Practical SQL: A Beginner's Guide to Storytelling with Data

Practical SQL: A Beginner's Guide to Storytelling with Data

by Anthony DeBarros


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593278274
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 116,096
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Anthony DeBarros is an award-winning journalist who's combined avid interests in data analysis, coding, software product development, and storytelling for much of his career. He's currently a data news editor for the Wall Street Journal, focusing on topics including the economy, trade, the U.S. Census, and politics. He previously held positions with USA TODAY, the Poughkeepsie Journal, and the DocumentCloud project for Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Creating your first database & table
Chapter 2: Beginning Data Exploration with SELECT
Chapter 3: Understanding Data Types
Chapter 4: Importing and Exporting Data
Chapter 5: Basic Math and Stats
Chapter 6: Joining Tables in a Relational Database
Chapter 7: Table Design that Works for You
Chapter 8: Grouping and Summarizing Data
Chapter 9: Cleaning , Modifying, Deleting Data
Chapter 10: Ranks, Rates, asnd Stats
Chapter 11: Dealing with Dates
Chapter 12: Advanced Queries
Chapter 13: Full-Text Search
Chapter 14: GIS
Chapter 15: Views
Chapter 16: Working from the command line
Chapter 17: Maintenance

Appendix A:
Alternative software and text editors
Appendix B: Solutions

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