Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration
Students Will Learn:
- Configuring and Installing SQL Server 2008
- SQL Server Database Engine Architecture
- Replication, Backup and Restore
- Database Mirroring
- Security Administration
- Performance Optimization
- Maintaining Data Integrity
- Creating and Populating Databases
- Automating Procedures
- Full-Text Search Architecture
Course Description: This class consists of five days of hands-on training that focus on the fundamentals of administering the SQL Server 2008 database engine. Participants in this course will come away with the knowledge and experience required to administer SQL Server 2008. The course focuses on performing common administrative tasks, understanding how SQL Server works under the covers, and optimizing SQL Server performance as well as assuring high data availability. Attendees will learn how to install, configure, manage, secure, automate, monitor, and optimize SQL Server 2008. You will also learn how to create, manage, back up, and restore individual databases, transfer and replicate data, configure for high availability, and plan disaster recovery.
Emphasis is placed on how SQL Server 2008 is architected, so that you will be able to make the proper decisions in configuring and managing your SQL Server instances. Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.
Course Prerequisites: Familiarity with database concepts, Windows desktop navigation and software installation techniques. Attendance at HOTT's SQL Programming course or Microsoft Transact-SQL Programming course is highly recommended although not required.
Follow-up Courses: SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services, SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Application Development (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS), SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence: Integration Services and Analysis Services
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration Course Overview:
|An Overview of SQL Server 2008
||Configuring SQL Server 2008
|Monitoring Data Structures
||Using SQL Server 2008 Management Tools
|Monitoring SQL Server Performance
||Creating and Configuring a Database
|Optimizing SQL Server Performance
||Securing SQL Server
||Importing and Exporting Data
|Backing Up and Restoring Databases
||Maintaining Data Reliability
"I really enjoyed the hands on labs that went with every chapter. It really helped you understand things better."