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Database fundamentals  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Database fundamentals training course description

This three-day training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-364, and build an understanding of these topics: Core Database Concepts, Creating Database Objects, Manipulating Data, Data Storage, and Administering a Database.

What will you learn
  • Describe core database concepts.
  • Create database objects.
  • Manipulate data.
  • Describe data storage.
  • Administer a database.
  • Create a relational database consisting of 3 related tables.
Database fundamentals training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Those working with databases.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 3 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Database fundamentals training course contents

  • Understanding core database concepts
  • Flat-type databases, hierarchical databases, relational databases, database fundamentals, relational database concepts, using the SQL Server Management Studio Interface. Data Manipulation Language (DML), Data Definition Language (DDL), using DDL statements.

  • Creating database objects
  • Defining data types, using built-in data types, using exact numeric data types, using approximate numeric data types. Creating and using tables. Creating views. Creating stored procedures, SQL injections.

  • Manipulating data
  • Using Queries to select data, combining conditions, using the BETWEEN clause, using the NOT clause, using the UNION clause, using the EXCEPT and INTERSECT clauses, using the JOIN clause. Using Queries to insert data, Inserting data. Updating data and databases, Using the UPDATE statement. Deleting data, Using the DELETE statement, truncating a table with TRUNCATE TABLE, deleting a table with DROP TABLE, using referential integrity.

  • Understanding data storage
  • Normalising a database, normalization, first normal form, second normal form, third normal form, fourth normal form, fifth normal form. Primary, foreign and composite keys, clustered and non-clustered indexes, creating a non-clustered table.

  • Administering a Database
  • Securing Databases, server-level security, database-level security, Windows security, SQL authentication, database server roles, granting access to a database, fixed database roles, object permissions, managing roles, ownership chains, reviewing a sample security model. Backing up and restoring databases, recovery models, backup devices.

Learning path



Based on customer reviews

C. W. - BBC NI

"I had no knowledge at the start of the course and the instructions were excellent."

F. D. - BBC NI

"Very good"

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.