Advanced T-SQL Querying, Programming and Tuning for SQL Server 2012 - 2019 Training

  • Learn via: Classroom / Virtual Classroom / Online
  • Duration: 5 Days
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Target Audience

This course is intended for:
  • T-SQL Programmers, DBAs, Data Scientists, Architects, and Analysts
  • Those that need to write or review T-SQL code in SQL Server 2012 to 2019, and have at least 1 years’ experience.

Before attending this course, it is recommended that students have at least one year of T-SQL querying and programming experience in SQL Server or Azure SQL Database.

  • Understand logical query processing
  • Understand SQL Server’s internal data structures
  • Be able to analyze and tune query performance
  • Be able to analyze query execution plans
  • Describe the changes in cardinality estimations in SQL Server 2014 and 2016
  • Be able to solve complex querying and programming problems
  • Think in terms of sets
  • Be able to compare set based and iterative solutions
  • Use window functions to improve your solutions
  • Handle date and time data including intervals
  • Create system-versioned temporal tables
  • Describe performance problems related to use of user defined functions and possible workarounds
  • Understand compilations, recompilations, execution plan caching and reuse
  • Understand transactions and concurrency aspects of database programming
  • Know how to handle hierarchical data and write recursive queries
  • Be able to migrate on-disk data to memory optimized data
  • Describe T-SQL enhancements in SQL Server 2012, 2014 and 2016

Module 01: Logical Query Processing
  • Logical Query Processing Order
  • Logical Query Processing Example
  • Phase Details
  • Quiz
Module 02: Query Tuning
  • Internals and Index Tuning
  • Quiz
  • New Cardinality Estimator
  • Temporary Tables
  • Sets vs. Cursors
  • Query Tuning with Query Revisions
Module 03 – Multi-Table Queries
  • Subqueries and Table Expressions
  • APPLY Operator
  • Joins
  • Set Operators
  • LAB 03
Module 04: Grouping, Pivoting and Windowing
  • Window Functions
  • Pivoting and Unpivoting Data
  • Custom Aggregations
  • STRING_AGG
  • Grouping Sets (bonus self-study unit)
  • LAB 04
Module 05: TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
  • TOP
  • OFFSET-FETCH
  • Top N Per Group
  • LAB 05
Module 06: Data Modification
  • Inserting Data
  • Sequences
  • Deleting Data
  • Updating Data
  • Merging Data
  • The OUTPUT Clause
  • LAB 06
Module 07 – Working with Date and Time
  • Date and Time Datatypes
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Date and Time Challenges
  • System-Versioned Temporal Tables
  • Date and Time Querying Problems
  • LAB 07
Module 08: Programmable Objects
  • Dynamic SQL
  • User Defined Functions
  • Stored Procedures
  • Triggers
  • Transactions and Concurrency
  • Exception Handling
  • LAB 08
Module 09: In-Memory OLTP
  • Intro to In-Memory OLTP
  • Architecture
  • Memory Optimized Tables and Indexes
  • Natively Compiled Procedures
  • Transaction Semantics
  • LAB 09
Appendix A: Graphs and Recursive Queries (Bonus Self-Study Material)
  • Graphs, Described
  • Materialized Paths
  • Custom
  • Using the HIERARCHYID datatype
  • Nested Sets
  • Nested Iterations
  • Loops
  • Recursive Queries
  • SQL Graph
  • LAB A



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