M10775 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases — A 5 day course
This course has been retired. Please review the M20462 Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases course instead.
The five-day Microsoft M10775 instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database. Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-462. Due to content overlap, delegates who have attended course M6231 should not attend this course.
On completion of the Microsoft 10775 training course, delegates should be able to:
- Plan and install SQL Server
- Describes the system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them
- Explain the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models and implement different backup strategies available with SQL Server
- Create SQL Server Backups
- Restore SQL Server databases
- Use the import/export wizards and explain how they relate to SSIS
- Work with SQL Server security models, logins and users
- Work with fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles and user-defined database roles
- Work with permissions and the assignment of permissions
- Work with SQL Server Audit
- Work with SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history
- Implement SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials
- Configure database mail, alerts and notifications
- Create database maintenance plans
- Work with SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures
- Introduce DMVs and the configuration of data collection
- Work with Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and Data-Tier Applications
- Troubleshoot SQL Server databases
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.
This course helps people prepare for Exam 70-462.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
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
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
M10774: Writing T-SQL Queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012
This course has been retired and is no longer available.
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset
This module introduces the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. It covers editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
- Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
- Working with SQL Server Tools
- Configuring SQL Server Services
Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2012
This module covers planning for an installation related to SQL Server I/O requirements, 32 bit vs 64 bit, memory configuration options and I/O subsystem pre-installation checks using SQLIOSim and SQLIO.
- Overview of SQL Server Architecture
- Planning Server Resource Requirements
- Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012
This module details installing and configuring SQL Server.
- Preparing to Install SQL Server
- Installing SQL Server
- Upgrading and Automating Installation
Working with Databases
This module describes how data is stored in databases, how to create databases, and how to move databases either within a server or between servers.
- Overview of SQL Server Databases
- Working with Files and Filegroups
- Moving Database Files
Understanding SQL Server 2012 Recovery Models
This module describes the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models. It introduces the different backup strategies available with SQL Server.
- Backup Strategies
- Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
- Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy
Backup of SQL Server 2012 Databases
This module describes SQL Server Backup and the backup types.
- Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
- Managing Database Backups
- Working with Backup Options
Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases
This module describes the restoration of databases.
- Understanding the Restore Process
- Restoring Databases
- Working with Point-in-time recovery
- Restoring System Databases and Individual Files
Importing and Exporting Data
This module covers the use of the import/export wizards and explains how they relate to SSIS. Also introduces BCP.
- Transferring Data To/From SQL Server
- Importing & Exporting Table Data
- Inserting Data in Bulk
Authenticating and Authorizing Users
This module covers SQL Server security models, logins and users.
- Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
- Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
- Authorization Across Servers
Assigning Server and Database Roles
This module covers fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles and user-defined database roles.
- Working with Server Roles
- Working with Fixed Database Roles
- Creating User-defined Database Roles
Authorizing Users to Access Resources
This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions.
- Authorizing User Access to Objects
- Authorizing Users to Execute Code
- Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level
Auditing SQL Server Environments
This module covers SQL Server Audit.
- Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL
- Implementing SQL Server Audit
- Managing SQL Server Audit
Automating SQL Server 2012 Management
This module covers SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history.
- Automating SQL Server Management
- Working with SQL Server Agent
- Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
This module covers SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials.
- Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
- Configuring Credentials
- Configuring Proxy Accounts
Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts and notifications.
- Configuration of Database Mail
- Monitoring SQL Server Errors
- Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications
Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
This module covers database maintenance plans.
- Ensuring Database Integrity
- Maintaining Indexes
- Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012
This module covers SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures.
- Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
- Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Working with Tracing Options
Monitoring SQL Server 2012
This module introduces DMVs and the configuration of data collection.
- Monitoring Activity
- Capturing and Managing Performance Data
- Analyzing Collected Performance Data
Managing Multiple Servers
This module covers Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and Data-Tier Applications.
- Working with Multiple Servers
- Virtualizing SQL Server
- Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications
Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2012 Administrative Issues
This module covers common issues that require troubleshooting and gives guidance on where to start looking for solutions.
- SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
- Resolving Service-related Issues
- Resolving Concurrency Issues
- Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues