Advanced SQL Programming


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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 945
  • Preferential fee 795?
  • Locations
    • Quebec City
    • Montreal
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To provide the knowledge and skills required to optimize SQL requests in order to significantly improve application performance.

Targeted audience

Analysts, designers, programmers and relational database administrators.


Knowledge of conceptual data modeling (Course BD101) and SQL syntax (Course BD102).

Customer Testimonials

I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to optimize their SQL knowledge.

Yves F. / Analyste, Comité de gestion de la taxe scolaire de Montréal


  • Review of relational database design and normalization
  • Problems related to collation
  • The importance of table and column sizing
  • Operations on tables: DELETE, INSERT, UPDATE
  • The SELECT query and joins
  • Sargable vs nonsargable queries
  • Optimizing predicates: LIKE, BETWEEN, IN, NOT IN, EXISTS and INTERSECT
  • Operations on groups (GROUP BY and correlated subqueries)
  • Aggregation functions
  • Auxiliary tables
  • Handling views and temporary tables
  • Optimizing subqueries and group operations
  • The judicious use of indexes (for sorting and querying)
  • Code optimization
  • Cursors: when to use them and how to avoid them
  • Triggers
  • Presentation of some advanced techniques


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Quebec City

    September 17 to September 18 2018

  • Montreal

    October 8 to October 9 2018

  • Montreal

    November 26 to November 27 2018

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