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Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (10775)

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About this Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database. Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-462.

Who should attend

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.

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and install SQL Server.
  • Describes the system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.
  • Explain the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models and implement different backup strategies available with SQL Server.
  • Create SQL Server Backups.
  • Restore SQL Server databases.
  • Use the import/export wizards and explain how they relate to SSIS.
  • Work with SQL Server security models, logins and users.
  • Work with fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles and user-defined database roles.
  • Work with permissions and the assignment of permissions.
  • Work with SQL Server Audit.
  • Work with SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history.
  • Implement SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials.
  • Configure database mail, alerts and notifications.
  • Create database maintenance plans.
  • Work with SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures.
  • Introduce DMVs and the configuration of data collection.
  • Work with Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and Data-Tier Applications.
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server databases.

Outline: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (10775)

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset

Lessons

  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Configuring SQL Server Services

Lab: Introduction to SQL Server and its Toolset

  • Verifying SQL Server Component Installation
  • Altering Service Accounts for New Instance
  • Enabling Named Pipes Protocol for Both Instances
  • Creating an Alias for AdvDev
  • Ensuring SQL Browser is Disabled and Configure a Fixed TCP/IP Port

Module 2: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2012

Lessons

  • Overview of SQL Server Architecture
  • Planning Server Resource Requirements
  • Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server

Lab: Preparing Systems for SQL Server

  • Adjust memory configuration
  • Pre-installation Stress Testing
  • Check Specific I/O Operations

Module 3: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012

Lessons

  • Preparing to Install SQL Server
  • Installing SQL Server
  • Upgrading and Automating Installation

Lab: Installing and Configuring SQL Server

  • Review installation requirements
  • Install the SQL Server instance
  • Perform Post-installation Setup and Checks
  • Configure Server Memory

Module 4: Working with Databases

Lessons

  • Overview of SQL Server Databases
  • Working with Files and Filegroups
  • Moving Database Files

Lab: Working with Databases

  • Adjust tempdb configuration
  • Create the RateTracking database
  • Attach the OldProspects database
  • Add multiple files to tempdb

Module 5: Understanding SQL Server 2012 Recovery Models

Lessons

  • Backup Strategies
  • Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
  • Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy

Lab: Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models

  • Plan a backup strategy
  • Configure Recovery Models
  • Review recovery models and strategy

Module 6: Backup of SQL Server 2012 Databases
Lessons

  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Managing Database Backups
  • Working with Backup Options

Lab: Backup of SQL Server Databases

  • Investigate backup compression
  • Transaction log backup
  • Differential backup
  • Copy-only backup
  • Partial backup

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases

Lessons

  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Working with Point-in-time recovery
  • Restoring System Databases and Individual Files

Lab: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases

  • Determine a restore strategy
  • Restore the database
  • Using STANDBY mode

Module 8: Importing and Exporting Data

Lessons

  • Transferring Data To/From SQL Server
  • Importing & Exporting Table Data
  • Inserting Data in Bulk

Lab: Importing and Exporting Data

  • Import the Excel spreadsheet
  • Import the CSV file
  • Create and test an extraction package
  • Compare loading performance

Module 9: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

Lessons

  • Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
  • Authorization Across Servers

Lab: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

  • Create Logins
  • Correct an Application Login Issue
  • Create Database Users
  • Correct Access to Restored

Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles

Lessons

  • Working with Server Roles
  • Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Creating User-defined Database Roles

Lab: Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Assign Server Roles
  • Assign Fixed Database Roles
  • Create and Assign User-defined Database Roles
  • Check Role Assignments

Module 11: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

Lessons

  • Authorizing User Access to Objects
  • Authorizing Users to Execute Code
  • Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level

Lab: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

  • Assign Schema-level Permissions
  • Assign Object-level Permissions
  • Test Permissions

Module 12: Auditing SQL Server Environments

Lessons

  • Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Managing SQL Server Audit

Lab: Auditing SQL Server Environments

  • Determine audit configuration and create audit
  • Create server audit specifications
  • Create database audit specifications
  • Test audit functionality

Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2012 Management

Lessons

  • Automating SQL Server Management
  • Working with SQL Server Agent
  • Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs

Lab: Automating SQL Server Management

  • Create a Data Extraction Job
  • Schedule the Data Extraction Job
  • Troubleshoot a Failing Job

Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

Lessons

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

Lab: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

  • Troubleshoot job execution failure
  • Resolve the security issue
  • Perform further troubleshooting

Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications

Lessons

  • Configuration of Database Mail
  • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications

Lab: Monitoring SQL Agent Jobs with Alerts and Notifications

  • Configure Database Mail
  • Implement Notifications
  • Implement Alerts

Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

Lessons

  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Lab: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

  • Check database integrity using DBCC CHECKDB
  • Correct index fragmentation
  • Create a database maintenance plan
  • Investigate table lock performance

Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012

Lessons

  • Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
  • Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Working with Tracing Options

Lab: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012

  • Capture a trace using SQL Server Profiler
  • Analyze a trace using Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Configure SQL Trace

Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2012

Lessons

  • Monitoring Activity
  • Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Analyzing Collected Performance Data

Lab: Monitoring SQL Server 2012

  • Investigating DMVs
  • Configure Management Data Warehouse
  • Configure Instances for Data Collection
  • Work with Data Collector Reports

Module 19: Managing Multiple Servers

Lessons

  • Working with Multiple Servers
  • Virtualizing SQL Server
  • Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications

Lab: Managing Multiple Servers

  • Configure CMS and execute multi-server queries
  • Deploy a data-tier application
  • Register and extract a data-tier application
  • Upgrade a data-tier application

Module 20: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2012 Administrative Issues

Lessons

  • SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Resolving Service-related Issues
  • Resolving Concurrency Issues
  • Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues

Lab: Troubleshooting Common Issues

  • Troubleshoot and resolve SQL Server administrative issue
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