Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am

SQL Bootcamp

GA Boston
125 Summer Street, 13th floor
Boston, MA
General Assembly

About This Workshop

SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence. We will use a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure that students leave with a working grasp of SQL fundamentals.

Important Note: Prior to class, you must have PostgreSQL and PGadmin installed. To do so, please follow these instructions for installation.


  • Background on SQL
  • Basic SELECT-FROM-WHERE statements
  • LIMIT clauses
  • Math operations and constant expressions in SELECT statements
  • Booleans and complex conditions in the WHERE clause
  • Pattern matching in the WHERE clause
  • NULL values
  • JOIN operations
  • Grouping and aggregations
  • HAVING clauses
  • ORDER BY clauses
  • Subqueries
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