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Introduction to SQL Server

by Ben Weissman

SQL Server is one of the most popular database systems out there being used by enterprises of all sizes, verticals, and regions.

What you'll learn

SQL Server is one of the most popular database systems out there being used by enterprises of all sizes, verticals and regions. In this course, Introduction to SQL Server, you’ll learn what SQL Server is capable of and when to use it. First, you’ll start with a big picture of what SQL Server is and how to install it. Next, you’ll take a look at T-SQL, the language used to configure and work with SQL Server including the available tooling. Finally, you'll explore additional Services and options besides the core database engine that come with SQL Server. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of an overview of SQL Server needed to get started to evaluate if SQL Server is the right database system for you.

About the author

Ben Weissman, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. Besides his Pluralsight courses, Ben is also the co-author of multiple books on data and kubernetes including "SQL Server on Kubernetes ", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". He is also a regular speaker at international events. Ben and his team at Solisyon have been involved in more than 200 Business I... more

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