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Advanced SQL Queries Course

About the Course

During this 2-day Advanced SQL course, you will learn more advanced aspects of the SQL language, and a better understanding of how SQL databases work. You will learn about good database design, improve your ability to retrieve, manipulate and analyse data using SQL, learn about more creating more efficient queries, and how to combine multiple queries.

The course will focus on Microsoft SQL Server. However, the skills you learn in this Advanced SQL Queries course is not limited to just Microsoft SQL, it is also suitable for learning more about PostgreSQL, MySQL & MariaDB and Oracle among others.

Who should do this course?

This course is suitable for anyone seeking to extend their knowledge of the SQL Language, as well as a better under understanding of how SQL databases work.

Prerequisites

This course assumes a basic understanding of SQL prior to attending. Participants should have completed our SQL Essentials course or have equivalent skills.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    19 - 20 Dec 17 Tue - Wed
    11 - 12 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    08 - 09 Feb 18 Thu - Fri
    06 - 07 Mar 18 Tue - Wed
    03 - 04 Apr 18 Tue - Wed
    03 - 04 May 18 Thu - Fri
    28 - 29 May 18 Mon - Tue
    26 - 27 Jun 18 Tue - Wed
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    18 - 19 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    08 - 09 Feb 18 Thu - Fri
    13 - 14 Mar 18 Tue - Wed
    12 - 13 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    10 - 11 May 18 Thu - Fri
    04 - 05 Jun 18 Mon - Tue
  • Brisbane Class Dates

    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Brisbane

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  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Fundamentals of Database Design

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  • Principals of Relational Database
  • Database Normalisation
  • Understanding Relationship Types
  • Using One-to-Many Relationship
  • Using Many-to-Many Relationship
  • Using One-to-One Relationship
  • Understanding Insert, Update & Delete Anomalies
  • Understanding Data Types
  • Understanding Table Columns

Unit 2: Database Integrity & Efficiency

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  • Working with Primary Keys
  • Working with Foreign Keys
  • Using Indexes to Optimise Searching & Sorting
  • Using Unique Indexes
  • Using Calculated Indexes
  • Using Calculated Columns
  • Understanding NOT NULL & DEFAULT Constraints
  • Understanding CHECK Constraints

Unit 3: Data Definition Language (DDL)

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  • Creating Tables
  • Dropping Tables
  • Altering Tables
  • Managing Tables
  • Truncating Tables
  • Creating and Managing Views

Unit 4: Data Manipulation Language (DML)

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  • Selecting Data
  • Fetching Data
  • Creating Data
  • Updating Data
  • Deleting Data
  • Using Transaction Processing (TCL)
  • Using Union Queries to Present Data
  • Copying Data between Tables

Unit 5: Database Security (DCL)

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  • Understanding Users & Roles
  • Granting Privileges
  • Revoking Privileges

Unit 6: Manipulating Data

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  • Using Functions in Result Sets
  • Using Calculated Results in Result Sets
  • Using Calculations to Filter Tables
  • Using Calculations to Sort Tables
  • Using Temporary Variables
  • Understanding the CAST operator
  • Understanding the CASE operator
  • Working with Dates
  • Working with NULL & Coalesce

Unit 7: Row Functions & Operators

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  • Windowing Functions using the OVER clause
  • Calculating Subtotals
  • Calculating Running Totals
  • Generating Line Numbers
  • Paging Results

Unit 8: Creating & Using Views

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  • Creating Views to Simplify Queries
  • Using Views as Virtual Tables
  • Using Views with External Applications
  • Using Materialised Views
  • Using Views to Normalise data
  • Creating virtual Pivot Tables

Unit 9: Using Sub Queries

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  • Understanding the Types of Sub Queries
  • understanding the Uses of Sub Queries
  • Working with Correlated Sub Queries
  • Working with Non-Correlated Sub Queries
  • Using Sub Queries in the SELECT clause
  • Using Sub Queries to Filter Data
  • Using Sub Queries as virtual tables
  • Working with Multiple Sub Queries

Unit 10: Common Table Expressions

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  • Benefits of Common Table Expressions (CTEs)
  • Replacing Sub Queries with Common Table Expressions
  • Using Multiple Common Table Expressions
  • Using Recursive CTEs

Unit 11: Aggregating Data

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  • Grouping Rows & Summarising Values
  • Grouping by Calculated Values
  • Combining Grouped Queries with other tables
  • Grouping Sets

Unit 12: Pivoting & Rolling Up

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  • Creating a Pivot Table Manually
  • Creating a Pivot Table Automatically
  • Rolling up data

Unit 13: User Functions & Stored Procedures

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  • Creating User Functions
  • Creating Stored Procedures
  • Creating & Using Triggers

Unit 14: Database Management

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  • Comparing Execution Plans
  • Discovering the Database
  • Importing & Exporting Data
  • Migrating the Database

Training Packages

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$ 1760 incl GST

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Duration

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