Exercise: Create a new table of production companies with 2 new rows

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Category ==> SQL  (115 exercises)
Topic ==> Creating tables  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced SQL
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First (if you haven't already done so) run the script shown above to generate the Doctor Who training database.

Write SQL to create a new table to contain the Doctor Who production companies, beginning like this:

-- create new table to hold rows

CREATE TABLE tblProductionCompany(

ProductionCompanyId int IDENTITY(1,1) PRIMARY KEY,

 Your table should have the following columns:

Column Notes
ProductionCompanyId The unique number of each company (starting at 1, and going up by 1 for each new company)
ProductionCompanyName The name of each company
Abbreviation The abbreviation for each company

Extend your query so that it inserts two new rows into this table, beginning like this:

-- create 2 new rows

INSERT INTO tblProductionCompany(

ProductionCompanyName,

Abbreviation

) VALUES ( ...

Finally, get your query to show the rows in your newly created table: 

Two rows resulting

The two Doctor Who production companies

Optionally, save your query as Manual would have been quicker.sql, then close it down.

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