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Introduction to Microsoft SQL server: Database design, normalization and denormalization, configuration and performance tuning, creating databases and tables


GBP 375 (incl. VAT)


6 hours


(Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)
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Other dates for one-to-one tuition or for groups of 3 students or more are available on request and bookings can be made here (prices available on request):

04/04/2015 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

18/04/2015 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

20/04/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

22/06/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

01/07/2015 - 02/07/2015 (Wed - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

13/07/2015 - 14/07/2015 (Mon - Tue, 18:00 - 21:00)

03/10/2015 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

17/10/2015 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

19/10/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

21/12/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

30/12/2015 - 31/12/2015 (Wed - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

Course contents

This course is intended for people with no or little experience of setting up databases and who would like to lear how to use Microsoft SQL server for their projects.

Microsoft SQL server for beginners covers the following topics:

  • Structure your data for integrity and speed: Database design, normalization and denormalization.
  • How to configure your database server for increased performance.
  • Introduction to SQL: Use SQL to create databases and tables, learn MS-SQL's data types and how to use them and how to get data into and out of your database.

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