SQL Server: Transact-SQL Basic Data Modification

Learn how to construct INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements to modify data in SQL Server databases, applicable for developers from SQL Server 2005 onwards
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Learn how to construct INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements to modify data in SQL Server databases, applicable for developers from SQL Server 2005 onwards
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Introduction
3m 9s
Inserting Data
28m 46s
Updating Data
17m 52s
Deleting Data
10m 36s
If you need to modify data in a SQL Server database, then you need to know how to use the INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements. This course starts by explaining how to find information about the tables and columns you want to modify. It then explains the INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements in detail along with various methods for limiting the data being modified. Finally it moves beyond the basic modification statements to more advanced topics like the MERGE statement, error handling and more. More then thirty five demos help to give you a thorough understanding of how to perform these essential operations, all using a freely-available demo environment that you're shown how to set up and configure. This course is perfect for developers who need to modify data in SQL Server databases, from complete beginners through to more experienced developers who can use some of the modules as reference material. The information in the course applies to all versions from SQL Server 2005 onwards.

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Table of Contents
Introduction
3m 9s
Inserting Data
28m 46s
Updating Data
17m 52s
Deleting Data
10m 36s
Description
If you need to modify data in a SQL Server database, then you need to know how to use the INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements. This course starts by explaining how to find information about the tables and columns you want to modify. It then explains the INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements in detail along with various methods for limiting the data being modified. Finally it moves beyond the basic modification statements to more advanced topics like the MERGE statement, error handling and more. More then thirty five demos help to give you a thorough understanding of how to perform these essential operations, all using a freely-available demo environment that you're shown how to set up and configure. This course is perfect for developers who need to modify data in SQL Server databases, from complete beginners through to more experienced developers who can use some of the modules as reference material. The information in the course applies to all versions from SQL Server 2005 onwards.
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Course info
Level
Beginner
Rating
(361)
Duration
2h 32m
Released
17 Sep 2012
Course authors

Joe Sack is a Principal Software Architect in the SQL Customer Advisory (SQLCAT) Team at Microsoft. With over 18 years of experience in the industry, Joe is an author and speaker, specializing in performance tuning, high availability and disaster recovery.

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