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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Administration

Duration: 5 Days

Price: $2595 *California residents and government employees call for pricing.

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Students Will Learn:

  • Authenticating and authorizing users
  • Assigning server and database roles
  • Authorizing users to access resources
  • Protecting data with encryption and auditing
  • Recovery models and backup strategies
  • Backing up SQL Server databases
  • Restoring SQL Server databases
  • Automating database management
  • Configuring security for the SQL Server agent
  • Managing alerts and notifications
  • Managing SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Tracing access to SQL Server
  • Monitoring a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting a SQL Server infrastructure
  • Importing and exporting data

Course Description: This five-day instructor-led course provides students who administer and maintain SQL Server 2016 databases with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure.

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.

Course Prerequisites: Familiarity with database concepts, Windows desktop navigation and Transact-SQL. Attendance at HOTT's Microsoft Transact-SQL Programming course is highly recommended although not required.

Authenticating and Authorizing Users
  • Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
  • Authorization Across Servers
  • Partially Contained Databases
Assigning Server and Database Roles
  • Working with Server Roles
  • Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Creating User-Defined Database Roles
Authorizing Users to Access Resources
  • Authorizing User Access to Objects
  • Authorizing Users to Execute Code
  • Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level
Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing
  • Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Managing SQL Server Audit
  • Protecting Data with Encryption
SQL Server Recovery Models
  • Backup Strategies
  • Understanding SQL Server Transaction Login
  • Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy
Backup of SQL Server Databases
  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Managing Database Backups
  • Working with Backup Options
Restoring SQL Server Databases
  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Working with Point-in-time Recovery
  • Restoring System Databases and Individual Files
Tracing Access to SQL Server
  • Capturing Activity Using SQL Server profiler
  • Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Working with Tracing Options
  • Distributed Replay
Monitoring SQL Server
  • Monitoring Activity
  • Capturing and Managing Performance Data
  • Analyzing Collected Performance Data
  • SQL Server Utility
Troubleshooting SQL Server
  • SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Resolving Service Related Issues
  • Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues
Importing and Exporting Data
  • Transferring Data to/from SQL Server
  • Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Using BCP and BULK INSERT to Import Data
  • Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications
  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees

Individual training passes: save up to 43%! For complete discount options » click here «

# Courses Total Cost Cost Per Course % Savings
2 $4,090 $2,045 22%
3 $5,490 $1,830 30%
4 $6,690 $1,672 36%
5 $7,790 $1,558 40%
6 $8,890 $1,482 43%

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