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This Data Warehouse With Microsoft SQL Server 2014 training teach you how to implement a data warehouse to support a BI solution. Professionals will understand how to create a data warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services. This course is a five-day instructor-led course.
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Our 5-day Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 course provides students with the technical skills to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines, namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.
What You Will Learn?
  • Describe data warehouse concepts and architecture considerations.
  • Select an appropriate hardware platform for a data warehouse.
  • Design and implement a data warehouse.
  • Implement Data Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Implement Control Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Debug and Troubleshoot SSIS packages.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports incremental data extraction.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports total data loading.
  • Implement data cleansing by using Microsoft Data Quality Services.
  • Implement Master Data Services to enforce data integrity.
  • Extend SSIS with custom scripts and components.
  • Deploy and Configure SSIS packages.
  • Describe how BI solutions can consume data from the data warehouse.
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  • Receive experienced tuition from our expert Microsoft training instructors.
  • Our Microsoft training courses are fully accredited by Microsoft.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Cirriculum
Eligibility
This course is suitable for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course is ideal for SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam, for example report writers, business analysts and client application developers.
Pre-requisites
Working knowledge of relational databases Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
Course Content
Section 01 - Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014
This 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.
Section 02 - Module 2: Introduction to T-SQL Querying
This 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
Section 03 - Module 3: Writing SELECT Queries
This 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.
Section 04 - Module 4: Querying Multiple Tables
This 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.
Section 05 - Module 5: Sorting and Filtering Data
This 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.
Section 06 - Module 6: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types
This 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.
Section 07 - Module 7: Using DML to Modify Data
This 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.
Section 08 - Module 8: Using Built-In Functions
This 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.
Section 09 - Module 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data
This 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.
Section 10 - Module 10: Using Subqueries
This 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.
Section 11 - Module 11: Using Table Expressions
This 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.
Section 12 - Module 12: Using Set Operators
This module introduces the set operators UNION, INTERSECT, and EXCEPT to compare rows between two input sets.
Lessons:
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
Section 13 - Module 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
This 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.
Section 14 - Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
This 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.
Section 15 - Module 15: Querying data with Stored Procedures
This 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.
Section 16 - Module 16: Programming with T-SQL
This 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.
Section 17 - Module 17: Implementing Error Handling
This 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.
Section 18 - Module 18: Implementing Transactions
This 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.
Section 19 - Module 19: Appendix 1: Improving Query Performance
This 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 Server.
Lessons:
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
Section 20 - Module 20: Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server Metadata
SQL 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.
Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases M20464 Exam & Certification
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