Upgrading Your SQL Server 2000 Database Administration (DBA) Skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA Skills

Session Detail:    Classroom 3 Day

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to upgrade their SQL Server 2000 database administration (DBA) skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA skills

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have experience developing or administering SQL Server 2000 databases.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: An Introduction to SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: The Evolution of SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: SQL Server 2008 Architectural Components

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of SQL Server
  • Describe the overall architecture of SQL Server 2008

Module 2: Installing and Upgrading to SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: Preparing for SQL Server 2008 Installation
  • Lesson 2: Installing SQL Server 2008
  • Lesson 3: Upgrading a SQL Server 2000 Instance
  • Lesson 4: Configuring a SQL Server Installation
  • Lesson 5: Using SQL Server Configuration Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to prepare the hardware and other resources necessary to install SQL Server 2008
  • Install SQL Server 2008
  • Upgrade to SQL Server 2008
  • Configure SQL server options with sp_configure
  • Use SQL Server Configuration Manager

Module 3: Storage Enhancements in SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: Data Type Enhancements
  • Lesson 2: Table Partitioning
  • Lesson 3: Indexing Enhancements
  • Lesson 4: Tuning Indexes (Optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand SQL Server data types
  • Understand table partitioning
  • Create and manipulate indexes
  • Tune indexes

Module 4: SQL Server 2008 Administration Enhancements

  • Lesson 1: Administration Tools Overview
  • Lesson 2: Using SQL Server Management Studio
  • Lesson 3: Using the sqlcmd Utility
  • Lesson 4: Using Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Gain exposure to new administration tools
  • Use SQL Server Management Studio to manage databases
  • Use the sqlcmd utility to execute Transact-SQL from the command prompt
  • Use the Windows PowerShell provider for SQL Server

Module 5: Security Enhancements with SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: SQL Server 2008 Security Overview
  • Lesson 2: Managing SQL Server 2008 Security
  • Lesson 3: Managing Permissions
  • Lesson 4: Managing Keys and Certificates
  • Lesson 5: Data Encryption

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the security architecture of SQL Server 2008
  • Manage securable and principals
  • Manage permissions
  • Use keys and certificates in SQL Server 2008
  • Encrypt SQL Server data

Module 6: SQL Server 2008 Disaster Recovery

  • Lesson 1: Database Backup
  • Lesson 2: Backup Compression
  • Lesson 3: Database Restoration
  • Lesson 4: Database Snapshots

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Backup a database
  • Implement backup compression
  • Restore databases and transaction logs
  • Use Database Snapshot to backup and restore data

Module 7: High Availability in SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: Log Shipping
  • Lesson 2: Database Mirroring
  • Lesson 3: Determining the Best High Availability Solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use Log Shipping to ensure high availability
  • Use database mirroring to ensure high availability
  • Determine the best high availability solution

Module 8: Replication Enhancements in SQL Server 2008

  • Lesson 1: New Types of Replication
  • Lesson 2: Additional Replication Enhancements

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the new types of replication available in SQL Server 2008
  • Understand other replication enhancements in SQL Server 2008

Module 9: SQL Server 2008 Policy-Based Management

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Central Management Servers
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Policy-Based Management
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Policy-Based Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Central Management Servers
  • Understand Policy-Based Management
  • Implement Policy-Based Management

Module 10: SQL Server 2008 Monitoring Enhancements

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring a Database
  • Lesson 2: Using DDL Triggers
  • Lesson 3: Auditing in SQL Server
  • Lesson 4: Event Notifications
  • Lesson 5: Using Static and Dynamic Metadata

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor database activity
  • Use DDL triggers to respond to DDL events
  • Use SQL Server audit
  • Use event notifications to capture database events
  • Query SQL Server metadata

Module 11: SQL Server 2008 Performance

  • Lesson 1: Managing Workloads with Resource Governor
  • Lesson 2: Monitoring Performance with the Data Collector
  • Lesson 3: Managing Performance with Plan Freezing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage workloads with Resource Governor
  • Monitor performance with the Data Collector
  • Manage performance with Plan Freezing

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Upgrading Your SQL Server 2000 Database Administration (DBA) Skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA Skills

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