Introduction to SQL Databases (10985)

Description

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.

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

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 object

Prerequisites

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

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Curriculum

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 SQ Server

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 2016
Describe data analytics

Module 2: Data Modelling
This module describes data modelling techniques.

Lessons

Data modelling
ANSI/SPARC database model
Entity relationship modelling

Lab : Entity relationship modeling

After completing this module you 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

Why normalize data?
Normalization terms
Levels of normalization
Denormalization

Lab : Normalizing raw data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe normalization benefits and notation
Describe important normalizaion terms
Describe the normalization
Describe the role of denormalization

Module 4: Relationships

This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

Lessons

Schema mapping
Referential integrity

Lab : Designing relationships

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 : Query performance

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
Other database objects

Lab : Using SQL Server in a hybrid cloud

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the use of tables in SQL Server 2016
Describe the use of views in SQL Server 2016
Describe the use of stored procedures in SQL Server 2016
Describe other database objects commonly used in SQL Server 2016

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