Introduction to SQL Databases Training (10985)

Level: Intermediate
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This official Microsoft Introduction to SQL Databases course is aimed at people looking to move into a database professional role or whose job role is expanding to encompass database elements. The course describes fundamental database concepts including database types, database languages, and database designs.

Key Features of this Introduction to SQL Databases Training:

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2017
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2017
  • Describe data modelling techniques
  • Describe normalization and denormalization techniques
  • Describe relationship types and effects in database design
  • Describe the effects of database design on performance
  • Describe commonly used database objects

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CPE 17 Credits

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Introduction to SQL Databases Course Information

  • Requirements

    • This is a foundation level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy
    • Knowledge to the level of course 2107: SQL Server introduction
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Introduction to SQL Databases Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to databases

    This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2017.

    Lessons

    • Introduction to relational databases
    • Other types of database
    • Data analysis
    • Database languages in SQL Server

    Lab: Exploring and querying SQL Server databases

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe what a database is
    • Understand basic relational aspects
    • Describe database languages used in SQL Server
    • Describe data analytics
  • Module 2: Data Modelling

    This module describes data modelling techniques.

    Lessons

    • Data modelling
    • ANSI/SPARC database model
    • Entity relationship modelling

    Lab: Identify components in entity relationship modelling

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Understand the common data modelling techniques
    • Describe the ANSI/SPARC database model
    • Describe entity relationship modelling
  • Module 3: Normalization

    This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.

    Lessons

    • Fundamentals of Normalization
    • Normal form
    • Denormalization

    Lab: Normalizing data

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe normalization benefits and notation
    • Describe important normalization terms
    • Describe the normalization levels
    • Describe the role of denormalization
  • Module 4: Relationships

    This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

    Lessons

    • Introduction to relationships
    • Planning referential integrity

    Lab: Planning and implementing referential integrity

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe relationship types
    • Describe the use, types, and effects of referential integrity
  • Module 5: Performance

    This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.

    Lessons

    • Indexing
    • Query performance
    • Concurrency

    Lab: Performance Issues

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

     

    • Discuss the performance effects of indexing
    • Describe the performance effects of join and search types
    • Describe the performance effects of concurrency
  • Module 6: Database Objects

    This module introduces commonly used database objects.

    Lessons

    • Tables
    • Views
    • Stored procedures, triggers, and functions

    Lab: Using SQL Server

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the use of tables in SQL Server
    • Describe the use of views in SQL Server
    • Describe the use of stored procedures in SQL Server
    • Describe other database objects commonly used in SQL Server

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Introduction to SQL Databases Training FAQs

  • Is SQL a database or a language?

    SQL is the language within the database.

  • Can I gain this introduction to SQL databases online?

    We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs.

  • Can I use SATVs to take this Introduction to SQL Databases course?

    Yes! This course is eligible for Microsoft Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) redemption.

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