Basic Relational Database Essentials

Work with relational databases in SQL Server Management Studio.

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Basic Relational Database Essentials

Work with relational databases in SQL Server Management Studio.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Create a database diagram using the Object Explorer window in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • Describe terms that apply to relational databases, including tables, components of a table and relationships between tables
  • Create and run a simple structured query language (SQL) command to retrieve data from a table
  • Create and run a simple SQL command to create a table

Course description

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Learn the basics of working with relational databases within the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) environment. In this course, students will use the tools in SSMS to diagram an existing database and to create and run some very simple SELECT and CREATE TABLE structured query language commands. Students will learn the basic terminology that applies to all relational databases. Students will get hands-on practices performing these tasks.

Prerequisites

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  • Windows
  • Basic computer proficiency

Syllabus

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Create a database diagram using the Object Explorer window in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

  • Connect to SQL Server and open SSMS
  • Open Object Explorer window to view databases
  • Create a database diagram

Describe terms that apply to relational databases, including tables, components of a table and relationships between tables.

  • View tables in a relational database and apply terminology to the parts of a table, including the primary key, rows, fields and data types of fields
  • Describe the referential integrity constraint as it applies to a one-to-many relationship between a pair of tables

Create and run a simple structured query language (SQL) command to retrieve data from a table.

  • Open a new Query Editor window in SSMS
  • Set the database context to the Query Editor window
  • Create and run a simple SELECT command to retrieve data from a table
  • Describe how to execute SQL commands in the Query Editor window and see the results in the Results pane

Create and run a simple SQL command to create a table.

  • Create a simple CREATE TABLE command to create a new table in an existing database
  • View the table and its fields in the Object Explorer window in SSMS

Next available start dates

Online — Evenings

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Basic Relational Database Essentials
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Total classroom hours

3 hours

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Schedule

Online

Evenings, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 1 T - 9/08/2020

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Total cost

$129

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Instructor: April Johnson

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Notes

Online courses require an internet connection and the ability to interact both through audio and video using either a web cam/microphone, speakers/headset using a computer or via a mobile phone connection. Any costs associated with connectivity or equipment are the responsibility of the student.

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