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Course 20462: Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Database

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Candidates should have one to two years of experience using SQL Server 2008 or two to three years of experienc... Show More
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Course Price (ILT)
R10,271.97

* incl. VAT

MOC on-Demand (90 days)
R6,685.64

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MOC on-Demand (180 days)
R7,044.44

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Exam
Included

Duration
5 Days

Course Content

Course 20462C:

MCSA:70-462 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Database
5 Days or 8 Evenings

Lab : Using SQL Server Administrative Tools
Using SQL Server Management Studio
Using the sqlcmd Utility
Using Windows PowerShell with SQL Server

Module 2: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
This module explains how to assess resource requirements for SQL Server 2014 and how to install it.

Lessons
Planning SQL Server Installation
Installing SQL Server 2014
Post-Installation Configuration

Lab : Installing SQL Server 2014
Preparing to Install SQL Server
Installing SQL Server
Performing Post-Installation Configuration

Module 3: Working with Databases and Storage
This module describes how data is stored in databases, how to create databases, how to manage database files, and how to move them. Other tasks related to storage, include managing the tempdb
database and using fast storage devices to extend the SQL Server buffer pool cache, are also discussed.

Lessons
Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Managing Storage for System Databases
Managing Storage for User Databases
Moving Database Files
Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension

Lab :Managing Database Storage
Configuring tempdb Storage
Creating Databases
Attaching a Database

Module 4: Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
In this module, you will consider how to create a backup strategy that is aligned with organizational needs,and learn how to perform the backup operations required by that strategy.

Lessons
Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
Planning a Backup Strategy
Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
Using Backup Options
Ensuring Backup Reliability

Lab : Backing Up SQL Server Databases
Backing Up Database
Performing Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
Performing a Partial Backup

Module 5: Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
In this module, you will see how to restore user and system databases and how to implement point-in-time recovery.

Lessons
Understanding the Restore Process
Restoring Databases
Advanced Restore Scenarios
Working with Point-in-Time Recovery

Lab : Restoring SQL Server Databases
Restoring a Database Backup
Restoring Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
Performing a Piecemeal Restore

Module 6: Importing and Exporting Data
In this module, you will briefly explore tools and techniques so that you can import and export data to and from SQL Server.

Lessons
Introduction to Transferring Data
Importing and Exporting Table Data
Copying or Moving a Database

Lab : Importing and Exporting Data
Using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard
Using the bcp Utility
Using the BULK INSERT Statement
Using the OPENROWSET Function

Module 7: Monitoring SQL Server 2014
This module explains how to use three of the most commonly used tools: Activity Monitor, dynamic management views and functions (DMVs and DMFs), and Performance Monitor.

Lessons
Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
Dynamic Management Views and Functions
Performance Monitor

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server 2014
Collecting Baseline Metrics
Monitoring a Workload

Module 8: Tracing SQL Server Activity
This module describes how to use SQL Server Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures to capture information about SQL Server, and how to use that information to troubleshoot and optimize SQL
Server workloads.

Lessons
Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
Using Traces

Lab : Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
Capturing a Trace in SQL Server Profiler

Generating Database Tuning Recommendations
Using SQL Trace

Module 9: Managing SQL Server Security

In this module, you will be learn about the core concepts on which the SQL Server security architecture is based, and how to manage security at the server and database levels.

Lessons
Introduction to SQL Server Security
Managing Server-Level Security
Managing Database-Level Principals
Managing Database Permissions

Lab : Managing SQL Server Security
Managing Server-Level Security
Managing Database-Level Security
Testing Database Access

Module 10: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
This module describes the available options for auditing in SQL Server, how to use and manage the SQL Server audit feature, and how to implement encryption.

Lessons
Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
Implementing SQL Server Audit
Encrypting Databases

Lab : Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
Implementing Auditing
Implementing Transparent Database Encryption

Module 11: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
This module describes common database maintenance tasks that a DBA must perform, and demonstrates how to automate these tasks using maintenance plans.

Lessons
Ensuring Database Integrity
Maintaining Indexes
Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Lab: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
Managing Database Integrity
Managing Index Fragmentation
Implementing a Maintenance Plan

Module 12: Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
This module describes how to use SQL Server Agent to automate jobs, how to configure security contexts for jobs, and how to implement multi-server jobs.

Lessons
Automating SQL Server Management
Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
Managing Job Step Security Contexts
Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers

Lab : Automating SQL Server Management
Creating a Job
Scheduling a Job
Configuring Job Step Security Contexts

Module 13: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts, and notifications.

Lessons
Monitoring SQL Server Errors
Configuring Database Mail
Configuring Operators, Alerts, and Notifications

Lab : Monitoring SQL Server by Using Alerts and Notifications
Configuring Database Mail
Implementing Operators and Notifications
Implementing Alerts

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: April 12th, 2018

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