functions?
    2. Character Functions
    3. Regular Expressions
  4. SQL Functions (Non-Character)
    1. Numeric Functions
    2. Date/Time Functions
  5. The LIMIT clause
    1. Using the LIMIT clause to display the first n records
    2. ORDER BY and LIMIT Clauses in UPDATE
    3. ORDER BY and LIMIT Clauses in DELETE
  6. Retrieving Database Information
    1. The SHOW and DESCRIBE Statements

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