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9.1.1 Course 10987C: Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases

This course is designed to give the right amount of Internals knowledge, and wealth of practical tuning and optimization techniques, that you can put into production. The course offers a comprehensive coverage of SQL Ser... Show More
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The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases and are r... Show More
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4 Days

Module 1: SQL Server Architecture, Scheduling, and Waits

This module covers high level architectural overview of SQL Server and its various components. It dives deep into SQL Server execution model, waits and queues.

  • SQL Server Components and SQL OS
  • Windows Scheduling vs SQL Scheduling
  • Waits and Queues

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Module 2: SQL Server I/O

This module covers core I/O concepts, Storage Area Networks and performance testing. It focuses on SQL Server I/O operations and how to test storage performance.

  • Core Concepts
  • Storage Solutions
  • I/O Setup and Testing

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Module 3: Database Structures

This module covers Database Structures, Data File and TempDB Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practices related to data files for user databases and TempDB.

  • Database Structure Internals
  • Data File Internals
  • TempDB Internals

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Module 4: SQL Server Memory

This module covers Windows and SQL Server Memory internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practices related to SQL Server Memory Configuration.

  • Windows Memory
  • SQL Server Memory
  • In-Memory OLTP

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Module 5: SQL Server Concurrency

This module covers Transactions and Locking Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practices related to Concurrency, Transactions, Isolation Levels and Locking.

  • Concurrency and Transactions
  • Locking Internals

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Module 6: Statistics and Index Internals

This module covers Statistics and Index Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practices related to Statistics and Indexes.

  • Statistics Internals and Cardinality Estimation
  • Index Internals
  • Columnstore Indexes

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Module 7: Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis

This module covers Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis. It focuses on architectural concepts of the Optimizer and how to identify and fix query plan issues.

  • Query execution and optimizer internals
  • Query execution plans
  • Analyzing query execution plans
  • Adaptive query processing

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Module 8: Plan Caching and Recompilation

This module covers Plan Caching and Recompilation. It focuses on architectural concepts, troubleshooting scenarios and best practices related to Plan Cache.

  • Plan cache internals
  • Troubleshooting plan cache issues
  • Automatic tuning
  • Query store

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Module 9: Extended Events

This module covers Extended Events. It focuses on architectural concepts, troubleshooting strategy and usage scenarios for Extended Events.

  • Extended events core concepts
  • Working with extended events

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Module 10: Monitoring, Tracing, and Baselining

This module covers tools and techniques to monitor, trace and baseline SQL Server performance data. It focuses on data collection strategy and techniques to analyze collected data.

  • Monitoring and tracing
  • Baselining and benchmarking

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CTU Training Solutions , Updated: May 30th, 2019

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