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Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (MS-10774)

Querying Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server 5-Day Training

This 5-day instructor led course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-461.

All the labs for this course can be performed using the provided virtual machines.  However, if you have a Microsoft Windows  Azure account and the classroom virtual machines connect to the internet you may be able to connect to your Windows Azure server and database from the classroom.  Many of the labs in this course are enabled for you to perform the lab while connected to your own Windows Azure database in the cloud.

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At Course Completion:
After Completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Use built-in functions
  • Use subqueries
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Use set operators
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Use table expressions
  • Sort and filter data
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Query SQL Server metadata
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Improve query performance
Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

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  • Pre-Class Prep Materials
  • In-person access to the top experts in the industry
  • Lunch and snacks provided on each day of class

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Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2012
This module introduces the SQL Server platform and major tools. It discusses editions, versions, tools used to query, documentation sources, and the logical structure of databases.
Lessons

Lab : Working with SQL Server 2012 Tools

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 2: Getting Started with SQL Azure 
This module introduces you to the concepts of SQL Azure.  If the virtual machines in your classroom are able to connect to the internet and you have a Windows Azure account you may be able to connect to your Azure server and database.  Many of the labs in the rest of this course are enabled for you to perform the lab while connected to your own Azure database in the cloud. 
Lessons

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 3: Introduction to T-SQL Querying
This module introduces Transact SQL as the primary querying language of SQL Server. It discusses the basic structure of T-SQL queries, the logical flow of a SELECT statement, and introduces concepts such as predicates and set-based operations.
Lessons

Lab : Introduction to Transact-SQL Querying

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 4: Writing SELECT Queries
This module introduces the fundamentals of the SELECT statement, focusing on queries against a single table.
Lessons

Lab : Writing Basic SELECT Statements

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 5: Querying Multiple Tables
This module explains how to write queries which combine data from multiple sources in SQL Server. The module introduces the use of JOINs in T-SQL queries as a mechanism for retrieving data from multiple tables.
Lessons

Lab : Querying Multiple Tables

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 6: Sorting and Filtering Data
This module explains how to enhance queries to limit the rows they return, and to control the order in which the rows are displayed. The module also discusses how to resolve missing and unknown results.
Lessons

Lab : Sorting and Filtering Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 7: Working with SQL Server 2012 Data Types
This module explains the data types SQL Server uses to store data. It introduces the many types of numeric and special-use data types. It also explains conversions between data types, and the importance of type precedence.
Lessons

Lab : Working with SQL Server 2012 Data Types

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 8: Using Built-In Functions
This module introduces the use of functions that are built in to SQL Server Denali, and will discuss some common usages including data type conversion, testing for logical results and nullability.
Lessons

Lab : Using Built-In Functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data
This module introduces methods for grouping data within a query, aggregating the grouped data and filtering groups with HAVING. The module is designed to help the student grasp why a SELECT clause has restrictions placed upon column naming in the GROUP BY clause as well as which columns may be listed in the SELECT clause.
Lessons

Lab : Grouping and Aggregating Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 10: Using Subqueries
This module will introduce the use of subqueries in various parts of a SELECT statement. It will include the use of scalar and multi-result subqueries, and the use of the IN and EXISTS operators.
Lessons

Lab : Using Subqueries

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 11: Using Table Expressions
This module introduces T-SQL expressions which return a valid relational table, typically for further use in the query. The module discusses views, derived tables, common table expressions and inline table-valued functions.
Lessons

Lab : Using Table Expressions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 12: Using Set Operators
This module introduces operations involving multiple sets of data. It will cover the use of the UNION, UNION ALL, APPLY, CROSS APPLY, OUTER APPLY operators as well as the EXCEPT and INTERSECTS operators.
Lessons

Lab : Using Set Operators

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
This module introduces window functions including ranking, aggregate and offset functions. Much of this functionality is new to SQL Server 2012. It will cover the use of T-SQL functions such as ROW_NUMBER, RANK, DENSE_RANK, NTILE, LAG, LEAD, FIRST_VALUE and LAST_VALUE to perform calculations against a set, or window, of rows.
Lessons

Lab : Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
This module discusses techniques for pivoting data in T-SQL as well to introduce the fundamentals of the GROUPING SETS clause. It will also cover the use of GROUP BY ROLLUP and GROUP BY CUBE syntax in SQL Server 2012.
Lessons

Lab : Pivoting and Grouping Sets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 15: Querying SQL Server Metadata
This module introduces the use of SQL Server system objects in T-SQL queries. It will cover the use of system catalog views, system stored procedures, system functions, and dynamic management objects.
Lessons

Lab : Querying SQL Server Metadata

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 16: Executing Stored Procedures
This module introduces the use of existing stored procedures in a T-SQL querying environment. It discusses the use of EXECUTE, how to pass input and output parameters to a procedure, and how to invoke system stored procedures.
Lessons

Lab : Executing Stored Procedures

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 17: Programming with T-SQL
This module provides a basic introduction to T-SQL programming concepts and objects. It discusses batches, variables, control of flow elements such as loops and conditionals, how to create and execute dynamic SQL statements, and how to use synonyms.
Lessons

Lab : Programming with T-SQL

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 18: Implementing Error Handling
This module introduces the use of error handlers in T-SQL code. It will introduce the difference between compile errors and run-time errors, and will cover how errors affect batches. The module will also cover how to control error handling using TRY/CATCH blocks, the use of the ERROR class of functions, and the use of the new THROW statement.
Lessons

Lab : Implementing Error Handling

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 19: Implementing Transactions
This module introduces the concepts of transaction management in SQL Server. It will provide a high-level overview of transaction properties, cover the basics of marking transactions with BEGIN, COMMIT and ROLLBACK.
Lessons

Lab : Implementing Transactions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 20: Improving Query Performance
This module introduces the concepts of system resource usage and the performance impact of querying SQL Server 2012. It will cover, at a high level, the use of indexes in SQL Server, the use of execution plans in SQL Server Management Studio, and the use of SET options to view system resource usage when executing queries. It will also compare set-based operations with cursor-based operations.
Lessons

Lab : Improving Query Performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

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- Weston Flowers
Brooke Army Medical Center (CTR)

The class more than exceeded my expectations. The material was exactly what i needed to get my certifications and more. There was not one question the professor could not answer.

- George Embrey
IMC

The instructor was able to not only answer all the questions we had in class and after hours he was able explain the technologies and real world reasons behind using technology A vs B. He adapted the class as needed for all students. I have only had one other instructor at his level in my 15 year career in IT.

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University of Georgia

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- Dale Wamsley
Brooke Army Medical Center (CTR)

Course was outstanding as always. All material was covered well and all questions were answered. I am thoroughly satisfied.

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Precision Fabricating & Cleaning Inc.

Instructor was to the point, and stayed on topic. Appreciated that he doesn't get led off tangents by students questions.

- Mark Yu
MBL Technologies

Prerequisites?
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Basic understanding of virtualization technology (Classroom labs utilize virtual machines) .
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