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Introduction to Triggers in SQL Server: The Basics

by Ben Weissman

In this course, you'll look into a SQL Server feature set called triggers which allows you to react to certain events within your databases and instances.

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 Triggers in SQL Server: The Basics, you’ll look into a feature set called triggers so you can understand when and how to use them.

First, you’ll explore what triggers are and which types of triggers exist in SQL Server.

Next, you’ll discover best practices on how and when to apply them.

Finally, you’ll learn how triggers can impact your database’s performance.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the basics on triggers in SQL Server needed to know how and when to use them.

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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