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The NuoDB SQL client,
nuosql, is a command line tool for executing SQL statements against a database. You can experiment with
nuosql by executing statements on the SQL QuickStart sample database that contains hockey data. By default, the database is named
test on your local machine, with a user named
dba whose password is
goalie. This user has administrator privileges.
Note: If you did not already create the SQL QuickStart
test database. go to Running the SQL QuickStart and then return here.
Open a terminal window. To start the
nuosql command line tool, enter the following command. Substitute as necessary if you customized any parameters when you created the sample hockey database (
nuosql test@localhost --user dba --password goalie SQL>
If you are successful then you see the
SQL> prompt. On some platforms, specification of
@localhost is optional.
nuosql starts, you can execute standard SQL commands as you normally would with any SQL database. To see what tables are in the
HOCKEY schema, try the following:
SHOW tables;Tables in schema HOCKEY HOCKEY PLAYERS SCORING TEAMS VW_PLAYER_STATS is a view SQL>
TEAMS are the sample tables and
VW_PLAYER_STATS is the view created when you execute the SQL QuickStart.To display what is in the
TEAMS table, run the following command:
SELECT * FROM teams ORDER BY name;YEAR TMID CONFID DIVID RANK PLAYOFF G W L T OTL NAME ----- ----- ------- ------ ----- -------- -- -- -- -- ---- ------------------------------------- 1916 TOB 0 0 4 0 14 7 7 0 0 228th Battalion 1972 ALB 0 WW 5 0 78 38 37 3 0 Alberta Oilers 2010 AND WC PC 2 CQF 82 47 30 0 5 Anaheim Ducks ...
help to display a list of NuoDB SQL commands:
HELPALTER SEQUENCE Change definition of a sequence ALTER TABLE Change definition of a table ALTER TRIGGER Change definition of a trigger ALTER USER Change definition of a user ...
Furthermore, you can type
HELP followed by a command to get more information about that command:
HELP UPDATENAME UPDATE SYNOPSIS UPDATE [schema.]table SET column = expression [, ...] [WHERE condition ] DESCRIPTION UPDATE changes the values of the columns specified for all rows that meet the requirements specified by the WHERE condition clause. You are required only to specify the columns to be modified. Columns not specified by SET remain unchanged. You must have write access to the table in order to modify it, as well as read access to any table whose values are specified in the WHERE condition. SQL>
nuosql by typing
quit at the
For more information: SQL Statements.