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SQL, where to start.....

Discussion in 'SQL Exams' started by paulwatson5, May 30, 2016.

  1. paulwatson5

    paulwatson5 Byte Poster

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    Hi guys, looking for a bit of SQL related advice please.
    I'm looking to learn SQL code but dont know where to start. By SQL i mean the actual language and then move on to SQL server after that.

    I assume SQL is the lauguage and SQL server is where you run queries in etc?
    Also, what program would i need to write SQL, like create my own SQL database and run queries from my datebase.

    Thanks
     
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  2. BB88

    BB88 Kilobyte Poster Gold Member

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    Try https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-sql
     
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  3. dmarsh

    dmarsh Terabyte Poster

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    You can download, MySQL, postgres, MSSQL Express, Firebird, MariaDB, Derby, HSQL.

    You can write DDL or DML SQL in a text editor like notepad. You can create a database with DDL and write queries with DML.

    Its probably easiest to use MSSQL Express and the management studio that Microsoft provide.
     
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