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MS-10985 - Introduction to SQL Databases

This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at people looking to move into a database professional role or whose job role is expanding to encompass database elements. The course describes fundamental database concepts including database types, database languages, and database designs.

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Prerequisites


This is a foundation level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy.

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Introduction to databases


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

Module 2: Data Modelling


Data modelling
ANSI/SPARC database model
Entity relationship modelling

Module 3: Normalization


Why normalize data?
Normalization terms
Levels of normalization
Denormalization

Module 4: Relationships


Schema mapping
Referential integrity

Module 5: Performance


Indexing
Query performance
Concurrency

Module 6: Database Objects


Tables
Views
Stored procedures
Other database objects