M20765: Provisioning SQL Databases

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M20765

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Scheduled Virtual Onsite

Overview

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

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Provision a Database Server
  • Upgrade SQL Server
  • Configure SQL Server
  • Manage Databases and Files (shared)

Target Audience

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.

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Modules

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SQL Server 2016 Components (6 topics)

  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Overview of SQL Server Architecture
  • SQL Server Services and Configuration Options
  • Lab : Discussion: SQL Server versions
  • 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?

Installing SQL Server 2016 (9 topics)

  • Considerations for SQL Installing Server
  • TempDB Files
  • Installing SQL Server 2016
  • Automating Installation
  • Lab : Installing SQL Server
  • Assess the available resources
  • Install an instance of SQL Server
  • Perform post installation checks
  • Automating Installation

Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016 (7 topics)

  • Upgrade Requirements
  • Upgrade SQL Server Services
  • Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
  • Lab : Upgrading SQL Server
  • Create the Application Logins
  • Restore Database Backups
  • Orphaned Users and Database Compatibility Level

Working with Databases (11 topics)

  • 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
  • Lab : Managing Database Storage
  • Configuring tempdb Storage
  • Creating Databases
  • Attaching a Database
  • Enable Buffer Pool Extension

Performing Database Maintenance (7 topics)

  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance
  • Lab : Performing Database Maintenance
  • Use DBCC CHECKDB to Verify Database Integrity
  • Rebuild Indexes
  • Create a Database Maintenance Plan

Database Storage Options (7 topics)

  • SQL Server storage Performance
  • SMB Fileshare
  • SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure
  • Stretch Databases
  • Lab : Implementing Stretch Database
  • Run Stretch Database Advisor
  • Implement Stretch Database

Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure (8 topics)

  • 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

Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database (8 topics)

  • Lessons
  • Database Migration Testing Tools
  • Database Migration Compatibility Issues
  • Migrating a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
  • Lab : Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure
  • Perform Migration Testing
  • Migrate a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
  • Test a Migrated Database

Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (5 topics)

  • Deploying SQL Server on an Azure VM
  • The Deploy Database to a Microsoft Azure VM Wizard
  • Lab : Deploying SQL Server on an Azure Virtual Machine
  • Provision an Azure VM
  • Use the Deploy Database to Azure VM Wizard

Managing databases in the Cloud (6 topics)

  • Managing Azure SQL Database Security
  • Configure Azure storage
  • Azure Automation
  • Lab : Managing Databases in the Cloud
  • Configure Azure Security
  • Automate Azure Deployment

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • 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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Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. 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 Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
M20765
Attend From Anywhere
5 Days $2,391
M20765
Bristol (Castlemead)
5 Days $2,391
18-22
M20765 5 Days $2,345
M20765 5 Days $2,391
M20765
Manchester (Oxford St)
5 Days $2,391
11-15

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