This module introduces database development and the key tasks that a database developer would typically perform.
This module explains how to design, create, and alter tables. Also it focusses on working with schemas.
This module explains how to enforce data integrity, and implement domain integrity to maintain high quality data. Also it focusses on implementing Entity and Referential Integrity.
This module describes the concept of an index and discusses selectivity, density and statistics. It covers appropriate data type choices and choices around composite index structures.
This module explains covering indexes and the INCLUDE clause as well as the use of padding, hints and statistics. The module also covers the use of the Database Engine Tuning Advisor and index-related dynamic management views to assess indexing strategies.
This module explains columnstore indexes, introduces clustered and nonclustered columnstore indexes, and discusses considerations for using columnstore indexes.
Best Practices for Columnstore Indexes
This module introduces Views, and explains how to create and manage Views. Also it focusses on the performance consideration for Views.
This module describes the potential advantages of the use of stored procedures along with guidelines on creating them.
This module explains how to design and implement user-defined functions that enforce business rules or data consistency, and modify and maintain existing functions written by other developers.
This module, explains what DML triggers are and how they enforce data integrity. Also it focusses on the different types of triggers available, and how to define triggers in a database.
This module covers the creation of in-memory tables and native stored procedures and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using in-memory tables.
This module explains how to use CLR integrated code to create user-defined database objects that are managed by the .NET Framework.
This module introduces XML and shows how XML data can be stored within SQL Server and then queried, including queries written in a language called XQuery.
This module introduces Spatial Data, and explains how to work with SQL Server Spatial Data Types.