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Course 20761: Querying Data with Transact SQL

DURATION: 40 hours (5 days)

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL. The first part of the content can be taught as a course to students requiring the knowledge for other courses in the SQL Server curriculum.  The remaining content focuses on the skills required to take exam 70-761.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server.

  • Describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logic.

  • Write a single table SELECT statement.

  • Write a multi-table SELECT statement.

  • Write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting.

  • Describe how SQL Server uses data types.

  • Write DML statements.

  • Write queries that use built-in functions.

  • Write queries that aggregate data.

  • Write subqueries.

  • Create and implement views and table-valued functions.

  • Use set operators to combine query results.

  • Write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions.

  • Transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube.

  • Create and implement stored procedures.

  • Add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code.

Course Features

  • Instructor-led discussion.

  • Hands-on labs.

Who Should Attend

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, this course will be beneficial for Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals. Students should have a working knowledge of relational databases and a basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality to successfully complete this training.

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