# Selecting data from specific columns

Select the data from the columns series_id, release_date, and title. At the same time, rename title to series_title and cast the type of release_date from Uint32 to Date.

Note

We assume that you already created tables in step Creating a table and populated them with data in step Adding data to a table.

SELECT
series_id,             -- The names of columns (series_id, release_date, title)
-- are separated by commas.

title AS series_title, -- You can use AS to rename columns
-- or give a name to an arbitrary expression

CAST(release_date AS Date) AS release_date

FROM series;

COMMIT;