MS 20761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

 

Important notice!

This training has been replaced by the new 4-day course:

DP-080: Querying Data with Microsoft Transact-SQL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The main purpose of this course is to give students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.

Audience:

This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL, which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines. The primary target audience for this course is therefore Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.

Course goals:

After completing this course, students will gain the followin skills:

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016.
  • Describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logic.
  • Write a single table SELECT statement.
  • Write a multi-table SELECT statement.
  • Write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting.
  • Describe how SQL Server uses data types.
  • Write DML statements.
  • Write queries that use built-in functions.
  • Write queries that aggregate data.
  • Write subqueries.
  • Create and implement views and table-valued functions.
  • Use set operators to combine query results.
  • Write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions.
  • Transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube.
  • Create and implement stored procedures.
  • Add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code.

Read complete course description:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=20761

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
Module 2: Introduction to T-SQL Querying
Module 3: Writing SELECT Queries
Module 4: Querying Multiple Tables
Module 5: Sorting and Filtering Data
Module 6: Working with SQL Server Data Types
Module 7: Using DML to Modify Data
Module 8: Using Built-In Functions
Module 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data
Module 10: Using Subqueries
Module 11: Using Table Expressions
Module 12: Using Set Operators
Module 13: Using Windows Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
Module 15: Executing Stored Procedures
Module 16: Programming with T-SQL
Module 17: Implementing Error Handling
Module 18: Implementing Transactions

No certification related to this training

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Exam retires on January 31, 2021

There is no longer an exam or certification related to this course as exam 70-761 was retired on January 31 2021.