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MS-20762 - Developing SQL Databases

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2016 product features and tools related to developing a database.

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

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Database Development

Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
SQL Server Database Development Tasks

Module 2: Designing and Implementing Tables

Designing Tables
Data Types
Working with Schemas
Creating and Altering Tables

Module 3: Advanced Table Designs

Partitioning Data
Compressing Data
Temporal Tables

Module 4: Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints

Enforcing Data Integrity
Implementing Data Domain Integrity
Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity

Module 5: Introduction to Indexes

Core Indexing Concepts
Data Types and Indexes
Heaps, Clustered, and Nonclustered Indexes
Single Column and Composite Indexes

Module 6: Designing Optimized Index Strategies

Index Strategies
Managing Indexes
Execution Plans
The Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Query Store

Module 7: Columnstore Indexes

Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
Creating Columnstore Indexes
Working with Columnstore Indexes

Module 8: Designing and Implementing Views

Introduction to Views
Creating and Managing Views
Performance Considerations for Views

Module 9: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures

Introduction to Stored Procedures
Working with Stored Procedures
Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
Controlling Execution Context

Module 10: Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions

Overview of Functions
Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
Considerations for Implementing Functions
Alternatives to Functions

Module 11: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers

Designing DML Triggers
Implementing DML Triggers
Advanced Trigger Concepts

Module 12: Using In-Memory Tables

Memory-Optimized Tables
Natively Compiled Stored Procedures