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 i... [+]
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. Additional it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases. After completing this course, students will be able to:
Authenticate and authorize users
Assign server and database roles
Authorize users to access resources
Protect data with encryption and auditing
Describe recovery models and backup strategies
Backup SQL Server databases
Restore SQL Server databases
Automate database management
Configure security for the SQL Server agent
Manage alerts and notifications
Managing SQL Server using PowerShell
Trace access to SQL Server
Monitor a SQL Server infrastructure
Troubleshoot a SQL Server infrastructure
Import and export data
Module 1: Authenticating and Authorizing Users This module covers SQL Server security models, logins, and users. Lessons
Authenticating connections to SQL Server
Authorizing logins to access databases
Authorization across servers
Partially contained databases
Lab : Authenticating Users After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe server level security
Describe database level security
Describe multi-server authentication
Describe partially contained databases
Module 2: Assigning Server and Database Roles This module covers fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles, and user-defined database roles. Lessons
Working with server roles
Working with Fixed database roles
Creating user-defined database roles
Lab : Assigning server and database roles After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe server roles
Describe fixed database roles
Describe user-defined database roles
Module 3: Authorizing Users to Access Resources This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions. Lessons
Authorizing user access to objects
Authorizing users to execute code
Configuring permissions at the schema level
Lab : Authorizing users to access resources After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe how to authorize user access to objects
Describe how to authorize users to execute code
Describe how to configure permissions at the schema level
Module 4: Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing This module covers SQL Server Audit. Lessons
Options for auditing data access in SQL Server
Implementing SQL Server audit
Managing SQL Server audit
Protecting data with encryption
Lab : Using Auditing and Encryption After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe options for auditing data access.
Implement SQL Server Audit.
Manage SQL Server Audit.
Describe how to use custom audit events.
Module 5: SQL Server Recovery Models This module describes the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models. It also introduces the different backup strategies available with SQL Server. Lessons
Understanding SQL Server transaction login
Planning a SQL Server backup strategy
Lab : Understanding SQL Server recovery models After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the various backup strategies.
Describe how database transaction logs function.
Plan a SQL Server backup strategy.
Module 6: Backup of SQL Server Databases This module describes SQL Server Backup and the backup types Lessons
Backing up databases and transaction logs
Managing database backups
Working with backup options
Lab : Backing up SQL Server databases After completing this module, you will be able to:
Perform backups of SQL Server databases and transaction logs.
Manage database backups.
Describe the advanced backup options.
Describe how to backup to the Azure Windows Blob Store.
Module 7: Restoring SQL Server Databases This module describes the restoration of databases. Lessons
Understanding the restore process
Working with point-in-time recovery
Restoring system databases and individual files
Lab : Restoring SQL Server User Databases After completing this module, you will be able to:
Explain the database restore process.
Describe the concept of point in time recovery.
Describe the advanced concepts of restoring.
Module 8: Automating SQL Server Management This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent for automation. It also explains the benefits of using master and target servers to centralize the administration of automation. Lessons
Automating SQL Server management
Working with SQL Server agent
Managing SQL Server agent jobs
Lab : Automating SQL 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 master and target servers.
Module 9: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent This module describes the considerations for SQL Server Agent security, including proxy accounts and credentials. Lessons
Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
Configuring proxy accounts
Lab : Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the security context for SQL Server Agent jobs.
Configure proxy accounts.
Module 10: Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts and notifications. Lessons
Configuration of database mail
Monitoring SQL Server errors
Configuring operators, alerts, and notifications
Alerts in Azure SQL database
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications After completing this module, you will be able to:
Configure database mail.
Monitor SQL Server errors.
Configure operators, alerts and notifications.
Module 11: Introduction to Managing SQL Server by using PowerShell This module introduces PowerShell for SQL Server. Lessons
Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
Administer SQL Server using PowerShell
Maintain the SQL Server environment using PowerShell
Managing Azure SQL Server databases using PowerShell
Lab : Administering SQL Server using PowerShell After completing this module, you will be able to:
Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
Manage day-to-day SQL Server Administration with PowerShell
Maintain the SQL Server environment using PowerShell.
Module 12: Tracing Access to SQL Server This module describes how to use SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server. The module also describes how to use Distributed Replay to capture trace information from multiple servers, and how to monitor locking. Lessons
Capturing activity using SQL Server profiler
Improving performance with the database engine tuning advisor
Working with tracing options
Lab : Tracing Access to SQL Server After completing this module, you will be able to:
Configure SQL Profiler traces and review captured traces.
Use the Database Engine Tuning Advisor.
Understand SQL Server advanced tracing concepts.
Use Distributed Replay.
Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server This module explains how to use Distributed Management Views to monitor SQL Server. It also describes configuration of data collection and the SQL Server Utility. Lessons
Capturing and managing performance data
Analyzing collected performance data
SQL Server utility
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server After completing this module, you will be able to:
Monitor activity within SQL Server
Configure data collection.
View reports from data collection.
Configure a SQL Server Utility (UCP)
Module 14: Troubleshooting SQL Server This module explains the SQL Server troubleshooting methodology and discusses the most common issues that can arise when working with SQL Server systems. Lessons
SQL Server troubleshooting methodology
Resolving service related issues
Resolving login and connectivity issues
Troubleshooting common issues
Lab : Troubleshooting Common Issues After completing this module, you will be able to:
Explain the SQL Server troubleshooting methodology.
Resolve service-related issues.
Resolve login and connectivity issues
Module 15: Importing and Exporting Data This module covers the use of the import/export wizards and explains how they relate to SSIS. The module also introduces BCP and BULK INSERT. Lessons
Transferring data to/from SQL Server
Importing and exporting table data
Using BCP and BULK INSERT to import data
Deploying and upgrading data-tier applications
Lab : Importing and Exporting Data After completing this module, you will be able to:
Import and export table data.
Use BCP and BULK INSERT to import data.
Use DACs to import and export database applications