- Microsoft SQL Training
- Upgrading Your SQL Server 2000 Database Administration (DBA) Skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA Skills
This 3 day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge & skills to upgrade their SQL Server 2000 database administration (DBA) skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA skills. Please note that there is no certification exam related to this course.
- Course Outline
This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to upgrade their SQL Server 2000 database administration (DBA) skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA skills. Please note that there is no certification exam related to this course.
Audience Profile This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the new features of SQL Server 2008. Plan for a SQL Server 2008 installation, upgrade, and migration.
- Understand SQL Server data types.
- Manage SQL Server 2008.
- Secure a SQL Server 2008 database.
- Prepare for and recover from potential database disasters.
- Maintain availability to their SQL Server data even through server downtime.\
- Configure replication of SQL Server 2008 databases.
- Implement policy-based management.
- Monitor database activity.
- Monitor and manage database performance.
Course Outline Module 1: An Introduction to SQL Server 2008 This module will help students to understand the new features and overall architecture of SQL Server 2008.
- Lesson 1: The Evolution of SQL Server
- Lesson 2: SQL Server 2008 Architectural Components
- Describe the evolution of SQL Server.
- Describe the overall architecture of SQL Server 2008.
- Lesson 1: Preparing for SQL Server 2008 Installation
- Lesson 2: Installing SQL Server 2008
- Lesson 3: Upgrading a SQL Server 2000 Instance
- Lesson 4: Configuring a SQL Server Installation
- Lesson 5: Using SQL Server Configuration Manager
- Exercise 1: Analyzing the SQL Server 2000 Instance
- Exercise 2: Upgrading to SQL Server 2008
- Exercise 3: Validating the Upgrade
- Exercise 4: Reviewing SQL Server Books Online
- Explain how to prepare the hardware and other resources necessary to install SQL Server 2008.
- Install SQL Server 2008.
- Upgrade to SQL Server 2008.
- Configure SQL server options with sp_configure.
- Use SQL Server Configuration Manager.
- Lesson 1: Data Type Enhancements
- Lesson 2: Table Partitioning
- Lesson 3: Indexing Enhancements
- Lesson 4: Tuning Indexes (Optional)
- Exercise 1: Partitioning Tables
- Exercise 2: Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor (Optional)
- Understand SQL Server data types.
- Understand table partitioning.
- Create and manipulate indexes.
- Tune indexes.
- Lesson 1: Administration Tools Overview
- Lesson 2: Using SQL Server Management Studio
- Lesson 3: Using the sqlcmd Utility
- Lesson 4: Using Windows PowerShell
- Exercise 1: Using SQL Server Management Studio
- Exercise 2: Using SQL Server Command-Line Management
- Exercise 3: Using PowerShell
- Gain exposure to new administration tools.
- Use SQL Server Management Studio to manage databases.
- Use the sqlcmd utility to execute Transact-SQL from the command prompt.
- Use the Windows PowerShell provider for SQL Server.
- Lesson 1: SQL Server 2008 Security Overview
- Lesson 2: Managing SQL Server 2008 Security
- Lesson 3: Managing Permissions
- Lesson 4: Managing Keys and Certificates
- Lesson 5: Data Encryption
- Exercise 1: Managing Principals
- Exercise 2: Managing Securables
- Exercise 3: Managing Permissions
- Exercise 4: Configuring Column Encryption
- Exercise 5: Transparent Data Encryption
- Describe the security architecture of SQL Server 2008.
- Manage securables and principals.
- Manage permissions.
- Use keys and certificates in SQL Server 2008.
- Encrypt SQL Server data.
- Lesson 1: Database Backup
- Lesson 2: Backup Compression
- Lesson 3: Database Restoration
- Lesson 4: Database Snapshots
- Exercise 1: Making a Copy-Only Backup
- Exercise 2: Using Compression for Backup Files
- Exercise 3: Creating the Database Snapshot
- Exercise 4: Restoring From a Database Snapshot
- Backup a database.
- Implement backup compression.
- Restore databases and transaction logs.
- Use Database Snapshot to backup and restore data.
- Lesson 1: Log Shipping
- Lesson 2: Database Mirroring
- Lesson 3: Determining the Best High Availability Solution
- Exercise 1: Implementing Log Shipping
- Exercise 2: Implementing Database Mirroring
- Exercise 3: Implementing Peer-to-Peer Replication
- Use Log Shipping to ensure high availability.
- Use database mirroring to ensure high availability.
- Determine the best high availability solution.
- Lesson 1: New Types of Replication
- Lesson 2: Additional Replication Enhancements
- Exercise 1: Implementing Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication
- Exercise 2: Implementing HTTP Replication
- Understand the new types of replication available in SQL Server 2008.
- Understand other replication enhancements in SQL Server 2008.
- Lesson 1: Understanding Central Management Servers
- Lesson 2: Understanding Policy-Based Management\
- Lesson 3: Implementing Policy-Based Management
- Exercise 1: Creating a Central Management Server and Server Group
- Exercise 2: Creating and Applying a Policy
- Understand Central Management Servers.
- Understand Policy-Based Management.
- Implement Policy-Based Management.
- Lesson 1: Monitoring a Database
- Lesson 2: Using DDL Triggers
- Lesson 3: Auditing in SQL Server
- Lesson 4: Event Notifications
- Lesson 5: Using Static and Dynamic Metadata
- Exercise 1: Monitoring SQL Server Activity\
- Exercise 2: Tracing SQL Server Activity
- Exercise 3: Using DLL Triggers
- Exercise 4: Using Event Notification
- Monitor database activity.
- Use DDL triggers to respond to DDL events.
- Use SQL Server audit.
- Use event notifications to capture database events.
- Query SQL Server metadata.
- Lesson 1: Managing Workloads with Resource Governor
- Lesson 2: Monitoring Performance with the Data Collector
- Lesson 3: Managing Performance with Plan Freezing
- Exercise 1: Using Resource Governor
- Exercise 2: Using the Data Collector
- Exercise 3: Using Plan Freezing
- Manage workloads with Resource Governor.
- Monitor performance with the Data Collector.
- Manage performance with Plan Freezing.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Before attending this course, students must have experience developing or administering SQL Server 2000 databases.
Certificate of completion
- Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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