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Code20762
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Duration4 Day(s)
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Course Details

Introduction

This four-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2016 product features and tools related to developing a database.

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Audience

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2016 product features and technologies for implementing a database.

The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who are developers from other product platforms looking to become skilled in the implementation of a SQL Server 2016 database.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and Implement Tables
  • Describe advanced table designs
  • Ensure Data Integrity through Constraints
  • Describe indexes, including Optimized and Columnstore indexes
  • Design and Implement Views
  • Design and Implement Stored Procedures
  • Design and Implement User Defined Functions
  • Respond to data manipulation using triggers
  • Design and Implement In-Memory Tables
  • Implement Managed Code in SQL Server
  • Store and Query XML Data
  • Work with Spatial Data
  • Store and Query Blobs and Text Documents

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational databases

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Database Development

This module is used to introduce the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. It will cover editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • SQL Server Database Development Tasks

Lab : SQL Server Database Development Tasks

Module 2: Designing and Implementing Tables

This modules describes the design and implementation of tables. (Note: partitioned tables are not covered).

Lessons and Activities

  • Designing Tables
  • Data Types
  • Working with Schemas
  • Creating and Altering Tables

Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables

Module 3: Advanced Table Designs

This module describes more advanced table designs.

Lessons and Activities

  • Partitioning data
  • Compressing Data
  • Temporal Tables

Lab : Using Advanced Table Designs

Module 4: Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

This module describes the design and implementation of constraints.

Lessons and Activities

  • Enforcing data Integrity
  • Implementing Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity

Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

Module 5: Introduction to Indexes

This module describes the concept of an index and discusses selectivity, density and statistics. It covers appropriate data type choices and choices around composite index structures.

Lessons and Activities

  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Data Types and Indexes
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes

Lab : Implementing Indexes

Module 6: Designing Optimized Index Strategies

This module includes covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause, hints, padding / fillfactor, statistics. It also execution plans and the DTE Lessons.

Lessons and Activities

  • Covering Indexes
  • Managing Indexes
  • Execution Plans
  • Using the DTE

Lab : Designing Optimized Index Strategies

Module 7: Columnstore Indexes

This module introduces Columnstore indexes.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to Columnstore indexes
  • Creating Columnstore indexes
  • Working Columnstore indexes

Lab : Using Columnstore indexes

Module 8: Designing and Implementing Views

This module describes the design and implementation of views.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to views
  • Creating and managing views
  • Performance considerations for views

Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

Module 9: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

This module describes the design and implementation of stored procedures.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to Stored Procedures
  • Working with Stored Procedures
  • Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
  • Controlling Execution Context

Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

Module 10: Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

This module describes the design and implementation of functions, both scalar and table-valued. (Also discusses where they can lead to performance issues).

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
  • Implementation Considerations for Functions

Lab : Designing and Implementing User-defined Functions

Module 11: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

This module describes the design and implementation of triggers.

Lessons and Activities

  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts

Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

Module 12: Using In-Memory Tables

This module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures. Furthermore, advantages of in-memory tables are discussed, for example the removal of transaction blocking.

Lessons and Activities

  • In-Memory tables
  • Native Stored Procedures

Lab : In Memory OLTP

Module 13: Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server

This module describes the implementation of and target use-cases for SQL CLR integration.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
  • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
  • Implementing SQL CLR Integration

Lab : Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server

Module 14: Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server

This module covers the XML data type, schema collections, typed and un-typed columns and appropriate use cases for XML in SQL Server.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
  • Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
  • Implementing the XML Data Type
  • Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
  • Getting Started with xQuery

Lab : Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server

Module 15: Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

This module describes spatial data and how this data can be implemented within SQL Server.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications

Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

Module 16: Storing and Querying Blobs and Text Documents in SQL Server

This module covers full text indexes and queries.

Lessons and Activities

  • Considerations for BLOB Data
  • Working with FileStream

Lab : Storing and Querying Blobs and Text Documents in SQL Server


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