MCSA: SQL Server Solutions Associate (using SQL 2014)



Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 40 Hrs
Module 1: Sorting and Filtering DataThis module explains how to enhance queries to limit the rows they return, and to control the order in which the rows are displayed. The module also discusses how to resolve missing and unknown results.Lessons
  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data with Predicates
  • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
  • Working with Unknown Values
Lab : Sorting and Filtering Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Filter data with predicates in the WHERE clause.
  • Sort data using ORDER BY.
  • Filter data in the SELECT clause with TOP.
  • Filter data with OFFSET and FETCH.
Module 2: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data TypesThis module explains the data types SQL Server uses to store data. It introduces the many types of numeric and special-use data types. It also explains conversions between data types, and the importance of type precedence.Lessons
  • Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Working with Date and Time Data
Lab : Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe numeric data types, type precedence and type conversions.
  • Write queries using character data types.
  • Write queries using date and time data types.
Module 3: Introduction to T-SQL QueryingThis module introduces Transact SQL as the primary querying language of SQL Server. It discusses the basic structure of T-SQL queries, the logical flow of a SELECT statement, and introduces concepts such as predicates and set-based operations.Lessons
  • Introducing T-SQL
  • Understanding Sets
  • Understanding Predicate Logic
  • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
Lab : Introduction to Transact-SQL Querying

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of T-SQL and their role in writing queries
  • Describe the use of sets in SQL Server
  • Describe the use of predicate logic in SQL Server
  • Describe the logical order of operations in SELECT statements
Module 4: Writing SELECT QueriesThis module introduces the fundamentals of the SELECT statement, focusing on queries against a single table.Lessons
  • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
  • Eliminate Duplicates with DISTINCT
  • Using Column and Table Aliases
  • Write Simple CASE Expressions
Lab : Writing Basic SELECT Statements

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write simple SELECT statements.
  • Eliminate duplicates using the DISTINCT clause.
  • Use column and table aliases.
  • Write simple CASE expressions.
Module 5: Querying Multiple TablesThis module explains how to write queries which combine data from multiple sources in SQL Server. The module introduces the use of JOINs in T-SQL queries as a mechanism for retrieving data from multiple tables.Lessons
  • Understanding Joins
  • Querying with Inner Joins
  • Querying with Outer Joins
  • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
Lab : Querying Multiple Tables

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe how multiple tables may be queried in a SELECT statement using joins.
  • Write queries that use inner joins.
  • Write queries that use outer joins.
  • Write queries that use self-joins and cross joins.
Module 6: Using Built-In FunctionsThis module introduces the use of functions that are built in to SQL Server Denali, and will discuss some common usages including data type conversion, testing for logical results and nullability.Lessons
  • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
  • Using Conversion Functions
  • Using Logical Functions
  • Using Functions to Work with NULL
Lab : Using Built-In Functions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries with built-in scalar functions.
  • Use conversion functions.
  • Use logical functions.
  • Use functions that work with NULL.
Module 7: Using SubqueriesThis module will introduce the use of subqueries in various parts of a SELECT statement. It will include the use of scalar and multi-result subqueries, and the use of the IN and EXISTS operators.Lessons
  • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
Lab : Using Subqueries

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the uses of queries which are nested within other queries.
  • Write self-contained subqueries which return scalar or multi-valued results.
  • Write correlated subqueries which return scalar or multi-valued results.
  • Use the EXISTS predicate to efficiently check for the existence of rows in a subquery.
Module 8: Using Set OperatorsThis module introduces the set operators UNION, INTERSECT, and EXCEPT to compare rows between two input setsLessons
  • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
  • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
  • Using APPLY
Lab : Using Set Operators

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries which combine data using the UNION operator
  • Write queries which compare sets using the INTERSECT and EXCEPT operators
  • Write queries which manipulate rows in a table by using APPLY with the results of a derived table or function
Module 9: Querying data with Stored ProceduresThis module introduces the use of existing stored procedures in a T-SQL querying environment. It discusses the use of EXECUTE, how to pass input and output parameters to a procedure, and how to invoke system stored procedures.Lessons
  • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
  • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
  • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
  • Working with Dynamic SQL
Lab : Executing Stored Procedures

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Return results by executing stored procedures.
  • Pass parameters to procedures.
  • Create simple stored procedures which encapsulate a SELECT statement.
  • Construct and execute dynamic SQL with EXEC and sp_executesql.
Module 10: Programming with T-SQLThis module provides a basic introduction to T-SQL programming concepts and objects. It discusses batches, variables, control of flow elements such as loops and conditionals, how to create and execute dynamic SQL statements, and how to use synonyms.Lessons
  • T-SQL Programming Elements
  • Controlling Program Flow
Lab : Programming with T-SQL

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the language elements of T-SQL used for simple programming tasks.
  • Describe batches and how they are handled by SQL Server.
  • Declare and assign variables and synonyms.
  • Use IF and WHILE blocks to control program flow.
Module 11: Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server MetadataSQL Server provides access to structured metadata by using a variety of mechanisms, such as system catalog views, system functions, dynamic management objects, and system stored procedures. In this module, you will learn how to write queries to return system metadata using these mechanisms.Lessons
  • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
  • Executing System Stored Procedures
  • Querying Dynamic Management Objects
Lab : Querying SQL Server Metadata

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries that retrieve system metadata using system views and functions.
  • Execute system stored procedures to return system information.
  • Write queries that retrieve system metadata and state information using system dynamic management views and functions.
Module 12: Using DML to Modify DataThis module describes the use of Transact-SQL Data Manipulation Language to perform inserts, updates, and deletes to your data.Lessons
  • Inserting Data
  • Modifying and Deleting Data
Lab : Using DML to Modify Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Insert new data into your tables.
  • Update and delete existing records in your tables.
Module 13: Grouping and Aggregating DataThis module introduces methods for grouping data within a query, aggregating the grouped data and filtering groups with HAVING. The module is designed to help the student grasp why a SELECT clause has restrictions placed upon column naming in the GROUP BY clause as well as which columns may be listed in the SELECT clause.Lessons
  • Using Aggregate Functions
  • Using the GROUP BY Clause
  • Filtering Groups with HAVING
Lab : Grouping and Aggregating Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries which summarize data using built-in aggregate functions.
  • Use the GROUP BY clause to arrange rows into groups.
  • Use the HAVING clause to filter out groups based on a search condition.
Module 14: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014This module introduces the SQL Server platform and major tools. It discusses editions, versions, tools used to query, documentation sources, and the logical structure of databases.Lessons
  • The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
  • SQL Server Editions and Versions
  • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
Lab : Working with SQL Server 2014 Tools

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the architecture and editions of SQL Server 2012.
  • Work with SQL Server Management Studio.


Module 15: Using Table ExpressionsThis module introduces T-SQL expressions which return a valid relational table, typically for further use in the query. The module discusses views, derived tables, common table expressions and inline table-valued functions.Lessons
  • Using Views
  • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
  • Using Derived Tables
  • Using Common Table Expressions
Lab : Using Table Expressions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries which use derived tables.
  • Write queries which use common table expressions.
  • Create simple views and write queries against them.
  • Create simple inline table-valued functions and write queries against them.
Module 16: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate FunctionsThis module introduces window functions including ranking, aggregate and offset functions. Much of this functionality is new to SQL Server 2012. It will cover the use of T-SQL functions such as ROW_NUMBER, RANK, DENSE_RANK, NTILE, LAG, LEAD, FIRST_VALUE and LAST_VALUE to perform calculations against a set, or window, of rows.Lessons
  • Creating Windows with OVER
  • Exploring Window Functions
Lab : Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits to using window functions.
  • Restrict window functions to rows defined in an OVER clause, including partitions and frames.
  • Write queries which use window functions to operate on a window of rows and return ranking, aggregation and offset comparison results.
Module 17: Pivoting and Grouping SetsThis module discusses techniques for pivoting data in T-SQL as well to introduce the fundamentals of the GROUPING SETS clause. It will also cover the use of GROUP BY ROLLUP and GROUP BY CUBE syntax in SQL Server.Lessons
  • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
  • Working with Grouping Sets
Lab : Pivoting and Grouping Sets

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Write queries which pivot and unpivot result sets.
  • Write queries which specify multiple groupings with grouping sets.
Module 18: Implementing Error HandlingThis module introduces the use of error handlers in T-SQL code. It will introduce the difference between compile errors and run-time errors, and will cover how errors affect batches. The module will also cover how to control error handling using TRY/CATCH blocks, the use of the ERROR class of functions, and the use of the new THROW statement.Lessons
  • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
  • Working with Error Information
Lab : Implementing Error Handling

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe SQL Server's behavior when errors occur in T-SQL code.
  • Implement structured exception handling in T-SQL.
  • Return information about errors from system objects.
  • Raise user-defined errors and pass system errors in T-SQL code.
Module 19: Implementing TransactionsThis module introduces the concepts of transaction management in SQL Server. It will provide a high-level overview of transaction properties, cover the basics of marking transactions with BEGIN, COMMIT and ROLLBACK.Lessons
  • Transactions and the Database Engine
  • Controlling Transactions
Lab : Implementing Transactions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe transactions and the differences between batches and transactions.
  • Describe batches and how they are handled by SQL Server.
  • Create and manage transactions with transaction control language statements.
  • Use SET XACT_ABORT to define SQL Server's handling of transactions outside TRY / CATCH blocks.
  • Describe the effects of isolation levels on transactions.
Module 20: Appendix 1: Improving Query PerformanceThis module presents several key guidelines for writing well-performing queries, as well as ways to monitor the execution of your queries and their impact on Microsoft SQL ServerLessons
  • Factors in Query Performance
  • Displaying Query Performance Data
Lab : Improving Query Performance

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe components of well-performing queries.
  • Display and interpret basic query performance data
Administering Microsoft® SQL Server® Databases 2014 40 Hrs
Course OutlineModule 1: Importing and Exporting Data
In this module, you will briefly explore tools and techniques so that you can import and export data to and from SQL Server.
Lessons
  • Introduction to Transferring Data
  • Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Copying or Moving a Database
Lab : Importing and Exporting Data
  • Using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard
  • Using the bcp Utility
  • Using the BULK INSERT Statement
  • Using the OPENROWSET Function
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe tools and techniques for transferring data.
  • Import and export data.
  • Copy or move a database.
     
Module 2: Monitoring SQL Server 2014
This module explains how to use three of the most commonly used tools: Activity Monitor, dynamic management views and functions (DMVs and DMFs), and Performance Monitor.
Lessons
  • Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
  • Dynamic Management Views and Functions
  • Performance Monitor
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server 2014
  • Collecting Baseline Metrics
  • Monitoring a Workload
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe considerations for monitoring SQL Server and use Activity Monitor. 
  • Use dynamic management views and functions to monitor SQL Server.
  • Use Performance Monitor to monitor SQL Server.
     
Module 3: Tracing SQL Server Activity
This module describes how to use SQL Server Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server, and how to use that information to troubleshoot and optimize SQL Server workloads.
Lessons
  • Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
  • Using Traces
Lab : Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
  • Capturing a Trace in SQL Server Profiler
  • Generating Database Tuning Recommendations
  • Using SQL Trace
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Trace activity in SQL Server.
  • Use captured traces to test, troubleshoot, and optimize database performance.
     
Module 4: Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
This module introduces the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 platform. It describes the components, editions, and versions of SQL Server 2014, and the tasks that a database administrator commonly performs for a SQL Server instance.
Lessons
  • Database Administration Overview
  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Database Management Tools and Techniques
Lab : Using SQL Server Administrative Tools
  • Using SQL Server Management Studio
  • Using the sqlcmd Utility
  • Using Windows PowerShell with SQL Server
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the SQL Server platform.
  • Describe common database administration tasks.
  • Use SQL Server administration tools.
Module 5: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
This module explains how to assess resource requirements for SQL Server 2014 and how to install it.
Lessons
  • Planning SQL Server Installation
  • Installing SQL Server 2014
  • Post-Installation Configuration
Lab : Installing SQL Server 2014
  • Preparing to Install SQL Server
  • Installing SQL Server
  • Performing Post-Installation Configuration
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Plan a SQL Server 2014 installation.
  • Install SQL Server 2014.
  • Perform post-installation configuration tasks.
Module 6: Working with Databases and Storage
This module describes how data is stored in databases, how to create databases, how to manage database files, and how to move them. Other tasks related to storage, include managing the tempdb database and using fast storage devices to extend the SQL Server buffer pool cache, are also discussed.
Lessons
  • Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
  • Managing Storage for System Databases
  • Managing Storage for User Databases
  • Moving Database Files
  • Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension
Lab : Managing Database Storage
  • Configuring tempdb Storage
  • Creating Databases
  • Attaching a Database
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe how SQL Server stores data.
  • Manage storage for system databases.
  • Manage storage for user databases.
  • Move database files.
  • Configure the buffer pool extension.
Module 7: Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
In this module, you will consider how to create a backup strategy that is aligned with organizational needs, and learn how to perform the backup operations required by that strategy.
Lessons
  • Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
  • Planning a Backup Strategy
  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Using Backup Options
  • Ensuring Backup Reliability
Lab : Backing Up SQL Server Databases
  • Backing Up Database
  • Performing Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
  • Performing a Partial Backup
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe how database transaction logs function, and how they affect database recovery.
  • Plan a backup strategy for a SQL Server database.
  • Back up databases and transactions logs.
  • Perform copy-only, compressed, and encrypted backups.
  • Maximize backup reliability.
Module 8: Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
In this module, you will see how to restore user and system databases and how to implement point-in-time recovery.
Lessons
  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Advanced Restore Scenarios
  • Working with Point-in-Time Recovery
Lab : Restoring SQL Server Databases
  • Restoring a Database Backup
  • Restoring Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
  • Performing a Piecemeal Restore
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain the restore process.
  • Restore databases.
  • Perform advanced restore operations.
  • Perform a point-in-time recovery.
Module 9: Managing SQL Server Security
In this module, you will be learn about the core concepts on which the SQL Server security architecture is based, and how to manage security at the server and database levels.
Lessons
  • Introduction to SQL Server Security
  • Managing Server-Level Security
  • Managing Database-Level Principals
  • Managing Database Permissions
Lab : Managing SQL Server Security
  • Managing Server-Level Security
  • Managing Database-Level Security
  • Testing Database Access
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe core security concepts in the SQL Server security architecture.
  • Manage server-level security.
  • Manage database-level security principals.
  • Manage database permissions.
     
Module 10: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
This module describes the available options for auditing in SQL Server, how to use and manage the SQL Server audit feature, and how to implement encryption.
Lessons
  • Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Encrypting Databases
Lab : Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
  • Implementing Auditing
  • Implementing Transparent Database Encryption
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe options for auditing data access.
  • Implement SQL Server audit.
  • Manage SQL Server audit.
  • Implement Transparent Data Encryption.
Module 11: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
This module describes common database maintenance tasks that a DBA must perform, and demonstrates how to automate these tasks using maintenance plans.
Lessons
  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Lab : Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
  • Managing Database Integrity
  • Managing Index Fragmentation
  • Implementing a Maintenance Plan
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Ensure database integrity by using DBCC CHECKDB.
  • Maintain indexes.
  • Configure Database Maintenance Plans.
Module 12: Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent to automate jobs, how to configure security contexts for jobs, and how to implement multi-server jobs.
Lessons
  • Automating SQL Server Management
  • Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Managing Job Step Security Contexts
  • Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers
Lab : Automating SQL Server Management
  • Creating a Job
  • Scheduling a Job
  • Configuring Job Step Security Contexts
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe methods for automating SQL Server management.
  • Create jobs, job step types, and schedules.
  • Manage SQL Server Agent jobs.
  • Configure job security contexts.
  • Configure master and target servers.
Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts, and notifications.
Lessons
  • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Configuring Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server by Using Alerts and Notifications
  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Implementing Operators and Notifications
  • Implementing Alerts
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Configure Database Mail.
  • Monitor SQL Server errors.
  • Configure operators, alerts, and notifications.
Developing Microsoft® SQL Server® Databases 2014 40 Hrs
Course OutlineModule 1: In-Memory Database Capabilities
This module explains the buffer pool extension and columnstore indexes and how to use them to maximize the performance and scalability of database applications..
Lessons
  • The Buffer Pool Extension
  • Columnstore Indexes
Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities
  • Creating Columnstore Indexes
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Create columnstore indexes
  • Describe the considerations for updating tables with non-clustered columnstore indexes.
Module 2: Designing and Implementing Views
This module introduces Views, and explains how to create and manage Views. Also it focusses on the performance consideration for Views.
Lessons
  • Introduction to Views
  • Creating and Managing Views
  • Performance Considerations for Views
Lab : Designing and Implementing Views
  • Designing, Implementing and Testing the WebStock Views
  • Designing and Implementing the Contacts View
  • Modifying the AvailableModels View
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain the role of views in database development.
  • Implement views.
  • Describe the performance related impacts of views

Module 3: Designing and Implementing Stored ProceduresThis module describes the potential advantages of the use of stored procedures along with guidelines on creating them.Lessons
  • Introduction to Stored Procedures
  • Working With Stored Procedures
  • Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
  • Controlling Execution Context
Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
  • Creating stored procedures
  • Creating a parameterized stored procedure
  • Altering the execution context of stored procedures
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the role of stored procedures and the potential benefits of using them.
  • Work with stored procedures.
  • Implement parameterized stored procedures.
  • Control the execution context of a stored procedure.

Module 4: Introduction to Database DevelopmentThis module introduces database development and the key tasks that a database developer would typically perform.Lessons
  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Configuring SQL Server Services
Lab : Introduction to Database Development
  • Start SQL Server Management Studio
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the architecture and editions of SQL Server 2012.
  • Work with SQL Server tools.
  • Configure SQL Server Services.

Module 5: Designing and Implementing TablesThis module explains how to design, create, and alter tables. Also it focusses on working with schemas.Lessons
  • Designing Tables
  • Working with Schemas
  • Creating and Altering Tables
Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables
  • Improving the Design of Tables
  • Creating a Schema
  • Creating the Tables
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Design Tables.
  • Work with Schemas.
  • Create and Alter Tables.
Module 6: Ensuring Data Integrity through ConstraintsThis module explains how to enforce data integrity, and implement domain integrity to maintain high quality data. Also it focusses on implementing Entity and Referential Integrity.Lessons
  • Enforcing Data Integrity
  • Implementing Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
  • Designing Constraints
  • Testing the constraints
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain the available options for enforcing data integrity and the levels at which they should be applied.
  • Implement domain integrity.
  • Implement entity and referential integrity.

Module 7: Introduction to Indexing
This module describes the concept of an index and discusses selectivity, density and statistics. It covers appropriate data type choices and choices around composite index structures.
Lessons
  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes
  • SQL Server Table Structures
  • Working with Clustered Indexes
Lab : Creating Indexes
  • Creating Tables with Clustered Indexes
  • Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe core indexing concepts.
  • Choose appropriate data types for indexes.
  • Design and implement clustered and nonclustered indexes.

Module 8: Advanced Indexing
This module explains covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause as well as the use of padding, hints and statistics. The module also covers the use of the Database Engine Tuning Advisor and index-related dynamic management views to assess indexing strategies.
Lessons
  • Execution Plan Core Concepts
  • Common Execution Plan Elements
  • Working with Execution Plans
  • Designing Effective Nonclustered Indexes
  • Performance Monitoring
Lab : Planning for SQL Server 2014 Indexing
  • Exploring Existing Index Statistics
  • Creating Covering Indexes
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the elements of an execution plan.
  • Design effective indexing strategies.
  • Monitor your system to assess the performance of your indexing strategy.
Module 9: Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
This module explains how to design and implement user-defined functions that enforce business rules or data consistency, and modify and maintain existing functions written by other developers.
Lessons
  • Overview of Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
  • Implementation Considerations for Functions
  • Alternatives to Functions
Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
  • Formatting Phone Numbers
  • Modifying an Existing Function
  • Resolving a Function-Related Performance Issue
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Design and implement scalar functions.
  • Design and implement table-valued functions.
  • Describe implementation considerations for functions.
  • Describe alternatives to functions.

Module 10: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
This module, explains what DML triggers are and how they enforce data integrity. Also it focusses on the different types of triggers available, and how to define triggers in a database.
Lessons
  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts
Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
  • Creating and Testing the Audit Trigger
  • Improving the Audit Trigger
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Design DML triggers.
  • Implement DML triggers.
  • Explain advanced DML trigger concepts.

Module 11: Using In-Memory TablesThis module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using in-memory tables.Lessons
  • Memory-Optimized Tables
  • Native Stored Procedures
Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities
  • Working with Memory Optimized Tables
  • Working with Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Design and implement memory-optimized tables.
  • Create native stored procedures.

Module 12: Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
This module explains how to use CLR integrated code to create user-defined database objects that are managed by the .NET Framework.
Lessons
  • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
  • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
  • Implementing SQL CLR Integration
Lab : Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
  • Assessing Proposed CLR Code
  • Implementing a CLR Assembly
  • Implementing a CLR User-defined Aggregate and CLR User-defined Data Type
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain the importance of SQL Server CLR Integration.
  • Import and configure assemblies.
  • Implement objects that have been created within .NET assemblies.
Module 13: Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
This module introduces XML and shows how XML data can be stored within SQL Server and then queried, including queries written in a language called XQuery.
Lessons
  • Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
  • Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
  • Implementing the XML Data Type
  • Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
  • Getting Started with XQuery
  • Shredding XML
Lab : Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
  • Assessing appropriate Use of XML Data in SQL Server
  • Testing XML Data Storage in Variables
  • Retrieving Information about XML Schema Collections
  • Querying SQL Server Data as XML
  • Write a Stored Procedure Returning XML
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe XML and XML schemas.
  • Store XML data and associated XML schemas in SQL Server.
  • Implement the XML data type within SQL Server.
  • Use the T-SQL FOR XML Statement.
  • Work with basic XQuery queries.
  • Shred XML to a relational form.
Module 14: Working with SQL Server Spatial DataThis module introduces Spatial Data, and explains how to work with SQL Server Spatial Data Types.Lessons
  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications
Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
  • Querying the Geometry Data Type
  • Adding Spatial Data to an Existing Table
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the importance of spatial data and the industry standards related to it.
  • Explain how to store spatial data in SQL Server.
  • Perform calculations on and query SQL Server spatial data.
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