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(6177) Writing Queries Using MS SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL
Code: 6177 v12/8/2018
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Tuition (USD): $2195
Length: 3 Days
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Skills Gained:
1. Uses of and ways to execute the Transact-SQL language 2. Use querying tools 3. Write SELECT queries to retrieve data 4. Group and summarize data by using Transact-SQL 5. Join data from multiple tables 6. Write queries that retrieve and modify data by using subqueries 7. Modify data in tables 8. Query text fields with full-text search 9. Create programming objects 10. Use various techniques when working with complex queries
Who Should Attend?
SQL Server database administrators, implementers, system engineers, and developers who are responsible for writing queries
What You Will Learn:
  • Classroom Live Outline
  • 1. 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
  • 2. Querying and Filtering Data
  • Using the SELECT Statement
  • Filtering Data
  • Working with NULL Values
  • Formatting Result Sets
  • Performance Considerations for Writing Queries
  • 3. Grouping and Summarizing Data
  • Summarizing Data by Using Aggregate Functions
  • Summarizing Grouped Data
  • Ranking Grouped Data
  • Creating Crosstab Queries
  • 4. Joining Data from Multiple Tables
  • Querying Multiple Tables by Using Joins
  • Applying Joins for Typical Reporting Needs
  • Combining and Limiting Result Set
  • 5. Working with Subqueries
  • Writing Basic Subqueries
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Comparing Subqueries with Joins and Temporary Tables
  • Using Common Table Expressions
  • 6. Modifying Data in Tables
  • Inserting Data into Tables
  • Deleting Data from Tables
  • Updating Data in Tables
  • Overview of Transactions
  • 7. Querying Metadata, XML, and Full-Text Indexes
  • Querying Metadata
  • Overview of XML
  • Querying XML Data
  • Overview of Full-Text Indexes
  • Querying Full-Text Indexes
  • 8. Using Programming Objects for Data Retrieval
  • Overview of Views
  • Overview of User-Defined Functions
  • Overview of Stored Procedures
  • Overview of Triggers
  • Writing Distributed Queries
  • 9. Using Advanced Querying Techniques
  • Considerations for Querying Complex Data
  • Working with Data Types
  • Cursors and Set-Based Queries
  • Dynamic SQL
  • Maintaining Query Files
  • Classroom Live Labs
  • Lab 1: Getting Started with Databases and Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2008
  • Exploring the Components and Executing Queries in SQL Server Management Studio
  • Starting and Using SQLCMD
  • Generating a Report from a SQL Server Database Using Microsoft Office Excel
  • Lab 2: Querying and Filtering Data
  • Retrieving Data by Using the SELECT Statement
  • Filtering Data by Using Search Conditions
  • Using Functions to Work with NULL Values
  • Formatting Result Sets
  • Lab 3: Grouping and Summarizing Data
  • Summarizing Data by Using Aggregate Functions
  • Summarizing Grouped Data
  • Ranking Grouped Data
  • Creating Crosstab Queries
  • Lab 4: Joining Data from Multiple Tables
  • Querying Multiple Tables by Using Joins
  • Applying Joins for Typical Reporting Needs
  • Combining and Limiting Result Sets
  • Lab 5: Working with Subqueries
  • Writing Basic Subqueries
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Comparing Subqueries with Joins and Temporary Tables
  • Using Common Table Expressions
  • Lab 6: Modifying Data in Tables
  • Inserting Data into Tables
  • Deleting Data from Tables
  • Updating Data in Tables
  • Working with Transactions
  • Lab 7: Querying Metadata, XML, and Full-Text Indexes
  • Querying Metadata
  • Querying XML Data
  • Creating and Querying Full-Text Indexes
  • Lab 8: Using Programming Objects for Data Retrieval
  • Creating Views
  • Creating User-Defined Functions
  • Creating Stored Procedures
  • Writing Distributed Queries
  • Lab 9: Using Advanced Querying Techniques
  • Using Execution Plans
  • Converting Data Types
  • Implementing a Hierarchy
  • Using Cursors and Set-Based Queries
Course Info:
Gain the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in this course that incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product (OMLP) 2778: Writing Queries Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL.

Follow-On Courses:
SQL Server 2008 for Administration

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