Querying SQL Databases using T-SQL Training

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  • Duration: 2 Days
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Upcoming Training

25 August 2022

2 Days

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to create queries using Transact-SQL. It will teach you how to select, filter and sort data from multiple tables and how to use views and stored procedures.


There are no technical pre-requisites for this course and it assumes no prior knowledge of SQL Server.

IT Professionals who will be writing queries for use with Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Non-technical 'power users' will also benefit from the course if they are comfortable using sophisticated software tools like SQL Server Management Studio.

The course is aimed at both non-technical 'power users' and IT Professionals who will be writing queries for use with Microsoft SQL Server.

Please note - Delegates attending an Extended Classroom delivery will need access to a second monitor.

Module 1: Introduction to T-SQL

This module provides essential background information on Relational Database Management Systems and Microsoft SQL Server and introduces the main tool that will be used throughout the course - SQL Server Management Studio.

Lab :

  • Familiarize yourself with SSMS
  • Introduction to the Query Editor


Module 2: Retrieving Data

This module describes the fundamental part of a T-SQL query: the SELECT statement.

Lab :

  • Basic Select statements
  • Using expressions in Select lists


Module 3: Filtering Rows

This module describes how you can filter unwanted data out of your results using the WHERE clause.

Lab :

  • Basic equality filters
  • Basic comparisons
  • Logical comparisons
  • String comparisons
  • NULL comparisons


Module 4: Sorting returned rows

This module describes how to use the ORDER BY clause of a query to manage the order in which rows are returned.

Lab :

  • Basic sorting
  • Sorting on expressions
  • Unique rows
  • Limiting results


Module 5: Grouping and Aggregating data

This module describes how to use the aggregate functions of SQL to calculate results for a number of records at a time and how to group results into a series of values. Finally, it describes how to filter the grouped values.

Lab :

  • Single aggregates
  • GROUP BY
  • HAVING


Module 6: Using multiple tables

This module describes how to use JOIN clauses to retrieve data from multiple tables. It also covers the UNION, INTERSECT and EXCEPT keywords

Lab : 

  • Inner joins
  • Outer joins
  • Unions


Module 7: Using Views and Stored Procedures

This module provides an introduction to the benefits of using pre-written queries which have been stored in the database.

Lab :

  • Using views
  • Using stored procedures


Module 8: Common Functions

This module introduces you to some of the basic text, date and null-value manipulation functions that are built in to SQL Server.

Lab :

  • Text functions
  • Date functions
  • NULL functions
  • Formatting dates


Appendix : Modifying Data

If time allows and if enough delegates express an interest in the topic, this module gives a brief introduction to INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements.



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Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

25 August 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
12 September 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
13 September 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
15 September 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
26 September 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
10 October 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
21 October 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
26 October 2022

Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London

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