Introduction to SQL Databases

About this course

This three-day instructor-led 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.

Audience profile

The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies.

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the design and structure of SQL databases and database objects. Delegates who are looking for a more practical course with a focus on searching and managing data in SQL databases are advised to look at our QATSQL ‘Querying SQL Databases using T-SQL’ and ‘Advanced Querying SQL Databases using T-SQL’ QATSQLPLUS or Microsoft official curriculum M20761 ‘Querying Data with Transact-SQL’ courses.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • 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

Module 1: Introduction to databases

This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

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

Lab : Querying SQL Server

Module 2: Data Modelling

This module describes data modelling techniques.

Lessons

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

Lab : Entity relationship modelling

Module 3: Normalization

This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.

Lessons

  • Why normalize data?
  • Normalization terms
  • Levels of normalization
  • Denormalization

Lab : Normalizing raw data

Module 4: Relationships

This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

Lessons

  • Schema mapping
  • Referential integrity

Lab : Designing relationships

Module 5: Performance

This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.

Lessons

  • Indexing
  • Query performance
  • Concurrency

Lab : Query performance

Module 6: Database Objects

This module introduces commonly used database objects.

Lessons

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored procedures
  • Other database objects

Lab : Using SQL Server in a hybrid cloud

This is a foundation level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy.

Pradžios data Trukmė, d. Kurso pavadinimas Kaina, € Statusas
2020-09-07 5 20761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL 1500
2020-09-28 5 20764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure 1500
2020-10-12 5 20767: Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse 1500
2020-09-14 4 10987: Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases 1400
2020-10-26 5 20762: Developing SQL Databases 1500
2020-11-02 5 20765: Provisioning SQL Databases 1500
2020-10-21 3 10988: Managing SQL Business Intelligence Operations 1200
2020-11-30 3 20768: Developing SQL Data Models 1200
2020-11-16 3 10989: Analyzing Data with Power BI 1200
2020-11-23 5 10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services 1500
Užklausti 5 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Querying Data with Transact-SQL (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 3 Introduction to SQL Databases (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1200 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Provisioning SQL Databases (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Querying Microsoft SQL Server (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 2 Querying SQL Databases Using T-SQL (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1100 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 2 Intermediate Querying SQL Databases Using T-SQL (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1100 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Developing SQL Databases (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Implementing a SQL Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas
Užklausti 5 Microsoft Business Intelligence end to end with SQL Server 2016 (nuotolinė klasė - ENG) 1500 Organizuojamas