Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training (M20461)

Introduction:

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training with Hands-on Labs

This five-day, hands-on Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course will teach you the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related tasks of database administration, database development and business intelligence. This Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course will also prepare you to take exam 70-461 which is part of the MCSA: Sql Server certification.

Note: This Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

Database Administrators
Database Developers
Business Intelligence professionals
Report Designers
Business Analysts
Client Application Developers

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training (M20461)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Class Prerequisites:

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

What You Will Learn:

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

Course Content:

Module 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

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 a WHERE Clause
Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Options
Working with Unknown and Missing Values

Module 6: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types

Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types
Working with Character Data
Working with Date and Time Data

Module 7: Using DML to Modify Data

Inserting Data
Modifying and Deleting Data

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 Table Expressions

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

Module 12: Using Set Operators

Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
Using APPLY

Module 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions

Creating Windows with OVER
Exploring Window Functions

Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets

Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
Working with Grouping Sets

Module 15: Executing Stored Procedures

Querying Data with Stored Procedures
Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
Creating Simple Stored Procedures
Working with Dynamic SQL

Module 16: Programming with T-SQL

T-SQL Programming Elements
Controlling Program Flow

Module 17: Implementing Error Handling

Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
Working with Error Information

Module 18: Implementing Transactions

Transactions and the Database Engine
Controlling Transactions
Isolation Levels

Module 19: Improving Query Performance

Factors in Query Performance
Displaying Query Performance Data

Module 20: Querying SQL Server Metadata

Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
Executing System Stored Procedures
Querying Dynamic Management Objects

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