M20464 Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

This 5-day instructor-led course introduces SQL Server 2014 and describes logical table design, indexing and query plans. It also focusses on the creation of database objects including views, stored procedures, along with parameters, and functions. Other common aspects of procedure coding, such as indexes, concurrency, error handling, and triggers are also covered in this course. Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-464.

Objectives

Delegates will learn how to

Contents

Introduction to Database Development

This module introduces database development and the key tasks that a database developer would typically perform.

Lab : Introduction to Database Development

Designing and Implementing Tables

This module explains how to design, create, and alter tables. Also it focusses on working with schemas.

Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables

Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

This module explains how to enforce data integrity, and implement domain integrity to maintain high quality data. Also it focusses on implementing Entity and Referential Integrity.

Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

Introduction to Indexing

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.

Lab : Creating Indexes

Advanced Indexing

This module explains covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause as well as the use of padding, hints and statistics. The module also covers the use of the Database Engine Tuning Advisor and index-related dynamic management views to assess indexing strategies.

Lab : Planning for SQL Server 2014 Indexing

Columnstore Indexes

This module explains columnstore indexes, introduces clustered and nonclustered columnstore indexes, and discusses considerations for using columnstore indexes.

Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities

Designing and Implementing Views

This module introduces Views, and explains how to create and manage Views. Also it focusses on the performance consideration for Views.

Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

This module describes the potential advantages of the use of stored procedures along with guidelines on creating them.

Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

This module explains how to design and implement user-defined functions that enforce business rules or data consistency, and modify and maintain existing functions written by other developers.

Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

This module, explains what DML triggers are and how they enforce data integrity. Also it focusses on the different types of triggers available, and how to define triggers in a database.

Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

Using In-Memory Tables

This module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using in-memory tables.

Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities

Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server

This module explains how to use CLR integrated code to create user-defined database objects that are managed by the .NET Framework.

Lab : Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server

Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server

This module introduces XML and shows how XML data can be stored within SQL Server and then queried, including queries written in a language called XQuery.

Lab : Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server

Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

This module introduces Spatial Data, and explains how to work with SQL Server Spatial Data Types.

Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 11 April 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Birmingham — £995 (+VAT)

London — £995 (+VAT)

Suitable For

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2014 product features and technologies for implementing a database.

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

Examinations

This course helps delegates prepare for Exam 70-464.

The exam is arranged separately from the course and the exam fee is not included in the price of the course.