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10985A: Introduction to SQL Databases

Module 1: Introduction to databases

This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Introduction to relational databases
  • Other types of database
  • Data analysis
  • Database languages

Lab : Querying SQL Server

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Describe what a database is 
  • Understand basic relational aspects
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe data analytics

 

Module 2: Data Modelling

This module describes data modelling techniques.

Lessons 

  • Data modelling
  • ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Entity relationship modelling

Lab : Entity relationship modelling

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Understand the common data modelling techniques
  • Describe the ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Describe entity relationship modelling


Module 3: Normalization

This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.

Lessons 

  • Why normalize data?
  • Normalization terms
  • Levels of normalization
  • Denormalization

Lab : Normalizing raw data

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Describe normalization benefits and notation
  • Describe important normalization terms
  • Describe the normalization levels
  • Describe the role of denormalization

 

Module 4: Relationships

This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

Lessons

  • Schema mapping
  • Referential integrity

Lab : Designing relationships

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  •  Describe relationship types
  •  Describe the use, types, and effects of referential integrity

 

Module 5: Performance

This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.

Lessons 

  • Indexing
  • Query performance
  • Concurrency

Lab : Query performance

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Discuss the performance effects of indexing
  • Describe the performance effects of join and search types
  • Describe the performance effects of concurrency

 

Module 6: Database Objects

This module introduces commonly used database objects.

Lessons 

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored procedures
  • Other database objects

Lab : Using SQL Server in a hybrid cloud

After completing this module, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the use of tables in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe the use of views in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe the use of stored procedures in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe other database objects commonly used in SQL Server 2016

 

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