Programming & Development

55315 Introduction to SQL Databases


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.

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

Course Outline:

Introduction to Relational Databases
Other Databases and Storage
Data Analysis
SQL Server Database Languages
Data Modeling
Designing a Database
Relationship Modeling
Fundamentals of Normalization
Normal Form
Introduction to Relationships
Planning Referential Integrity
Query Performance
Stored Procedures, Triggers and Functions

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