Get Started with T-SQL
What you'll learn
- Learn the fundamentals of SQL and T-SQL queries
- Understand the different types of joins and perform more complex queries
- Learn to work with the different data types available in T-SQL
- How to filter queries and analyze query results
- No previous SQL skills are required. All the necessary fundamentals with be teached
The "Get Started with T-SQL" course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of T-SQL, an essential language for interacting with relational databases. Whether you're a database beginner or looking to enhance your SQL skills, this course offers a structured and hands-on approach to mastering T-SQL. By the end of this course, you will have a solid foundation in querying databases using T-SQL:
Introduction to databases and their importance in modern data management.
Differentiating between SQL and T-SQL, with a focus on T-SQL's unique features and capabilities.
Setting up the Environment:
How to install SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).
Practical steps to import a sample database for hands-on learning.
Writing T-SQL Queries:
Learning the syntax and structure of T-SQL queries.
Retrieve data from databases.
Understanding the WHERE and LIKE operators to filter and refine data retrieval.
Real-world scenarios and examples to apply these operators effectively.
Dealing with Null Values:
Comprehensive coverage of the concept of "null" in databases.
How to handle and work with null values in T-SQL queries.
Grouping and Aggregating Data:
Introduction to common aggregate functions (e.g., SUM, COUNT, AVG) and their applications.
Hands-on practice in grouping and summarizing data to gain insights.
In-depth exploration of SQL joins (INNER JOIN, LEFT JOIN, RIGHT JOIN, FULL JOIN and SELF JOIN).
A breakdown of when and how to use each type of join, with practical examples.
This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate learners interested in working with databases, particularly those who need to use T-SQL for data manipulation and retrieval. Whether you're a data analyst, developer, or aspiring database administrator, this course will provide you with essential skills to excel in your career.
No prior database or SQL knowledge is required. Participants should have a basic understanding of computer usage and be ready to engage in hands-on exercises throughout the course.
Upon completion of the "Get Started with T-SQL" course, participants will:
Have a solid understanding of databases and the T-SQL language.
Be able to install and configure SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio.
Write T-SQL queries for data retrieval and manipulation.
Filter data effectively using WHERE and LIKE operators.
Handle null values in T-SQL queries.
Perform data grouping and aggregation with confidence.
Master SQL joins and their various applications.
This course is delivered through a combination of interactive lectures, practical exercises, and real-world examples. Participants will have access to support throughout the course.
Get started on your journey to becoming a proficient T-SQL practitioner. Enroll in the "Get Started with T-SQL" course today and unlock the power of structured data manipulation and database management.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner SQL/database developers, data analytics and business intelligence consultants
My name is Robert Angi-Lazar and i have documented experience as a Business Intelligence Lead/Developer, RPA Developer/Consultant and Data Engineer. I'm a fullstack developer with a strong passion for the back-end programming where SQL Server and ETL development are my strenghts. I've also been part of large Power BI and Tableau implementations for customers in various fields!