Course 20765: Provisioning SQL Databases

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This course is designed to teach students how to provision SQL Server databases both on premise and in SQL Azure.

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.

At Course Completion:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
• Provision a Database Server
• Upgrade SQL Server
• Configure SQL Server
• Manage Databases and Files (shared)
• Provision, migrate and manage databases in the cloud

Module 1: SQL Server 2016 Components
• Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
• Overview of SQL Server Architecture
• SQL Server Services and Configuration Options
Lab : Discussion: SQL Server versions
• When we do use a separate installation of SQL Server and when would use a separate instance?
• Which version of SQL Server is most suitable in your organization?

Module 2: Installing SQL Server 2016
• Considerations for SQL Installing Server
• TempDB Files
• Installing SQL Server 2016
• Automating Installation
Lab : Installing SQL Server
• Assess the available resources
• Install an instance of SQL Server
• Perform post installation checks
• Automating Installation

Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016
• Upgrade Requirements
• Upgrade SQL Server Services

Module 4: Working with Databases
• Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
• Managing Storage for System Databases
• Managing Storage for User Databases
• Moving and Copying Database Files
• Side-by-Side Upgrade: Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
• Buffer Pool Extension
Lab : Managing Database Storage
• Configuring tempdb Storage
• Creating Databases
• Attaching a Database
• Enable Buffer Pool Extension
• Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications
Lab : Upgrading SQL Server
• Create the Application Logins
• Restore Database Backups
• Orphaned Users and Database Compatibility Level

Module 5: Performing Database Maintenance
• Ensuring Database Integrity
• Maintaining Indexes
• Automating Routine Database Maintenance
• Lab : Performing Database Maintenance
• Use DBCC CHECKDB to Verify Database Integrity
• Rebuild Indexes
• Create a Database Maintenance Plan

Module 6: Database Storage Options

• SQL Server storage Performance
• SMB Fileshare
• SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure
• Stretch Databases
Lab : Implementing Stretch Database
• Run Stretch Database Advisor
• Implement Stretch Database

Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure
• SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure
• Azure Storage
• Azure SQL Authentication
• Deploying an Azure SQL Database
Lab : Plan and Deploy an Azure SQL Database
• Plan an Azure SQL Database, Networking, performance tiers, security
• Provision an Azure SQL Database
• Connect to an Azure SQL Database

Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database
Lessons • Database Migration Testing Tools
• Database Migration Compatibility Issues
• Migrating a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
Lab : Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure
• Perform Migration Testing
• Migrate a SQL Server Database to Azure SQL Database
• Test a Migrated Database

Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
• Deploying SQL Server on an Azure VM
• The Deploy Database to a Microsoft Azure VM Wizard
Lab : Deploying SQL Server on an Azure Virtual Machine
• Provision an Azure VM
• Use the Deploy Database to Azure VM Wizard

Module 10: Managing databases in the Cloud
• Managing Azure SQL Database Security
• Configure Azure storage
• Azure Automation
Lab : Managing Databases in the Cloud
• Configure Azure Security
• Automate Azure Deployment

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