SQL for testers

Once you know it, you use it all the time

As a tester it is important to know SQL. It is one of the key tool for software testers and knowing how to use it will make your job a lot easier and it will make you a better tester. Most testers who know SQL are using it almost all the time.

Also, it is nearly always a part of the interview questions, so being about to answer questions about SQL will give you a better chance of having a successful interview.

Course outline

  • Introduction to SQL
  • Relational Database Basics
  • SQL Practical Part – Introduction
  • Types of SQL statements
  • SELECT Statement
  • Manipulating Data
  • Views
  • Interview questions

Trainer: Phil Royston

Phil has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and has witnessed huge changes over that time. However, he “only” started his current career in Test Management and Test Consultancy 13 years ago when he had finished executing a data migration and was told by the Program Manager “Phil, from Monday you will be the Test Manager, ok?”.

Since he started as a Test Manager with no previous experience or knowledge of what he should do, he saw at first-hand the dangers of amateurism and learned a few lessons the hard way. However, he survived and learned to love software testing. He tries to continuously improve his knowledge and skills. He strongly believes that we need to constantly challenge what we think, what we already know and what currently do.

As a Senior Test Consultant he is especially fortunate to work with many projects and software testing professionals from numerous organizations where he gets to see lots of new ideas and different solutions to the problems we all face in our day-to-day work. Being part of the founding team of tesena | Smart Testing gives him the opportunity, at least in a small way, to contribute to the software testing profession and support our community.

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