Microsoft Course Code: 20762A
NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF111
Skillsconnect Code: TBC
This 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.
The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2016 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 2016 database.
Introduction to Database Development
This module is used to introduce the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. It will cover editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
Designing and Implementing Tables
This module describes the design and implementation of tables. (Note: partitioned tables are not covered).
Advanced Table Designs
This module describes more advanced table designs.
Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
This module describes the design and implementation of constraints.
Introduction to Indexes
This module describes the concept of an index and discusses selectivity, density and statistics. It covers appropriate data type choices and choices around composite index structures.
Designing Optimized Index Strategies
This module includes covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause, hints, padding / fillfactor, statistics. It also execution plans and the DTE.
This module introduces Columnstore indexes.
Designing and Implementing Views
This module describes the design and implementation of views.
Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
This module describes the design and implementation of stored procedures.
Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
This module describes the design and implementation of functions, both scalar and table-valued. (Also discusses where they can lead to performance issues).
Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
This module describes the design and implementation of triggers.
Using In-Memory Tables
This module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures. Furthermore, advantages of in-memory tables are discussed, for example the removal of transaction blocking.
Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
This module describes the implementation of and target use-cases for SQL CLR integration.
Storing and Querying XML Data in SQL Server
This module covers the XML data type, schema collections, typed and un-typed columns and appropriate use cases for XML in SQL Server.
Storing and Querying Spatial Data in SQL Server
This module describes spatial data and how this data can be implemented within SQL Server.
Storing and Querying BLOBs and Text Documents in SQL Server
This module covers full text indexes and queries.