SQL 2: Grouping and summing data

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Matt Kiefer of The Chicago Reporter
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 10:15am
  • Location: Salon 4
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If you know how to write a basic SELECT statement in SQL but are looking to make calculations, then this is the session for you. Learn to count how many times certain records appear in a database, and sum totals across records. These skills can come in handy whether you're covering campaign finance or boating licenses. We'll use SQLite and DB Browser, a free database manager.

This session is good for: People who took “SQL 1: Exploring data” or are familiar with “SELECT” and “WHERE” statements in SQL.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Kiefer is the data editor for The Chicago Reporter, a non-profit newsroom that investigates issues of race and poverty. He's also the creator of FOIAMail, an open-source FOIA automation project. @matt_kiefer

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