SQL Interview Questions

Prasad Kulkarni

SKU: 9789388176606


ISBN: 9789389328462
eISBN: 9789388176606
Authors: Prasad Kulkarni
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: November 2019
Pages: 306
Weight: 534gm
Dimension: 24x17.5x1.5cm
Book Type: Paperback
This book gives you a complete idea of the SQL database. It starts with a very basic concept like what is a database, its usage, types, creation, and data storage, security, sorting, and searching for a stored procedure. This book is a complete set of interview breaking questions and answers with live examples and plenty of screenshots. This book takes you on a journey to mastering the SQL database, including SQL datatypes, functions, triggers, and stored procedures. This book also covers the latest and new features of SQL 2016, 2017 and 2019 CTP with examples.

In the beginner section, we start with very basic concepts like what is a database, why to use a database, different types of database types, what is SQL, its usages, advantage and disadvantages, SQL datatypes, its different operators and how to use them with samples.
In the intermediate section, we will learn about the different SQL functions, SQL Joins (used to fetch values from multiple SQL tables) and SQL DDL, DCL, and DTL commands. 
(About the last chapters) This is the advanced section of the book where we have provided an explanation of the SQL stored procedure, triggers, and SQL view concepts, additionally, we have covered SQL core concepts like keys, indexes, injections, and constraints. We have also introduced cutting-edge concepts like SSRS, SSIS, SQL Cloud database (Azure), JSON Support and a list of the new features of SQL 2016, 2017, CTP-2019 with SQL performance improvement tips. Finally, we have ended the book with a series of random SQL questions and answers.

Let us break the SQL interview with the help of SQL Server interview questions.

Key Features
  • Database Basic Concepts
  • SQL Fundamentals
  • DDMS, SQL Statements, and Clauses
  • SQL Operators, Datatypes, and Keywords
  • SQL Functions, Wildcards, and Dates
  • SQL Joins and CASE Statement
  • SQL DDL, DCL, and DTL Statements
  • SQL Stored procedures, Triggers, Views, and Transactions
  • SQL Keys, Indexes, Injection, and Constraints
  • SSRS, SSIS, SQL Cloud database (Azure), and JSON Support
  • New features of SQL 2016, 2017, and 2019
  • SQL Performance Improvement Tips
  • Fuzzy Interview Questions and Answers
What Will You Learn
After reading this book, you will be able to understand SQL database concepts, handle core database activities like data security, searching, migration, and sorting. You will be able to handle the database transactions, use different SQL datatypes, functions, triggers, and stored procedures to save and retrieve data from the database. You will also be able to understand advanced SQL concepts like SQL reporting services, integration services, cloud database and new features from the latest SQL versions like 2016, 2017, and 2019.

Who This Book is For
This book is built in such a way that it is useful for all categories such as technical or non-technical readers. This book is perfect. If you are a fresher and you want to learn about SQL, or if you are a teacher and you want to spread SQL knowledge, this book is very helpful. If you want to crack the database interview or if you are working as a DBA and you want to upgrade your knowledge, or if you are backend developer, database tester, performance, or if your role is that of a database admin, SQL developer, data analyst, mobile app developer or if you are working on core SQL concepts, this book is just right for you.
This book is very useful as it contains many simple real-time scenarios for each concept. All functionalities are explained with real SQL screenshots and database records
  1. Database and SQL Basics
  2. DDMS SQL Statements and Clauses
  3. SQL Operators, Keywords, and Datatypes
  4. SQL Operators
  5. SQL Functions, Wildcards, and Dates
  6. SQL Joins and CASE Statement
  7. SQL DDL, DCL, and DTL Statements
  8. SQL Stored Procedures, Triggers, Views, and Transactions
  9. SQL Keys, Indexes, Injections, and Constraints
  10. SSRS, SSIS, SQL Cloud database (Azure), and JSON Support
  11. New features of SQL 2016, 2017, and 2019
  12. SQL Performance Improvement Tips and Fuzzy Interview Questions
Prasad Kulkarni is a Microsoft MVP reconnect, Technical leader, Author, Agile Scrum Master and Blogger. He has 13 years of core experience in Microsoft technologies such as SQL, ASP.NET, MVC, ASP.NET Core, VB.NET, SQL server, word Automation, Office development, etc. and other technologies such as HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, Bootstrap, and XML, etc. He is very passionate about Microsoft .NET technology. He likes to write articles and blogs on different aspects of SQL stuff and .NET also likes to help developers resolve their issues and boost them on Microsoft Technologies. Prasad has impressive certifications as Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Agile Scrum Master, Prasad was also awarded the most valuable member at done spider, most popular curator, most active curator, and featured curator at Microsoft Curah, and editor at done spider, he has awarded for his articles on code-project.  He started his journey with Microsoft technologies in 2007 with Visual Basic 6 and SQL 2000, then gradually moved to C#, ASP, ASP.NET, MVC and now .NET Core with SQL 2019.

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