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20461 - Querying Microsoft SQL Server

Please Select Your Version: 2014

This Querying Microsoft SQL Server training class provides students with the technical skills required 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. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-461.

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-focuses or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

Prerequisites

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



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20461 - Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014

5 Days

Your Price: $2625


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  • 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
      • Working with SQL Server Management Studio
      • Creating and Organizing T-SQL scripts
      • Using Books Online
  • 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
      • Executing Basic SELECT Statements
      • Executing queries which filter data using predicates
      • Executing queries which sort data using ORDER BY
  • 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
      • Write simple SELECT Statements
      • Eliminate Duplicates Using Distinct
      • Use Table and Column Aliases
      • Use a Simple CASE Expression
  • Querying Multiple Tables
    • Understanding Joins
    • Querying with Inner Joins
    • Querying with Outer Joins
    • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
    • Lab: Querying Multiple Tables
      • Writing Queries That Use Inner Joins
      • Writing Queries That Use Multiple-Table Inner Join
      • Writing Queries That Use Self Joins
      • Writing Queries That Use Outer Joins
      • Writing Queries That Use Cross Joins
  • 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
      • Writing Queries That Filter Data Using a WHERE Clause
      • Writing Queries That Filter Data Using an ORDER BY Clause
      • Writing Queries That Filter Data Using the TOP Option
      • Writing Queries That Filter Data Using the OFFSET-FETCH Clause
  • 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
      • Writing Queries That Return Date and Time Data
      • Writing Queries That Use Date and Time Functions
      • Writing Queries That Return Character Data
      • Writing Queries That Use Character Functions
  • Using DML to Modify Data
    • Inserting Data
    • Modifying and Deleting Data
    • Lab: Using DML to Modify Data
      • Inserting Data
      • Updating and Deleting Data
  • 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
      • Write queries which use conversion functions
      • Write queries which use logical functions
      • Write queries which test for nullability
  • Grouping and Aggregating Data
    • Using Aggregate Functions
    • Using the GROUP BY Clause
    • Filtering Groups with HAVING
    • Lab: Grouping and Aggregating Data
      • Write queries which use the GROUP BY clause
      • Write queries which use aggregate functions
      • Write queries which use distinct aggregate functions
      • Write queries which filter groups with the HAVING clause
  • Using Subqueries
    • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
    • Writing Correlated Subqueries
    • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
    • Lab: Using Subqueries
      • Write queries which use self-contained subqueries
      • Write queries which use scalar and multi-result subqueries
      • Write queries which use correlated subqueries and EXISTS predicate
  • Using Table Expressions
    • Using Derived Tables
    • Using Common Table Expressions
    • Using Views
    • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
    • Lab: Using Table Expressions
      • Write Queries Which Use Views
      • Write Queries Which Use Derived Tables
      • Write Queries Which Use Common Table Expressions
      • Write Queries Which Use Inline Table-Valued Functions
  • Using Set Operators
    • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
    • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
    • Using APPLY
    • Lab: Using Set Operators
      • Write queries which use UNION set operators and UNION ALL multi-set operators
      • Write queries which use CROSS APPLY and OUTER APPLY operators
      • Write queries which use EXCEPT and INTERSECT operators
  • Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
    • Creating Windows with OVER
    • Exploring Window Functions
    • Lab: Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
      • Write queries which use ranking functions
      • Write queries which use offset functions
      • Write queries which use window aggregate functions
  • Pivoting and Grouping Sets
    • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
    • Working with Grouping Sets
    • Lab: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
      • Write queries which use the PIVOT operator
      • Write queries which use the UNPIVOT operator
      • Write queries which use the GROUPING SETS subclause
  • 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
      • Use the EXECUTE statement to invoke stored procedures
      • Pass parameters to stored procedures
      • Execute system stored procedures
  • Programming with T-SQL
    • T-SQL Programming Elements
    • Controlling Program Flow
    • Lab: Programming with T-SQL
      • Declaring Variables and Delimiting Batches
      • Using Control-of-Flow Elements
      • Generating Dynamic SQL
      • Using Synonyms
  • Implementing Error Handling
    • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
    • Working with Error Information
    • Lab: Implementing Error Handling
      • Redirecting Errors with TRY / CATCH
      • Using THROW to Pass an Error Message Back to a Client
  • Implementing Transactions
    • Transactions and the Database Engine
    • Controlling Transactions
    • Isolation Levels
    • Lab: Implementing Transactions
      • Controlling transactions with BEGIN, COMMIT, and ROLLBACK
      • Adding error handling to a CATCH block

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