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T-SQL for SQL Server 2008 for Developers

SQL-215 (3 Days)
4.5 out of 5 (64 reviews)  

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Transact SQL Training Overview

Accelebrate's T-SQL for SQL Server 2008 for Developers training teaches developers all the Transact-SQL skills they need to develop queries, views, functions, stored procedures, and triggers in SQL Server, as well as embed .NET code.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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

Transact SQL Training Objectives

  • Write and tune sophisticated T-SQL queries
  • Work with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Use T-SQL's programming features such as functions and control flow
  • Implement transactions and error-handling
  • Build stored procedures and triggers
  • Embed .NET code in their databases using SQLCLR
  • Use advanced query techniques such as recursive queries, pivot queries, and full text search

Transact SQL Training Outline

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A Tour of SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server 2008 Editions, Components, and Tools
  • Using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • Working with Tables, Queries, and Views
  • Business Intelligence Services
Designing and Creating a Database
  • Relational Database Design Principles
  • Implementing the Design
Working with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Getting Started with Management Studio
  • Exploring the Object Explorer
  • Working with the Query Editor
  • Using SQL Server Books Online
Transact-SQL Programming
  • Overview of Transact-SQL
  • Using Built-In Functions
  • Controlling Flow
  • Ranking Results
Transactions and Error Handling
  • Transaction Concepts
  • Applications and Transactions
  • Creating Explicit Transactions
  • Using TRY/CATCH Error Handling
Data Selection Queries
  • Understanding Transact-SQL
  • The SELECT Statement
  • The WHERE Clause
  • Using ORDER BY to Sort Data
  • The GROUP BY Clause
  • Joining Tables
Advanced Data Types
  • Introduction
  • The HierarchyID Data Type
  • Sparse Columns and Column Sets
  • FILESTREAM Storage
  • Spatial Data
Complex Querying
  • Working with NULL Values
  • Ranking Grouped Data
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Using Common Table Expressions
Modifying Data
  • Modifying Data with Transact-SQL
  • Inserting Data
  • Updating Data
  • Deleting Data
  • Understanding Transaction Isolation
Working with XML
  • The XML Data Type
  • XML Schema Collections
  • Querying XML
  • Best Practices
Creating Views
  • What Is a View?
  • Creating Views
  • Updating Data Using a View
  • Using Computed Columns
  • Indexed Views
  • Partitioned Views
Implementing SQL Server Partitions
  • Overview of Table-Based Partitions
  • Creating Partitioned Tables
  • Querying Partitions
  • Managing Partitions
Creating User-Defined Functions
  • User-Defined Function Overview
  • Scalar Functions
  • Inline Table-Valued Functions
  • Multi-Statement Table-Valued Functions
  • Using Functions, Views, and Stored Procedures
Creating Stored Procedures and Triggers
  • Creating Stored Procedures
  • Creating Triggers
Advanced Query Techniques
  • Full-Text Search
  • Advanced T-SQL Techniques
  • Executing Dynamic SQL
Advanced Techniques
  • Complex Data and Structures
  • Writing More Efficient Queries
  • Working with Complex Queries
  • Maintaining Query Files
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SQL-215

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

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

Training Materials:

All attendees receive Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes and comprehensive courseware covering all topics taught in the class.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows XP or later, or Windows Server 2003 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 3 GB RAM
  • A full installation of SQL Server 2008 with the latest service packs installed
  • Visual Studio 2008 with the latest service packs
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • 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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