Microsoft Course 2780 - Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database — A 5-Day Course
Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 page for courses currently available in this subject area.
This five-day instructor-led M2780 course provides students with product knowledge and skills needed to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2005 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.
On completion of this M2780 training course, delegates should be able to:
- Install and configure SQL Server 2005
- Manage database files
- Backup and restore databases
- Manage security
- Monitor SQL Server
- Transfer data into and out of SQL Server
- Automate administrative tasks
- Replicate data between SQL Server instances
- Maintain high availability
This course is intended for IT Professionals wanting to become skilled on SQL Server 2005 product features and technologies for maintaining a database.
Before attending this course, students should have the following prerequisites:
- 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
- In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed Course 2779: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server Database.
This course has been retired and is no longer available.
Outline Course Contents
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2005
This module explains how to plan for and install SQL Server 2005, how to manage a SQL Server 2005 installation, and how to use the SQL Server 2005 administrative tools.
- Preparing to install SQL Server
- Installing SQL Server
- Managing a SQL Server 2005 Installation
Managing Databases and Files
This module explains how to manage databases and files.
- Planning databases
- Creating databases
- Managing databases
This module explains how to plan and implement a backup and restore strategy.
- Planning a Backup Strategy
- Backing Up User Databases
- Restoring User Databases
- Performing Online Restore Operations
- Recovering Data from Database Snapshots
- System Database and Disaster Recovery
This module explains how to manage principals, securables, and permissions, and how to implement cryptography in a SQL Server database.
- Overview of SQL Server Security
- Protecting the Server Scope
- Protecting the Database Scope
- Implementing Cryptography in SQL Server
Monitoring SQL Server
This module explains how to monitor SQL Server performance and activity.
- Viewing Current Activity
- Using System Monitor
- Using SQL Server Profiler
- Using DDL Triggers
- Using Event Notifications
This module explains how to transfer and transform data.
- Overview of Data Transfer
- Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
- Using SQL Server Integration Services
- Features of SQL Server Integration Services
Automating Administrative Tasks
This module explains how to use the SQL Server Agent to automate administrative tasks.
- Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server 2005
- Configuring the SQL Server Agent
- Creating Jobs and Operators
- Create Alerts
- Managing Multiple Servers
- Managing SQL Server Agent Security
This module explains the purpose of replication, introduces the concepts underpinning replication, and describes how to implement replication in several common scenarios.
- Overview of Replication
- Implementing Replication
- Configuring Replication in Some Common Scenarios
Maintaining High Availability
This module explains how to implement high availability technologies with SQL Server 2005
- Introduction to High Availability
- Implementing Server Clustering
- Implementing Database Mirroring
- Implementing Log Shipping
- Implementing Peer-to-Peer Replication