70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL


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70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will be introduced to Transact-SQL. Students will be given a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.

Exam Number: 70-761


Doug Perez, MCSA

Course Information

Skills Learned

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server
  • Describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logs
  • Write a single table SELECT statement
  • Write a multi-table SELECT statement
  • Write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting
  • Describe how SQL Server uses data types
  • Write DML statements
  • Write queries that use built-in functions
  • Write queries that aggregate data
  • Write subqueries
  • Create and implement views and table-valued functions
  • Use set operations to combine query results
  • Write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions
  • Transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube
  • Create and implement stored procedures
  • Add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code

Who Should Attend This Course

This instructor led, online training course is for professionals who are looking to learn more about SQL and querying as well as Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.


We recommend that students have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of relational databases

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Introduction to T-SQL querying
  • Writing SELECT queries
  • Querying multiple tables
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Working with SQL Server data types
  • Using DML to modify data
  • Using built-in functions
  • Grouping and aggregating data
  • Using subqueries
  • Using table expressions
  • Using set operators
  • Using Windows ranking, offset, and aggregate functions
  • Pivoting and grouping sets
  • Executing stored procedures
  • Programming with T-SQL
  • Implementing error handling
  • Implementing transactions


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