M6231 Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6231

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This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2008 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.


Delegates will learn how to:

  • Install and configure SQL Server 2008.
  • Manage database files.
  • Backup and restore databases.
  • Manage security.
  • Transfer data into and out of SQL Server.
  • Automate administrative tasks.
  • Replicate data between SQL Server instances.
  • Maintain high availability.
  • Monitor SQL Server

Target Audience

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

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Installing and Configuring SQL Server (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to planning for a SQL Server installation. The students will then be introduced to installing, configuring, and managing SQL Server

Managing Databases and Files (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to database planning and creation, and using database options to control database behavior.

Disaster Recovery (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to disaster recovery techniques for SQL Server. They will learn how to perform different types of backup and restore operations, including online restores and backup and restores of system databases

Managing Security (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to protecting SQL Server. Students will learn about the SQL Server security model and how to use SQL Server security features to control access to databases and their contents

Transferring Data (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to transfer data to and from SQL Server using UI and command-line tools, and learn about transferring and transforming data with SQL Server Integration Services

Automating Administrative Tasks (1 topic)

  • The students will learn how to automate routine administrative tasks using jobs, operators, and alerts

Implementing Replication (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to techniques for configuring SQL Server replication

Maintaining High Availability (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to concepts and methods for maintaining high availability with SQL Server

Monitoring SQL Server (1 topic)

  • The students will be introduced to monitoring SQL Server performance and activity

Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning (1 topic)

  • The students will learn how to troubleshoot a variety of common SQL Server problems. Students will also learn how to tune SQL Server for improved performance using a variety of tools


Before attending this course, students must have: 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

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Different levels of discounts are available, ranging from 5 to 50%. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
M6231 5 Days $2,735
M6231 5 Days $2,735

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