Querying Microsoft SQL Server For Beginners

Learn how to talk to SQL Server Databases to get information
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Welcome everyone to the course. SQL is also popularly referefered to as Sequel .In this course you will learn how to install step by step and communicate with SQL Server database. We will be downloading and installing SQL Server Express 2014 (which is a free download). As a sample, we will use AdventureWorks 2014 as our database. Along the way, we will be getting data from the database using T-SQL to write queries. But AdventureWorks 2014 will be our main focus. As far as T-SQL, we will start with the simple select statements and add new features as we go. We will cover grouping and filtering data as well as sorting data before it is read.

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to install and query SQL Server database. You will also be familiar with SQL Server Management Studio 2014 which is the management tool used to administer and manage SQL Servers.

What You Will Learn in this course includes:

  • How to download and install SQL Server
  • How to download and install Sample database
  • How to download and install SQL Server Management Tool (SSMS)
  • What is a database?
  • How to make database records unique with a primary Key
  • How to sort data
  • How to group data
  • How to filter data
  • How to get data from a database
  • How to count records

This is a video based course of about 2 hours with lots of practical hands on examples to follow along.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is suitable for windows platform computers
  • Download and Intall Sample SQL Server 2014 Server Express edition.We'll cover this in the course
  • Download and install SQL Server Management Studio 2014.We'll cover this in the course
  • Download and install Adventureworks2014 sample database

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Download and install SQL Server
  • Download and install Sample database
  • Download and install SQL Server Management Tool (SSMS)
  • Know what is a database
  • Make database records unique with a primary Key
  • Sort data
  • Filter data
  • Group Data
  • Count Records in a database
  • Get data and Read Data From A Database

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for beginners to SQL Server Databases

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Database Terminologies
What is a Database
How do you talk to the database?
How do you make database records unique
What is a foreign key in a table
Section 2: Setting Up Your Lab
Check Requirements
Download SQL SERVER Express Edition 2014
Install SQL SERVER Express Edition 2014
Download Sample Database
Install Sample Database
Download and Install Management Tool(SSMS)
Getting To Know SSMS
Section 3: Querying SQL Server
What is Intellisense
Using Comments
Grouping data
Sorting data
Ordering data
Filtering Data
Counting Records
Getting Data From Tables

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