Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014


This five-day instructor led course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Data-base Administration, Data-base Development and Business Intelligence. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-461.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages
  • write SELECT queries
  • query multiple tables
  • sort and filter data
  • describe the use of data types in SQL Server
  • modify data using Transact-SQL
  • use built-in functions
  • group and aggregate data
  • use subqueries
  • use table expressions
  • use set operators
  • use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • implement pivoting and grouping sets
  • execute stored procedures
  • program with T-SQL
  • implement error handling
  • implement transactions.

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If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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Good foundation to build upon


A lot of information is provided in the course which improved my knowledge of SQL programming however skills require further development in real life applications.

I recommend this course.

by LL
Date: 2015-11-13 16:08:37

Very informative course


All good

I recommend this course.

by CAH
Date: 2015-11-13 15:51:44

nice course


learnt a lot

I recommend this course.

by Ke Chen(DBA) from Sportsbet
Date: 2015-03-27 14:24:02

Good course


Interesting Course

I recommend this course.

Date: 2015-02-13 16:11:38

Great course, I wish I had it earlier


I really enjoyed the class with regards to understand the potentials and tools available for dealing with data

I recommend this course.

by A_M from Public Transport Victoria
Date: 2015-02-13 16:07:25

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