20765: Provisioning SQL Databases

20765: Provisioning SQL Databases

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.

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.

Duration

5 days.

Course Objectives

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

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Provision a Database Server
  • Upgrade SQL Server
  • Configure SQL Server
  • Manage Databases and Files (shared)
  • Provision, migrate and manage databases in the cloud

Course Content

Module 1: SQL Server Components
Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Overview of SQL Server Architecture
SQL Server Services and Configuration Options
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe SQL Server components and versions.
• Describe SQL Server architecture and resource usage.
• Describe SQL Server services and how you manage the configuration of those services.

Module 2: Installing SQL Server
Considerations for SQL Installing Server
TempDB Files
Installing SQL Server
Automating Installation
Lab : Installing SQL Server
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe the considerations when installing SQL Server.
• Describe TempDB files.
• Install SQL Server.
• Automate a SQL Server installation.

Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2017
Upgrade Requirements
Upgrade SQL Server Services
Side by Side Upgrade: Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
Lab : Upgrading SQL Server
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe the upgrade requirements for SQL Server.
• Upgrade SQL Server.
• Migrate SQL Server data and applications.

Module 4: Working with Databases
Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Managing Storage for System Databases
Managing Storage for User Databases
Moving and Copying Database Files
Buffer Pool Extension
Lab : Managing Database Storage
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe Data Storage with SQL Server.
• Manage Storage for System Databases.
• Manage Storage for User Databases.
• Move and Copy Database Files.
• Describe and use Buffer Pool Extensions.

Module 5: Performing Database Maintenance
Ensuring Database Integrity
Maintaining Indexes
Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Lab : Performing Database Maintenance
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Ensure Database Integrity.
• Maintain Indexes.
• Automate Routine Database Maintenance.

Module 6: Database Storage Options
SQL Server storage Performance
SMB Fileshare
SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure
Stretch Databases
Lab : Implementing Stretch Database
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe SQL Server Storage Performance.
• Describe SMB Fileshare.
• Explain SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure.
• Describe Stretch Database.

Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure
SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure
Azure Storage
Azure SQL Authentication
Deploying an Azure SQL Database
Lab : Plan and Deploy an Azure SQL Database
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure.
• Describe Azure Storage.
• Explain Azure SQL Authentication, auditing and compliance.
• Deploy an Azure SQL Database.

Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database
Database Migration Testing Tools
Database Migration Compatibility Issues
Migrating a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
Lab : Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe various database migration testing tools.
• Explain database migration compatibility issues.
• Migrate a SQL Server database to Azure SQL database.

Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Deploy SQL Server on an Azure VM.
• Use The Deploy Database to a Microsoft Azure VM Wizard.
• Configure SQL Server Connections.

Module 10: Managing databases in the Cloud
Managing Azure SQL Database Security
Configure Azure storage
Azure Automation
Lab : Managing Databases in the Cloud
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Manage Azure SQL Database Security.
• Configure Azure storage.
• Implement Azure Automation.

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