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Students learn the technical skills to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.
TARGET AUDIENCE: This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: After completing this course, students will be able to:•Write SELECT queries•Query multiple tables•Sort and filter data•Describe the use of data types in SQL Server•Modify data using Transact-SQL•Use built-in functions•Group and aggregate data•Use subqueries•Use table expressions•Use set operators•Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions•• Implement pivoting and grouping sets•Execute stored procedures•Program with T-SQL•Implement error handling•Implement transactions
Lesson 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014
The Basic Architecture of SQL Server SQL Server Editions and Versions Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio Lab : Working with SQL Server 2014 Tools
Lesson 2: Introduction to T-SQL Querying
Introducing T-SQL Understanding Sets Understanding Predicate Logic Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements Lab : Introduction to Transact-SQL Querying
Lesson 3: Writing SELECT Queries
Writing Simple SELECT Statements Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT Using Column and Table Aliases Writing Simple CASE Expressions Lab : Writing Basic SELECT Statements
Lesson 4: Querying Multiple Tables
Understanding Joins Querying with Inner Joins Querying with Outer Joins Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins Lab : Querying Multiple Tables
Lesson 5: Sorting and Filtering Data
Sorting Data Filtering Data with a WHERE Clause Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Options Working with Unknown and Missing Values Lab : Sorting and Filtering Data
Lesson 6: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types
Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types Working with Character Data Working with Date and Time Data Lab : Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types
Lesson 7: Using DML to Modify Data
Inserting Data Modifying and Deleting Data Lab : Using DML to Modify Data
Lesson 8: Using Built-In Functions
Writing Queries with Built-In Functions Using Conversion Functions Using Logical Functions Using Functions to Work with NULL Lab : Using Built-In Functions
Lesson 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data
Using Aggregate Functions Using the GROUP BY Clause Filtering Groups with HAVING Lab : Grouping and Aggregating Data
Lesson 10: Using Subqueries
Writing Self-Contained Subqueries Writing Correlated Subqueries Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries Lab : Using Subqueries
Lesson 11: Using Table Expressions
Using Derived Tables Using Common Table Expressions Using Views Using Inline Table-Valued Functions Lab : Using Table Expressions
Lesson 12: Using Set Operators
Writing Queries with the UNION Operator Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT Using APPLY Lab : Using Set Operators
Lesson 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
Creating Windows with OVER Exploring Window Functions Lab : Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
Lesson 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT Working with Grouping Sets Lab : Pivoting and Grouping Sets
Lesson 15: Executing Stored Procedures
Querying Data with Stored Procedures Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures Creating Simple Stored Procedures Working with Dynamic SQL Lab : Executing Stored Procedures
Lesson 16: Programming with T-SQL
T-SQL Programming Elements Controlling Program Flow Lab : Programming with T-SQL
Lesson 17: Implementing Error Handling
Using TRY / CATCH Blocks Working with Error Information Lab : Implementing Error Handling
Lesson 18: Implementing Transactions
Transactions and the Database Engine Controlling Transactions Isolation Levels Lab : Implementing Transactions
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There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
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You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
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The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
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