Introduction to T-SQL for SQL Server for Report Writers

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Course Number: SQL-140

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Transact SQL Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to T-SQL for SQL Server for Report Writers training class teaches attendees the T-SQL and SQL Server skills they need to develop queries, views, and stored procedures for SQL Server.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

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

Objectives

  • Understand how SQL Server works
  • Learn to use SQL to output reports with SQL Server
  • Learn to modify SQL Server data with SQL
  • Learn how to write stored procedures for SQL Server

Prerequisites

This course can be adapted to any level of prior SQL Server and relational database experience.

Outline

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Relational Database Basics
  • Brief History of SQL
  • Relational Databases [may be compressed due to attendee experience]
    • Tables
    • Rows
    • Columns
    • Relationships
    • Datatypes
    • Primary Keys
    • Foreign Keys
    • Relational Database Management System
  • SQL Server Objects
    • Valid Object References
  • SQL Statements
    • Database Manipulation Language (DML)
    • Database Definition Language (DDL)
    • Database Control Language (DCL)
Simple SELECTs with SQL Server
  • Introduction to the Northwind Database
  • Some Basics
    • Comments
    • Whitespace and Semi-colons
    • Case Sensitivity
  • SELECTing All Columns in All Rows
  • Exploring the Tables
  • SELECTing Specific Columns
  • Sorting Records
    • Sorting By a Single Column
    • Sorting By Multiple Columns
    • Sorting By Column Position
    • Ascending and Descending Sorts
  • The WHERE Clause and Operator Symbols
    • Checking for Equality
    • Checking for Inequality
    • Checking for Greater or Less Than
    • Checking for NULL
    • WHERE and ORDER BY
  • The WHERE Clause and Operator Words
    • The BETWEEN Operator
    • The IN Operator
    • The LIKE Operator
    • The NOT Operator
  • Checking Multiple Conditions
    • AND
    • OR
    • Order of Evaluation
  • Writing SELECTs with Multiple Conditions
Advanced SELECTs with SQL Server
  • Calculated Fields
    • Concatenation
    • Mathematical Calculations
    • Aliases
  • Aggregate Functions and Grouping
    • Aggregate Functions
    • Grouping Data
  • Built-in Data Manipulation Functions
    • Common Math Functions
    • Common String Functions
    • Common Date Functions
Subqueries, Joins, and Unions with SQL Server
  • Subqueries
  • Joins
    • Table Aliases
    • Multi-table Joins
  • Outer Joins
  • Unions
    • UNION ALL
    • UNION Rules
Inserting, Updating and Deleting Records with SQL Server
  • INSERT
  • UPDATE
  • DELETE
Creating and Modifying Tables with SQL Server
  • Creating Tables
  • Datatypes
  • Altering Tables
    • Adding a Column
    • Dropping a Column
  • Renaming Tables
  • Dropping Tables
Views and Stored Procedures in SQL Server
  • Creating Views
  • Dropping Views
  • Creating Stored Procedures
    • Designing a stored procedure
    • Specifying input parameters
    • Returning a recordset
    • Returning output parameters
  • Testing stored procedures
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All SQL Server training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • SQL Server 2008 or later installed, with the latest service pack updates (SQL Server Express will suffice)
  • SQL Server client tools, most notably SQL Server Management Studio
  • Related lab files and sample databases that Accelebrate will provide


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