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Stored Procedure Basics
Pros and cons of stored procedures
Creating stored procedures
Three ways to execute
System stored procedures
SET versus SELECT
Tricks with variables and rowsets
So-called global variables
Parameters and Return Values
Default values and WHERE clauses
Avoiding Scalar Functions
What are scalar functions?
Disadvantages of scalar functions
Using CASE where possible
Syntax of WHILE
Breaking out of a loop
Beginning a transaction
Deleting and updating
Using DELETE and UPDATE
Creating Tables in SQL
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)
The concept of a subquery
Using ALL, ANY, and IN
Syntax of fetching rows
When to use (and when not to)
System error functions
Custom error messages
The obsolete @@ error function
The Visual Studio debugger
The SQL Server debugger
Debugging (breakpoints, etc.)
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.Back to top
This course is for individuals who are familiar with SQL and would like to improve their skills and expand on their knowledge.
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.
No exam is required in order to pass this course.
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