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MTA 98-364: Database Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training)

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  • Copyright 2020
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-644891-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-644891-4

6+ Hours of Video Instruction

Learn the fundamentals of databases and prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam 98-364: Database Fundamentals.


In MTA 98-364 Database Fundamentals LiveLessons, you gain the knowledge required to work with and design relational databases and prepare for Microsoft MTA Exam 98-364.

Drawing on his experience as a SQL Server MVP, Eric Johnson guides you from the basic elements of databases, such as tables and indexes, and progresses into the principles of database design and layout. Building on that foundation, you learn how to perform more advanced skills, such as database administration, backup, and security.

Topics are organized into easily digestible lessons so you can learn these skills with ease. This video course, along with additional study, helps you achieve the hands-on experience recommended to take the exam and demonstrate your mastery of database fundamentals.

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Learn How To
  • Understand concepts involved with database storage
  • Perform database normalization
  • Create database objects
  • Manipulate data in databases
  • Secure databases
  • Back up and restore databases

Who Should Take This Course
  • Developers and system administrators with no prior experience working with databases

Course Requirements
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system
  • IT background with no prior database experience

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Video Lessons are available for download for offline viewing within the streaming format. Look for the green arrow in each lesson.

Sample Content

Table of Contents


Lesson 1:  Understanding Database Concepts
Learning objectives
1.1  Understand tables
1.2  Understand and select primary keys
1.3  Understand foreign keys

Lesson 2:  Understanding Database Storage

Learning objectives
2.1  Understand database normalization
2.2  Understand indexes and how they are used in databases
2.3  Configure non-clustered indexes
2.4  Configure clustered indexes

Lesson 3:  Creating Database Objects
Learning objectives
3.1  Understand data definition language (DDL)
3.2  Choose appropriate data types
3.3  Create tables
3.4  Understand and create views
3.5  Understand and create stored procedures and functions

Lesson 4:  Manipulating Data
Learning objectives
4.1  Understand data manipulation language (DML)
4.2  Read data using SELECT statements
4.3  Query multiple tables with join statements
4.4  Use UNION and INTERSECT statements
4.5  Add data using INSERT statements
4.6  Change data using UPDATE statements
4.7  Remove data using DELETE statements

Lesson 5:  Understanding Database Security
Learning objectives
5.1  Understand the need for database security
5.2  Understand logins and users
5.3  Set permissions on database objects
5.4  Understand database roles

Lesson 6:  Understanding Database Backup and Restore
Learning objectives
6.1  Understand different types of backups
6.2  Create and verify backups
6.3  Restore a database
6.4  Define a backup and recovery strategy



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