Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training (M10775)


Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training with Hands-on Labs

This five-day instructor-led Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database. Also this Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-462.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

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.

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training (M10775)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

What You Will Learn:

Plan and install SQL Server.
Describes the system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.
Explain the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models and implement different backup strategies available with SQL Server.
Create SQL Server Backups.
Restore SQL Server databases.
Use the import/export wizards and explain how they relate to SSIS.
Work with SQL Server security models, logins and users.
Work with fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles and user-defined database roles.
Work with permissions and the assignment of permissions.
Work with SQL Server Audit.
Work with SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history.
Implement SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials.
Configure database mail, alerts and notifications.
Create database maintenance plans.
Work with SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures.
Introduce DMVs and the configuration of data collection.
Work with Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and Data-Tier Applications.
Troubleshoot SQL Server databases.

Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset


Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Working with SQL Server Tools
Configuring SQL Server Services

Lab: Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset

Verifying SQL Server Component Installation
Altering Service Accounts for New Instance
Enabling Named Pipes Protocol for Both Instances
Creating an Alias for AdvDev
Ensuring SQL Browser is Disabled and Configure a Fixed TCP/IP Port

Module 2: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2012


Overview of SQL Server Architecture
Planning Server Resource Requirements
Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server

Lab: Preparing Systems for SQL Server

Adjust memory configuration
Pre-installation Stress Testing
Check Specific I/O Operations

Module 3: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012


Preparing to Install SQL Server
Installing SQL Server
Upgrading and Automating Installation

Lab: Installing and Configuring SQL Server

Review installation requirements
Install the SQL Server instance
Perform Post-installation Setup and Checks
Configure Server Memory

Module 4: Working with Databases


Overview of SQL Server Databases
Working with Files and Filegroups
Moving Database Files

Lab: Working with Databases

Adjust tempdb configuration
Create the RateTracking database
Attach the OldProspects database
Add multiple files to tempdb

Module 5: Understanding SQL Server 2012 Recovery Models


Backup Strategies
Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy

Lab: Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models

Plan a backup strategy
Configure Recovery Models
Review recovery models and strategy

Module 6: Backup of SQL Server 2012 Databases


Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
Managing Database Backups
Working with Backup Options

Lab: Backup of SQL Server Databases

Investigate backup compression
Transaction log backup
Differential backup
Copy-only backup
Partial backup

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases


Understanding the Restore Process
Restoring Databases
Working with Point-in-time recovery
Restoring System Databases and Individual Files

Lab: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases

Determine a restore strategy
Restore the database
Using STANDBY mode

Module 8: Importing and Exporting Data


Transferring Data To/From SQL Server
Importing & Exporting Table Data
Inserting Data in Bulk

Lab: Importing and Exporting Data

Import the Excel spreadsheet
Import the CSV file
Create and test an extraction package
Compare loading performance

Module 9: Authenticating and Authorizing Users


Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
Authorization Across Servers

Lab: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

Create Logins
Correct an Application Login Issue
Create Database Users
Correct Access to Restored

Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles


Working with Server Roles
Working with Fixed Database Roles
Creating User-defined Database Roles

Lab: Assigning Server and Database Roles

Assign Server Roles
Assign Fixed Database Roles
Create and Assign User-defined Database Roles
Check Role Assignments

Module 11: Authorizing Users to Access Resources


Authorizing User Access to Objects
Authorizing Users to Execute Code
Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level

Lab: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

Assign Schema-level Permissions
Assign Object-level Permissions
Test Permissions

Module 12: Auditing SQL Server Environments


Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL
Implementing SQL Server Audit
Managing SQL Server Audit

Lab: Auditing SQL Server Environments

Determine audit configuration and create audit
Create server audit specifications
Create database audit specifications
Test audit functionality

Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2012 Management


Automating SQL Server Management
Working with SQL Server Agent
Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs

Lab: Automating SQL Server Management

Create a Data Extraction Job
Schedule the Data Extraction Job
Troubleshoot a Failing Job

Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent


Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
Configuring Credentials
Configuring Proxy Accounts

Lab: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

Troubleshoot job execution failure
Resolve the security issue
Perform further troubleshooting

Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications


Configuration of Database Mail
Monitoring SQL Server Errors
Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications

Lab: Monitoring SQL Agent Jobs with Alerts and Notifications

Configure Database Mail
Implement Notifications
Implement Alerts

Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance


Ensuring Database Integrity
Maintaining Indexes
Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Lab: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

Check database integrity using DBCC CHECKDB
Correct index fragmentation
Create a database maintenance plan
Investigate table lock performance

Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012


Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Working with Tracing Options

Lab: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012

Capture a trace using SQL Server Profiler
Analyze a trace using Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Configure SQL Trace

Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2012


Monitoring Activity
Capturing and Managing Performance Data
Analyzing Collected Performance Data

Lab: Monitoring SQL Server 2012

Investigating DMVs
Configure Management Data Warehouse
Configure Instances for Data Collection
Work with Data Collector Reports

Module 19: Managing Multiple Servers


Working with Multiple Servers
Virtualizing SQL Server
Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications

Lab: Managing Multiple Servers

Configure CMS and execute multi-server queries
Deploy a data-tier application
Register and extract a data-tier application
Upgrade a data-tier application

Module 20: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2012 Administrative Issues


SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
Resolving Service-related Issues
Resolving Concurrency Issues
Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues

Lab: Troubleshooting Common Issues

Troubleshoot and resolve SQL Server administrative issue

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