Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 5 Day

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. Additionally, it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Prerequisites

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.

Who Can Benefit

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQLServer 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.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: SQL Server Security

  • Lesson 1: Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Authorizing Logins to Connect to databases
  • Lesson 3: Authorization Across Servers
  • Lesson 4: Partially Contained Databases

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • SQL Server basic concepts
  • SQL Server connection authentication
  • User login authorization to databases
  • Partially contained databases
  • Authorization across servers

Module 2: Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Lesson 1: Working with server roles
  • Lesson 2: Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Lesson 3: Assigning User-Defined Database Roles

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe and use server roles to manage server-level security
  • Describe and use fixed database roles
  • Use custom database roles and application roles to manage database-level security

Module 3: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

  • Lesson 1: Authorizing User Access to Objects
  • Lesson 2: Authorizing Users to Execute Code
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Authorize user access to objects
  • Authorize users to execute code
  • Configure permissions at the schema level

Module 4: Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing

  • Lesson 1: Options for auditing data access in SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Lesson 3: Managing SQL Server Audit
  • Lesson 4: Protecting Data with Encryption

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the options for auditing data access
  • Implement SQL Server Audit
  • Manage SQL Server Audit
  • Describe and implement methods of encrypting data in SQL Server
  • Implement encryption

Module 5: Recovery Models and Backup Strategies

  • Lesson 1: Understanding of Backup Strategies
  • Lesson 2: SQL Server Transaction Logs
  • Lesson 3: Planning Backup Strategies

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe various backup strategies
  • Describe how database transaction logs function
  • Plan SQL Server backup strategies

Module 6: Backing Up SQL Server Databases

  • Lesson 1: Backing Up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Lesson 2: Managing Database Backups
  • Lesson 3: Advanced Database Options

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Perform backups of SQL Server databases and transaction logs
  • Manage database backups
  • Describe advanced backup options

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2016 Databases

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Restore Process
  • Lesson 2: Restoring Databases
  • Lesson 3: Advanced Restore Scenarios
  • Lesson 4: Point-in-Time Recovery

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the restore process
  • Restore databases
  • Perform advanced restore operations
  • Perform a point-in-time recovery

Module 8: Automating SQL Server Management

  • Lesson 1: Automating SQL Server management
  • Lesson 2: Working with SQL Server Agent
  • Lesson 3: Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Lesson 4: Multi-server Management

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe methods for automating SQL Server management
  • Configure jobs, job step types, and schedules
  • Manage SQL Server Agent jobs
  • Configure the master and target servers

Module 9: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

  • Lesson 1: Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Credentials
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Proxy Accounts

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain SQL Server Agent security
  • Configure credentials
  • Configure proxy accounts

Module 10: Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Database Mail
  • Lesson 3: Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
  • Lesson 4: Alerts in Azure SQL Database

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Monitor SQL Server errors
  • Configure database mail
  • Configure operators, alerts, and notifications
  • Work with alerts in Azure SQL Database

Module 11: Introduction to Managing SQL Server by using PowerShell

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Windows PowerShell
  • Lesson 2: Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Lesson 3: Administer and Maintain SQL Server with PowerShell
  • Lesson 4: Managing Azure SQL Databases using PowerShell

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of PowerShell and its fundamental concepts
  • Configure SQL Server by using PowerShell
  • Administer and maintain SQL Server by using PowerShell
  • Manage an Azure SQL Database by using PowerShell

Module 12: Tracing Access to SQL Server with Extended events

  • Lesson 1: Extended Events Core Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Working with Extended Events

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Extended Events core concepts
  • Create and query Extended Events sessions

Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server

 

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring activity
  • Lesson 2: Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Lesson 3: Analyzing Collected Performance Data
  • Lesson 4: SQL Server Utility

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Monitor current activity
  • Capture and manage performance data
  • Analyze the collected performance data
  • Configure the SQL Server Utility

 

Module 14: Troubleshooting SQL Server

  • Lesson 1: A Trouble Shooting Methodology for SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Resolving Service Related Issues
  • Lesson 3: Resolving Connectivity and Log-in issues

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe a troubleshooting methodology for SQL Server
  • Resolve service-related issues
  • Resolve login and connectivity issues

Module 15: Importing and Exporting Data

  • Lesson 1: Transferring Data to and from SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Lesson 3: Using bcp and BULK INSERT to Import Data
  • Lesson 4: Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Application

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe tools and techniques for transferring data
  • Import and export table data
  • Use bcp and BULK INSERT to import data
  • Use data-tier applications to import and export database applications

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Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

5 Day
Classroom, Virtual

$2,995.00

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