About this Course
This course describes how to design and monitor high performance, highly available data solutions with SQL Server 2012. This course focuses on creating plans and designs for database structure, storage, objects, and servers. Students will have the opportunity to practices hands-on skills and design tasks in a virtual lab environment and will learn about topics such as data compression, high availability, data migration, security, and scalability.
This course maps to skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-465, and in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help prepare your for the exam.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
or (in case if you have attended Microsoft SQL Server 2008 course)
Module 1: Designing a Database Server Infrastructure
This module explains how to design an appropriate database server infrastructure for a given business application scenario - including how to decide between on-premise, cloud-based, and hybrid database servers, hardware capacity planning, considerations for storage hardware, and strategies for consolidating database server hardware.
Module 2: Designing a Logical Database Schema
This module explains how to design a logical schema for a database based on application requirements. This includes planning the level of normalization, and schema and table design, and the use of views.
Module 3: Designing a Physical Database Implementation
This module explains how to design the physical implementation of a database for a given set of requirements. The design will include data files, log files, filegroups, and data partitioning, as well as whether or not to use data compression.
Module 4: Incorporating Data Files into Databases
This modules discusses how to consider options for including data files in a database design.
Module 5: Tuning Database Performance
This module explains how to plan and manage indexes and how to use query plans to optimize database performance.
Module 6: Designing Database Security
This module explains the key considerations for designing security for SQL Server instances and databases.
Module 7: Policy Based Management
This module explains how to plan policy-based management to manage server instances, databases, and other SQL Server 2012 objects more efficiently.
Module 8: Monitoring Server Health
This module explains how to plan SQL Server health monitoring and to implement health monitoring by using SQL Server Utility.
Module 9: Designing a Database Backup Solution
This module explains how to identify and implement the appropriate backup strategy for a given scenario.
Module 10: Automating Multi-Server Maintenance
This module explains how to better plan and manage multi-server maintenance and automation.
Module 11: Managing SQL Server with PowerShell
This module provides an overview of PowerShell and describes the benefits of using PowerShell to manage SQL Server 2012.
Module 12: Replicating Data
This module explains how to design an optimal replication strategy from a given set of business and technical requirements.
Module 13: Planning High Availability
This module explains how to plan and implement a high availability solution.
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Length: 3 Days