Transact-SQL is an essential skill for data professionals and developers working with SQL databases. With this combination of expert instruction, demonstrations, and practical labs, step from your first SELECT statement through to implementing transactional programmatic logic.
Work through multiple modules, each of which explore a key area of the Transact-SQL language, with a focus on querying and modifying data in Microsoft SQL Server or Azure SQL Database. The labs in this course use a sample database that can be deployed easily in Azure SQL Database, so you get hands-on experience with Transact-SQL without installing or configuring a database server.
What you'll learn
Create Transact-SQL SELECT queries
Work with data types and NULL
Query multiple tables with JOIN
Explore set operators
Use functions and aggregate data
Work with subqueries and APPLY
Use table expressions
Group sets and pivot data
Program with Transact-SQL
Implement error handling and transactions
Meet the instructors
Microsoft Certified IT Professional for SQL Server
Geoff Allix is a Microsoft SQL Server subject matter expert and professional content developer at Content Master — a division of CM Group Ltd. Geoff is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional for SQL Server with extensive experience in designing and implementing database and BI solutions on SQL Server technologies. He has provided consultancy services to organizations seeking to implement and optimize database solutions, and contributed as a writer and subject matter expert to many SQL Server courses including the SQL Server 2014 Microsoft Official Curriculum courses.
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft Learning Experiences
Graeme has been a trainer, consultant, and author for longer than he cares to remember, specializing in SQL Server and the Microsoft data platform. He is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for the SQL Server Data Platform and Business Intelligence. After years of working with Microsoft as a partner and vendor, he now works in the Microsoft Learning Experiences team as a senior content developer, where he plans and creates content for developers and data professionals who want to get the best out of Microsoft technologies.