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Querying Data with Transact-SQL

////Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Course ID: 20761B 2 Days
   

Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL. It is designed in such a way that the first three days can be taught as a course to students requiring the knowledge for other courses in the SQL Server curriculum. Days 4 & 5 teach the remaining skills required to take exam 70-761.

Description

Audience

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, the primary target audience for this course is: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.

Certifications

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

Exam

70-761

Investment

Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD 3,500
Malaysia: MYR 2,500 / 3000
Indonesia: IDR 8,500,000
India: USD1,500

PREREQUISITES

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.

OBJECTIVES

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016.
  • Describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logic.
  • Write a single table SELECT statement.
  • Write a multi-table SELECT statement.
  • Write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting.
  • Describe how SQL Server uses data types.
  • Write DML statements.
  • Write queries that use built-in functions.
  • Write queries that aggregate data.
  • Write subqueries.
  • Create and implement views and table-valued functions.
  • Use set operators to combine query results.
  • Write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions.
  • Transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube.
  • Create and implement stored procedures.
  • Add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code.

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2016

  • The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
  • SQL Server Editions and Versions
  • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio

Module 2: Introduction to T-SQL Querying

  • Introducing T-SQL
  • Understanding Sets
  • Understanding Predicate Logic
  • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements

Module 3: Writing SELECT Queries

  • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
  • Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT
  • Using Column and Table Aliases
  • Writing Simple CASE Expressions

Module 4: Querying Multiple Tables

  • Understanding Joins
  • Querying with Inner Joins
  • Querying with Outer Joins
  • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins

Module 5: Sorting and Filtering Data

  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data with Predicates
  • Filtering Data with TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
  • Working with Unknown Values

Module 6: Working with SQL Server 2016 Data Types

  • Introducing SQL Server Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Working with Date and Time Data

Module 7: Using DML to Modify Data

  • Adding Data to Tables
  • Modifying and Removing Data
  • Generating automatic column values

Module 8: Using Built-In Functions

  • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
  • Using Conversion Functions
  • Using Logical Functions
  • Using Functions to Work with NULL

Module 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data

  • Using Aggregate Functions
  • Using the GROUP BY Clause
  • Filtering Groups with HAVING

Module 10: Using Subqueries

  • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries

Module 11: Using Set Operators

  • Using Views
  • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
  • Using Derived Tables
  • Using Common Table Expressions

What’s Next

20762B Developing SQL Databases

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