Retrieving Information From the Database

This is the section where you will start utilizing SQL to interact with your database. You are going to like it, especially if you are new to SQL.

You will start by creating the first test tables that will be used in the coming lessons.  Then, we will take a look at the basic Oracle data types, and will start learning about the SELECT statement in its most basic form.

After getting a basic understanding of the SELECT statement, you will learn about table and column aliases, which is a very important topic too.

This is a very interesting section!  After completing it you will have a very clear understanding of how the SELECT command works and should be able to write basic queries with confidence.

Okay, let’s jump right in!