SQL Server: Temporary Objects

Learn how to use temporary tables and table variables correctly, for developers and DBAs from SQL Server 2005 onward
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 29, 2013
Duration
1h 9m
Table of contents
Course Introduction
Temporary Tables
Table Variables
Tempdb and Temporary Objects Planning
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 29, 2013
Duration
1h 9m
Description

SQL Server offers different types of temporary objects that you can use for storing, querying and transferring data, however which temporary object type you choose can have a significant influence on the performance and scalability of your workloads. In this course we’ll walk through what the different SQL Server temporary objects are, syntax fundamentals, how to use them and most importantly, how to leverage them effectively. This course is perfect for developers, DBAs, and anyone responsible for writing Transact-SQL code, from complete beginners through to those with more experience. The information in the course applies to all versions from SQL Server 2005 onward.

About the author
About the author

Joe Sack is a Principal Program Manager in the SQL Server and Azure SQL Database product team at Microsoft, with a focus on query processing. With over 19 years of experience in the industry, Joe is an author and speaker, specializing in performance tuning and optimization.

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