This Transact-SQL training class provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
This Transact-SQL class is intended for SQL Server database administrators, implementers, system engineers, and developers who are responsible for writing queries.
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Webucator is a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). This class uses official Microsoft courseware and will be delivered by a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).
Learn to describe the uses of and ways to execute the Transact-SQL language.
Learn to use querying tool.
Learn to write SELECT queries to retrieve data.
Learn to group and summarize data by using Transact-SQL.
Learn to join data from multiple tables.
Learn to write queries that retrieve and modify data by using subqueries.
Learn to modify data in tables.
Learn to query text fields with full-text search.
Learn to describe how to create programming objects.
Learn to use various techniques when working with complex queries.
Getting Started with Databases and Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2008
Overview of SQL Server 2008
Overview of SQL Server Databases
Overview and Syntax Elements of T-SQL
Working with T-SQL Scripts
Using T-SQL Querying Tools
Lab: Using SQL Server Management Studio and SQLCMD
Querying and Filtering Data
Using the SELECT Statement
Working with NULL Values
Formatting Result Sets
Performance Considerations for Writing Queries
Lab: Querying and Filtering Data
Grouping and Summarizing Data
Summarizing Data by Using Aggregate Functions
Summarizing Grouped Data
Ranking Grouped Data
Creating Crosstab Queries
Lab: Grouping and Summarizing Data
Joining Data from Multiple Tables
Querying Multiple Tables by Using Joins
Applying Joins for Typical Reporting Needs
Combining and Limiting Result Set
Lab: Joining Data from Multiple Tables
Working with Subqueries
Writing Basic Subqueries
Writing Correlated Subqueries
Comparing Subqueries with Joins and Temporary Tables
Using Common Table Expressions
Lab: Working with Subqueries
Modifying Data in Tables
Inserting Data into Tables
Deleting Data from Tables
Updating Data in Tables
Overview of Transactions
Lab: Modifying Data in Tables
Querying Metadata, XML, and Full-Text Indexes
Overview of XML
Querying XML Data
Overview of Full-Text Indexes
Querying Full-Text Indexes
Lab: Querying Metadata, XML, and Full-Text Indexes
Using Programming Objects for Data Retrieval
Overview of Views
Overview of User-Defined Functions
Overview of Stored Procedures
Overview of Triggers
Writing Distributed Queries
Lab: Using Programming Objects for Data Retrieval
Using Advanced Querying Techniques
Considerations for Querying Data
Working with Data Types
Cursors and Set-Based Queries
Maintaining Query Files
Lab: Using Advanced Querying Techniques
Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.
Experience in the following is required for this SQL Server class:
Knowledge of data integrity concepts.
Core Windows Server skills.
Relational database design skills.
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