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SQL Server 2017 Administration

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Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Administration

Duration: 5 Days

Price: CDN$3,275 *Prices are subject to GST/HST

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Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom, remote-live or on-demand streaming.

Students Will Learn

  • Installing and configuring SQL Server 2017
  • Authenticating and authorizing users
  • Assigning server and database roles
  • Authorizing users to access resources
  • Protecting data with encryption and auditing
  • Recovery models and backup strategies
  • Backing up SQL Server databases
  • Restoring SQL Server databases
  • Automating database management
  • Configuring security for the SQL Server agent
  • Managing alerts and notifications
  • Tracing access to SQL Server
  • Monitoring a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Creating a high availability solution

Course Description

This hands-on course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server 2017 database infrastructure. You will learn how to install, configure, manage, secure, automate, monitor, and optimize SQL Server 2017. You will also learn how to create, manage, back up, and restore individual databases, transfer and replicate data, configure for high availability, and plan disaster recovery.

Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

Course Prerequisites

Familiarity with database concepts, Windows desktop navigation and Transact-SQL. Attendance at the Microsoft Transact-SQL Programming course is highly recommended although not required.

Course Overview

Installation and Configuration
  • Installing Multiple Instances of SQL Server 2017
  • Applying a Service Pack
  • Creating Aliases
  • Setting up a Central Management Server
Authenticating and Authorizing Users
  • Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
  • Authorization Across Servers
  • Partially Contained Databases
Assigning Server and Database Roles
  • Working with Server Roles
  • Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Creating User-Defined Database Roles
Authorizing Users to Access Resources
  • Authorizing User Access to Objects
  • Authorizing Users to Execute Code
  • Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level
Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing
  • Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Managing SQL Server Audit
  • Protecting Data with Encryption
SQL Server Recovery Models
  • Backup Strategies
  • Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
  • Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy
Backup of SQL Server Databases
  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Managing Database Backups
  • Working with Backup Options
Restoring SQL Server Databases
  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Working with Point-in-time Recovery
  • Restoring System Databases and Individual Files
Tracing Access to SQL Server
  • Capturing Activity Using SQL Server profiler
  • Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Working with Tracing Options
Monitoring SQL Server
  • Monitoring Activity
  • Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Analyzing Collected Performance Data
Troubleshooting SQL Server
  • Resolving Service Related Issues
  • Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues
Importing and Exporting Data
  • Transferring Data to/from SQL Server
  • Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Using BCP and BULK INSERT to Import Data
Maintaining High Availability of Data
  • Windows Clustering
  • AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Implementing AlwaysOn
  • Implementing Log Shipping
 

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Course Benefits

  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees

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