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It can get pretty overwhelming learning SQL.  To help, I’ve created the following SQL Server resources and online tutorials to get you started.  They start from ground zero, and assume you no nothing of SQL.

If you're new to SQL let's get started with these three steps:

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Join my free email course "Get Started Learning SQL Server."

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 Beginning SQL Server Introductory Articles

  • Simple Select Queries – To query your data you’ll use the select command.  This lesson covers basic concepts.

Database Normalization

Database Normalization – Understand why it is important to organize data into separate tables.  Knowing this, makes learning Joins so much easier.

Database Joins, Subqueries, and Sets

Common Table Expressions

Introduction to CTEs (Common Table Expressions)— CTE’s are used to simplify complex joins and subqueries, and to provide a means to query hierarchical data.

Introduction to Insert, Update, and Delete

Getting Started

It can get pretty overwhelming learning SQL.  To help, I’ve created the following SQL Server resources and online tutorials to get you started.  They start from ground zero, and assume you no nothing of SQL.

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Common Questions

Along the way you’re bound to have questions about databases in general, the pieces that make them up, or something unusual about SQL.  Check out these questions to satiate your curiosity

It can get pretty overwhelming learning SQL.  To help, I’ve created the following SQL Server resources and online tutorials to get you started.  They start from ground zero, and assume you no nothing of SQL.If you’re new to SQL let’s get started with these three steps: 1Join my free email course “Get Started Learning SQL Server.”

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