10776 Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

Course Description

This 5-day instructor-led course introduces SQL Server 2012 and describes logical table design, indexing and query plans. It also focuses on the creation of database objects including views, stored procedures, along with parameters, and functions. Other common aspects of procedure coding, such as transactions, concurrency, error handling, triggers, and SQL CLR are also covered in this course.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2012 product features and technologies for implementing a database.

Prerequisites

  • Required: 10774: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Required: 10775: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
  • Required: 10777: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Overview

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Introduce the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. It will cover editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
  • Determine appropriate data types to be used when designing tables, convert data between data types, and create alias data types.
  • Be aware of good design practices regarding SQL Server tables and be able to create tables using T-SQL. (Note: partitioned tables are not covered).
  • Implement PRIMARY KEY, FOREIGN KEY, DEFAULT, CHECK and UNIQUE constraints, and investigate cascading FOREIGN KEY constraints.
  • Determine appropriate single column and composite indexes strategies.
  • Create tables as heaps and tables with clustered indexes. Also consider the design of a table and suggest an appropriate structure.
  • Read and interpret details of common elements from execution plans.
  • Design effective non-clustered indexes.
  • Design and implement views
  • Design and implement stored procedures.
  • Work with table types, table valued parameters and use the MERGE statement to create stored procedures that update data warehouses.
  • Design and implement functions, both scalar and table-valued. (Also describe where they can lead to performance issues).
  • Perform basic investigation of a deadlock situation and learn how transaction isolation levels affect application concurrency.
  • Use both traditional T-SQL error handling code and structured exception handling.
  • Design and implement DML triggers
  • Learn appropriate uses for SQL CLR integration and implement an existing .NET assembly within SQL Server.
  • Store XML data and schemas in SQL Server.
  • Perform basic queries on XML data in SQL Server.
  • Work with the GEOGRAPHY and GEOMETRY data types
  • Implement and query a full-text index.

Course Outline

Course Outline

1 – Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset

  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Configuring SQL Server Services
  • Lab : Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset

2 – Working with Data Types

  • Using Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Converting Data Types
  • Specialized Data Types
  • Lab : Working with Data Types

3 – Designing and Implementing Tables

  • Designing Tables
  • Working with Schemas
  • Creating and Altering Tables
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables

4 – Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

  • Enforcing Data Integrity
  • Implementing Domain Integrity
  • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
  • Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

5 – Planning for SQL Server 2012 Indexing

  • Core Indexing Concepts
  • Data Types and Indexes
  • Single Column and Composite Indexes
  • Lab : Planning for SQL Server Indexing

6 – Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server 2012

  • SQL Server Table Structures
  • Working with Clustered Indexes
  • Designing Effective Clustered Indexes
  • Lab : Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server

7 – Reading SQL Server 2012 Execution Plans

  • Execution Plan Core Concepts
  • Common Execution Plan Elements
  • Working with Execution Plans
  • Lab : Reading SQL Server Execution Plans

8 – Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes

  • Designing Effective Nonclustered Indexes
  • Implementing Nonclustered Indexes
  • Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Lab : Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes

9 – Designing and Implementing Views

  • Introduction to Views
  • Creating and Managing Views
  • Performance Considerations for Views
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

10 – 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

11 – Merging Data and Passing Tables

  • Using the MERGE Statement
  • Implementing Table Types
  • Using TABLE Types As Parameters
  • Lab : Passing Tables and Merging Data

12 – Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

  • Overview of Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
  • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
  • Implementation Considerations for Functions
  • Alternatives to Functions
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

13 – Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server 2012 Applications

  • Introduction to Transactions
  • Introduction to Locks
  • Management of Locking
  • Transaction Isolation Levels
  • Lab : Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server Applications

14 – Handling Errors in T-SQL Code

  • Understanding T-SQL Error Handling
  • Implementing T-SQL Error Handling
  • Implementing Structured Exception Handling
  • Lab : Handling Errors in T-SQL Code

15 – Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

  • Designing DML Triggers
  • Implementing DML Triggers
  • Advanced Trigger Concepts
  • Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

16 – Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server 2012

  • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
  • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
  • Implementing SQL CLR Integration
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Views

17 – Storing XML Data in SQL Server 2012

  • Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
  • Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
  • Implementing the XML Data Type
  • Lab : Storing XML Data in SQL Server

18 – Querying XML Data in SQL Server

  • Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
  • Getting Started with XQuery
  • Shredding XML
  • Lab : Querying XML Data in SQL Server

19 – Working with SQL Server 2012 Spatial Data

  • Introduction to Spatial Data
  • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
  • Using Spatial Data in Applications
  • Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data

20 – Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries

  • Introduction to Full-Text Indexing
  • Implementing Full-Text Indexes in SQL Server
  • Working with Full-Text Queries
  • Lab : Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries

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Cost

$2,950.00

Course Code

FRCMIC-49

Course Duration

5

Instructions Method

Instructor Led
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