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Microsoft SQL Server Training Course

MS SQL Server DBA Training

We are currently offering a world class Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database administration training course for interested students and professionals. Registration for our SQL Server classes is open for anyone in the world because it is an online course. Students can use this training to prepare for majority of the topics required to pass the Microsoft SQL Server MCSA SQL 2016 Certification exams Exam 70-764 and 70-765.

 Course Highlights

1. This course is taught by Srini Ramineni (Founder, DBA University).

2. This on demand MS SQL Server DBA training contains 21 videos of previous live online training available for on demand access for 12 months on a 24*7 basis. Each video is about 1.5 hours in duration and accessible via a web browser. Students also get 6 months of dedicated remote lab server access. (with an option to extend the access duration until 1 year.)

3. A dedicated Remote Desktop Connection for lab exercises is provided to each student.

4. Click HERE to download the training brochure (course topics and more details).

5. Home work assignments to the students to challenge on course topics.

6. This training is very interactive and has lots of lab practice with it in the latest SQL Server 2016 version. Lab work also includes the SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2016 upgrade exercise.

7. The course fee is $499 (all-inclusive price).
8. Every student in the training gets access to our 450 page PDF training material using email download.


Course Topics

Introduction to database management systems and databases

What is a database and a database management system (DBMS).
Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server and its overall SQL Server Data Platform.
History and Current trends of DBMS and Database Administration.
Tasks of a Database Administrator.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Installation

What are the editions of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Data Platform ?.
Learn the hardware and software pre-requisities for a successful SQL Server 2016 installation.
Understanding SQL Server 2016 components.
Perform an successful initial installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2016.
Understanding SQL Server version identifiers, installed directories and conventions.
Add features to an existing SQL Server 2016 installation including Analysis Services and Reporting Services.
Install Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Management Studio.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Architecture

Understanding SQL Server system databases and business (non-system) databases.
Understanding the SQL Server database structure.
What are SQL Server filegroups and datafiles.
What are SQL Server Transactional logs and database recovery models.
What is the difference between a SQL Server instance and database.
Client-Server Communication in SQL Server 2016.

How to create database objects using SQL Server 2016 Management Studio

Create two sample databases (“AdventureWorks” databases) for practice in the training.
How to create tables and indexes using the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).
How to manage indexes using SSMS including rebuilding indexes to reduce fragmentation.
How to create primary key foreign key relationships between tables using SSMS.
How to add new file groups in SQL Server using SSMS.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Security

What are instance-level principals and database-level principals ?.
Understand SQL Server fixed server roles.
How to create a new database user and map it with an instance login.
What are SQL Server database schemas and learn about their association with database users.
Under database role memberships and how to grant permissions to database users.
What is SQL Server Configuration Manager and how to change the ownership of a SQL Server database instance.
How to enable login auditing in SQL Server 2016.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database session administration

Understand the differences between database connections and sessions.
Learn about the details of various dynamic management views (DMVs) for monitoring database activity.
How to kill (terminate) an SQL Server session id using SSMS.
How to identify and run built-in reports in SSMS.
Learn about the auto-commit, implicit and explicit transactions in SQL Server.

SQL Server 2016 Backup and Recovery Part 1

Introduction to Backup and Recovery strategy for databases.
How to detach and attach databases in offline mode.
How to copy databases using the Copy Database Wizard (CDW).
Full Database backups using the SIMPLE Recovery Model.
Full Database and Transactional log backups with FULL Recovery Model.
Differential database backups with FULL Recovery Model.
How to view and maintain database backup history information.
How to create maintenance plans for automating backups in SQL Server.
How to create maintenance plans for purging old backups.
Learn about the SQL Server Agent for scheduling backups.

SQL Server 2016 Backup and Recovery Part 2

Introduction to SQL Server Database Restore and Recovery.
How to perform a full database restore and recovery.
How to recover from SQL Server transactional logs.
How to recover a database using time based recovery option (STOPAT).
How to use the checksum and compression options in backup operations.

Applying service packs and performing database upgrades

How to apply SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3) to SQL Server 2012 RTM version.
How to upgrade databases from SQL Server 2012 SP3 to SQL Server 2016 RTM.

SQL Server 2016 Data Export and Import (Data Movement)

Partial Data export and import using the command line tools – BCP command.
Partial Data export and import using GUI tools – Export and Import Wizard.

SQL Server 2016 Performance Tuning

Understanding database indexes.
Checking index fragmentation and maintaining them.
Understanding and maintaining SQL Server Database statistics.
Understanding SQL Server Profiler.
How to create SQL Server traces.
How to run server-side traces.

SQL Server 2016 Backup to URL (Microsoft Cloud)

Create an account in Windows Azure.
Create a storage account and containers within the Windows Azure account.
Create SQL Server credentials for authenticating to the Windows Azure URL.
Perform a full database backup to URL.
Delete the database and restore it from the URL.

Contact Details

DBA University
605 W Madison St Suite 1108
Chicago IL 60661
United States of America

Ph 720 934 1260

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