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Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2008 product features and tools related to implementing a database.

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Praha5 29 250 CZK included in course price 50
Brno5 29 250 CZK included in course price 50
Bratislava5 875,00 EUR 250,00 EUR 50

Who is the course for

  • This course is intended for IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2008 R2 product features and technologies for implementing a database

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the product, its components, and basic configuration
  • Work with the data types supported by SQL Server
  • Design and implement tables and work with schemas
  • Design and implement views and partitioned views
  • Describe the concept of an index and determine the appropriate data type for indexes and composite index structures
  • Identify the appropriate table structures and implement clustered indexes and heaps
  • Describe and capture execution plans
  • Design and implement non-clustered indexes, covering indexes, and included columns
  • Implement table types, table valued parameters, and the MERGE statement
  • Describe transactions, transaction isolation levels, and application design patterns for highly-concurrent applications
  • Design and implement T-SQL error handling and structured exception handling
  • Design and implement scalar and table-valued functions
  • Design and implement constraints
  • Design and implement triggers
  • Describe and implement target use cases of SQL CLR integration
  • Describe and implement XML data and schema in SQL Server
  • Use FOR XML and XPath queries
  • Describe and use spatial data types in SQL Server
  • Implement and query full-text indexes

Required skills

Teaching methods

Expert instruction with practical examples, computer practice


Microsoft Learning official Student Kit in English

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset
This module introduces you to the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. This module also covers editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
  • Introduction to SQL Server Platform
  • Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Configuring SQL Server Services
Module 2: Working with Data Types
This module describes the data types supported by SQL Server and how to work with them.
  • Using Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Converting Data Types
  • Working with Specialized Data Types
Module 3: Designing and Implementing Tables
This module describes the design and implementation of tables.
  • Designing Tables
  • Working with Schemas
  • Creating and Altering Tables
Module 4: Designing and Implementing Views
This module describes the design and implementation of views.
  • Introduction to Views
  • Creating and Managing Views
  • Performance Considerations for Views
Module 5: Planning for SQL Server 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.
  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Data Types and Indexes
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes
Module 6: Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server
This module covers clustered indexes and heaps.
  • SQL Server Table Structures
  • Working with Clustered Indexes
  • Designing Effective Clustered Indexes
Module 7: Reading SQL Server Execution Plans
This module introduces the concept of reading execution plans.
  • Execution Plan Core Concepts
  • Common Execution Plan Elements
  • Working with Execution Plans
Module 8: Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes
This module explains nonclustered indexes, covering indexes and included columns.
  • Designing Effective Nonclustered Indexes
  • Implementing Nonclustered Indexes
  • Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Module 9: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
This module describes the design and implementation of stored procedures.
  • Creating Stored Procedures
  • Creating a Parameterized Stored Procedure
  • Altering the Execution Context of Stored Procedures
Module 10: Merging Data and Passing Tables
This module covers table types, table valued parameters and the MERGE statement as used in stored procedures.
  • Using the MERGE Statement
  • Implementing Table Types
  • Using Table Types as Parameters
Module 11: Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server Applications
This module covers transactions, isolation levels, and designing for concurrency.
  • Introduction to Transactions
  • Introduction to Locks
  • Management of Locking
  • Transaction Isolation Levels
Module 12: Handling Errors in T-SQL Code
This module describes structured exception handling and gives solid examples of its use within the design of stored procedures.
  • Designing T-SQL Error Handling
  • Implementing T-SQL Error Handling
  • Implementing Structured Exception Handling
Module 13: Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
This module describes the design and implementation of functions, both scalar and table-valued.
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-valued Functions
  • Implementation Considerations for Functions
  • Alternatives To Functions
Module 14: Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
This module describes the design and implementation of constraints.
  • Enforcing Data Integrity
  • Implementing Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
Module 15: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
This module describes the design and implementation of triggers.
  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts
Module 16: Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
This module describes the implementation of and target use-cases for SQL CLR integration.
  • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
  • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
  • Implementing SQL CLR Integration
Module 17: Storing XML Data in SQL Server
This module covers the XML data type, schema collections, typed and untyped columns and appropriate use cases for XML in SQL Server.
  • Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
  • Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
  • Implementing the XML Data Type
Module 18: Querying XML Data in SQL Server
This module covers the basics of FOR XML and XPath Queries.
  • Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
  • Getting Started with XQuery
  • Shredding XML
Module 19: Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
This module describes spatial data and how this data can be implemented within SQL Server.
  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications
Module 20: Working with Full-Text Indexes and
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