Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Database

Session Detail:    Classroom 5 Day

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2008 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

Prerequisites

  • 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.
  • Completed Course 2778: Writing Queries Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL

Who Can Benefit

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. This course can also be helpful for individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 and its Toolset

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to SQL Server Platform
  • Lesson 2: Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Lesson 3: Configuring SQL Server Services

Module 2: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Lesson 1: Overview of SQL Server 2008 R2 Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Planning Server Resource Requirements
  • Lesson 3: Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server 2008 R2

Module 3: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Lesson 1: Preparing to Install SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Lesson 2: Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Lesson 3: Upgrading and Automating Installation

Module 4: Working with Databases

 

  • Lesson 1: Overview of SQL Server Databases
  • Lesson 2: Working with Files and Filegroups
  • Lesson 3: Moving Database Files

 

Module 5: Understanding SQL Server 2008 R2 Recovery Models

  • Lesson 1: Backup Strategies
  • Lesson 2: Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
  • Lesson 3: Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy

Module 6: Backup of SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

  • Lesson 1: Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Lesson 2: Managing Database Backups
  • Lesson 3: Working with Backup Options

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Restore Process
  • Lesson 2: Restoring Databases
  • Lesson 3: Working with Point-in-time Recovery
  • Lesson 4: Restoring System Databases and Individual Files

Module 8: Importing and Exporting Data

  • Lesson 1: Transferring Data To/From SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Lesson 2: Importing & Exporting Table Data
  • Lesson 3: Inserting Data in Bulk

Module 9: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

  • Lesson 1: Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
  • Lesson 3: Authorization Across Servers

Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Lesson 1: Working with Server Roles
  • Lesson 2: Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Lesson 3: Creating User-defined Database Roles

Module 11: 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

Module 12: Auditing SQL Server Environments

  • Lesson 1: Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Lesson 3: Managing SQL Server Audit

Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2008 R2 Management

  • Lesson 1: Automating SQL Server Management
  • Lesson 2: Working with SQL Server Agent
  • Lesson 3: Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs

Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

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

Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2 with Alerts and Notifications

  • Lesson 1: Configuration of Database Mail
  • Lesson 2: Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications

Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

  • Lesson 1: Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Lesson 2: Maintaining Indexes
  • Lesson 3: Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Lesson 1: Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
  • Lesson 2: Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Lesson 3: Working with Tracing Options

Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring Activity
  • Lesson 2: Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Lesson 3: Analyzing Collected Performance Data

Module 19: Managing Multiple Servers

  • Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Servers
  • Lesson 2: Virtualizing SQL Server
  • Lesson 3: Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications

Module 20: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2008 R2 Administrative Issues

  • Lesson 1: SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Lesson 2: Resolving Service-related Issues
  • Lesson 3: Resolving Concurrency Issues
  • Lesson 4: Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues

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