Join Simon Allardice for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating tables, part of SQL Server 2008 Essential Training.
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To create new tables, we need to drill into the database.…We want to add those tables too, then expand the Tables folder and just…right-click it and select New Table.…Now you would expect to first say what the table is called but in fact your…cursor is blinking away now at a column name.…That's because it's giving you this temporary title for the table here, Table_1.…We will get the chance to change that in just a minute but I'm going to describe…a few columns because apparently that's what I have to do here.…
Let's say what I wanted to do was create a table to hold employee information.…So I have got things like employee first name, employee last name, date joined,…birth date, phone, that kind of thing.…So I'm going to just create a few simple columns here.…The first would be FirstName.…Again I'm splitting this up into first name and last name rather than just…having a whole name.…Then when I hit Tab, it gives me a drop-down of Data Type.…This is, again, the type of data that this is going to hold.…
- Using T-SQL (Transact-SQL)
- Managing databases with SQL Server Management Studio
- Understanding database normalization
- Using SELECT statements
- Building indexes
- Monitoring database size and integrity
- Backing up and restoring databases
- Creating functions and stored procedures
- Managing database permissions
- Creating and formatting reports
- Adding charts to reports
- Creating and executing a simple SSIS package
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
3. Tools and System Databases
SQL Server system databases2m 22s
4. Creating Databases
5. Importing Existing Data
6. Retrieving Data with SQL
7. Inserting and Updating Data
8. SQL Functions
9. Stored Procedures and Transactions
10. Core Administration Tasks
11. Backing Up and Restoring
12. Security Features
13. Reporting Services
14. Integration Services
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