SQL is the cornerstone of all relational database operations. In this hands-on Writing Advanced SQL Queries course, you will learn how to exploit the full potential of the SELECT statement to write robust queries using the best query method for your application, test your queries, and avoid common errors and pitfalls. It also teaches alternative solutions to given problems, enabling you to choose the most efficient solution in each situation.
Advanced SQL Course Delivery Methods
Advanced SQL Course Information
In this Advanced SQL Course, you will learn how to:
Maximize the potential of SQL to build powerful, complex and robust SQL queries.
Query multiple tables with inner joins, outer joins, and self joins.
Construct recursive common table expressions.
Summarize data using aggregation and grouping.
Execute analytic functions to calculate ranks.
Build simple and correlated subqueries.
Thoroughly test SQL queries to avoid common errors.
Select the most efficient solution to complex SQL problems.
Advanced SQL Course Prerequisites
This is an advanced course, and knowledge of the basics of SQL at the level of Introduction to SQL Programming Training or equivalent is assumed.
Advanced SQL Queries Course Instructor-Led Outline
Module 1: Introduction and Overview
Why SQL can be both easy and difficult
Recommendations for thorough testing
Retrieving data with SELECT
Handling NULLs properly
Analyzing query plans
Enhancing query performance
Retrieving partly results with FETCH and OFFSET
Selecting the best alternatives
Avoiding errors and pitfalls
Module 2: Querying Multiple Tables
Module 3: Aggregate Functions
Module 4: Performing Extensive Analysis with Analytic Functions
Module 5: Building Subqueries
Module 6: Breaking Down Complex Queries
Advanced SQL Queries Course On-Demand Training Bundle
On-Demand Training Bundle Benefits
This product offers access to a library of Microsoft on-demand courses, including SQL, Windows, Exchange, and more. In addition, at any time during your annual access to this offering, you may attend one of our 1-day review sessions focused specifically on Writing Powerful SQL Queries for SQL Server.
Unlimited Access Advanced SQL Queries Course Premium Blended Training
Premium Blended Training Benefits
This product offers access to a library of Microsoft on-demand courses, including SQL, Windows, Exchange, and more. At any time during your annual access to this offering, you may attend one of our 1-day review sessions focused specifically on Writing Powerful SQL Queries for SQL Server. In addition, enrolling in this bundle also grants you access to any of our multi-day instructor-led events of this course, Advanced SQL Course.
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