10985: Introduction to SQL Databases

$1,750.00
$1,750.00
$1,750.00
$1,750.00
$1,750.00
Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
June 05, 2017 09:00 (EST) 3 $1,750.00 Register
August 08, 2017 09:00 (EST) 3 $1,750.00 Register
October 10, 2017 09:00 (EST) 3 $1,750.00 Register
October 10, 2017 09:00 (EST) 3 $1,750.00 Register
December 11, 2017 09:00 (EST) 3 $1,750.00 Register

About this course

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.

Prerequisites

This is a foundation level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy.

Audience profile

The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe data modelling techniques
  • Describe normalization and denormalization techniques
  • Describe relationship types and effects in database design
  • Describe the effects of database design on performance
  • Describe commonly used database objects

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to databases

This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016.

  • Introduction to relational databases
  • Other types of database
  • Data analysis
  • Database languages

Module 2: Data Modelling

This module describes data modelling techniques.

  • Data modelling
  • ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Entity relationship modelling

Module 3: Normalization

This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.

  • Why normalize data?
  • Normalization terms
  • Levels of normalization
  • Denormalization

Module 4: Relationships

This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

  • Schema mapping
  • Referential integrity

Module 5: Performance

This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.

  • Indexing
  • Query performance
  • Concurrency

Module 6: Database Objects

This module introduces commonly used database objects.

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored procedures
  • Other database objects