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SQL and relational databases fundamentals

This training SQL and relational databases, provides an overview of the structure of relational database systems (RDBMS), such as Oracle, Db2, SQL Server, MS 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. During the exercises, we learn to write our own SQL queries.

At the end of this course, participants:

During the exercises the DML aspects of the SQL 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
19 Apr2NWoerden  (NL)850 EUR  (exempt from VAT)  guaranteed
07 May2?Leuven  (BE)850 EUR  (excl. VAT) 
22 May2EWoerden  (NL)850 EUR  (exempt from 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

Classroom training 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 154 evaluations)


Really liked the course (, )
really enjoyed it, not too difficult to follow used some concrete exemples to illustrate concept, had fun ! (, )
Goede cursus, veel geleerd. Als je nog weinig of niet met SQL gewerkt hebt gaat het soms wat snel. Je moet wel echt bij blijven. (, )
Goed, ondanks als leek met SQL heb ik veel geleerd tijdens de cursus. Het was soms wel zoeken en mijn weg in deze materie vinden maar ik kreeg daar voldoende de ruimte voor. (, )
Mooie locatie, de docent kan de materie goed overbrengen. (, )
Perfect :-) (, )
De docent heeft alles heel helder uitgelegd. De cursus was duidelijk en bouwde goed verder. (, )
Zeer goed uitgelegd, aangenaam om te volgen (, )
Perfect voor starters (, )
Prima cursus voor beginners (, )

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