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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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

Module 4: Relationships

Introduction to relationships
Planning referential integrity

Module 5: Performance

Query performance

Module 6: Database Objects

Stored procedures, triggers and functions