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SQL and relational databases fundamentals

This training provides an overview of the structure of relational database systems (RDBMS), such as Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Access ... and how they can be interrogated with the SQL language. This course will help you explore this fascinating world, and will convince you of both the power and the simplicity of the relational data model and of SQL.

At the end of this course, participants:

During the exercises the DML aspects of the language are treated (especially the SELECT statement). The emphasis lies on writing queries. This course precedes the more advanced courses SQL workshop, SQL advanced course, and other courses treating RDBMS like Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, and MySQL/MariaDB.


datedur.lang.  location  price
07 Sep2NWoerden  (NL)850 EUR  (exempt from VAT) 
02 Oct2?Leuven  (BE)850 EUR  (excl. VAT)  guaranteed
30 Oct2EWoerden  (NL)850 EUR  (exempt from VAT) 
13 Nov2NLeuven  (BE)850 EUR  (excl. VAT) 

Intended for

This training is intended for those who have (almost) never worked with SQL. You can test for yourself to see whether this course contains enough new information for you by filling out the online self-test.


No specific background is required - some familiarity with informatics is an advantage.

Main topics

Training method

Theory with emphasis on practical exercises. The relational database system to be used during the exercises can be chosen: Oracle, DB2 for z/OS, DB2 for LUW, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, or PostgreSQL. (Please indicate your choice on the registration form.)


2 days.

Course leader

an ABIS instructor.

Global score

4.4/5 (based on 90 evaluations)


I learned a lot, and really enjoyed doing the exercises. Our trainer was verry patient as well ! (, )
Très bien. (, )
OK. Zou gerust in 1 dag kunnen voor mensen met IT achtergrond, ook zonder enig ervaring met SQL/relationele DB. (, )
Een overzichtelijke cursus, goed gepresenteerd door de lesgever, tempo (en de hoeveelheid leerstof) mocht voor mij hoger (, )
Goeie cursus, ook voor beginners. Staat wel vaker bij een cursus, maar is niet altijd zo, vandaar deze opmerking. (, )
Zeer goed (, )
goede cursus, conform verwachting (, )
Heel Goed. (, )
zeer goede training (, )
professeur très clair dans ses explications, il connait bien sa matière et il aime l'enseigner (, )

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