This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server product features and tools related to developing a database.
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.
The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 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 database.
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
- Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
- Working knowledge of relational databases.
- Course 20761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL.
Module 1: Introduction to Database Development
- Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
- SQL Server Database Development Tasks
Module 2: Designing and Implementing Tables
- Designing Tables
- Data Types
- Working with Schemas
- Creating and Altering Tables
Module 3: Advanced Table Designs
- Partitioning Data
- Compressing Data
- Temporal Tables
Module 4: Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
- Enforcing Data Integrity
- Implementing Data Domain Integrity
- Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
Module 5: Introduction to Indexes
- Core Indexing Concepts
- Data Types and Indexes
- Heaps, Clustered, and Nonclustered Indexes
- Single Column and Composite Indexes
Module 6: Designing Optimized Index Strategies
- Index Strategies
- Managing Indexes
- Execution Plans
- The Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Query Store
Module 7: Columnstore Indexes
- Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
- Creating Columnstore Indexes
- Working with Columnstore Indexes
Module 8: Designing and Implementing Views
- Introduction to Views
- Creating and Managing Views
- Performance Considerations for Views
Module 9: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
- Introduction to Stored Procedures
- Working with Stored Procedures
- Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
- Controlling Execution Context
Module 10: Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
- Overview of Functions
- Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
- Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
- Considerations for Implementing Functions
- Alternatives to Functions
Module 11: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
- Designing DML Triggers
- Implementing DML Triggers
- Advanced Trigger Concepts
Module 12: Using In-Memory Tables
- Memory-Optimized Tables
- Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
Module 13: Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
- Introduction to CLR Integration in SQL Server
- Implementing and Publishing CLR Assemblies
Module 14: Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
- Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
- Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
- Implementing the XML Data Type
- Using the Transact-SQL FOR XML Statement
- Getting Started with XQuery
- Shredding XML
Module 15: Storing and Querying Spatial Data in SQL Server
- Introduction to Spatial Data
- Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
- Using Spatial Data in Applications
Module 16: Storing and Querying BLOBs and Text Documents in SQL Server
- Considerations for BLOB Data
- Working with FILESTREAM
- Using Full-Text Search
Module 17: SQL Server Concurrency
- Concurrency and Transactions
- Locking Internals
Module 18: Performance and Monitoring
- Extended Events
- Working with extended Events
- Live Query Statistics
- Optimize Database File Configuration
- Course 20767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse
- MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development (Exam 70-762)