Performing Data Definition and Manipulation in SQL

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to use SQL data definition statements for various data definition tasks such as creating a database, table etc

Learn how to use SQL data manipulation statements for various data manipulation tasks such as updating records in a table, etc

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to use SQL data definition statements for various data definition tasks and how to use SQL data manipulation statements for data manipulation tasks such as updating records in a table. In addition, you will learn how to upload a CSV file into a database using PostgreSQL.

Skills you will develop

Data ManipulationDatabase Management SystemsPostgresqlData Definition LanguageRelational Database Management System (RDBMS)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a database to store database objects (tables)

  2. Data definition (Creating tables in the database)

  3. Data manipulation (Inserting data into the tables created)

  4. Upload a CSV file into the database

  5. Alter, rename and update records in a table

  6. Drop, truncate and delete records from a table

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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