Course DescriptionThis 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.
Module 1: Authenticating and Authorizing Users
This module covers SQL Server security models, logins, and users.
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.
Module 3: Authorizing Users to Access Resources
This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions.
Module 4: Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing
This module covers SQL Server Audit.
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.
Module 6: Backup of SQL Server Databases
This module describes SQL Server Backup and the backup types
Module 7: Restoring SQL Server Databases
This module describes the restoration of databases.
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.
Module 9: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
This module describes the considerations for SQL Server Agent security, including proxy accounts and credentials.
Module 10: Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts and notifications.
Module 11: Introduction to Managing SQL Server by using PowerShell
This module introduces PowerShell for SQL Server.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.