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Advanced SQL

  • Advanced SQL training includes materials and manuals
  • Recommended for those who are already familiar with SQL
  • Courses delivered by world class training instructors in luxury venues
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SQL Advanced

Stored Procedure Basics

  • Pros and cons of stored procedures

  • Creating stored procedures

  • Three ways to execute

  • System stored procedures

 

Variables

  • Declaring variables

  • SET versus SELECT

  • Tricks with variables and rowsets

  • So-called global variables

 

Parameters and Return Values

  • Passing parameters

  • Default values and WHERE clauses

  • Output parameters

  • Using RETURN

 

Avoiding Scalar Functions

  • What are scalar functions?

  • Some examples

  • Disadvantages of scalar functions

  • Three advantages

 

Testing Conditions

  • IF/ELSE statement

  • Using CASE where possible

 

Looping

  • Syntax of WHILE

  • Breaking out of a loop

  • Basic transactions

  • Beginning a transaction

  • Committing/rolling back

  • Deleting and updating

  • Using DELETE and UPDATE

  • Sys.Objects

  • Dropping objects

 

Creating Tables

  • Creating Tables in SQL

  • Inserting data

  • Inserting single rows

  • Inserting multiple rows

 

Temporary Tables and Table Variables

  • Using temporary tables

  • Creating table variables

  • Pros and cons of each approach

 

Table Valued Functions

  • In-line table-valued functions

  • Multi- Statement table-valued functions

  • Limitations of user-defined functions

 

Derived Tables and CTEs

  • Using derived tables

  • Common Table Expressions (CTEs)

  • Recursive CTEs

 

Subqueries

  • The concept of a subquery

  • Using ALL, ANY, and IN

  • Correlated subqueries

  • Using EXISTS

 

Cursors

  • Syntax of fetching rows

  • When to use (and when not to)

 

Error-Handling

  • Using TRY/CATCH

  • System error functions

  • Custom error messages

  • The obsolete @@ error function

 

Debugging

  • Version differences

  • The Visual Studio debugger

  • The SQL Server debugger

  • Debugging (breakpoints, etc.)

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Advanced SQL Overview

SQL (Structured Query Language) is the world’s most widely used database language, utilised by a large variety of database systems for creating queries and manipulating data. Advanced SQL Developers are currently greatly in demand by the IT industry, and a high level of understanding of advanced SQL techniques can put individuals at an advantage when planning to enter into this field of work, or when wishing to enhance their position within their current SQL-based working environment.

 

This Advanced SQL training course, which has a duration of two days, builds upon the prior knowledge and understanding of SQL, as taught in the Introduction to SQL course. Thus, this Advanced SQL course focusses on sharing new, complex SQL techniques, allowing the delegates to understand the core innovative SQL concepts currently present in the database world. This course creates capable SQL users, confident in executing more complicated commands when viewing and managing tables and running complex queries.  

 

SQL techniques taught during the course include creating and managing tables, Data Manipulation Language (DML), enabling the production of Databases and Apps, and scaling emerging and dynamic technological networks. On completion of the training course, delegates will have a thorough understanding of these techniques, and will have obtained the skills necessary to effectively manage a relational database. 

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Who is this course for?

This course is for individuals who are familiar with SQL and would like to improve their skills and expand on their knowledge.

 

Prerequisites

It is required that delegates have prior understanding of SQL, and so it is neccessary for delegates to have attended the Introduction to SQL training course before enrolling on this Advanced SQL course.

SQL Advanced Examination

No exam is required in order to pass this course.

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Advanced SQL FAQs

SQL (Structured Query Language) is the world’s most widely used database language, used by a large variety of database systems for creating queries and manipulating data. To find out more about SQL, take a look at our SQL Topic page.
On this SQL training course with The Knowledge Academy, you will be provided with: A courseware book, Manual, Certificate, and Refreshments
Please arrive at the venue for 8.45am for a 9:00 am start.
It would useful for you to have some previous programming or database experience. The Introduction to SQL training course provided by The Knowledge Academy supplies candidates with this experience and as such, is considered a prerequisite for this Advanced SQL course.

Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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