Aug 29th 2016

Querying with Transact-SQL (edX)

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From querying and modifying data in SQL Server or Azure SQL to programming with Transact-SQL, learn essential skills that employers need. Transact-SQL is an essential skill for data professionals and developers working with SQL databases. With this combination of expert instruction, demonstrations, and practical labs, step from your first SELECT statement through to implementing transactional programmatic logic.

Work through multiple modules, each of which explore a key area of the Transact-SQL language, with a focus on querying and modifying data in Microsoft SQL Server or Azure SQL Database. The labs in this course use a sample database that can be deployed easily in Azure SQL Database, so you get hands-on experience with Transact-SQL without installing or configuring a database server.

What you'll learn:

- Create Transact-SQL SELECT queries

- Work with data types and NULL

- Query multiple tables with JOIN

- Explore set operators

- Use functions and aggregate data

- Work with subqueries and APPLY

- Use table expressions

- Group sets and pivot data

- Modify data

- Program with Transact-SQL

- Implement error handling and transactions