After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL
- Understand the similarities and differences between
Transact-SQL and other computer languages.
- Write SELECT queries
- Query multiple tables
- Sort and filter data
- Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
- Modify data using Transact-SQL
- Use built-in functions
- Group and aggregate data
- Use subqueries
- Use table expressions
- Use set operators
- Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
- Implement pivoting and grouping sets
- Execute stored procedures
- Program with T-SQL
- Implement error handling
- Implement transactions
The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users
who aren't necessarily database-focused; namely, report writers,
business analysts and client application developers.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- Working knowledge of relational databases.
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and
its core functionality.