M20462 Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases — A 5 day course
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.
Delegates will learn how to
- Plan and install SQL Server.
- Describe system databases, the physical structure of databases, and the most common configuration options related to them.
- Explain the concept of the transaction log and the SQL Server recovery models and implement different backup strategies that are available with SQL Server.
- Back up SQL Server databases.
- Restore SQL Server databases.
- Import and export data by using wizards, the bulk copy utility, and data-tier applications.
- Work with SQL Server security models, logins, users, and contained databases.
- Work with server roles and database roles.
- Use permissions to secure resources.
- Use SQL Server audit and Transparent Data Encryption.
- Work with SQL Server Agent to configure and execute jobs.
- Implement SQL Server Agent security, proxy accounts, and credentials.
- Configure database mail, alerts, and notifications.
- Create database maintenance plans.
- Use SQL Server Profiler, SQL Trace, and Distributed Relay.
- Use Distributed Management Views and configure data collection.
Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
- Database Administration Overview
- Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
- Database Management Tools and Techniques
Lab: Using SQL Server Administrative Tools
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
- Planning SQL Server Installation
- Installing SQL Server 2014
- Post-Installation Configuration
Lab: Installing SQL Server 2014
Working with Databases and Storage
- Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
- Managing Storage for System Databases
- Managing Storage for User Databases
- Moving Database Files
- Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension
Lab: Managing Database Storage
Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
- Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
- Planning a Backup Strategy
- Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
- Using Backup Options
- Ensuring Backup Reliability
Lab: Backing Up Databases
Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
- Understanding the Restore Process
- Restoring Databases
- Advanced Restore Scenarios
- Point-in-Time Recovery
Lab: Restoring SQL Server Databases
Importing and Exporting Data
- Introduction to Transferring Data
- Importing and Exporting Data
- Copying or Moving a Database
Lab: Importing and Exporting Data
Monitoring SQL Server 2014
- Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
- Dynamic Management Views and Functions
- Performance Monitor
Lab: Monitoring SQL Server 2014
Tracing SQL Server Activity
- Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
- Using Traces
Lab: Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
Managing SQL Server Security
- Introduction to SQL Server Security
- Managing Server-Level Security
- Managing Database-Level Principals
- Managing Database Permissions
Lab: Managing SQL Server Security
Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
- Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
- Implementing SQL Server Audit
- Encrypting Databases
Lab: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
Performing On-going Database Maintenance
- Ensuring Database Integrity
- Maintaining Indexes
- Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Lab: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
- Automating SQL Server Management
- Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
- Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
- Managing Job Step Security Contexts
- Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers
Lab: Automating SQL Server Management
Monitoring SQL Server 2014 with Notifications and Alerts
- Monitoring SQL Server Errors
- Configuring Database Mail
- Configuring Operators, Notifications, and Alerts
Lab: Using Notifications and Alerts
Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices
Birmingham — £995 (+VAT)
Edinburgh — £995 (+VAT)
Exeter — £995 (+VAT)
Leeds — £995 (+VAT)
London — £995 (+VAT)
Manchester — £995 (+VAT)
Newcastle — £995 (+VAT)
Wokingham — £995 (+VAT)
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.
- 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:-
This course helps people prepare for exam 70-462.
The exam is arranged separately from the course and the exam fee is not included in the price of the course.