Introduction to SQL Databases

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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. This course updates and replaces course 10985C previously published under the same title.

  • 28
    Feb
    3 days, Wed 8:00 AM CST - Fri 4:00 PM CST
    Online
    • $2,095.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    Registration closed
  • 15
    Apr
    3 days, Mon 8:00 AM CST - Wed 4:00 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $2,015.39 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $2,095.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 29
    May
    3 days, Wed 8:00 AM CST - Fri 4:00 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $2,015.39 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $2,095.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
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Description

Who Should Attend

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.

Course Objectives

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

Agenda

1 - Introduction to databases

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

2 - Data Modeling

  • Data Modeling
  • Designing a Database
  • Relationship Modeling

3 - Normalization

  • Fundamentals of Normalization
  • Normal Form
  • Denormalization

4 - Relationships

  • Introduction to Relationships
  • Planning Referential Integrity

5 - Performance

  • Indexing
  • Query Performance
  • Concurrency

6 - Database Objects

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored Procedures, Triggers and Functions