Learn Advanced SQL Database Techniques
Merit Professional Development is proud to present Developing SQL Databases. This four-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2016 product features and tools related to developing a database.
You will learn how to design database tables and advanced techniques to partition and compress data. The course will introduce you indexes, views, spatial data, and much more.
Who should attend? The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2016 product features and technologies for implementing a database. The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who are developers from other product platforms looking to become skilled in the implementation of a SQL Server 2016 database.
After completing this course, students will be able to:

Design and Implement Tables
Describe advanced table designs
Ensure Data Integrity through Constraints
Describe indexes, including Optimized and Columnstore indexes
Design and Implement Views
Design and Implement Stored Procedures
Design and Implement User Defined Functions

Respond to data manipulation using triggers
Design and Implement In-Memory Tables
Implement Managed Code in SQL Server
Store and Query XML Data
Work with Spatial Data
Store and Query Blobs and Text Documents

1 – Introduction to Database Development
  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • SQL Server Database Development Tasks
2 – Designing and Implementing Tables
  • Designing Tables
  • Data Types
  • Working with Schemas
  • Creating and Altering Tables
3 – Advanced Table Designs
  • Partitioning data
  • Compressing Data
  • Temporal Tables
4 – Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
  • Enforcing data Integrity
  • Implementing Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
5 – Introduction to Indexes
  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Data Types and Indexes
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes
6 – Designing Optimized Index Strategies
  • Covering Indexes
  • Managing Indexes
  • Execution Plans
  • Using the DTE
7 – Columnstore Indexes
  • Introduction to Columnstore indexes
  • Creating Columnstore indexes
  • Working Columnstore indexes
8 – Designing and Implementing Views
  • Introduction to views
  • Creating and managing views
  • Performance considerations for views
9 – Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
  • Introduction to Stored Procedures
  • Working with Stored Procedures
  • Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
  • Controlling Execution Context
10 – Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
  • Overview of Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
  • Implementation Considerations for Functions
  • Alternatives to Functions
11 – Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts
12 – Using In-Memory Tables
  • In-Memory tables
  • Native Stored Procedures
13 – Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
  • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
  • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
  • Implementing SQL CLR Integration
14 – Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
  • 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
15 – Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications
16 – Storing and Querying Blobs and Text Documents in SQL Server
  • Considerations for BLOB Data
  • Working with FileStream
  • Using Full-Text Search

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