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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Administration

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Administration

Duration: 5 Days


US Price: $2,595 *California residents and government employees call for pricing.

UK Price: £1,995 *Prices are subject to VAT

CA Price: CDN$2,275 *Prices are subject to GST/HST



Description: This five-day instructor-led course provides students who administer and maintain SQL Server 2016 databases with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure.

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.

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

Course Overview:

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 Login
  • 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
  • Distributed Replay
Monitoring SQL Server
  • Monitoring Activity
  • Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Analyzing Collected Performance Data
  • SQL Server Utility
Troubleshooting SQL Server
  • SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
  • 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
  • Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications

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