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Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse - Architecture and SQL by Todd Wilson, Tom Coffing

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Chapter 6 - The Basics of SQL

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.”

- Abraham Lincoln

Introduction

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The Student_Table above will be usedin our early SQL Examples

This is a pictorial of the Student_Table which we will use to present some basic examples of SQL and get some hands-on experience with querying this table. This book attempts to show you the table, show you the query, and show you the result set.

Naming of Objects

Object names can include the following characters:

•Letters from a-z, A-Z, and letter characters from other languages.

•Numeric characters 0-9.

•Special characters _, @, $, #.

Object names must also meet the ...

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