Provisioning SQL Databases

Provisioning SQL Databases

 

Overview
About this course

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

Audience profile

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

Course details

Course OutlineModule 1: SQL Server ComponentsThis module describes the various SQL Server components and versions.Lessons

 

Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Overview of SQL Server Architecture
SQL Server Services and Configuration Options

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe SQL Server components and versions.

Describe SQL Server architecture and resource usage.

Describe SQL Server services and how you manage the configuration of those services.

Module 2: Installing SQL ServerThis modules describes the process to install SQL Server 2016.Lessons

 

Considerations for SQL Installing Server
TempDB Files
Installing SQL Server
Automating Installation

Lab : Installing SQL Server

 

Preparing to install SQL Server
Install an instance of SQL Server
Perform post installation checks
Automating Installation

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the considerations when installing SQL Server.

Describe TempDB files.

Install SQL Server.

Automate a SQL Server installation.

Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2017This module describes the process for upgrading to SQL Server 2017.Lessons

 

Upgrade Requirements
Upgrade SQL Server Services
Side by Side Upgrade: Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications

Lab : Upgrading SQL Server

 

Create the Application Logins
Restore the backups of the TSQL Database
Orphaned Users and Database Compatibility Level

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the upgrade requirements for SQL Server.

Upgrade SQL Server.

Migrate SQL Server data and applications.

Module 4: Working with DatabasesThis module describes the preinstalled system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.Lessons

 

Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Managing Storage for System Databases
Managing Storage for User Databases
Moving and Copying Database Files
Buffer Pool Extension

Lab : Managing Database Storage

 

Configuring tempdb Storage
Creating Databases
Attaching a Database
Enable Buffer Pool Extension

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe Data Storage with SQL Server.

Manage Storage for System Databases.

Manage Storage for User Databases.

Move and Copy Database Files.

Describe and use Buffer Pool Extensions.

Module 5: Performing Database MaintenanceThis module covers database maintenance plans.Lessons

 

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

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Ensure Database Integrity.

Maintain Indexes.

Automate Routine Database Maintenance.

Module 6: Database Storage OptionsDescribe SQL Server storage options.Lessons

 

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

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe SQL Server Storage Performance.

Describe SMB Fileshare.

Explain SQL Server Storage in Microsoft Azure.

Describe Stretch Database.

Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft AzureThis module describes how to plan to deploy SQL Server on Azure.Lessons

 

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

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure.

Describe Azure Storage.

Explain Azure SQL Authentication, auditing and compliance.

Deploy an Azure SQL Database.

Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL DatabaseThis module describes how to migrate 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Describe various database migration testing tools.
Explain database migration compatibility issues.
Migrate a SQL Server database to Azure SQL database.

 

Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual MachineThis module describes how to deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure VMs.Lessons

 

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Deploy SQL Server on an Azure VM.
Use The Deploy Database to a Microsoft Azure VM Wizard.
Configure SQL Server Connections

Module 10: Managing databases in the CloudThis module describes how to manage SQL Server on Azure.Lessons

 

Managing Azure SQL Database Security
Configure Azure storage
Azure Automation

Lab : Managing Databases in the Cloud

 

Add data masking
Use Azure automation to stop Virtual Machines

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Manage Azure SQL Database Security.
Configure Azure storage.
Implement Azure Automation.