SQL Server 2014 Design & Implementation

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سرفصل:

1-Introduction to the concept of the RDBMS
2-The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
3-SQL Server Editions and Versions
4-Installation of SQL Server 2014

  • Overview of different Services and features in SQL Server
  • Service Account
  • Authentication Modes
  • Collation settings
  • Working with SQL Server Management Studio environment
  • Using Books Online
  • Introduce famous sites & forum

5-Working with SQL Server Configuration Manager
6-An overview of SQL Server 2012 Security and user Permissions

  • Membership in a Server Role
  • Membership in a Database Role
  • Schema ownership and schema permissions
  • Specific object permissions

7-Physical Database Design

  • Naming conventions
  • Database Ownership
  • Data files and File Groups
  • Database Transaction Log
  • Recovery Models
  • Overview of Backup & Restore and disaster recovery

8-Logical Database Design

  • System Development Life Cycle
  • Base Data and Operational Data
  • Entities
  • Primary Key and Foreign Keys
  • Relations
  • Cardinality of the relations

9-Concept of Join

  • Implementation of one to one relationships
  • Implementation of one to many relationships
  • Implementation of many to many relationships
  • Normalization / De-Normalization

10-  Implementation of the Database Design

  • Data Types
  1.    Exact numeric
  2.    Approximate numeric
  3.    Decimal
  4.    Date & Time
  5.    Character Strings
  6.    Binary data (BLOB)
  7.    User Data Types
  • Data Length
  • Null
  • Primary Key
  • Default
  • Identity
  • GUID
  • Computed Columns (Persisted & Non-persisted)
  • Four laws of Referential Integrity
  • Check Constraints

11-  Database Diagramming
12-  Basic DDL Statements to CREATE / ALTER / DROP tables & Advance Commands
13-  Basic DML Statements to INSERT / UPDATE / DELETE & Advance Commands
14-  Acquaintance with Microsoft Sample Database (NorthWind & AdventureWorks)
15-  Basic SELECT Query
16-  Database Scripting

 

 

 

 مدیریت بانک اطلاعاتی SQL-SERVER 2014

پیش نیاز:  بهتر است دوره مقدماتی (SQL Server 2014 Design & Implementation) گذرانده شده باشد.

زمان برگزاری دوره: 42 ساعت

مطالب مرتبط با دوره:  Course 20462C شرکت مایکروسافت.

پس از گذراندن این دوره قادر خواهید بود به :

مطالب دوره:

1.Describe core database administration tasks and tools.
2.Install and configure SQL Server 2014.
3.Configure SQL Server databases and storage.
4.Plan and implement a backup strategy.
5.Restore databases from backups.
6.Import and export data.
7.Monitor SQL Server.
8.Trace SQL Server activity.
9.Manage SQL Server security.
10. Audit data access and encrypt data.
11. Perform ongoing database maintenance.
12. Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent Jobs.
13. Configure Database Mail, alerts and notifications.

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration

This module introduces the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 platform. It describes the components, editions, and versions of SQL Server 2014, and the tasks that a database administrator commonly performs for a SQL Server instance.

Lessons
·Database Administration Overview
·Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
·Database Management Tools and Techniques

Lab: Using SQL Server Administrative Tools
·Using SQL Server Management Studio
·Using the sqlcmd Utility
·Using Windows PowerShell with SQL Server

After completing this module, you will be able to:
·Describe the SQL Server platform.
·Describe common database administration tasks.
·Use SQL Server administration tools.

Module 2: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
This module explains how to assess resource requirements for SQL Server 2014 and how to install it.

Lessons
·Planning SQL Server Installation
·Installing SQL Server 2014
·Post-Installation Configuration

Lab: Installing SQL Server 2014
·Preparing to Install SQL Server
·Installing SQL Server
·Performing Post-Installation Configuration

After completing this module, you will be able to:
·Plan a SQL Server 2014 installation.
·Install SQL Server 2014.
·Perform post-installation configuration tasks.

Module 3: Working with Databases and Storage

This module describes how data is stored in databases, how to create databases, how to manage database files, and how to move them. Other tasks related to storage, include managing the tempdb database and using fast storage devices to extend the SQL Server buffer pool cache, and are also discussed.

Lessons
·Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
·Managing Storage for System Databases
·Managing Storage for User Databases
·Moving Database Files
·Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension
·RAID

Lab: Managing Database Storage

·Configuring tempdb Storage
·Creating Databases
·Attaching a Database

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe how SQL Server stores data.
·Manage storage for system databases.
·Manage storage for user databases.
·Move database files.
·Configure the buffer pool extension.

Module 4: Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
In this module, you will consider how to create a backup strategy that is aligned with organizational needs, and learn how to perform the backup operations required by that strategy.

Lessons
·Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
·Planning a Backup Strategy
·Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
·Using Backup Options
·Ensuring Backup Reliability

Lab: Backing Up SQL Server Databases

·Backing Up Database
·Performing Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
·Performing a Partial Backup

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe how database transaction logs function, and how they affect database recovery.
·Plan a backup strategy for a SQL Server database.
·Back up databases and transactions logs.
·Perform copy-only, compressed, and encrypted backups.
·Maximize backup reliability.

Module 5: Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
In this module, you will see how to restore user and system databases and how to implement point-in-time recovery.

Lessons
·Understanding the Restore Process
·Restoring Databases
·Advanced Restore Scenarios
·Working with Point-in-Time Recovery

Lab: Restoring SQL Server Databases
·Restoring a Database Backup
·Restoring Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
·Performing a Piecemeal Restore

After completing this module, you will be able to:
·Explain the restore process.
·Restore databases.
·Perform advanced restore operations.
·Perform a point-in-time recovery.

Module 6: Importing and Exporting Data
In this module, you will briefly explore tools and techniques so that you can import and export data to and from SQL Server.

Lessons
·Introduction to Transferring Data
·Importing and Exporting Table Data
·Copying or Moving a Database

Lab : Importing and Exporting Data
·Using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard
·Using the bcp Utility
·Using the BULK INSERT Statement
·Using the OPENROWSET Function

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe tools and techniques for transferring data.
·Import and export data.
·Copy or move a database.

Module 7: Monitoring SQL Server 2014

This module explains how to use three of the most commonly used tools: Activity Monitor, dynamic management views and functions (DMVs and DMFs), and Performance Monitor.

Lessons
·Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
·Dynamic Management Views and Functions
·Performance Monitor

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server 2014

·Collecting Baseline Metrics
·Monitoring a Workload

After completing this module, you will be able to:
·Describe considerations for monitoring SQL Server and use Activity Monitor. 
·Use dynamic management views and functions to monitor SQL Server.

·Use Performance Monitor to monitor SQL Server.

 

Module 8: Tracing SQL Server Activity
This module describes how to use SQL Server Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server, and how to use that information to troubleshoot and optimize SQL Server workloads.

Lessons

·Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
·Using Traces

Lab : Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
·Capturing a Trace in SQL Server Profiler
·Generating Database Tuning Recommendations
·Using SQL Trace

After completing this module, you will be able to:
·Trace activity in SQL Server.
·Use captured traces to test, troubleshoot, and optimize database performance.

Module 9: Managing SQL Server Security
In this module, you will be learn about the core concepts on which the SQL Server security architecture is based, and how to manage security at the server and database levels.

Lessons

·Introduction to SQL Server Security
·Managing Server-Level Security
·Managing Database-Level Principals
·Managing Database Permissions

Lab : Managing SQL Server Security

·Managing Server-Level Security
·Managing Database-Level Security
·Testing Database Access

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe core security concepts in the SQL Server security architecture.
·Manage server-level security.
·Manage database-level security principals.
·Manage database permissions.

Module 10: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data

This module describes the available options for auditing in SQL Server, how to use and manage the SQL Server audit feature, and how to implement encryption.

Lessons

·Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
·Implementing SQL Server Audit
·Encrypting Databases

Lab : Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data

·Implementing Auditing
·Implementing Transparent Database Encryption

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe options for auditing data access.
·Implement SQL Server audit.
·Manage SQL Server audit.
·Implement Transparent Data Encryption.

Module 11: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

This module describes common database maintenance tasks that a DBA must perform, and demonstrates how to automate these tasks using maintenance plans.

Lessons
·Ensuring Database Integrity
·Maintaining Indexes
·Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Lab : Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

·Managing Database Integrity
·Managing Index Fragmentation
·Implementing a Maintenance Plan

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Ensure database integrity by using DBCC CHECKDB.
·Maintain indexes.
·Configure Database Maintenance Plans.

Module 12: Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent to automate jobs, how to configure security contexts for jobs, and how to implement multi-server jobs.

Lessons
·Automating SQL Server Management
·Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
·Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
·Managing Job Step Security Contexts
·Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers

Lab : Automating SQL Server Management

·Creating a Job
·Scheduling a Job
·Configuring Job Step Security Contexts

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Describe methods for automating SQL Server management.
·Create jobs, job step types, and schedules.
·Manage SQL Server Agent jobs.
·Configure job security contexts.
·Configure master and target servers.

Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts, and notifications.

Lessons
·Monitoring SQL Server Errors
·Configuring Database Mail
·Configuring Operators, Alerts, and Notifications

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server by Using Alerts and Notifications
·Configuring Database Mail
·Implementing Operators and Notifications
·Implementing Alerts

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·Configure Database Mail.
·Monitor SQL Server errors.
·Configure operators, alerts, and notifications.

 

مباحث پیشرفته و برنامه نویسی SQL-SERVER 2014

پیش نیاز: این دوره  بهتر است دوره مقدماتی (SQL Server 2014 Design & Implementation) گذرانده شده باشد.

زمان برگزاری دوره: 54 ساعت

مطالب مرتبط با دوره:  Course 20461C شرکت مایکروسافت.

پس از گذراندن این دوره قادر خواهید بود به :

1.      Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.

2.      Understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages.

3.      Write SELECT queries

4.      Query multiple tables

5.      Sort and filter data

6.      Describe the use of data types in SQL Server

7.      Modify data using Transact-SQL

8.      Use built-in functions

9.      Group and aggregate data

10.  Use Subqueries

11.  Use table expressions

12.  Use set operators

13.  Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions

14.  Implement pivoting and grouping sets

15.  Execute stored procedures

16.  Program with T-SQL

17.  Implement error handling

18.  Implement transactions

مطالب دوره:

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2014

This module introduces the SQL Server platform and major tools. It discusses editions, versions, tools used to query, documentation sources, and the logical structure of databases.

Lessons

·      The Basic Architecture of SQL Server

·      SQL Server Editions and Versions

·      Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio

Lab: Working with SQL Server 2014 Tools

·      Working with SQL Server Management Studio

·      Creating and Organizing T-SQL scripts

·      Using Books Online

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe the architecture and editions of SQL Server 2012.

·      Work with SQL Server Management Studio.

 

Module 2: Introduction to T-SQL Querying

This module introduces Transact SQL as the primary querying language of SQL Server. It discusses the basic structure of T-SQL queries, the logical flow of a SELECT statement, and introduces concepts such as predicates and set-based operations.

Lessons

·      Introducing T-SQL

·      Understanding Sets

·      Understanding Predicate Logic

·      Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements

Lab: Introduction to Transact-SQL Querying

·      Executing Basic SELECT Statements

·      Executing queries which filter data using predicates

·      Executing queries which sort data using ORDER BY

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe the elements of T-SQL and their role in writing queries

·      Describe the use of sets in SQL Server

·      Describe the use of predicate logic in SQL Server

·      Describe the logical order of operations in SELECT statements

 

Module 3: Writing SELECT Queries

This module introduces the fundamentals of the SELECT statement, focusing on queries against a single table.

Lessons

·      Writing Simple SELECT Statements

·      Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT

·      Using Column and Table Aliases

·      Writing Simple CASE Expressions

Lab: Writing Basic SELECT Statements

·      Write simple SELECT Statements

·      Eliminate Duplicates Using Distinct

·      Use Table and Column Aliases

·      Use a Simple CASE Expression

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write simple SELECT statements.

·      Eliminate duplicates using the DISTINCT clause.

·      Use column and table aliases.

·      Write simple CASE expressions.

Module 4: Querying Multiple Tables

This module explains how to write queries which combine data from multiple sources in SQL Server. The module introduces the use of JOINs in T-SQL queries as a mechanism for retrieving data from multiple tables.

Lessons

·      Understanding Joins

·      Querying with Inner Joins

·      Querying with Outer Joins

·      Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins

Lab: Querying Multiple Tables

·      Writing Queries That Use Inner Joins

·      Writing Queries That Use Multiple-Table Inner Join

·      Writing Queries That Use Self Joins

·      Writing Queries That Use Outer Joins

·      Writing Queries That Use Cross Joins

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe how multiple tables may be queried in a SELECT statement using joins.

·      Write queries that use inner joins.

·      Write queries that use outer joins.

·      Write queries that use self-joins and cross joins.

Module 5: Sorting and Filtering Data

This module explains how to enhance queries to limit the rows they return, and to control the order in which the rows are displayed. The module also discusses how to resolve missing and unknown results.

Lessons

·      Sorting Data

·      Filtering Data with a WHERE Clause

·      Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Options

·      Working with Unknown and Missing Values

Lab: Sorting and Filtering Data

·      Writing Queries That Filter Data Using a WHERE Clause

·      Writing Queries That Filter Data Using an ORDER BY Clause

·      Writing Queries That Filter Data Using the TOP Option

·      Writing Queries That Filter Data Using the OFFSET-FETCH Clause

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Filter data with predicates in the WHERE clause.

·      Sort data using ORDER BY.

·      Filter data in the SELECT clause with TOP.

·      Filter data with OFFSET and FETCH.

Module 6: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types

This module explains the data types SQL Server uses to store data. It introduces the many types of numeric and special-use data types. It also explains conversions between data types, and the importance of type precedence.

Lessons

·      Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types

·      Working with Character Data

·      Working with Date and Time Data

Lab: Working with SQL Server 2014 Data Types

·      Writing Queries That Return Date and Time Data

·      Writing Queries That Use Date and Time Functions

·      Writing Queries That Return Character Data

·      Writing Queries That Use Character Functions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe numeric data types, type precedence and type conversions.

·      Write queries using character data types.

·      Write queries using date and time data types.

Module 7: Using DML to Modify Data

This module describes the use of Transact-SQL Data Manipulation Language to perform inserts, updates, and deletes to your data.

Lessons

·      Inserting Data

·      Modifying and Deleting Data

Lab: Using DML to Modify Data

·      Inserting Data

·      Updating and Deleting Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Insert new data into your tables.

·      Update and delete existing records in your tables.

Module 8: Using Built-In Functions

This module introduces the use of functions that are built in to SQL Server Denali, and will discuss some common usages including data type conversion, testing for logical results and nullability.

Lessons

·      Writing Queries with Built-In Functions

·      Using Conversion Functions

·      Using Logical Functions

·      Using Functions to Work with NULL

Lab: Using Built-In Functions

·      Write queries which use conversion functions

·      Write queries which use logical functions

·      Write queries which test for nullability

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries with built-in scalar functions.

·      Use conversion functions.

·      Use logical functions.

·      Use functions that work with NULL.

Module 9: Grouping and Aggregating Data

This module introduces methods for grouping data within a query, aggregating the grouped data and filtering groups with HAVING. The module is designed to help the student grasp why a SELECT clause has restrictions placed upon column naming in the GROUP BY clause as well as which columns may be listed in the SELECT clause.

Lessons

·      Using Aggregate Functions

·      Using the GROUP BY Clause

·      Filtering Groups with HAVING

Lab: Grouping and Aggregating Data

·      Write queries which use the GROUP BY clause

·      Write queries which use aggregate functions

·      Write queries which use distinct aggregate functions

·      Write queries which filter groups with the HAVING clause

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries which summarize data using built-in aggregate functions.

·      Use the GROUP BY clause to arrange rows into groups.

·      Use the HAVING clause to filter out groups based on a search condition.

Module 10: Using Subqueries

This module will introduce the use of subqueries in various parts of a SELECT statement. It will include the use of scalar and multi-result subqueries, and the use of the IN and EXISTS operators.

Lessons

·      Writing Self-Contained Subqueries

·      Writing Correlated Subqueries

·      Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries

Lab: Using Subqueries

·      Write queries which use self-contained subqueries

·      Write queries which use scalar and multi-result subqueries

·      Write queries which use correlated subqueries and EXISTS predicate

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe the uses of queries which are nested within other queries.

·      Write self-contained subqueries which return scalar or multi-valued results.

·      Write correlated subqueries which return scalar or multi-valued results.

·      Use the EXISTS predicate to efficiently check for the existence of rows in a subquery.

 

Module 11: Using Table Expressions

This module introduces T-SQL expressions which return a valid relational table, typically for further use in the query. The module discusses views, derived tables, common table expressions and inline table-valued functions.

Lessons

·      Using Derived Tables

·      Using Common Table Expressions

·      Using Views

·      Using Inline Table-Valued Functions

Lab: Using Table Expressions

·      Write Queries Which Use Views

·      Write Queries Which Use Derived Tables

·      Write Queries Which Use Common Table Expressions

·      Write Queries Which Use Inline Table-Valued Functions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries which use derived tables.

·      Write queries which use common table expressions.

·      Create simple views and write queries against them.

·      Create simple inline table-valued functions and write queries against them.

Module 12: Using Set Operators

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Lessons

·      Writing Queries with the UNION Operator

·      Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT

·      Using APPLY

Lab: Using Set Operators

·      Write queries which use UNION set operators and UNION ALL multi-set operators

·      Write queries which use CROSS APPLY and OUTER APPLY operators

·      Write queries which use EXCEPT and INTERSECT operators

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries which combine data using the UNION operator

·      Write queries which compare sets using the INTERSECT and EXCEPT operators

·      Write queries which manipulate rows in a table by using APPLY with the results of a derived table or function

Module 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset, and Aggregate Functions

This module introduces window functions including ranking, aggregate and offset functions. Much of this functionality is new to SQL Server 2012. It will cover the use of T-SQL functions such as ROW_NUMBER, RANK, DENSE_RANK, NTILE, LAG, LEAD, FIRST_VALUE and LAST_VALUE to perform calculations against a set, or window, of rows.

Lessons

·      Creating Windows with OVER

·      Exploring Window Functions

Lab: Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions

·      Write queries which use ranking functions

·      Write queries which use offset functions

·      Write queries which use window aggregate functions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe the benefits to using window functions.

·      Restrict window functions to rows defined in an OVER clause, including partitions and frames.

·      Write queries which use window functions to operate on a window of rows and return ranking, aggregation and offset comparison results.

Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets

This module discusses techniques for pivoting data in T-SQL as well to introduce the fundamentals of the GROUPING SETS clause. It will also cover the use of GROUP BY ROLLUP and GROUP BY CUBE syntax in SQL Server.

Lessons

·      Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT

·      Working with Grouping Sets

Lab: Pivoting and Grouping Sets

·      Write queries which use the PIVOT operator

·      Write queries which use the UNPIVOT operator

·      Write queries which use the GROUPING SETS subclause

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries which pivot and unpivot result sets.

·      Write queries which specify multiple groupings with grouping sets.

Module 15: Executing Stored Procedures

This module introduces the use of existing stored procedures in a T-SQL querying environment. It discusses the use of EXECUTE, how to pass input and output parameters to a procedure, and how to invoke system stored procedures.

Lessons

·      Querying Data with Stored Procedures

·      Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures

·      Creating Simple Stored Procedures

·      Working with Dynamic SQL

Lab: Executing Stored Procedures

·      Use the EXECUTE statement to invoke stored procedures

·      Pass parameters to stored procedures

·      Execute system stored procedures

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Return results by executing stored procedures.

·      Pass parameters to procedures.

·      Create simple stored procedures which encapsulate a SELECT statement.

·      Construct and execute dynamic SQL with EXEC and sp_executesql.

Module 16: Programming with T-SQL

This module provides a basic introduction to T-SQL programming concepts and objects. It discusses batches, variables, control of flow elements such as loops and conditionals, how to create and execute dynamic SQL statements, and how to use synonyms.

Lessons

·      T-SQL Programming Elements

·      Controlling Program Flow

Lab: Programming with T-SQL

·      Declaring Variables and Delimiting Batches

·      Using Control-of-Flow Elements

·      Generating Dynamic SQL

·      Using Synonyms

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe the language elements of T-SQL used for simple programming tasks.

·      Describe batches and how they are handled by SQL Server.

·      Declare and assign variables and synonyms.

·      Use IF and WHILE blocks to control program flow.

Module 17: Implementing Error Handling

This module introduces the use of error handlers in T-SQL code. It will introduce the difference between compile errors and run-time errors, and will cover how errors affect batches. The module will also cover how to control error handling using TRY/CATCH blocks, the use of the ERROR class of functions, and the use of the new THROW statement.

Lessons

·      Using TRY / CATCH Blocks

·      Working with Error Information

Lab: Implementing Error Handling

·      Redirecting Errors with TRY / CATCH

·      Using THROW to Pass an Error Message Back to a Client

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe SQL Server's behavior when errors occur in T-SQL code.

·      Implement structured exception handling in T-SQL.

·      Return information about errors from system objects.

·      Raise user-defined errors and pass system errors in T-SQL code.

Module 18: Implementing Transactions

This module introduces the concepts of transaction management in SQL Server. It will provide a high-level overview of transaction properties, cover the basics of marking transactions with BEGIN, COMMIT and ROLLBACK.

Lessons

·      Transactions and the Database Engine

·      Controlling Transactions

·      Isolation Levels

Lab: Implementing Transactions

·      Controlling transactions with BEGIN, COMMIT, and ROLLBACK

·      Adding error handling to a CATCH block

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe transactions and the differences between batches and transactions.

·      Describe batches and how they are handled by SQL Server.

·      Create and manage transactions with transaction control language statements.

·      Use SET XACT_ABORT to define SQL Server's handling of transactions outside TRY / CATCH blocks.

·      Describe the effects of isolation levels on transactions.

Module 19: Improving Query Performance

This module presents several key guidelines for writing well-performing queries, as well as ways to monitor the execution of your queries and their impact on Microsoft SQL Server.

Lessons

·      Factors in Query Performance

·      Displaying Query Performance Data

Lab: Improving Query Performance

·      Viewing Query Execution Plans

·      Viewing Index Usage and Using SET STATISTICS Statements

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Describe components of well-performing queries.

·      Display and interpret basic query performance data

Module 20: Querying SQL Server Metadata

SQL Server provides access to structured metadata by using a variety of mechanisms, such as system catalog views, system functions, dynamic management objects, and system stored procedures. In this module, you will learn how to write queries to return system metadata using these mechanisms. 

Lessons

·      Querying System Catalog Views and Functions

·      Executing System Stored Procedures

·      Querying Dynamic Management Objects

Lab: Querying SQL Server Metadata

·      Querying System Catalog Views

·      Querying System Functions

·      Querying System Dynamic Management Views

After completing this module, you will be able to:

·      Write queries that retrieve system metadata using system views and functions.

·      Execute system stored procedures to return system information.

·      Write queries that retrieve system metadata and state information using system dynamic management views and functions.