Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

This instructor led course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-461.

All the labs for this course can be performed using the provided virtual machines. If you have a Microsoft Windows  Azure account  you will be able to connect to your Windows Azure server and database from the classroom.  Many of the labs in this course are enabled for you to perform the lab while connected to your own Windows Azure database in the cloud. Your instructor will provide a current list of Windows Azure enabled labs. To acquire a trial Windows Azure account click here.
This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Use built-in functions
  • Use subqueries
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Use set operators
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Use table expressions
  • Sort and filter data
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Query SQL Server metadata
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Improve query performance

Course Information

Course # WITAC 2513
Hours 54
Tuition $960
Text: Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Microsoft Press Training Kit), ISBN #978-0-7356-6605-4.


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