20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server® 2014
8/24/2020 - 8/28/202010/26/2020 - 10/30/2020COURSE LENGTH:
9:00am - 4:30pm
This course provides students with the technical skills required to write Transact-SQL queries for MS SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; Database Administration, Database Development & Business Intelligence.
At Course Completion
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
- Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
- Understand the similarities & differences between Transact-SQL & other computer languages.
- Write SELECT queries
- Query multiple tables
- Sort & filter data
- Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
- Modify data using Transact-SQL
- Use built-in functions
- Group & aggregate data
- Use subqueries
- Use table expressions
- Use set operators
- Use window ranking, offset & aggregate functions
- Implement pivoting and grouping sets
- Execute stored procedures
- Program with T-SQL
- Implement error handling
- Implement transactions.
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 & client app developers..
This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
PREREQUISITE COURSESFOLLOW UP COURSES
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
- Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
- Working knowledge of relational databases.
- Some experience with database design.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course
is subject to minimum enrollment to run. Course may run as a virtual instructor led class
if the minimum enrollment is not met. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or call 207.775.0244.
Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration The Basic Architecture of SQL Server SQL Server Editions and Versions Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio Lab : Working with SQL Server 2014 ToolsModule 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 QueryingModule 3: Writing SELECT Queries Writing Simple SELECT Statements Eliminate Duplicates with DISTINCT Using Column and Table Aliases Write Simple CASE Expressions Lab : Writing Basic SELECT StatementsModule 4: Querying Multiple Tables Understanding Joins Querying with Inner Joins Querying with Outer Joins Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins Lab : Querying Multiple TablesModule 5: Sorting and Filtering Data Sorting Data Filtering Data with Predicates Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Working with Unknown Values Lab : Sorting and Filtering DataModule 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 TypesModule 7: Using DML to Modify Data Inserting Data Modifying and Deleting Data Lab : Using DML to Modify DataModule 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 FunctionsModule 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data Using Aggregate Functions Using the GROUP BY Clause Filtering Groups with HAVING Lab : Grouping and Aggregating DataModule 10: Using Subqueries Writing Self-Contained Subqueries Writing Correlated Subqueries Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries Lab : Using SubqueriesModule 11: Using Table Expressions Using Views Using Inline Table-Valued Functions Using Derived Tables Using Common Table Expressions Lab : Using Table ExpressionsModule 12: Using Set Operators Writing Queries with the UNION Operator Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT Using APPLY Lab : Using Set OperatorsModule 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions Creating Windows with OVER Exploring Window Functions Lab : Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions/b>Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT Working with Grouping Sets Lab : Pivoting and Grouping SetsModule 15: Querying data with Stored Procedures Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures Creating Simple Stored Procedures Working with Dynamic SQL Lab : Executing Stored ProceduresModule 16: Programming with T-SQL T-SQL Programming Elements Controlling Program Flow Lab : Programming with T-SQLModule 17: Implementing Error Handling Using TRY / CATCH Blocks Working with Error Information Lab : Implementing Error HandlingModule 18: Implementing Transactions Transactions and the Database Engine Controlling Transactions Lab : Implementing TransactionsModule 19: Appendix 1: Improving Query Performance Factors in Query Performance Displaying Query Performance Data Lab : Improving Query PerformanceModule 20: Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server Metadata Querying System Catalog Views and Functions Executing System Stored Procedures Querying Dynamic Management Objects Lab : Querying SQL Server Metadata