# Category : Video Learning

## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Get Continuous Start Date of the Current Project – Episode 83

In this video, we are going to learn;

1. How and when to use Apply operator in SQL Server, and
2. How to compare rows on a given logic

You can download the script used in this example from below the video.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Create Attendance Report – Episode 72

In this video, we are going to learn;

1. Generate date list from the given date range dynamically
2. Repeat the date list for each employee without using a loop or recursive CTE

You can download the script used in this example from below the video.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Generate Rows Dynamically – Episode 6

In this video, we are going to learn;

1. How we can Generate rows dynamically for each record of a table in set based approach, and
2. How to do calculations on each row of a table generated dynamically

You can download the script used in this example from below the video.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Tally Table – Episode 5

In this video, we are going to understand Tally table which is very useful in writing set based SQL queries. You can download the script which can be used to create the Tally table from below the video.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | How join works internally – Episode 4

In this video, we are going to understand how join works internally. If you have a good understanding of joins and how it works, you can skip this video and move to the next video in this series. If not, lets start understanding the joins. You can download the script used in this example from below the video.

Here is the example script used in this video.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | SQL Server Query execution architecture – Episode 3

In this video, we are going to understand the query execution architecture which helps us to understand the importance of set based approach. When a T-SQL statement gets submitted to SQL server, it goes through multiple steps before we get the final output. Lets have a look on SQL Server query execution architecture.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Introduction to the course – Episode 2

This video will give you insight of the topic that we are going to cover in this series. We know that the thinking in terms of sets is creative and innovative and once you start understanding the concepts, believe me, you will find it is simple too. Writing set based queries needs a good understanding of SQL joins and other set based operators with some imagination ability, which we are going to learn in this course.

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## Unfolding | Set Based Approach | Why set based approach – Episode 1

Welcome to my course “Unfolding | Set Based Approach”. This is my first video tutorial series. In this series, I am going to share the concepts and techniques being used to create set based SQL queries.

This course is not based on how to write queries (this you can find at many places), rather it is based on how to think in set based manner. This course contains real life examples with deep insights to explore set based concepts, so that you can start thinking in terms of sets. Lets watch this video which explains why we should use set based approach instead of cursors or loops.

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