50400 Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Overview

Course Description

This five-day instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills to design, optimize, and maintain a database administrative solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Audience Profile

The primary audience of this course is IT professionals who design and maintain SQL Server databases. The audience can also comprise technical architects and consultants who design and implement SQL Server solutions. Students taking this course are expected to have three or more years of experience working on databases for two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle – design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support. The students should have experience in the following areas:

  • Administering databases
  • Designing logical database schema solutions
  • Defining high-availability solutions
  • Automating administrative tasks
  • Defining security solutions
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting the database server
  • Designing and executing deployments
  • Defining the infrastructure (storage, hardware, and number of servers or instances, etc.)

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

To ensure your success in your course you should be have basic end-user skills with Microsoft Windows 8 and any or all of the Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 suite components, plus basic competence with Internet browsing. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8 or Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7
  • Any or all of the courses in the Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, or 2013 curriculum.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Implement an administrative solution for SQL Server 2008.
  • Deploy SQL Server 2008.
  • Design the physical structure for SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for maintaining SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for managing SQL Server 2008.
  • Automate the database managing strategy for SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for securing databases in SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for monitoring SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for content distribution in SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for replication in SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a high availability solution for SQL Server 2008.
  • Design a strategy for backup and recovery in SQL Server 2008.

 

Course Outline

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Designing an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
  1. Overview of SQL Server 2008
  2. Designing an Administrative Solution
  3. Developing and Deploying an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
  4. Implementing an Administrative Solution in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • Module 2: Deploying SQL Server 2008
  1. System Requirements for SQL Server 2008
  2. Upgrading and Migrating to SQL Server 2008
  3. Configuring Instances in SQL Server 2008
  • Module 3: Designing the Physical Structure of SQL Server 2008
  1. Introduction to the Physical Structure of a Database
  2. Planning for Partitioning
  3. Planning for Full-Text Indexing
  • Module 4: Designing a Strategy for Maintaining a Database in SQL Server 2008
  1. Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Statistics for a Database
  2. Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Indexes
  3. Designing a Strategy for Database Compression
  • Module 5: Designing Solutions for Managing SQL Server 2008
  1. Designing a Policy-Based Management Strategy
  2. Controlling Resource Usage by using Resource Governor
  3. Auditing Database Changes
  • Module 6: Automating the Database Management Strategy for SQL Server 2008
  1. Managing SQL Server Agent
  2. Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server
  3. Monitoring Events in SQL Server
  • Module 7: Designing a Strategy for Securing SQL Server 2008
  1. Securing SQL Server 2008 Instances
  2. Planning Database Security
  3. Managing Certificate and Keys in SQL Server 2008
  4. Implementing Database Encryption
  • Module 8: Designing a Strategy for Monitoring SQL Server 2008
  1. Overview of Monitoring SQL Server 2008
  2. Monitoring SQL Server Instances
  3. Monitoring SQL Server Databases
  4. Monitoring Multiple SQL Servers by Using Data Collection
  • Module 9: Designing a Strategy for Content Distribution in SQL Server 2008
  1. Distributing Data in SQL Server 2008
  2. Working with Distributed Queries
  3. Managing Distributed Content by Using Distributed Transactions
  4. Managing SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Packages
  5. Setting Up Scalable Shared Databases
  • Module 10: Designing a Strategy for Replication in SQL Server 2008
  1. Designing a Database Replication Strategy
  2. Implementing Content Distribution by using Replication
  3. Configuring a High-Availability Solution by Using Replication
  • Module 11: Designing a High-Availability Solution for SQL Server 2008
  1. Introduction to High Availability
  2. Implementing Log Shipping
  3. Implementing Database Mirroring
  4. Implementing Failover Clustering
  5. Designing a High-Availability Strategy
  • Module 12: Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy for SQL Server 2008
  1. Planning a Backup Strategy
  2. Planning a Recovery strategy
  3. Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy
  4. Implementing a Repair Strategy

 

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Cost

$2,950.00

Course Code

FRCMIC-74

Course Duration

5

Instructions Method

Instructor Led
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