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SQL Server Introduction

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

2107

Duration

4 Days

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About This Course: SQL Server offers a cutting edge platform for enterprise data management, sophisticated development and implementation of modern business intelligence solutions. SQL Server 2012 and 2014 offer better functionality, performance, scalability and security over previous versions. This course provides the foundational knowledge and skills to maximize the benefits of SQL Server.

You Will Learn How To

  • Create and administer SQL Server 2012 or 2014 databases
  • Write Transact-SQL queries to retrieve and manipulate data
  • Secure, back up and monitor databases with Management Studio
  • Integrate SQL Server with Microsoft Office
  • Transform data into strategic information using Business Intelligence (BI) components

Course Outline

  • Introducing SQL Server

Overview of the SQL Server suite of products

  • Fundamentals of the relational database engine
  • Benefits of the Business Intelligence stack

SQL Server components and tools

  • SQL Server Agent and Management Studio
  • Integration Services
  • Analysis Services
  • Reporting Services
  • Data Quality Services
  • Master Data Services
  • Building the Database

Constructing a relational database

  • Choosing optimal file size and growth parameters
  • Working with database schemas

Defining tables

  • Specifying appropriate data types
  • Indexing tables with Management Studio
  • Adding, modifying or removing columns

Safeguarding data with constraints

  • Enforcing uniqueness through primary key constraints
  • Validating conditions with check constraints
  • Protecting relationships with foreign keys
  • Leveraging Server Programmability

Retrieving data with Transact-SQL

  • Employing Query Designer to construct select statements
  • Analyzing data for aggregate functions
  • Retrieving data as an XML document

Modifying data with SQL commands

  • Inserting new rows into tables
  • Updating targeted data
  • Deleting specific rows

Developing programming constructs

  • Creating stored procedures for productivity
  • Writing user-defined functions to simplify queries
  • Deploying triggers to capture change events
  • Administering SQL Server Databases

Executing the Maintenance Plan Wizard

  • Defragmenting data and checking database integrity
  • Improving performance by rebuilding indexes

Automating administrative tasks

  • Scheduling repeating jobs
  • Implementing a backup strategy

Monitoring SQL Server resources

  • Displaying current activity and expensive queries
  • Running reports with Management Studio

Securing the database infrastructure

  • Authenticating SQL Server and Windows logins
  • Assigning users to database and server roles
  • Granting or revoking permissions
  • Integrating External Applications

Connecting to Microsoft Office

  • Pulling data from SQL Server into Excel
  • Creating a front-end interface with Access

Transferring business information

  • Importing and exporting data from text files
  • Migrating an Access database to SQL Server
  • Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions

Extracting data with Integration Services

  • Transforming and cleaning data
  • Loading data into a data warehouse

Information delivery with Reporting Services

  • Designing reports quickly with the Report Builder
  • Deploying reports for centralized access

Aggregating data with Analysis Services

  • Building multidimensional cubes
  • Predicting trends with data mining

Developing a Business Intelligence strategy

  • Leveraging SharePoint, Excel and Power Pivot
  • Transferring data into knowledge with BI functionality
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Tuition

Standard

$2990

Government

$2659

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course qualifies for 23 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

“I took the SQL Server 2012 course for review, as well as to fill knowledge gaps. My expectations were exceeded! Instructor input was excellent. One of the best features was the hands-on exercises that can be done as a pair or group, mimicking team work in a real work environment.”

- A. El-Ghazali, Sr. Database Developer/DBA
American College of Cardiology

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