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Best SQL Server courses & tutorials 2020

 

1. The Complete SQL Server For Beginners


The Complete SQL Server For Beginners by Ahmad Mohey is the ultimate guide to SQL Server for beginners. This SQL Server tutorial will take you from zero experience to teaching you everything you need to know to work with SQL Server. You will how to install SQL Server on local machines and on cloud services like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. This SQL Server course will teach you the basics of SQL Server. After, you will take a deep dive into the more complex features. Database, Schemas, Tables, Functions and everything in between is covered in detail. At over 9 hours of video content, this is a very comprehensive SQL Server video course. This is one of the best SQL Server tutorials for beginners in 2020.

 

2. Microsoft SQL for Beginners


Microsoft SQL for Beginners by Brewster Knowlton is a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL language for beginners. This SQL Server tutorial assumes no prior SQL or database experience, making it perfect for beginners. You will learn how to use the Select statement and understand what it does. The differences between the various Join statements is explained. This beginner SQL Server tutorial explains everything step by step and will give you a great foundation to build upon.

 

3. 70-461 Session 1-7: Querying Microsoft SQL Server (SQL code)


70-461 Session 1-7: Querying Microsoft SQL Server (SQL code) by Phillip Burton will give you the foundation for the Microsoft Certificate 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Previously available as separate courses, this includes all 7 SQL Server tutorials to get you ready for your 70-461 certificate exam. This SQL Server tutorial will teach you how to manipulate numbers, strings, dates, create databases, create tables, insert data, create analyses and much much more. You will learn how to use them all in T-SQL. This is one of the best SQl Server tutorials to prepare for 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

 

4. SQL & Database Design A-Z: Learn MS SQL Server + PostgreSQL

SQL & Database Design A-Z: Learn MS SQL Server + PostgreSQL by Kirill Eremenko and Ilya Eremenko will teach you both SQL Server & PostgreSQL. You will learn all about queries and database design. This SQL Server tutorial will teach you Database Normalization, the theories and how to carry it out.. You will learn the concepts of Database design. This is one of the best SQL Server tutorials for Data Science in 2020.

 

5. Mastering SQL Server 2016 Integration Services (SSIS)


Mastering SQL Server 2016 Integration Services (SSIS) by Kameswara Uppuluri will teach you how to create SQL Server Integration Services from scrtach, step by step. This SQL Server tutorial gives you thorough knowledge of developing SSIS Packages with SQL Server 2016. You will learn the essential concepts needed to build SSIS Packages from scratch. This is one of the best SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) tutorials in 2020.

 

Best SQL Server books 2020

 

Bestsellers

SaleBestseller No. 1
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Petkovic, Dusan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 896 Pages - 10/10/2016 (Publication Date) - McGraw-Hill Education (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 2
SQL Practice Problems: 57 beginning, intermediate, and advanced challenges for you to solve using a “learn-by-doing” approach
  • Vasilik, Sylvia Moestl (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 125 Pages - 03/13/2017 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 3
SQL QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Managing, Analyzing, and Manipulating Data With SQL
  • Shields, Walter (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 251 Pages - 11/18/2019 (Publication Date) - ClydeBank Media LLC (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 4
Pro SQL Server 2019 Administration: A Guide for the Modern DBA
  • Carter, Peter A. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 940 Pages - 10/19/2019 (Publication Date) - Apress (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 5
Sql Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))
  • Molinaro, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 636 Pages - 12/26/2005 (Publication Date) - O'Reilly Media (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 6
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, Fifth Edition
  • Larson, Brian (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 848 Pages - 09/20/2016 (Publication Date) - McGraw-Hill Education (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 7
SQL Server 2019 Revealed: Including Big Data Clusters and Machine Learning
  • Ward, Bob (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 422 Pages - 10/19/2019 (Publication Date) - Apress (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 8
Sql Guide (Quick Study: SQL)
  • SQL Guide Quickstudy Computer
  • BarCharts, Inc. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 4 Pages - 01/01/2005 (Publication Date) - QuickStudy (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 9
SQL in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself (4th Edition)
  • Sams Publishing
  • Forta, Ben (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 11/04/2012 (Publication Date) - Sams Publishing (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 10
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes
  • Sams Publishing
  • Forta, Ben (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 366 Pages - 12/22/2016 (Publication Date) - Sams Publishing (Publisher)