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SQL101 - T-SQL Fundamentals

Duration: 2 days
Course Price: $995

SQL 101 - T-SQL Fundamentals Training Course

You will compose SQL queries to retrieve desired information from a database. You will work with advanced queries to manipulate and index tables. You will also create transactions so that you can choose to save or cancel data entry process.

Audience Profile

Individuals with basic computer skills, familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology, and who want to use SQL to query databases.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Connect to the SQL Server database and execute a simple query.
  • Include a search condition in a simple query.
  • Use various functions to perform calculations on data.
  • Organize data obtained from a query before it is displayed on-screen.
  • Retrieve data from tables.
  • Format an output, save a result, and generate a report.
  • Use subqueries to generate query output.
  • Manipulate table data by inserting and updating records in a table and deleting records from a table.
  • Manipulate the table structure.
  • Create views, manipulate data through views, modify the view structure, and drop views.
  • Create indices on table columns and drop inefficient indices.
  • Mark the beginning of a transaction, create a savepoint within a transaction, rollback a transaction, and commit a transaction.

SQL 101 - T-SQL Fundamentals Training Course

You will compose SQL queries to retrieve desired information from a database. You will work with advanced queries to manipulate and index tables. You will also create transactions so that you can choose to save or cancel data entry process.

Audience Profile

Individuals with basic computer skills, familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology, and who want to use SQL to query databases.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Connect to the SQL Server database and execute a simple query.
  • Include a search condition in a simple query.
  • Use various functions to perform calculations on data.
  • Organize data obtained from a query before it is displayed on-screen.
  • Retrieve data from tables.
  • Format an output, save a result, and generate a report.
  • Use subqueries to generate query output.
  • Manipulate table data by inserting and updating records in a table and deleting records from a table.
  • Manipulate the table structure.
  • Create views, manipulate data through views, modify the view structure, and drop views.
  • Create indices on table columns and drop inefficient indices.
  • Mark the beginning of a transaction, create a savepoint within a transaction, rollback a transaction, and commit a transaction.
Basic end-user computer skills and some familiarity with database terminology and structure are required. The following courses or equivalent knowledge and skills are highly recommended:
  • Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
  • Relational Databases Design (Second Edition)
  • Access 2003: Designing a Database

Day 1

Executing a Simple Query

  • Connect to the SQL Database
  • Query a Database
  • Save a Query
  • Modify a Query
  • Execute a Saved Query

Performing a Conditional Search

  • Search Using a Simple Condition
  • Compare Column Values
  • Search Using Multiple Conditions
  • Search for a Range of Values and Null Values
  • Retrieve Data Based on Patterns

Working with Functions

  • Perform Date Calculations
  • Calculate Data Using Aggregate Functions
  • Manipulate String Values

Organizing Data

  • Sort Data
  • Rank Data
  • Group Data
  • Filter Grouped Data
  • Summarize Grouped Data
  • Use PIVOT and UNPIVOT Operators

Retrieving Data from Tables

  • Combine Results of Two Queries
  • Compare the Results of Two Queries
  • Retrieve Data by Joining Tables
  • Check for Unmatched Records
  • Retrieve Information from a Single Table Using Joins

Presenting Query Results

  • Save the Query Result
  • Generate an XML Report

Day 2

Using Subqueries to Perform Advanced Querying

  • Search Based on Unknown Values
  • Compare a Value with Unknown Values
  • Search Based on the Existence of Records
  • Generate Output Using Correlated Subqueries
  • Filter Grouped Data Within Subqueries
  • Perform Multiple-Level Subqueries

Manipulating Table Data

  • Insert Data
  • Modify and Delete Data

Manipulating the Table Structure

  • Create a Table
  • Create a Table with Constraints
  • Add and Drop Table Columns
  • Add and Drop Constraints
  • Modify the Column Definition
  • Back Up Tables
  • Delete Tables

Working with Views

  • Create a View
  • Manipulate Data in Views
  • Create Aliases
  • Modify and Drop Views

Indexing Data

  • Create Indices
  • Drop Indices

Managing Transactions

  • Create Transactions
  • Commit Transactions
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