32. Subqueries in SQL

We’ve learned so much already and it’s time to level up 📈 🚀 In this lesson we’ll learn one of the most powerful SQL concepts and one of the pillars of analytics – subqueries.

You already see that our queries are growing and becoming more and more complex (later in the course we’ll write 50 line long queries and even more). To handle this complexity it’s a very good approach to split a big query into subqueries. You may have heard of the expression “Eat an elephant: one bite at a time”, subqueries represent this principle in SQL.

Subquery example


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Hi, it’s Anatoli, the author of SQL Habit. 👋

SQL Habit is a course (or, as some of the students say, “business simulator”). It’s based on a story of a fictional startup called Bindle. You’ll play a role of their Data Analyst 📊 and solve real-life challenges from Business, Marketing, and Product Management.

SQL Habit course is made of bite-sized lessons (you’re looking at one atm) and exercises. They always have a real-life setting and detailed explanations. You can immediately apply everything you’ve learned at work. 🚀

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