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Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server Course + Exam Details

Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server Certification

This 3-day instructor-led course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.

The main purpose of the course is to prepare people for the exam “70-461: Writing Queries Using Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Transact-SQL.” This exam will be the underlying exam for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, the primary target audience for this course is Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.

  • Training: get practical technical skills
  • Receive a certificate of course attendance
  • Small class size: increased instructor interaction
  • Authorised test centre: exams taken at our premises
  • More hands-on: 6 weeks remote lab access included
  • Expert trainers: imparting real world experience
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality

Candidates can achieve this certification by passing the following exam(s).

  •   70-461

The certification exam can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training centre on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)

  • Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages.
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Sort and filter data
  • Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
  • Modify data using Transact-SQL
  • Use built-in functions
  • Group and aggregate data
  • Use subqueries
  • Use table expressions
  • Use set operators
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Implement pivoting and grouping sets
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions

This course is likely to add to the employment related skills of the participants. The skills developed are likely to be used in the course of being an employee or working in a business.

  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014
    • The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
    • SQL Server Editions and Versions
    • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
    Introduction to T-SQL Querying
    • Introducing T-SQL
    • Understanding Sets
    • Understanding Predicate Logic
    • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
    Writing SELECT Queries
    • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
    • Eliminate Duplicates with DISTINCT
    • Using Column and Table Aliases
    • Write Simple CASE Expressions
    Querying Multiple Tables
    • Understanding Joins
    • Querying with Inner Joins
    • Querying with Outer Joins
    • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
    Sorting and Filtering Data
    • Sorting Data
    • Filtering Data with Predicates
    • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
    • Working with Unknown Values
    Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types
    • Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types
    • Working with Character Data
    • Working with Date and Time Data
    Using DML to Modify Data
    • Inserting Data
    • Modifying and Deleting Data
    Using Built-In Functions
    • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
    • Using Conversion Functions
    • Using Logical Functions
    • Using Functions to Work with NULL
    Grouping and Aggregating Data
    • Using Aggregate Functions
    • Using the GROUP BY Clause
    • Filtering Groups with HAVING
    Using Subqueries
    • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
    • Writing Correlated Subqueries
    • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
    Using Table Expressions
    • Using Views
    • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
    • Using Derived Tables
    • Using Common Table Expressions
    Using Set Operators
    • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
    • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
    • Using APPLY
    Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
    • Creating Windows with OVER
    • Exploring Window Functions
    Pivoting and Grouping Sets
    • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
    • Working with Grouping Sets
    Querying data with Stored Procedures
    • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
    • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
    • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
    • Working with Dynamic SQL
    Programming with T-SQL
    • T-SQL Programming Elements
    • Controlling Program Flow
    Implementing Error Handling
    • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
    • Working with Error Information
    Implementing Transactions
    • Transactions and the Database Engine
    • Controlling Transactions
    Appendix 1: Improving Query Performance
    • Factors in Query Performance
    • Displaying Query Performance Data
    Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server Metadata
    • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
    • Executing System Stored Procedures
    • Querying Dynamic Management Objects

    Extensive labs are performed during the course.

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