Course 6232: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Database

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Overview:

This five-day instructor-led course is intended for Microsoft SQL Server database developers who are responsible for implementing a database on SQL Server 2008 R2. In this course, students learn the skills and best practices on how to use SQL Server 2008 R2 product features and tools related to implementing a database server.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for IT Professionals who want to become skilled on SQL Server 2008 R2 product features and technologies for implementing a database. To be successful in this course, the student should have knowledge of basic relational database concepts and writing T-SQL queries.

At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Understand the product, its components, and basic configuration. Work with the data types supported by SQL Server.
•Design and implement tables and work with schemas.
•Design and implement views and partitioned views.
•Describe the concept of an index and determine the appropriate data type for indexes and composite index structures.
•Identify the appropriate table structures and implement clustered indexes and heaps.
•Describe and capture execution plans.
•Design and implement non-clustered indexes, covering indexes, and included columns.
•Design and implement stored procedures.
•Implement table types, table valued parameters, and the MERGE statement.
•Describe transactions, transaction isolation levels, and application design patterns for highly- concurrent applications.
•Design and implement T-SQL error handling and structured exception handling
•Design and implement scalar and table-valued functions.
•Design and implement constraints.
•Design and implement triggers.
•Describe and implement target use cases of SQL CLR integration.
•Describe and implement XML data and schema in SQL Server.
•Use FOR XML and XPath queries.
•Describe and use spatial data types in SQL

Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset.
Lessons
•Introduction to SQL Server Platform
•Working with SQL Server Tools
•Configuring SQL Server Services
Lab : Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset
•Verifying SQL Server Component Installation
•Altering Service Accounts for New Instance
•Enabling Named Pipes Protocol for Both Instances
•Creating Aliases for Adventure Works and Prose ware
•Ensuring SQL Browser is Disabled and Configure a Fixed TCP/IP Port

Module 2: Working with Data Types
Lessons
•Using Data Types
•Working with Character Data
•Converting Data Types
•Working with Specialized Data Types
Lab: Working with Data Types
•Choosing Appropriate Data Types
•Writing Queries With Data Type Conversions
•Designing and Creating Alias Data Types
•Use specialized data types

Module 3: Designing and Implementing Tables
Lessons
•Designing Tables
•Working with Schemas
•Creating and Altering Tables
Lab : Designing and Implementing Tables
•Improving the Design of Tables
•Creating a Schema
•Creating the Tables

Module 4: Designing and Implementing Views
Lessons
•Introduction to Views
•Creating and Managing Views
•Performance Considerations for Views
Lab : Designing and Implementing Views
•Designing, Implementing and Testing the WebStock Views
•Designing and Implementing the Contacts View
•Modifying the AvailableModels View

Module 5: Planning for SQL Server Indexing
Lessons
•Core Indexing Concepts
•Data Types and Indexes
•Single Column and Composite Indexes
Lab : Planning for SQL Server Indexing
•Exploring Existing Index Statistics
•Designing Column Orders for Indexes

Module 6: Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server
Lessons
•SQL Server Table Structures
•Working with Clustered Indexes
•Designing Effective Clustered Indexes
Lab : Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server
•Creating Tables as Heaps
•Creating Tables with Clustered Indexes
•Comparing the Performance of Clustered Indexes vs. Heaps

Module 7: Reading SQL Server Execution Plans
Lessons
•Execution Plan Core Concepts
•Common Execution Plan Elements
•Working with Execution Plans
Lab : Reading SQL Server Execution Plans
•Actual vs. Estimated Plans
•Identify Common Plan Element Query Cost Comparison

Module 8: Improving Performance through Non clustered Indexes
Lessons
•Designing Effective Non clustered Indexes
•Implementing Non clustered Indexes
•Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Lab: Improving Performance through Non clustered Indexes
•Reviewing Nonclustered Index Usage
•Improving Nonclustered Index Designs
•Using SQL Server Profiler and
•Database Engine Tuning Advisor
•Non clustered Index Design

Module 9: Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
Lessons
•Introduction to Stored Procedures
•Working With Stored Procedures
•Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
•Controlling Execution Context
Lab : Designing and Implementing Stored
Procedures
•Creating Stored Procedures
•Creating a Parameterized Stored Procedure
•Altering the Execution Context of Stored Procedures

Module 10: Merging Data and Passing Tables
Lessons
•Using the MERGE Statement
•Implementing Table Types
•Using Table Types as Parameters
Lab : Merging Data and Passing Tables
•Creating a Table Type
•Using a Table Type Parameter
•Using a Table Type with MERGE

Module 11: Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server Applications
Lessons
•Introduction to Transactions
•Introduction to Locks
•Management of Locking
•Transaction Isolation Levels
Lab : Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server
Applications
•Detecting Deadlocks
•Investigating Transaction Isolation Levels

Module 12: Handling Errors in T-SQL Code
Lessons
•Designing T-SQL Error Handling
•Implementing T-SQL Error Handling
•Implementing Structured Exception Handling
Lab : Handling Errors in T-SQL Code
•Replacing @@ERROR Based Error Handling With Structured Exception Handling
•Adding Deadlock Retry Logic to the Stored Procedure

Module 13: Designing and Implementing User- Defined Functions
Lessons
•Designing and Implementing Scalar Function
•Designing and Implementing Table- valued Functions
•Implementation Considerations for Functions
•Alternatives To Functions
Lab : Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
•Formatting Phone Numbers
•Modifying an Existing Function
•Resolving a Function-related Performance Issue

Module 14: Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
Lessons
•Enforcing Data Integrity
•Implementing Domain Integrity
•Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
Lab : Ensuring Data Integrity through
Constraints
•Designing Constraint
•Testing the Constraint

Module 15: Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
Lessons
•Designing DML Triggers
•Implementing DML Triggers
•Advanced Trigger Concepts
Lab : Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
•Creating the Audit Trigger
•Improving the Audit Trigger

Module 16: Implementing Managed Code is SQL Server
Lessons
•Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
•Importing and Configuring Assemblies
•Implementing SQL CLR Integration
Lab : Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server
•Assessing Proposed CLR Code
•Implementing a CLR Assembly
•Implementing a CLR User-defined
•Aggregate and User-defined Type

Module 17: Storing XML Data in SQL Server
Lessons
•Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
•Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
•Implementing the XML Data Type
Lab : Storing XML Data in SQL Server
•Appropriate Usage of XML Data Storage in SQL Server
•I investigating the Storage of XML Data in Variables
•Investigating the Use of XML Schema Collections
•Investigating the Creation of Database Columns Based on XML

Module 18: Querying XML Data in SQL Server
Lessons
•Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
•Getting Started with XQuery Shredding XML
Lab : Querying XML Data in SQL Server
•Learning to Query SQL Server Data as XML
•Writing a Stored Procedure Returning XML
•Writing a Stored Procedure that Updates Using XML

Module 19: Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
Lessons
•Introduction to Spatial Data
•Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
•Using Spatial Data in Applications
Lab : Working with SQL Server Spatial Data
•Familiarity With Geometry Data Type
•Adding Spatial Data to an Existing Table
•Business Application of Spatial Data

Module 20: Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries
Lessons
•Introduction to Full-Text Indexing
•Implementing Full-Text Indexes in SQL Server
•Working with Full-Text Queries
Lab : Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries
•Implementing a Full-Text Index
•Implementing a Stoplist
•Creating a Stored Procedure to
•Implement a Full-Text Search

 

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