Microsoft 20462 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases

In this course you will learn how to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 database focusing on data storage, backup and restoration, importing and exporting data, security, database maintenance and the SQL Server Agent.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at database professionals that administer and maintain SQL Server databases and database professionals that work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job responsabilities or develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

Core database administration tasks and tools

Install and configure SQL Server 2014

Configure SQL Server databases and storage

Plan and implement a backup strategy

Restore databases from backups

Import and export data

Monitor SQL Server

Trace SQL Server activity

Manage SQL Server security

Audit data access and encrypt data

Perform ongoing database maintenance

Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent jobs

Configure database mail, alerts, and notifications


What you will learn
Students need to have:

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operations systems and its core functionality

Working knowledge of Transact-SQL and relational databases

Experience with database design

Course outline

Course Outline

1. Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
Database Administration Overview
Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Database Management Tools and Techniques
2. Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
Plan SQL Server Installation
Install SQL Server 2014 and Post-Installation Configuration
3. Work with Databases and Storage
Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Manage Storage for System Databases and User Databases
Move Database Files
Configure the Buffer Pool Extension
4. Plan and Implement a Backup Strategy
SQL Server Recovery Models
Plan a Backup Strategy
Backup Databases and Transaction Logs
Backup Options and Backup Reliability
5. Restore SQL Server 2014 Databases
Restore Process and Databases Restoration
Advanced Restore Scenarios
Point-in-Tim Recovery
6. Import and Export Data
Transferring Data
Import and Export Table Data
Copy or Move a Database
7. Monitor SQL Server 2014
Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
Dynamic Management Views and Functions
Performance Monitor
8. Tracing SQL Server Activity
Trace SQL Server Workload Activity and Use Traces
9. Manage SQL Server Security
Introduction to SQL Server Security
Manage Server-Level Security and Database-Level Principals
Manage Database Permissions
10. Audit Data Access and Encrypt Data
Audit Data Access in SQL Server
Implement SQL Server Audit
Encrypt Databases
11. Perform Ongoing Database Maintenance
Ensure Database Integrity
Maintain Indexes
Automate Routine Database Maintenance
12. Automate SQL Server 2014 Management
Implement and Manage SQL Server Agent Jobs
Manage Job Step Security Contexts
Manage Job on Multiple Servers
13. Monitor SQL Server 2014 Using Alerts and Notifications
Monitor SQL Server Errors
Configure Database Mail
Configure Operators, Alerts, and Notifications

Follow on
Designing a Data Solution with Microsoft SQL Server (M20465)

Certification Programs
MCSA: SQL Server 2012
MCSA: Windows Server 2012