This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at people looking to move into a database professional role or whose job role is expanding to encompass database elements. The course describes fundamental database concepts including database types, database languages, and database designs.
The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies.
This course provides an in-depth understanding of the design and structure of SQL databases and database objects. Delegates who are looking for a more practical course with a focus on searching and managing data in SQL databases are advised to look at our QATSQL 'Querying SQL Databases using T-SQL' and 'Advanced Querying SQL Databases using T-SQL' QATSQLPLUS or Microsoft official curriculum M20761 'Querying Data with Transact-SQL' courses
This is a foundation level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Module 1: Introduction to databases
This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016.
Lab : Querying SQL Server
Module 2: Data Modelling
This module describes data modelling techniques.
Lab : Entity relationship modelling
Module 3: Normalization
This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.
Lab : Normalizing raw data
Module 4: Relationships
This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.
Lab : Designing relationships
Module 5: Performance
This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.
Lab : Query performance
Module 6: Database Objects
This module introduces commonly used database objects.
Lab : Using SQL Server in a hybrid cloud