Duration

3 days.

Prerequisites

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

    Skills Gained

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

      Who Can Benefit?

      The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies. Developers that deliver content from SQL Server databases will also benefit from this material.

        Outline for Introduction to SQL Databases Training

        Outline


        Module 1: Introduction to databases
        This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server.
        Lessons

        • Introduction to Relational Databases
        • Other Databases and Storage
        • Data Analysis
        • SQL Server Database Languages

        Lab 1: Exploring SQL Server Databases and Tables
        • Explore SQL Server
        • Query Databases and Tables
        After completing this module, students 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 Modeling
        This module describes data modelling techniques.
        Lessons
        • Data Modelling
        • Designing a Database
        • Relationship Modeling

        Lab 1: Identify Components in Relationship Modeling
        • Modeling a database
        After completing this module, students will be able to:
        • Understand the common data modeling techniques
        • Describe the ANSI/SPARC database model
        • Describe entity relationship modeling

        Module 3: Normalization
        This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.
        Lessons
        • Fundamentals of Normalization
        • Normal Form
        • Denormalization

        Lab 1: Normalizing Data
        • Normalizing Tables
        After completing this module, students 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 1: Planning and Implementing Referential Integrity
        • Implementing Referential Integrity
        After completing this module, students 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 1: Performance Issues
        • Using Indexes
        After completing this module, students 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 1: Using SQL Server Objects
        • Using Tables
        • Using Views
        • Using Stored Procedures
        After completing this module, students 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

          04/15/2024 - 04/17/2024
          09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
          Eastern Standard Time
          Online Virtual Class
          USD $2,295.00
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          05/29/2024 - 05/31/2024
          09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
          Eastern Standard Time
          Online Virtual Class
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          06/17/2024 - 06/19/2024
          09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
          Eastern Standard Time
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