Thomas Nield

A quick lesson on SQL querying basics

Date: This event took place live on September 14 2016

Presented by: Thomas Nield

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.

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Get a quick half-hour exposure to querying tables using SQL with SQLite. This hands-on lesson will walk through basic table navigation using SELECT statements, including filtering, mathematical expressions, text concatenation, and leveraging functions. No previous database experience is required. This is one lesson in the upcoming live online training, SQL Fundamentals for Data on October 4th and 5th.

About Thomas Nield

Thomas Nield (author of Getting Started with SQL) has a business analyst background and works at Southwest Airlines in Revenue Management. Early in his career he became fascinated with technology and bought dozens of books to master programming in Java, C#, Kotlin, and database design. He is passionate about sharing what he learns and enabling others with new skillsets, even if they do not work in IT. He enjoys making technical content relatable and relevant to those unfamiliar or intimidated by it.

Thomas has developed several database-driven applications for Southwest Airlines that generate revenue for the entire airline network. He believes technology should conform to the business, and emphasizes usefulness and real-world practicality while balancing the perspectives of IT and business professionals.