FAQ: Manipulation - Introduction to SQL


#1

This community-built FAQ covers the “Introduction to SQL” exercise from the lesson “Manipulation”.

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#7

Hey everyone. I’m new to SQL, just recently finished the Learn SQL course. I’m curious though, where does the data all come from…if I have spreadsheets at work that i’d like to query using SQL how can I turn the data from the documents into usable databases?


#8

The data tables are prebuilt for the course and reside on the CC SQL server. We have no access othe than through the lessons.

It might be possible to create a table and define all the columns, then manually enter the data from your spreadsheet. Outside of that, you will need your own installation of SQL so you can build your database on your own machine.

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