Introduction to SQL Server 2016 for Query Writers

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Course Number: SQL-500

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

SQL Server 2016 for Query Writers Training Overview

Accelebrate's SQL Server 2016 for Query Writers Training teaches attendees the skills they need to successfully query and modify data in SQL Server 2016.

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In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and the Management Studio to run SQL statements
  • Retrieve data from a database and insert, update, or delete that data
  • Use outer joins, summary queries, and subqueries
  • Work with data types and functions
  • Design a database and implement that design by using either SQL statements or the Management Studio

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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An Introduction To Relational Databases And SQL
  • An introduction to client/server systems
  • An introduction to the relational database model
  • An introduction to SQL and SQL-based systems
  • The Transact-SQL statements
  • How to work with other database objects
  • How to use SQL from an application program
Using The Management Studio
  • An introduction to SQL Server 2016
  • An introduction to the Management Studio
  • How to manage the database files
  • How to view and modify the database
  • How to work with queries
  • How to view the documentation for SQL Server
Retrieving Data From a Single Table
  • An introduction to the SELECT statement
  • How to code the SELECT clause
  • How to code the WHERE clause
  • How to code the ORDER BY clause
Retrieving Data From Two Or More Tables
  • How to work with inner joins
  • How to work with outer joins
  • Other skills for working with joins
  • How to work with unions
Coding Summary Queries
  • How to work with aggregate functions
  • How to group and summarize data
  • How to summarize data using SQL Server extensions
Coding Subqueries
  • An introduction to subqueries
  • How to code subqueries in search conditions
  • Other ways to use subqueries
  • Guidelines for working with complex queries
  • How to work with common table expressions
Inserting, Updating, and Deleting Data
  • How to create test tables
  • How to insert new rows
  • How to modify existing rows
  • How to delete existing rows
  • How to merge rows
Working With Data Types
  • A review of the SQL data types
  • How to convert data
Working With Functions
  • How to work with string data
  • How to work with numeric data
  • How to work with date/time data
  • Other functions you should know about
Designing a Database
  • How to design a data structure
  • How to normalize a data structure
Creating a Database And Its Tables With SQL Statements
  • An introduction to DDL
  • How to create databases, tables, and indexes
  • How to use constraints
  • How to change databases and tables
  • How to work with sequences
  • The script used to create the AP database
Creating a Database And Its Tables With The Management Studio
  • The script used to create the AP database
  • How to work with tables
  • How to generate scripts
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All SQL Server students receive a copy of Murach’s SQL Server 2016 for Developers.

Software Requirements:

  • 64-bit Windows 7 or later, or Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 8 GB RAM
  • SQL Server 2016 installed
  • Related sample databases and lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • If you have purchased this course, please contact us for detailed setup instructions.


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