Provisioning SQL Databases Training

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Upcoming Training

17 May 2021

5 Days

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

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


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.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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

Module 1: SQL Server 2016 Components

This module describes the various SQL Server 2016 components and versions.

Lessons

  • 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?


Module 2: Installing SQL Server 2016

This modules describes the process to install SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016

This module describes the process for upgrading to SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 4: Working with Databases

This module describes the preinstalled system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 5: Performing Database Maintenance

This module covers database maintenance plans.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 6: Database Storage Options

Describe SQL Server storage options.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure

This module describes how to plan to deploy SQL Server on Azure.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database

This module describes how to migrate databases to Azure SQL Database.

  • 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


Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine

This module describes how to deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • 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


Module 10: Managing databases in the Cloud

This module describes how to manage SQL Server on Azure.

Lessons

  • Managing Azure SQL Database Security
  • Configure Azure storage
  • Azure Automation


Lab : Managing Databases in the Cloud

  • Configure Azure Security
  • Automate Azure Deployment


Contact us for more detail about our trainings and for all other enquiries!

Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

17 May 2021
5 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Istanbul, Ankara, London
21 June 2021
5 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Istanbul, Ankara, London
19 July 2021
5 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Istanbul, Ankara, London
27 September 2021
5 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Istanbul, Ankara, London

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