Designing Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 3 Day

This course describes how to design and monitor high performance, highly available enterprise data solutions with SQL Server 2014. This course focuses on database server infrastructure scenarios, including private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions and high availability techniques. Microsoft Azure is required or used as part of the lab for this course, which may not be available in all countries. Please check with your Microsoft training provider that this cloud service is available in your area. Training Providers, please reference the course setup guide for more details.

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least 2 years experience of working with relational databases, including:
  • Planning and implementing databases
  • Managing databases
  • Querying withTransact-SQL
  • Some basic knowledge of high availability and disaster recovery

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for database professionals who need who plan, implement, and manage database solutions. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing database infrastructure
  • Planning and implementing consolidation strategies
  • Planning and implementing high availability solutions
  • Planning and implementing disaster recovery solutions

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Enterprise Data Architecture

  • Lesson 1: Considerations for Enterprise Data
  • Lesson 2: Assessing an Existing Infrastructure

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the considerations for enterprise data infrastructure
  • Use the MAP Toolkit to assess an existing enterprise data environment

Module 2: Multi-Server Configuration Management

  • Lesson 1: Policy-Based Management
  • Lesson 2: Microsoft System Center

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Implement Policy-Based Management
  • Describe how System Center can be used to manage database infrastructure

Module 3: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 Health

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Health Monitoring
  • Lesson 2: Data Collector
  • Lesson 3: SQL Server Utility

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the options for multi-server health monitoring in SQL Server 2014
  • Describe and configure the Data Collector
  • Describe and configure SQL Server Utility

Module 4: Consolidating Database Workloads with SQL Server 2014

  • Lesson 1: Considerations for Database Server Consolidation
  • Lesson 2: Managing Resources in a Consolidated Database Infrastructure

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the considerations for consolidating databases and database servers
  • Explain the options for managing resources in various consolidation scenarios

Module 5: Introduction to Cloud Data Solutions

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Cloud Computing
  • Lesson 2: SQL Server in a Private Cloud

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts behind cloud computing, and describe the technologies that underpin Microsoft cloud solutions.
  • Describe how to provide SQL Server based data services in a private cloud infrastructure

Module 6: Introduction to High Availability in SQL Server 2014

  • Lesson 1: High Availability Concepts and Options in SQL Server 2014
  • Lesson 2: Log Shipping

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the core concepts and options for implementing high availability in SQL Server 2014
  • Describe how to implement high availability for individual databases by using log shipping

Module 7: Clustering with Windows Server and SQL Server 2014

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows Server Failover Clustering
  • Lesson 2: SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the key benefits and features of Windows Server Failover Clustering
  • Describe how to use SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances to maintain high availability for SQL Server instances

Module 8: AlwaysOn Availability Groups

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Lesson 2: Working with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Lesson 3: Considerations for Using AlwaysOn Availability Groups

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental concepts and terminology for AlwaysOn Availability Groups.
  • Explain how to work with AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Module 9: Planning High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Lesson 1: High Availability and Disaster Recovery with SQL Server 2014
  • Lesson 2: SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the considerations for implementing high availability and disaster recovery by using SQL Server 2014, and describe some common scenarios
  • Explain the considerations for implementing high availability and disaster recovery by using SQL Server 2014 and Microsoft Azure services, and describe some common scenarios

Module 10: Replicating Data

  • Lesson 1: SQL Server Replication
  • Lesson 2: Planning Replication

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe SQLServer replication
  • Identify an appropriate replication solution for a particular scenario

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Designing Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

3 Day
Classroom, Virtual

$2,295.00

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