Querying Data with Transact-SQL (M20761)

Learn how to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2016. This course will provide 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.

You will learn about: T-SQL elements, writing SQL queries, querying JOINs, sorting and filtering data, SQL Server 2016 data types, T-SQL DML, built-in functions, grouping and aggregating data, subqueries, and set operators.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL.

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Overview

  • Basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Sort and filter data
  • Using data types in SQL Server
  • Modify data using Transact-SQL
  • Use built-in functions
  • Group and aggregate data
  • Use subquerie
  • 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

Target Audience

Database administrators, database developers and business intelligence professionals, as well as SQL power users who arenÍt necessarily database-focused, such as 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.

Expected Duration

3 day

Course Objectives

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

2. Introduction to T-SQL Querying

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

3. Writing SELECT Queries

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

4. Querying Multiple Tables

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

5. Sorting and Filtering Data

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

6. Working with SQL Server 2016 Data Types

  • Introducing SQL Server 2016 Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Working with Date and Time Data

7. Using DML to Modify Data

  • Inserting Data
  • Modifying and Deleting Data

8. Using Built-In Functions

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

9. Grouping and Aggregating Data

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

10. Using Subqueries

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

11. Using Set Operators

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

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$2,195.00

 

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