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10985: Introduction to SQL Databases

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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.

AUDIENCE

The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies

PREREQUISITES

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

METHODOLOGY

This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentations, discussions and practical exercises

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to :

  • Describe key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe data modelling techniques
  • Describe normalization and denormalization techniques
  • Describe relationship types and effects in database design
  • Describe the effects of database design on performance
  • Describe commonly used database objects

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Modules

Module 1 - Introduction to databases

This module introduces key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

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

Lab : Querying SQ Server

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe what a database is
  • Understand basic relational aspects
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe data analytics
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
Module 2 - Data Modelling

This module describes data modelling techniques.

Lessons

  • Data modelling
  • ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Entity relationship modelling

Lab : Entity relationship modelling

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the common data modelling techniques
  • Describe the ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Describe entity relationship modelling
Module 3 – Normalization

This module describes normalization and denormalization techniques.

Lessons

  • Why normalize data?
  • Normalization terms
  • Levels of normalization
  • Denormalization

Lab : Normalizing raw data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe normalization benefits and notation
  • Describe important normalization terms
  • Describe the normalization levels
  • Describe the role of denormalization
Module 4 - Relationships

This module describes relationship types and effects in database design.

Lessons

  • Schema mapping
  • Referential integrity

Lab : Designing relationships

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe relationship types
  • Describe the use, types, and effects of referential integrity
Module 5 – Performance

This module introduces the effects of database design on performance.

Lessons

  • Indexing
  • Query performance
  • Concurrency

Lab : Query performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the performance effects of indexing
  • Describe the performance effects of join and search types
  • Describe the performance effects of concurrency
Module 6 - Database Objects

This module introduces commonly used database objects.

Lessons

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored procedures
  • Other database objects

Lab : Using SQL Server in a hybrid cloud

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use of tables in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe the use of views in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe the use of stored procedures in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe other database objects commonly used in SQL Server 2016
  • Using the advanced starup options to recover a device
Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald has 19 years of information technology experience and on community service and event experiences, he excels impressively. He was invited as a speaker for 3 break-out sessions for Microsoft TechED SEA 2008 on SQL Server 2008 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He even participated at the “Ask-The-Expert" booth for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 at the Heroes Launch 2008 and conducted a Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008, formerly code-named “Orcas" Metro workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors (ISVs).

He was invited as a speaker on various occasions such as during the 2 break-out sessions and 3 instructor-led sessions at Microsoft TechED SEA 2007 on SQL Server 2008 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 respectively at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. He was also a speaker for an instructor-led session at Microsoft TechEd SEA 2006 on development of web parts using Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He conducted a few Microsoft Office 2007 Touchdown workshops for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and ISVs. He also conducted a Microsoft Windows Server code-named “Longhorn" Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System workshop for Microsoft Certfied Partners and ISVs.

He was invited as a guest speaker on Microsoft Office 2007 development for the MIND community, which is an active IT community under the helm of Microsoft. He is a committee member of SQL Practitioners Alliance Network (SPAN).

He was the co- speaker and tag team presenter at the recently concluded World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Las Vegas, USA. He was the only Malaysian presenter among the other presenters from Asia.

In March 2014, he participated as co-speaker and tag team presenter at the World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Venetian Hotel and Resorts, Las Vegas, USA.

Recently, he conducted a specialized Microsoft SharePoint training and consultancy for a team of 17 people from Carlsberg Group at Carlsberg & Jacobsen Brewhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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James Hong Chii Guan

James Hong Chii Guan

James has trained more than thousands of people in conducting in-house / public training and private tutoring. With his previous vast experiences, he is allowed to provide training for Microsoft Office 2002, 2003, and Microsoft Office 2007, Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic.net, Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Transact-SQL, Developing Microsoft .Net Applications for Windows (VB.Net), Developing Microsoft ASP. Net Web Applications Using Visual Studio.Net.


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Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky have extensive knowledge in software application, management skills, leading edge technology planning and implementation as well as superior strategic thinking & communication skills.His expertise are in Exchange Server, SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, Window XP, Vista, 7, 8, Window NT server, Microsoft offices 2003, 2007, 2010, Microsoft Project 2013, 2007 and 2010.


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Daryl Soong Choo Keong

Daryl Soong Choo Keong

Daryl Soong has been working in the IT industry since 1996. As such, he has had ample exposure and experience relating to all manners of businesses and problem scenarios faced by IT personnel of different levels. He understands the importance of business value, infrastructure efficiency and user productivity.He has a passion for Microsoft server systems, messaging infrastructure, database server implementation & administration, windows & web programming, as well as Cisco routing and switching. He specializes in the fields of databases, server & web development.He has successfully managed and implemented several local projects related to his area of expertise. His key areas of work have been on various platforms using Microsoft Windows Servers and Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Servers, Cisco Routers and Switches. Read More

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