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Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases.

About This Course

Course Code
M20462

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£2,499.00

Course Overview
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Overview

This five-day instructor-led course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

Target Audience

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.

The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration

This module introduces the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 platform. It describes the components, editions, and versions of SQL Server 2014, and the tasks that a database administrator commonly performs for a SQL Server instance.

Lessons


Lab : Using SQL Server Administrative Tools


Module 2: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014

This module explains how to assess resource requirements for SQL Server 2014 and how to install it.

Lessons


Lab : Installing SQL Server 2014


Module 3: Working with Databases and Storage

This module describes how data is stored in databases, how to create databases, how to manage database files, and how to move them. Other tasks related to storage, include managing the tempdb database and using fast storage devices to extend the SQL Server buffer pool cache, are also discussed.

Lessons


Lab : Managing Database Storage


Module 4: Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy

In this module, you will consider how to create a backup strategy that is aligned with organizational needs, and learn how to perform the backup operations required by that strategy.

Lessons


Lab : Backing Up SQL Server Databases


Module 5: Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases

In this module, you will see how to restore user and system databases and how to implement point-in-time recovery.

Lessons


Lab : Restoring SQL Server Databases


Module 6: Importing and Exporting Data

In this module, you will briefly explore tools and techniques so that you can import and export data to and from SQL Server.

Lessons


Lab : Importing and Exporting Data


Module 7: Monitoring SQL Server 2014

This module explains how to use three of the most commonly used tools: Activity Monitor, dynamic management views and functions DMVs and DMFs, and Performance Monitor.

Lessons


Lab : Monitoring SQL Server 2014


Module 8: Tracing SQL Server Activity

This module describes how to use SQL Server Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server, and how to use that information to troubleshoot and optimize SQL Server workloads.

Lessons


Lab : Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity


Module 9: Managing SQL Server Security

In this module, you will be learn about the core concepts on which the SQL Server security architecture is based, and how to manage security at the server and database levels.

Lessons


Lab : Managing SQL Server Security


Module 10: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data

This module describes the available options for auditing in SQL Server, how to use and manage the SQL Server audit feature, and how to implement encryption.

Lessons


Lab : Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data


Module 11: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

This module describes common database maintenance tasks that a DBA must perform, and demonstrates how to automate these tasks using maintenance plans.

Lessons


Lab : Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance


Module 12: Automating SQL Server 2014 Management

This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent to automate jobs, how to configure security contexts for jobs, and how to implement multi-server jobs.

Lessons


Lab : Automating SQL Server Management


Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications

This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts, and notifications.

Lessons


Lab : Monitoring SQL Server by Using Alerts and Notifications


Appendix A: Troubleshooting Common Administrative Issues

Appendix B: Installation Considerations

Prerequisites


If you do not have experience with Transact-SQL, please consider M20461, Querying Microsoft SQL Server

About This Course

Course Code
M20462

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£2,499.00

Course Overview
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