Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server Course + Exam Details

Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server Certification

This 3-day instructor led course provides students with the technical skills required 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. The main purpose of the course is to prepare people for the exam “70-461: Writing Queries Using Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Transact-SQL.” This exam will be the underlying exam for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, the primary target audience for this course is: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals..

  • Training: get practical technical skills
  • Receive a certificate of course attendance
  • Small class size: increased instructor interaction
  • Authorised test centre: exams taken at our premises
  • More hands-on: 6 weeks remote lab access included
  • Expert trainers: imparting real world experience
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality

Candidates can achieve this certification by passing following exam(s).

  •   70-461

The certification exam if included in your course can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training centre on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)

  • Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages.
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Sort and filter data
  • Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
  • Modify data using Transact-SQL
  • Use built-in functions
  • Group and aggregate data
  • Use subqueries
  • Use table expressions
  • Use set operators
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Implement pivoting and grouping sets
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014
    • The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
    • SQL Server Editions and Versions
    • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
    Introduction to T-SQL Querying
    • Introducing T-SQL
    • Understanding Sets
    • Understanding Predicate Logic
    • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
    Writing SELECT Queries
    • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
    • Eliminate Duplicates with DISTINCT
    • Using Column and Table Aliases
    • Write Simple CASE Expressions
    Querying Multiple Tables
    • Understanding Joins
    • Querying with Inner Joins
    • Querying with Outer Joins
    • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
    Sorting and Filtering Data
    • Sorting Data
    • Filtering Data with Predicates
    • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
    • Working with Unknown Values
    Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types
    • Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types
    • Working with Character Data
    • Working with Date and Time Data
    Using DML to Modify Data
    • Inserting Data
    • Modifying and Deleting Data
    Using Built-In Functions
    • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
    • Using Conversion Functions
    • Using Logical Functions
    • Using Functions to Work with NULL
    Grouping and Aggregating Data
    • Using Aggregate Functions
    • Using the GROUP BY Clause
    • Filtering Groups with HAVING
    Using Subqueries
    • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
    • Writing Correlated Subqueries
    • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
    Using Table Expressions
    • Using Views
    • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
    • Using Derived Tables
    • Using Common Table Expressions
    Using Set Operators
    • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
    • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
    • Using APPLY
    Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions
    • Creating Windows with OVER
    • Exploring Window Functions
    Pivoting and Grouping Sets
    • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
    • Working with Grouping Sets
    Querying data with Stored Procedures
    • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
    • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
    • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
    • Working with Dynamic SQL
    Programming with T-SQL
    • T-SQL Programming Elements
    • Controlling Program Flow
    Implementing Error Handling
    • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
    • Working with Error Information
    Implementing Transactions
    • Transactions and the Database Engine
    • Controlling Transactions
    Appendix 1: Improving Query Performance
    • Factors in Query Performance
    • Displaying Query Performance Data
    Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server Metadata
    • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
    • Executing System Stored Procedures
    • Querying Dynamic Management Objects

    Extensive labs are performed during the course.

What is included with the Microsoft 20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server Course?

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Includes Trainer & Lab Support

6 month support with full-time courses, 3 month support with part-time courses

Includes Official Exam Fee

Take the certification exam within 3 months of course / module completion

Includes Mock & Test Questions

Unlimited mock tests in full-time; 1 mock test in part-time to boost your confidence

Includes Books & Meals

Course material in hardcopy included for you to keep. Full-time courses include meals

Includes Course Retake

Sit through the entire course again to clear any doubts. Included in full-time courses

Authorized VUE Test Center

Take the official vendor certification exam at the Logitrain training center

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