Course Length:  2-days

Course Overview

Microsoft Official Curriculum:  Course DP-080T00: Querying Data with Microsoft Transact-SQL

This course will teach the basics of Microsoft's dialect of the standard SQL language: Transact-SQL. Topics include both querying and modifying data in relational databases that are hosted in Microsoft SQL Server-based database systems, including Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and, Azure Synapse Analytics.

Target Student

This course can be valuable for anyone who needs to write basic SQL or Transact-SQL queries. This includes anyone working with data as a data analyst, a data engineer, a data scientist, a database administrator, or a database developer. It can also be useful for others peripherally involved with data or wanting to learn more about working with data such as solution architects, students, and technology managers.

Course Outline

Getting Started with Transact-SQL

  • Introduction to Transact-SQL
  • Using the SELECT statement

Sorting and Filtering Query Results

  • Sorting query results
  • Filtering the data

Using Joins and Subqueries

  • Using JOIN operations
  • Using subqueries

Using Built-in Functions

  • Getting started with scalar functions
  • Grouping aggregated results

Modifying Data

  • Inserting data into tables
  • Modifying and deleting data

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