20762 Developing SQL Databases

 5 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group
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This five-day, instructor-led legacy 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.


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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.

Course Objectives

    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
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables
  • Designing Tables
  • Creating Schemas
  • Creating Tables
3 - Advanced Table Designs
  • Partitioning Data
  • Compressing Data
  • Temporal Tables
  • Lab : Using Advanced Table Designs
  • Partitioning Data
  • Compressing Data
4 - Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
  • Enforcing Data Integrity
  • Implementing Data Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
  • Lab : Using Data Integrity Through Constraints
  • Add Constraints
  • Test the Constraints
5 - Introduction to Indexes
  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Data Types and Indexes
  • Heaps, Clustered, and Nonclustered Indexes
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes
  • Lab : Implementing Indexes
  • Creating a Heap
  • Creating a Clustered Index
  • Creating a Covered Index
6 - Designing Optimized Index Strategies
  • Index Strategies
  • Managing Indexes
  • Execution Plans
  • The Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Query Store
  • Lab : Optimizing Indexes
  • Using Query Store
  • Heaps and Clustered Indexes
  • Creating a Covered Index
7 - Columnstore Indexes
  • Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
  • Creating Columnstore Indexes
  • Working with Columnstore Indexes
  • Lab : Using Columnstore Indexes
  • Creating a Columnstore Index
  • Create a Memory Optimized Columnstore Table
8 - Designing and Implementing Views
  • Introduction to Views
  • Creating and Managing Views
  • Performance Considerations for Views
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Views
  • Creating Standard Views
  • Creating an Updateable view
9 - Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
  • Introduction to Stored Procedures
  • Working with Stored Procedures
  • Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
  • Controlling Execution Context
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
  • Create Stored procedures
  • Create Parameterized Stored procedures
  • Changes Stored Procedure Execution Context
10 - Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
  • Overview of Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
  • Considerations for Implementing Functions
  • Alternatives to Functions
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
  • Format Phone numbers
  • Modify an Existing Function
11 - Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts
  • Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation by Using Triggers
  • Create and Test the Audit Trigger
  • Improve the Audit Trigger
12 - Using In-Memory Tables
  • Memory-Optimized Tables
  • Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
  • Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities
  • Using Memory-Optimized Tables
  • Using Natively Compiled Stored procedures
13 - Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
  • Introduction to CLR Integration in SQL Server
  • Implementing and Publishing CLR Assemblies
  • Lab : Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
  • Assessing Proposed CLR Code
  • Creating a Scalar-Valued CLR Function
  • Creating a Table Valued CLR Function
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 Transact-SQL FOR XML Statement
  • Getting Started with XQuery
  • Shredding XML
  • Lab : Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
  • Determining when to use XML
  • Testing XML Data Storage in Variables
  • Using XML Schemas
  • Using FOR XML Queries
  • Creating a Stored Procedure to Return XML
15 - Storing and Querying Spatial Data in SQL Server
  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications
  • Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
  • Become Familiar with the Geometry Data Type
  • Add Spatial Data to an Existing Table
  • Find Nearby Locations
16 - Storing and Querying Blobs and Text Documents in SQL Server
  • Considerations for BLOB Data
  • Working with FILESTREAM
  • Using Full-Text Search
  • Lab : Storing and Querying BLOBs and Text Documents in SQL Server
  • Enabling and Using FILESTREAM Columns
  • Enabling and Using File Tables
  • Using a Full-Text Index
17 - SQL Server Concurrency
  • Concurrency and Transactions
  • Locking Internals
  • Lab : SQL Server Concurrency
  • Implement Snapshot Isolation
  • Implement Partition Level Locking
18 - Performance and Monitoring
  • Extended Events
  • Working with extended Events
  • Live Query Statistics
  • Optimize Database File Configuration
  • Metrics
  • Lab : Monitoring, Tracing, and Baselining
  • Collecting and Analyzing Data Using Extended Events
  • Implementing Baseline Methodology


Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality. Working knowledge of Transact-SQL. Working knowledge of relational databases.

Prerequisite Courses Recommended

  • 20761 Querying Data with Transact SQL

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