Provisioning SQL

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Course Details

Title: Provisioning SQL Databases (Course 20765B)
Duration: 5 days
Price: £2,295.00

Please note: course content subject to change

About this Course:
This course is designed to teach students how to provision SQL Server databases both on premise and in SQL Azure.

Audience profile
The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.
The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

At course completion After completing this course, students will be able to:
Provision a Database Server
Upgrade SQL Server
Configure SQL Server
Manage Databases and Files (shared)
Provision, migrate and manage databases in the cloud

Course Outline

Module 1: SQL Server 2016 Components
This module describes the various SQL Server 2016 components and versions. Lessons
Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Overview of SQL Server Architecture
SQL Server Services and Configuration Options
When we do use a separate installation of SQL Server and when would use a separate instance?
Which version of SQL Server is most suitable in your organization?

Module 2: Installing SQL Server 2016
This modules describes the process to install SQL Server 2016.
Lessons:
Considerations for SQL Installing Server
TempDB Files
Installing SQL Server 2016
Automating Installation
Assess the available resources
Install an instance of SQL Server
Perform post installation checks
Automating Installation

Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016
This module describes the process for upgrading to SQL Server 2016.
Lessons:
Upgrade Requirements
Upgrade SQL Server Services
Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
Create the Application Logins
Restore Database Backups
Orphaned Users and Database Compatibility Level

Module 4: Working with Databases
This module describes the preinstalled system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.
Lessons:
Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Managing Storage for System Databases
Managing Storage for User Databases
Moving and Copying Database Files
Side-by-Side Upgrade: Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
Buffer Pool Extension
Configuring tempdb Storage
Creating Databases
Attaching a Database
Enable Buffer Pool Extension

Module 5: Performing Database Maintenance
This module covers database maintenance plans.
Lessons:
Ensuring Database Integrity
Maintaining Indexes
Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Use DBCC CHECKDB to Verify Database Integrity
Rebuild Indexes
Create a Database Maintenance Plan

Module 6: Database Storage Options
Describe SQL Server storage options.
Lessons:
SQL Server storage Performance
SMB Fileshare
SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure
Stretch Databases
Run Stretch Database Advisor
Implement Stretch Database

Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure
This module describes how to plan to deploy SQL Server on Azure.
Lessons:
SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure
Azure Storage
Azure SQL Authentication
Deploying an Azure SQL Database
Lab : Plan and Deploy an Azure SQL Database
Plan an Azure SQL Database, Networking, performance tiers, security
Provision an Azure SQL Database
Connect to an Azure SQL Database

Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database
This module describes how to migrate databases to Azure SQL Database.
Lessons:
Database Migration Testing Tools
Database Migration Compatibility Issues
Migrating a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
Perform Migration Testing
Migrate a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
Test a Migrated Database

Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
This module describes how to deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure VMs.
Lessons:
Deploying SQL Server on an Azure VM
The Deploy Database to a Microsoft Azure VM Wizard
Provision an Azure VM
Use the Deploy Database to Azure VM Wizard

Module 10: Managing databases in the Cloud
This module describes how to manage SQL Server on Azure.
Lessons:
Managing Azure SQL Database Security
Configure Azure storage
Azure Automation
Configure Azure Security
Automate Azure Deployment

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

- 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.