M10775 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases — A 5 day course

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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:

Suitable For

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.

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.

Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012

This module details installing and configuring SQL Server.

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.

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 of SQL Server 2012 Databases

This module describes SQL Server Backup and the backup types.

Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases

This module describes the restoration of databases.

Importing and Exporting Data

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

Authenticating and Authorizing Users

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

Assigning Server and Database Roles

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

Authorizing Users to Access Resources

This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions.

Auditing SQL Server Environments

This module covers SQL Server Audit.

Automating SQL Server 2012 Management

This module covers SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history.

Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

This module covers SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials.

Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications

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

Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

This module covers database maintenance plans.

Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012

This module covers SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures.

Monitoring SQL Server 2012

This module introduces DMVs and the configuration of data collection.

Managing Multiple Servers

This module covers Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and 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.