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55353 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Introduction:

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.

Objectives:

Authenticate and authorize users
Assign server and database roles
Authorize users to access resources
Protect data with encryption and auditing
Describe recovery models and backup strategies
Backup SQL Server databases
Restore SQL Server databases
Automate database management
Configure security for the SQL Server agent
Manage alerts and notifications
Managing SQL Server using PowerShell
Trace access to SQL Server
Monitor a SQL Server infrastructure
Troubleshoot a SQL Server infrastructure
Import and export data

Course Outline:

1 – SQL Server Security

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

2 – Assigning Server and Database Roles

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

3 – Authorizing Users to Access Resources

  • Describe and use server roles to manage server-level security.
  • Describe and use fixed database roles.
  • Use custom database roles and application roles to manage database-level security.

    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

    5 – Recovery Models and Backup Strategies

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

    6 – Backing Up SQL Server Databases

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

    7 – Restoring SQL Server Databases

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

    8 – Automating SQL Server Management

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

    9 – Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

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

    10 – Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

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

    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

    12 – Tracing Access to SQL Server with Extended events

    • Extended Events Core Concepts
    • Working with Extended Events

    13 – Monitoring SQL Server

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

    14 – Troubleshooting SQL Server

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

    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

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£2,975.00

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