Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL

Code: IngresSQL
Days: 5
Ingres Version: 9.2 and 10.0

You will learn:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and importance of Relational Databases
  • Explore each of the principal Ingres database and development tools
  • Understand the principles and importance of industrial-strength SQL
  • Make full use of all the retrieval features of Ingres SQL
  • Make full use of all the data-change features of Ingres SQL
  • Make full use of all the database-management features of Ingres SQL
  • Make full use of Ingres Database Procedures, Rules, Events, Integrity features

Course Style

This course provides you with all the knowledge and skill you need to:

  • use Ingres SQL in your batch interfaces, reporting, ad-hoc querying, applications
  • undertake the Ingres Application Development and Database Management courses
  • understand and assess the role of Ingres in your organisation.

It has 3 sections: day 1 focuses on Ingres principles and hands-on experience of all the Ingres database and development tools; days 2-4 cover all the essential aspects of Ingres SQL; day 5 covers Database procedures, rules, events, and integrity features.
The course is a mixture of lecture and demonstrations with hands on practical exercises for all key topics.

Who Should Attend

This course is an essential prerequisite for anyone undertaking other Ingres training: IngresDBM, OpenROAD, IngresABF, ReportWriter, Performance. Others who will benefit from attendance on this course are:

  • Managers or IT staff who need to understand or assess the Ingres principles, tools and capabilities (for those who only need this, attendance on Day 1 is sufficient).
  • IT or other staff who need to use Ingres SQL to retrieve or change their database data.
  • Database or development staff who need to work with Ingres database procedures, rules, events, integrities.

Prerequisites

No knowledge of Ingres or SQL is assumed.

Key Topics

Day 1: Ingres Overview

  • Introduction to Ingres
  • Relational Concepts and Ingres
  • Ingres Basic Tools: ISQL, Tables, QBF, ReportWriter
  • Ingres Visual Tools: VSQL, IVM, VDBA, IMP
  • Ingres Development Tools: OpenROAD, ABF/Vision

Day 2-4: Ingres SQL

  • Controlling output
  • Restricting rows
  • Functions
  • Combining Tables
  • Sub-queries
  • Views, unions and outer joins
  • Building tables
  • Inserts, Updates and Deletes
  • Importing and exporting data from Ingres
  • Transaction processing

Day 5: Ingres Server SQL

  • Database procedures
  • Rules
  • Database Events
  • Integrity

Next Course

Either Managing Ingres Databases (IngresDBM), Developing OpenROAD Applications (OpenROAD), Developing ABF Applications (IngresABF) or Reporting Ingres Data (ReportWriter).

We have clear learning paths, so there is an appropriate course whatever your current expertise and knowledge. You can continuously advance your understanding and skills with Actian solutions by following the learning paths below.

Vector Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres SQL [Recommended]
5 Days
VectorDBM
Managing Vector Installations and Database
4 Days

Matrix Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

MatrixDBM
Managing Matrix Installations and Database
4 Days

DataFlow Developer

Course Description

Duration

DataFlow
DataFlow Core
3 Days

DataConnect v10 Data Integrator

Course Description

Duration

DataConnectCore
DataConnect v10 Core
4 Days
DataConnectIT
EDI/HIPAA Integration Techniques
1 Day

DataConnect v9 Data Integrator

Course Description

Duration

DataConnectFund
Data Connect v9 Fundamentals
3 Days
DataConnectAdv
DataConnect v9 Advanced
1 Day
DataConnectIT
EDI/HIPAA Integration Techniques
1 Day

Versant Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

VersantDBM
Managing Versant Installations and Database
3 Days


Ingres Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days
IngresDBM
Managing Ingres Installations and Database
5 Days
Performance
Optimizing Ingres Performance [Recommended]
5 Days

OpenROAD Developer/ Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days

OpenROAD
OpenROAD Application Development and Maintenance

5 Days
ORAdv
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD
3 Days
OReServer
OpenROAD Server and EClient for Developers [Option]
3 Days

ABF Developer/ Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days

ABF
Application Development in Ingres ABF

4 Days
IRW
Ingres Reportwriter [Recommended]
2 Days

Report Developer / Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days
IRW - Ingres Reportwriter [Recommended] 2 Days
We have a number of scheduled runnings for core classes in EMEA, APAC and North America. Other courses are offered on an on-demand basis. Please contact education@actian.com for further information.

E-Learning Training Courses

Course Code

Training Room Classes

Course Code
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON
DataIntegrator Advanced DATAINA
Data Integrator Fundamentals. DATAINT
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL
New Features in Ingres INGUPD
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD
OpenRoad 5.1 New Features from OpenROAD 4.1 OR51UP
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD ORADV
OpenRoad Application Server and EClient for Developers ORESERV
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM
Versant Object Database Administration VERDBM
Versant Fastobjects C++ API Programming VFASTOB
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM
Please use the following list to jump to a regional schedule

Whether you are new to Ingres or an old hand, our education courses are designed to make sure you learn how to make best use of the advanced features and functionality in the latest release. For inquiries about our education programs, please email education@actian.com, or formations@actian.com (FR).

America

Location - Austin, USA

Course Code Date
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2014-10-06
Data Integrator Fundamentals. DATAINT 2014-11-17
DataIntegrator Advanced DATAINA 2014-11-20
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2014-12-08
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-02-09
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-04-13
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-06-08
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-08-10
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-10-05
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2015-12-07

Location - New York City, USA

Course Code Date
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-09-29
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-12-01
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-12-08
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-02-02
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-02-02
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-02-09
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-09-21
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-09-21
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-09-28
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-11-30
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-12-07

Location - Redwood City, USA

Course Code Date
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-05-11
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-05-11
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-05-18
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-08-10
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-08-17

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Location - Paris, France

Course Code Date
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-02-02
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-03-23
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-04-13
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-05-18
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-06-22
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-07-20
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-08-24
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-09-21
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-10-19
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-11-23

Location - Hamburg, Germany (English materials with German instructor)

Course Code Date
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2014-10-13
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-11-03
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-11-03
OpenRoad 5.1 New Features from OpenROAD 4.1 OR51UP 2014-11-10
OpenRoad Application Server and EClient for Developers ORESERV 2014-11-12
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2014-11-26
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-12-08
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-01-19
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-01-19
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-02-02
Versant Object Database Administration VERDBM 2015-02-10
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-02-23
Versant Fastobjects C++ API Programming VFASTOB 2015-03-10
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2015-03-18
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2015-05-12
Versant Object Database Administration VERDBM 2015-06-16
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-07-27
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-07-27
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2015-08-04
Versant Fastobjects C++ API Programming VFASTOB 2015-09-15
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-09-21
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-10-12
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-11-02
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-11-02
Versant Object Database Administration VERDBM 2015-11-10
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2015-11-25
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-12-07

Location - Leeds, UK

Course Code Date
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD ORADV 2014-09-30
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-05-18
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-05-18
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-06-08

Location - Slough, UK

Course Code Date
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-10-20
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-10-20
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-11-03
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-11-10
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-11-10
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD ORADV 2014-11-25
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2014-12-08
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-01-12
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-01-12
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-02-23
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-04-13
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-04-28
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-06-22
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-10-19
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-10-19
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-11-02
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-11-23
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2015-12-07

Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific

Location - APAC, Australia

Course Code Date
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA 2014-10-13
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-10-20
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-11-10
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-11-10
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-11-24
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA 2015-02-23
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-03-03
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-03-03
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-03-16
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2015-04-13
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2015-04-13
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-05-11
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-05-11
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-05-25
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-06-01
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2015-06-22
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2015-06-22
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-07-06
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-07-06
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-07-20
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2015-08-03
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2015-08-17
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2015-08-17
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2015-09-07
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2015-09-07
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-09-21
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA 2015-10-12
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-10-26
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2015-11-09
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2015-11-09
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2015-11-23

ONLINE

The Ingres Instructor-Led Online Training environment is an alternative to our traditional in-class training, without the need for expensive travel.

Ingres ILO Environment

Our ILO environment provides

  • Interactive, instructor led training
  • Live demos
  • Pre-configured remote lab environment
  • Classes available to suit your timezone
  • PDF handouts of course material

"Closed" ILO Class

Efficient training for coworkers across multiple locations. If your team is geographically dispersed you can also request that our instructor-led online format be delivered as a "Closed" course for your company.