Be trained in using Microsoft SQL Server. Gain knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. Learn how to use SQL Server product features and tools. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2016 product features and tools related to developing a database.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Design and Implement Tables.
- Describe advanced table designs
- Ensure Data Integrity through Constraints.
- Describe indexes, including Optimized and Columnstore indexes
- Design and Implement Views.
- Design and Implement Stored Procedures.
- Design and Implement User Defined Functions.
- Respond to data manipulation using triggers.
- Design and Implement In-Memory Tables.
- Implement Managed Code in SQL Server.
- Store and Query XML Data.
- Work with Spatial Data.
- Store and Query Blobs and Text Documents.
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
- Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
- Working knowledge of relational databases.
The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2016 product features and technologies for implementing a database. The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who are developers from other product platforms looking to become skilled in the implementation of a SQL Server 2016 database.
4 Days / 32 Hours
Introduction to Database Development
This module is used 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.
Designing and Implementing Tables
- Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
- SQL Server Database Development Tasks
This module describes the design and implementation of tables. (Note: partitioned tables are not covered).
Advanced Table Designs
- Designing Tables
- Data Types
- Working with Schemas
- Creating and Altering Tables
This module describes more advanced table designs.
Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
- Partitioning Data
- Compressing Data
- Temporal Tables
This module describes the design and implementation of constraints.
Introduction to Indexes
- Enforcing Data Integrity
- Implementing Data Domain Integrity
- Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
This module describes the concept of an index and discusses selectivity, density and statistics. It covers appropriate data type choices and choices around composite index structures.
Designing Optimized Index Strategies
- Core Indexing Concepts
- Data Types and Indexes
- Heaps, Clustered, and Nonclustered Indexes
- Single Column and Composite Indexes
This module includes covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause, hints, padding / fillfactor, statistics. It also execution plans and the DTE.
- Index Strategies
- Managing Indexes
- Execution Plans
- The Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Query Store
This module introduces Columnstore indexes.
Designing and Implementing Views
- Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
- Creating Columnstore Indexes
- Working with Columnstore Indexes
This module describes the design and implementation of views.
Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
- Introduction to Views
- Creating and Managing Views
- Performance Considerations for Views
This module describes the design and implementation of stored procedures.
Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
- Introduction to Stored Procedures
- Working with Stored Procedures
- Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
- Controlling Execution Context
This module describes the design and implementation of functions, both scalar and table-valued. (Also discusses where they can lead to performance issues).
Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
- Overview of Functions
- Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
- Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
- Considerations for Implementing Functions
- Alternatives to Functions
This module describes the design and implementation of triggers.
Using In-Memory Tables
- Designing DML Triggers
- Implementing DML Triggers
- Advanced Trigger Concepts
This module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures. Furthermore, advantages of in-memory tables are discussed, for example the removal of transaction blocking.
Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
- Memory-Optimized Tables
- Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
This module describes the implementation of and target use-cases for SQL CLR integration.
Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
- Introduction to CLR Integration in SQL Server
- Implementing and Publishing CLR Assemblies
This module covers the XML data type, schema collections, typed and un-typed columns and appropriate use cases for XML in SQL Server.
Storing and Querying Spatial Data in SQL Server
- Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
- Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
- Implementing the XML Data Type
- Using the Transact-SQL FOR XML Statement
- Getting Started with XQuery
- Shredding XML
This module describes spatial data and how this data can be implemented within SQL Server.
Storing and Querying BLOBs and Text Documents in SQL Server
- Introduction to Spatial Data
- Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
- Using Spatial Data in Applications
This module covers full text indexes and queries.
- Considerations for BLOB Data
- Working with FILESTREAM
- Using Full-Text Search
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