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Designing Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Designing Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

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Monday, May 7, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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About this Course: This course describes how to design and monitor high performance, highly available data solutions with SQL Server 2012. This course focuses on creating plans and designs for database structure, storage, objects, and servers. Students will have the opportunity to practices hands-on skills and design tasks in a virtual lab environment and will learn about topics such as data compression, high availability, data migration, security, and scalability. This course maps to skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-465, and in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help prepare your for the exam. Audience Profile: This course describes how to design and monitor high performance, highly available data solutions with SQL Server 2012. This course focuses on creating plans and designs for database structure, storage, objects, and servers. Students will have the opportunity to practices hands-on skills and design tasks in a virtual lab environment and will learn about topics such as data compression, high availability, data migration, security, and scalability. This course maps to skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-465, and in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help prepare your for the exam. At Course Completion: After completing this course, students will be able to: Design an appropriate database server infrastructure for a given business application scenario Design a logical schema for a database based on application requirements Design the physical implementation of a database for a given set of requirements Evaluate options for including binary large object data in a database design Plan and manage indexes to optimize performance Describe the key considerations for designing security for SQL Server instances and databases Plan policy-based management to manage server instances, databases, and other SQL Server 2012 objects more efficiently Plan SQL Server health monitoring Implement SQL Server health monitoring by using SQL Server Utility Identify and implement the appropriate backup strategy for a given scenario Plan and manage multi-server maintenance and automation Understand the benefits of using PowerShell to manage SQL Server 2012 Design an optimal replication strategy from a given set of business and technical requirements Plan and implement a high availability solution COURSE OUTLINE Module 1: Designing a Database Server Infrastructure This module explains how to design an appropriate database server infrastructure for a given business application scenario - including how to decide between on-premise, cloud-based, and hybrid database servers, hardware capacity planning, considerations for storage hardware, and strategies for consolidating database server hardware. Lessons: Planning a Database Server Infrastructure Planning Server Hardware Considerations for Database Server Consolidation Managing Server Resources in a Consolidated Database Infrastructure Lab: Planning Database Server Consolidation After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the options and considerations for creating a database server infrastructure. Describe how to plan hardware requirements for SQL Server 2012. Describe the benefits of database and server consolidation and the different options for consolidating. Describe the methods of managing server resources in a range of database infrastructure consolidation scenarios. Module 2: Designing a Logical Database Schema This module explains how to design a logical schema for a database based on application requirements. This includes planning the level of normalization, and schema and table design, and the use of views. Lessons: Relational Database Design Techniques Planning Schemas and Tables Lab: Designing a Logical Database Schema After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the key techniques for designing a logical database schema. Describe the considerations for table and schema design in a relational database. Describe how to use views to provide a denormalized view of database tables to enable users to work with data more easily. Module 3: Designing a Physical Database Implementation This module explains how to design the physical implementation of a database for a given set of requirements. The design will include data files, log files, filegroups, and data partitioning, as well as whether or not to use data compression. Lessons: Planning Files and Filegroups Planning a Partitioning Data Planning Compression Lab: Designing a Physical Database Implementation After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the considerations for creating and placing SQL Server data and log files. Describe how to use partitioning to improve manageability. Describe the benefits of using compression to improve performance and storage efficiently. Module 4: Incorporating Data Files into Databases This modules discusses how to consider options for including data files in a database design. Lessons: Considerations for Working with Data Files in SQL Server 2012 Implementing FileStream and FileTables Searching Data Files Lab: Implementing a Solution for Storing Data Files After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the considerations for designing databases that incorporate data files. Describe the benefits and design considerations for using FileStream and FileTables to store data files. Describe the benefits of full text indexing and semantic search, and explain how to use these features to search data files in SQL Server. Module 5: Tuning Database Performance This module explains how to plan and manage indexes and how to use query plans to optimize database performance. Lessons: Optimizing Query Performance by Using Indexes Working with Query Plans Performance Monitoring Lab: Using Indexes and Plan Guides After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe how to plan indexes to optimize query performance. Describe how to use query plans to improve performance. Describe how to monitor performance. Module 6: Designing Database Security This module explains the key considerations for designing security for SQL Server instances and databases. Lessons: Introduction to Security Planning Planning Security Contained Databases Protecting Data with Encryption Lab: Planning and Implementing Security After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of security planning. Describe the design considerations for planning security. Describe how to use contained databases. Describe the options for encrypting data. Module 7: Policy Based Management This module explains how to plan policy-based management to manage server instances, databases, and other SQL Server 2012 objects more efficiently. Lessons: Introduction to Policy-Based Management Planning and Implementing Policy-Based Management Lab: Planning Policy-Based Management After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of policy-based management. Plan and implement policy-based management. Module 8: Monitoring Server Health This module explains how to plan SQL Server health monitoring and to implement health monitoring by using SQL Server Utility. Lessons: Introduction to Server Health Monitoring SQL Server Utility Lab: Monitoring Server Health After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of health monitoring and considerations for planning health monitoring. Use SQL Server Utility to monitor server health. Module 9: Designing a Database Backup Solution This module explains how to identify and implement the appropriate backup strategy for a given scenario. Lessons: SQL Server Backup and Restore Planning a Recovery Strategy Lab: Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy After completing this module, students will be able to: Plan a Backup and Restore Strategy. Describe the key features of a disaster recovery plan. Module 10: Automating Multi-Server Maintenance This module explains how to better plan and manage multi-server maintenance and automation. Lessons: Overview of Maintenance Automation Managing Multiple Servers Lab: Automating Multi-Server Maintenance After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits and components of multi-server maintenance. Manage multiple servers by using master and target servers. Module 11: Managing SQL Server with PowerShell This module provides an overview of PowerShell and describes the benefits of using PowerShell to manage SQL Server 2012. Lessons: Introduction to Windows PowerShell Scripting with Windows PowerShell Lab: Managing SQL Server with Windows PowerShell After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of using PowerShell to maintain SQL Server and explain the fundamental concepts that underlie PowerShell. Explain how to create PowerShell scripts. Module 12: Replicating Data This module explains how to design an optimal replication strategy from a given set of business and technical requirements. Lessons: SQL Server Replication Planning Replication Lab: Planning and Implementing SQL Server Replication After completing this module, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of replication and the options for planning replication in SQL Server 2012. Identify the appropriate replication solution for a given scenario. Module 13: Planning High Availability This module explains how to plan and implement a high availability solution. Lessons: High Availability in SQL Server 2012 Always On Availability Groups Lab: Implementing High Availability After completing this module, students will be able to: Choose a high availability strategy for a given scenario. Describe how to implement and test AlwaysOn Availability Groups

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