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Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases.

About This Course

Course Code
M10776

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£1,935.00

Course Overview
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Special Notices

Please note: This course will be replaced by M20464 'Developing Microsoft® SQL Server® Databases' effective 8th September 2014

Overview

This 5-day instructor-led course introduces SQL Server 2012 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 transactions, concurrency, error handling, triggers, and SQL CLR are also covered in this course.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2012 product features and technologies for implementing a database.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset

This module stresses on the fact that before beginning to work with SQL Server in either a development or an administration role, it is important to understand the overall SQL Server platform. In particular, it is useful to understand that SQL Server is not just a database engine but it is a complete platform for managing enterprise data.

Lessons

Lab : Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset

Module 2: Working with Data Types

This module explains how to use and convert data types. Also it focusses on how to work with specialized data types, and character data types.

Lessons

Lab : Working with Data Types

Module 3: Designing and Implementing Tables

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

Designing Tables

Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables

Module 4: 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.

Lessons

Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

Module 5: Planning for SQL Server 2012 Indexing

This module explains the core indexing concepts and effectiveness of each data type commonly used in indexes.

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Lab : Planning for SQL Server Indexing

Module 6: Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server 2012

This module explains how tables can be structured in SQL Server databases. Also it focusses on designing and working with clustered indexes.

Lessons

Lab : Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server

Module 7: Reading SQL Server 2012 Execution Plans

This module explains how to design additional indexes. Also it focusses on how to read and interpret execution plans.

Lessons

Lab : Reading SQL Server Execution Plans

Module 8: Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes


This module explains how nonclustered indexes have the potential to significantly enhance the performance of applications and how to use a tool that can help design these indexes appropriately.

Lessons

Lab : Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes

Module 9: 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.

Lessons

Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

Module 10: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

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

Lessons

Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

Module 11: Merging Data and Passing Tables

This module reviews the techniques that provide the ability to process sets of data rather than individual rows. Also it focusses on how these techniques can be used in combination with TABLE parameter types to minimize the number of required stored procedure calls in typical applications.

Lessons

Lab : Passing Tables and Merging Data

Module 12: 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.

Lessons

Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

Module 13: Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server 2012 Applications

This module explains how to use transactions and the SQL Server locking mechanisms to meet the performance and data integrity requirements of your applications.

Lessons

Lab : Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server Applications

Module 14: Handling Errors in T-SQL Code

This module explores T-SQL error handling, looks at how it has traditionally been implemented, and how structured exception handling can be used

Lessons

Lab : Handling Errors in T-SQL Code

Module 15: 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.

Lessons

Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

Module 16: Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server 2012

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

Lessons

Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

Module 17: Storing XML Data in SQL Server 2012

This module introduces XML and shows how XML data can be stored within SQL Server.

Lessons

Lab : Storing XML Data in SQL Server

Module 18: Querying XML Data in SQL Server

This module shows how XML data can be queried, including queries written in a language called XQuery.

Lessons

Lab : Querying XML Data in SQL Server

Module 19: Working with SQL Server 2012 Spatial Data

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

Lessons

Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

Module 20: Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries

This module introduces Full-Text Indexing and how to implement Full-Text Indexes in SQL Server.

Lessons

Lab : Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

About This Course

Course Code
M10776

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£1,935.00

Course Overview
Download