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(1833) SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization (M55144)

Code: 1833 v0422
Tuition (USD): $2995
Length: 5Days

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Live Virtual, US 10/16/2023

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Skills Gained:
SQL 2014 Architecture including the new Cardinality Estimator Memory-optimized tables Startup stored procedures Database structures Instant File Allocation Table internals and valued parameters Concurrency, transactions, and isolation levels SQL Server locking architecture Partitioned tables and indexes Resource Governor, Activity Monitor, Transact-SQL, and performance data management views (DMVs) Performance Monitor Tool, execution plans, Data Access Operators, MDW and viewing reports Create, utilize, manage and monitor indexes Cardinality Estimator, incremental statistics, computed column statistics, filtered statics, and maintenance In-Memory OLTP engine, restrictions, the Analyze Migrate Report tool, and in-memory (DMVs)
Who Should Attend?
LIVE INSTRUCTOR GROUP TRAINING Virtual Training Virtual Classroom Live (6) Virtual Classroom Live | Jun 06 - 10, 2022 | 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM EST | ONLINE IS THIS THE RIGHT COURSE? Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality Working knowledge of database administration and maintenance Working knowledge of Transact-SQL WHO SHOULD ATTEND? SQL Server database administrators Individuals responsible for writing queries against data that require optimal execution performance of workloads Individuals who manage and maintain optimal performance of SQL Server instances Application developers who deliver content from SQL Server databases
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of database administration and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL
What You Will Learn:
  • 1. Course Overview
  • 2. SQL 2014 Architecture
  • Cardinality Estimator
  • Memory-Optimized Tables
  • Understand Performance for Developers
  • Startup Parameters and Startup Stored Procedures
  • Database Structures
  • Instant File Allocation
  • How SQL Stores and Locates Data
  • 3. The Database Engine
  • Temporary Tables Internals
  • Concurrency, Transactions, and Isolation Levels
  • SQL Server Locking Architecture
  • SQL and Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • SQL on VMs and SQLIO Utility
  • Partitioned Tables and Indexes
  • 4. SQL Performance Tools
  • Resource Governor
  • Activity Monitor
  • Live Query Statistics
  • Monitoring SQL with Transact-SQL
  • DMOs and Performance Tuning
  • 5. Query Optimizing and Operators
  • Tuning Process
  • Performance Monitor Tool
  • SQL Query Processing Steps
  • Understanding Execution Plans
  • Set Statistics Time and Set Statistics IO
  • Data Access Operators and Troubleshooting Queries
  • 6. Understanding Indexes
  • Index Types by Storage and Column Designation
  • Creating and Altering Indexes
  • Metadata
  • DMVs for Indexing, Database Engine Tuning Advisor, Index DMOs
  • Fragmentation and Patterns
  • Index Storage Strategies, Indexed Views, and Monitoring Indexes
  • 7. Understanding Statistics
  • Cardinality Estimator
  • Incremental, Computed Columns, and Filtered Statistics
  • Maintenance
  • 8. In-Memory Databases
  • Architecture
  • Tables and Indexes
  • Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
  • Restrictions
  • Analyze Migrate Report Tool
  • In-Memory Data Management Views (DMV)
Course Info:
In this course, you will learn practical tuning and optimization techniques for SQL Server 2014 that include indexing and statistics strategies, transaction log operations, tempdb and data file configuration, transaction and isolation levels, locking and blocking, and the new In-Memory OLTP engine. You will learn how to create baselines and benchmark SQL Server performance as well as analyze and fix workload for performance issues.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 55144: SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization.

Follow-On Courses:
Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20466)
Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20467)

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Learn tuning and optimization techniques for SQL Server 2014.