Web Age Solutions Inc
Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
Web Age Aniversary Logo
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887
Course #:10985

Introduction to SQL Databases Training

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.

What you will Learn

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

Audience

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

Prerequisites

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

Duration

3 Days

Outline of Introduction to SQL Databases Training

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 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

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887