Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (20764) Cardiff Course

Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (20764) Cardiff Training Course

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This five-day instructor-led course provides students who administer and maintain SQL Server databases with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL server database infrastructure. Additionally, it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Module 1: SQL Server Security

  • Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing Logins to Connect to databases
  • Authorization Across Servers
  • Partially Contained Databases

Lab : Authenticating Users

  • Create Logins
  • Create Database Users
  • Correct Application Login Issues
  • Configure Security for Restored Databases

Module 2: Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Working with server roles
  • Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Assigning User-Defined Database Roles

Lab : Assigning server and database roles

  • Assigning Server Roles
  • Assigning Fixed Database Roles
  • Assigning User-Defined Database Roles
  • Verifying Security

Module 3: 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

  • Granting, Denying, and Revoking Permissions on Objects
  • Granting EXECUTE Permissions on Code
  • Granting Permissions at the Schema Level

Module 4: Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing

  • Options for auditing data access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Managing SQL Server Audit
  • Protecting Data with Encryption

Lab : Using Auditing and Encryption

  • Working with SQL Server Audit
  • Encrypt a Column as Always Encrypted
  • Encrypt a Database using TDE

Module 5: Recovery Models and Backup Strategies

  • Understanding Backup Strategies
  • SQL Server Transaction Logs
  • Planning Backup Strategies

Lab : Understanding SQL Server recovery models

  • Plan a Backup Strategy
  • Configure Database Recovery Models

Module 6: Backing Up SQL Server Databases

  • Backing Up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Managing Database Backups
  • Advanced Database Options

Lab : Backing Up Databases

  • Backing Up Databases
  • Performing Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
  • Performing a Partial Backup

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2016 Databases

  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Advanced Restore Scenarios
  • Point-in-Time Recovery

Lab : Restoring SQL Server Databases

  • Restoring a Database Backup
  • Restring Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
  • Performing a Piecemeal Restore

Module 8: Automating SQL Server Management

  • Automating SQL Server management
  • Working with SQL Server Agent
  • Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Multi-server Management

Lab : Automating SQL Server Management

  • Create a SQL Server Agent Job
  • Test a Job
  • Schedule a Job
  • Configure Master and Target Servers

Module 9: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

  • Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
  • Configuring Credentials
  • Configuring Proxy Accounts

Lab : Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

  • Analyzing Problems in SQL Server Agent
  • Configuring a Credential
  • Configuring a Proxy Account
  • Configuring and testing the Security Context of a Job
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Module 10: Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notification

  • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
  • Alerts in Azure SQL Database

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Configuring Operators
  • Configuring Alerts and Notifications
  • Testing Alerts and Notifications

Module 11: Introduction to Managing SQL Server by using PowerShell

  • Getting Started with Windows PowerShell
  • Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Administer and Maintain SQL Server with PowerShell
  • Managing Azure SQL Databases using PowerShell

Lab : Using PowerShell to Manage SQL Server

  • Getting Started with PowerShell
  • Using PowerShell to Change SQL Server settings

Module 12: Tracing Access to SQL Server with Extended events

  • Extended Events Core Concepts
  • Working with Extended Events

Lab : Extended Events

  • Using the System_Health Extended Events Session
  • Tracking Page Splits Using Extended Events

Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server

  • Monitoring activity
  • Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Analyzing Collected Performance Data
  • SQL Server Utility

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server

Module 14: Troubleshooting SQL Server

  • A Trouble Shooting Methodology for SQL Server
  • Resolving Service Related Issues
  • Resolving Connectivity and Log-in issues

Lab : Troubleshooting Common Issues

  • Troubleshoot and Resolve a SQL Login Issue
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve a Service Issue
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve a Windows Login Issue
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve a Job Execution Issue
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve a Performance Issue

Module 15: Importing and Exporting Data

  • Transferring Data to and from SQL Server
  • Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Using bcp and BULK INSERT to Import Data
  • Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Application

Lab : Importing and Exporting Data

  • Import and Excel Data Using the Import Wizard
  • Import a Delimited Text File Using bcp
  • Import a Delimited Text File using BULK INSERT
  • Create and Test an SSIS Package to Extract Data
  • Deploy a Data-Tier Application

This course prepares candidates to take the Microsoft official exam.

Please note the exams are not included in the course and must be booked separately through Pearson Vue.

This course includes:

  • Training from a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course
  • Microsoft official courseware
  • Online labs (if available)
  • Refreshments

Course Key Points


Duration: 5 days

Accredited: Available

Exam(s): Not Included

Practice Exam(s): Not Included

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

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