This five-day instructor-led course introduces SQL Server 2014 and describes logical table design, indexing and query plans. It also focuses on the creation of database objects including views, stored procedures, along with parameters, and functions.
Other common aspects of procedure coding, such as indexes, concurrency, error handling, and triggers are also covered in this course.
Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-464.Download Course Outline View Schedule/Book Online
Who Should Attend
The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases.
These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.
The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Introduce the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. It will cover editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
- Determine appropriate data types to be used when designing tables, convert data between data types, and create alias data types.
- Be aware of good design practices regarding SQL Server tables and be able to create tables using T-SQL. (Note: partitioned tables are not covered).
- Implement PRIMARY KEY, FOREIGN KEY, DEFAULT, CHECK and UNIQUE constraints, and investigate cascading FOREIGN KEY constraints.
- Determine appropriate single column and composite indexes strategies.
- Create tables as heaps and tables with clustered indexes. Also consider the design of a table and suggest an appropriate structure.
- Read and interpret details of common elements from execution plans.
- Design effective non-clustered indexes.
- Design and implement views
- Design and implement stored procedures.
- Work with table types, table valued parameters and use the MERGE statement to create stored procedures that update data warehouses.
In addition to their professional experience, participants who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
- Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
- Working knowledge of relational database.
- Some experience with database design.