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(6553) Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases (M20462)

Code: 6553 v0821
Tuition (USD): $3095
Length: 5Days

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Live Virtual, US 03/07/2022

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Skills Gained:
Core database administration tasks and tools Install and configure SQL Server 2014 Configure SQL Server databases and storage Plan and implement a backup strategy Restore databases from backups Import and export data Monitor SQL Server Trace SQL Server activity Manage SQL Server security Audit data access and encrypt data Perform ongoing database maintenance Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent jobs Configure database mail, alerts, and notifications
Who Should Attend?
Database professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases including database maintenance Database professionals who work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job responsibilities or develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operations systems and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL and relational databases
  • Experience with database design
  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20461)
What You Will Learn:
  • 1. Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
  • Database Administration Overview
  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Database Management Tools and Techniques
  • 2. Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
  • Plan SQL Server Installation
  • Install SQL Server 2014 and Post-Installation Configuration
  • 3. Work with Databases and Storage
  • Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
  • Manage Storage for System Databases and User Databases
  • Move Database Files
  • Configure the Buffer Pool Extension
  • 4. Plan and Implement a Backup Strategy
  • SQL Server Recovery Models
  • Plan a Backup Strategy
  • Backup Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Backup Options and Backup Reliability
  • 5. Restore SQL Server 2014 Databases
  • Restore Process and Databases Restoration
  • Advanced Restore Scenarios
  • Point-in-Tim Recovery
  • 6. Import and Export Data
  • Transferring Data
  • Import and Export Table Data
  • Copy or Move a Database
  • 7. Monitor SQL Server 2014
  • Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
  • Dynamic Management Views and Functions
  • Performance Monitor
  • 8. Tracing SQL Server Activity
  • Trace SQL Server Workload Activity and Use Traces
  • 9. Manage SQL Server Security
  • Introduction to SQL Server Security
  • Manage Server-Level Security and Database-Level Principals
  • Manage Database Permissions
  • 10. Audit Data Access and Encrypt Data
  • Audit Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implement SQL Server Audit
  • Encrypt Databases
  • 11. Perform Ongoing Database Maintenance
  • Ensure Database Integrity
  • Maintain Indexes
  • Automate Routine Database Maintenance
  • 12. Automate SQL Server 2014 Management
  • Implement and Manage SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Manage Job Step Security Contexts
  • Manage Job on Multiple Servers
  • 13. Monitor SQL Server 2014 Using Alerts and Notifications
  • Monitor SQL Server Errors
  • Configure Database Mail
  • Configure Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
Course Info:
In this course, you will learn the skills required to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 database by focusing on data storage, backup and restoration, importing and exporting data, security, database maintenance and the SQL Server Agent.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-462 and along with on-the-job experience, helps you prepare for the exam.


Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20463)
Designing a Data Solution with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20465)

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Learn how to maintain Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 databases.