Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-761 – and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL data management, queries, and database programming. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Filter, sort, join, aggregate, and modify data; Use subqueries, table expressions, grouping sets, and pivoting; Query temporal and non-relational data, and output XML or JSON; Create views, user-defined functions, and stored procedures; Implement error handling, transactions, data types, and nulls.

This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have experience working with SQL Server as a database administrator, system engineer, or developer; Includes downloadable sample databas …