Microsoft 40364 – Database Administration Fundamentals

In this course, you will learn about database design and administration. Also, you will understand the concepts of core database, manipulation of data, data storage, creation of database objects and administration of a database.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals who need to learn core database concepts and how databases can be  used to store, analyze and manipulate data.

what you will learn

What you will lean
Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Data types
  • Data manipulation language
  • Database queries
  • Primary keys
  • Database backups.


Students need to have:

  • General office computer skills
  • Business knowledge around the use of database systems
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Core Database Concepts
Database Concepts
Data Manipulation Language (DML)
Data Definition Language (DDL)

2. Creating Database Objects
Key Terms
Data Types
Creating and Using Tables
Creating Views
Creating Stored Procedures

3. Manipulating Data
Using Queries to Select Data
Using Queries to Insert Data
Updating Data and Databases
Deleting Data

4. Data Storage
Normalizing a Database
Primary, Foreign, and Composite Keys
Clustered and Non-Clustered Indexes

5. Administering a Database
Securing Databases
Backing Up and Restoring Databases

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Certification programs

MTA: Microsoft Technology Associate