This course is for developers coming from Visual Studio or other development backgrounds who want to learn to build successful databases solutions with SQL Server 2005. Even developers who've already used Oracle, MySQL, DB2 or other relational database management systems will find this course useful for getting up to speed on SQL Server 2005.
Course includes 90+ hours of total training time...
In this course, You'll learn about the features that are available in SQL Server; how to design and create a database; and how to build basic queries using Transact-SQL, the language of SQL Server. Then, you'll learn how to build effective views, stored procedures, triggers, and user-defined functions, using Transact-SQL. You'll learn about the new enhancements to the Transact-SQL programming language including improved support for error handling and hierarchical queries, and programmers can now use .NET languages like C# and Visual Basic to build database objects.
SQL Server 2005 includes a rich set of tools that go beyond the basics of querying and manipulating data. You'll learn how to take advantage of the new, user-friendly management console that integrates both authoring and administrative tasks. You'll learn how to take advantage of SQL Server's tools for analyzing and tuning your databases. You'll also learn about integration services, implementing security, and Microsoft's new Business Intelligence (BI) suite.
In this course you will learn...
Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
Understand basic database design principles and how to implement them in
Learn the fundamentals of writing Transact-SQL queries that retrieve or
Understand the differences between view, stored procedures, triggers, and
Perform calculations with Visual Basic and Visual C# code rather than
Use the new Common Table Expressions for creating hierarchical queries.
Understand the SQL Server security model.
Configure and tune SQL Server, and monitor database activity.
Support distributed users by implementing SQL Server Replication.
Publish data to the Web, and take advantage of SQL Server’s rich support
Understand Business Intelligence to add reporting and analysis
To get the most out of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 course, you should have a solid understanding of relational databases. No particular programming experience is required, but the course is taught from a developer's perspective.
is a nationally recognized industry expert specializing in Visual Basic, Visual C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, SQL Server and SQL Server Business Intelligence. He has authored and presented more than 15 Visual Studio and SQL Server courses . Andy is also Senior Consultant with MCW Technologies, as well as a contributing editor for Advisor Media and Pinnacle Publications, a writer for SQL Server Magazine, and co-author of the Microsoft Access Developer's Guide to SQL Server. Since 1995, Andy has been selected each year as a Microsoft MVP for his contributions to Microsoft's online support. Andy also speaks regularly at industry conferences.
Don Kiely has been using and programming computers since the mid-1970s, when he first punched IBM punch cards for batch processing to solve engineering problems. Now Don is a nationally recognized author, instructor and consultant who travels the country sharing his expertise in SQL Server and security. He has written business software using assembly, C/C++, dBASE, Nantucket Clipper, RPG II, C#, and Visual Basic for a variety of industries, and has taught software and business administration courses at community colleges. Now Don is a consultant for a variety of companies that develop distributed applications for public and private organizations. Don is also the author or coauthor of several programming books, and a featured speaker at SQL Server conferences.