MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL.


40 Hrs


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

CodeNameDuration (Hrs)
70-761Querying Data with Transact-SQL20
70-762Developing SQL Databases20

After you complete this course you will be able to:

• Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server.
• Describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logic.
• Write a single table SELECT statement.
• Write a multi-table SELECT statement.
• Write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting.
• Describe how SQL Server uses data types.
• Write DML statements.
• Write queries that use built-in functions.
• Write queries that aggregate data.
• Write subqueries.
• Create and implement views and table-valued functions.
• Use set operators to combine query results.
• Write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions.
• Transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube.
• Create and implement stored procedures.
• Add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code.
• 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.

This course is designed for:

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by 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.
The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 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 database.