Course Information
Code20764
FeeSee particular events - prices exclude VAT
Duration5 Day(s)
Delivery MethodInstructor-led
Scheduled Dates
  • 10/07/2017 Attend Virtually 5 Day(s) £1295
  • 10/07/2017 Central Sheffield 5 Day(s) £1295
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Course Details

Introduction

This five-day instructor-led course provides students who administer and maintain SQL Server databases with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL server database infrastructure. Additional it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

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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 audiences for this course are individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Authenticate and authorize users
  • Assign server and database roles
  • Authorize users to access resources
  • Protect data with encryption and auditing
  • Describe recovery models and backup strategies
  • Backup SQL Server databases
  • Restore SQL Server databases
  • Automate database management
  • Configure security for the SQL Server agent
  • Manage alerts and notifications
  • Managing SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Trace access to SQL Server
  • Monitor a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Import and export data

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational databases
  • Some experience with database design

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

This module covers SQL Server security models, logins, and users.

Lessons and Activities

  • Authenticating connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing logins to access databases
  • Authorization across servers
  • Partially contained databases

Lab : Authenticating Users

Module 2: Assigning Server and Database Roles

This module covers fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles, and user-defined database roles.

Lessons and Activities

  • Working with server roles
  • Working with Fixed database roles
  • Creating user-defined database roles

Lab : Assigning server and database roles

Module 3: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions.

Lessons and Activities

  • Authorizing user access to objects
  • Authorizing users to execute code
  • Configuring permissions at the schema level

Lab : Authorizing users to access resources

Module 4: Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing

This module covers SQL Server Audit.

Lessons and Activities

  • Options for auditing data access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server audit
  • Managing SQL Server audit
  • Protecting data with encryption

Lab : Using Auditing and Encryption

Module 5: SQL Server Recovery Models

This module describes the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models. It also introduces the different backup strategies available with SQL Server.

Lessons and Activities

  • Backup strategies
  • Understanding SQL Server transaction login
  • Planning a SQL Server backup strategy

Lab : Understanding SQL Server recovery models

Module 6: Backup of SQL Server Databases

This module describes SQL Server Backup and the backup types.

Lessons and Activities

  • Backing up databases and transaction logs
  • Managing database backups
  • Working with backup options

Lab : Backing up SQL Server databases

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server Databases

This module describes the restoration of databases.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding the restore process
  • Restoring databases
  • Working with point-in-time recovery
  • Restoring system databases and individual files

Lab : Restoring SQL Server User Databases

Module 8: Automating SQL Server Management

This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent for automation. It also explains the benefits of using master and target servers to centralize the administration of automation.

Lessons and Activities

  • Automating SQL Server management
  • Working with SQL Server agent
  • Managing SQL Server agent jobs
  • Multi-server management

Lab : Automating SQL Server Management

Module 9: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

This module describes the considerations for SQL Server Agent security, including proxy accounts and credentials.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
  • Configuring credentials
  • Configuring proxy accounts

Lab : Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

Module 10: Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

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

Lessons and Activities

  • Configuration of database mail
  • Monitoring SQL Server errors
  • Configuring operators, alerts, and notifications
  • Alerts in Azure SQL database

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

Module 11: Introduction to Managing SQL Server by using PowerShell

This module introduces PowerShell for SQL Server.

Lessons and Activities

  • Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Administer SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Maintain the SQL Server environment using PowerShell
  • Managing Azure SQL Server databases using PowerShell

Lab : Administering SQL Server using PowerShell

Module 12: Tracing Access to SQL Server

This module describes how to use SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server. The module also describes how to use Distributed Replay to capture trace information from multiple servers, and how to monitor locking.

Lessons and Activities

  • Capturing activity using SQL Server profiler
  • Improving performance with the database engine tuning advisor
  • Working with tracing options
  • Distributed replay
  • Monitoring locks

Lab : Tracing Access to SQL Server

Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server

This module explains how to use Distributed Management Views to monitor SQL Server. It also describes configuration of data collection and the SQL Server Utility.

Lessons and Activities

  • Monitoring activity
  • Capturing and managing performance data
  • Analyzing collected performance data
  • SQL Server utility

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server

Module 14: Troubleshooting SQL Server

This module explains the SQL Server troubleshooting methodology and discusses the most common issues that can arise when working with SQL Server systems.

Lessons and Activities

  • SQL Server troubleshooting methodology
  • Resolving service related issues
  • Resolving login and connectivity issues
  • Troubleshooting common issues

Lab : Troubleshooting Common Issues

Module 15: Importing and Exporting Data

This module covers the use of the import/export wizards and explains how they relate to SSIS. The module also introduces BCP and BULK INSERT.

Lessons and Activities

  • Transferring data to/from SQL Server
  • Importing and exporting table data
  • Using BCP and BULK INSERT to import data
  • Deploying and upgrading data-tier applications

Lab : Importing and Exporting Data


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