Implementing & Maintaining SQL Server 2008 R2 Deep Dive Bootcamp w/1 Exam Voucher Training in Evanston

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Course Description

 
This exciting five-day Bootcamp program includes an exam voucher.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2190 (US)

Prerequisites

Course Outline

 

Module 1: Installing and Configuring SQL Server
The students will be introduced to planning for a SQL Server installation. The students will then be introduced to installing, configuring, and managing SQL Server.
Lessons
•  Preparing to Install SQL Server
•  Installing SQL Server
•  Configuring a SQL Server Installation
Lab : Installing and Configuring SQL Server
•  Installing SQL Server
•  Configuring SQL Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Explain how to prepare the hardware and other resources necessary to install SQL Server.
•  Install SQL Server.
•  Manage and configure SQL Server.

Module 2: Managing Databases and Files
The students will be introduced to database planning and creation, and using database options to control database behavior.
Lessons
•  Planning Databases
•  Creating Databases
•  Using Policy-Based Management
Lab : Managing Databases and Files
•  Creating a Database
•  Monitoring and Managing Filegroup Usage
•  Creating a Policy
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Plan a database implementation that meets an organization's requirements.
•  Create a SQL Server database.
•  Manage a SQL Server database.

Module 3: Disaster Recovery
The students will be introduced to disaster recovery techniques for SQL Server. They will learn how to perform different types of backup and restore operations, including online restores and backup and restores of system databases.
Lessons
•  Planning a Database Backup Strategy
•  Backing up a User Database
•  Restoring User Databases
•  Performing Online Restore Operations
•  Recovering Data from Database Snapshots
•  System Databases and Disaster Recovery
Lab : Disaster Recovery
•  Implementing a Backup Strategy
•  Restoring and Recovering a Database
•  Performing Piecemeal Backup and Restore Operations
•  Restoring the Master Database
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Plan a backup strategy for a database.
•  Back up user databases.
•  Restore user databases from backups.
•  Restore data in a user database while it is online.
•  Recover data for a user database from a database snapshot.
•  Restore and recover system databases.

Module 4: Managing Security
The students will be introduced to protecting SQL Server. Students will learn about the SQL Server security model and how to use SQL Server security features to control access to databases and their contents.
Lessons
•  Overview of SQL Server Security
•  Protecting the Server Scope
•  Protecting the Database Scope
•  Managing Keys and Certificates
•  Auditing Security
Lab : Managing Security
•  Creating Logins and Assigning Server-Scope Permissions
•  Creating Database Users and Assigning Database-Scope and Schema-Scope Permissions
•  Encrypting Data Using Certificates and Keys
•  Implementing SQL Server Audit
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Describe how SQL Server manages security.
•  Protect SQL Server at the server level.
•  Protect SQL Server databases.
•  Use keys and certificates to protect SQL Server objects.
•  Audit SQL Server security.

Module 5: Transferring Data
The students will be introduced to transfer data to and from SQL Server using UI and command-line tools, and learn about transferring and transforming data with SQL Server Integration Services.
Lessons
•  Overview of Data Transfer
•  Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
Lab : Transferring Data
•  Using the Import/Export Wizard
•  Performing a Bulk Load
•  Creating an SSIS Solution
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Use UI and command-line tools to import and export data.
•  Describe the features of SQL Server Integration Services.

Module 6: Automating Administrative Tasks
The students will learn how to automate routine administrative tasks using jobs, operators, and alerts.
Lessons
•  Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server
•  Using SQL Server Agent
•  Creating Maintenance Plans
•  Implementing Alerts
•  Managing Multiple Servers
•  Managing SQL Server Agent Security
Lab : Automating Administrative Tasks
•  Configuring SQL Server Agent
•  Creating Operators and Jobs
•  Creating Alerts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Define SQL Server administrative tasks and schedule those tasks to run automatically.
•  Configure SQL Server Agent to support automatic task scheduling.
•  Script tasks by using SQL Server jobs, and define operators for managing those jobs.
•  Define alerts to warn operators about events raised by SQL Server.
•  Define and manage administrative tasks that span multiple servers.
•  Configure SQL Server Agent security.

Module 7: Implementing Replication
The students will be introduced to techniques for configuring SQL Server replication.
Lessons
•  Overview of Replication
•  Managing Publications and Subscriptions
•  Configuring Replication in Some Common Scenarios
Lab : Implementing Replication
•  Implementing Snapshot Replication
•  Implementing Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication
•  Implementing HTTP Merge Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Describe replication and its components.
•  Configure and implement replication.
•  Use replication to meet the requirements of some common scenarios.

Module 8: Maintaining High Availability
The students will be introduced to concepts and methods for maintaining high availability with SQL Server.
Lessons
•  Introduction to High Availability
•  Implementing Log Shipping
•  Implementing Database Mirroring
•  Implementing Server Clustering
•  Using Distributed High Availability Solutions
Lab : Maintaining High Availability
•  Configuring Log Shipping
•  Configuring Database Mirroring
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Describe the factors affecting database availability.
•  Describe how to implement log shipping to support fast recovery of a standby SQL Server database.
•  Describe how to use SQL Server mirroring to implement a software solution for fast failover.
•  Explain how to implement clustering to support fast failover of computers running SQL Server instances.
•  Describe how to implement distributed high availability solutions.

Module 9: Monitoring SQL Server
The students will be introduced to monitoring SQL Server performance and activity.
Lessons
•  Viewing Current Activity
•  Using SQL Server Profiler
•  Monitoring with DDL Triggers
•  Using Event Notifications
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server
•  Monitoring SQL Server Activity
•  Tracing SQL Server Activity
•  Using DDL Triggers
•  Using Event Notifications
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Examine the current activity in a SQL Server instance.
•  Use SQL Server Profiler to trace server and database activity.
•  Use DDL triggers to monitor changes to the structure of database objects.
•  Use event notifications to capture and monitor significant events for a SQL Server instance.

Module 10: Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning
The students will learn how to troubleshoot a variety of common SQL Server problems. Students will also learn how to tune SQL Server for improved performance using a variety of tools.
Lessons
•  Troubleshooting SQL Server
•  Performance Tuning in SQL Server
•  Using Resource Governor
•  Using Data Collector
Lab : Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning
•  Troubleshooting Connectivity Problems
•  Troubleshooting Concurrency Problems
•  Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
•  Implementing Resource Governor
•  Implementing Data Collector
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•  Troubleshoot common SQL Server problems, such as connectivity, concurrency, and job and disk space problems.
•  Perform basic performance tuning tasks in SQL Server using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor, index tuning, and query tuning.
•  Use Resource Governor to manage SQL Server workloads and resources.
•  Use Data Collector to obtain performance data about your computer and the instances of SQL Server running on your computer.

Module 11: Creating Databases and Database Files
The students will learn one of the most fundamental tasks that a database developer must perform, the creation of a database and its major components, such as creating databases, setting database options, creating filegroups, schemas, and database snapshots.
Lessons
•  Creating Databases
•  Creating Filegroups
•  Creating Schemas
•  Creating Database Snapshots
Lab : Creating Databases and Database Files
•  Creating a Database
•  Creating Schemas
•  Creating a Database Snapshot
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Create databases
•  Create filegroups
•  Create schemas
•  Create database snapshots

Module 12: Creating Data Types and Tables
The students will learn about the system-supplied data types in SQL Server 2008. They will learn how to define custom Transact-SQL data types and how to create tables and how to use partitioned tables to organize data into multiple partitions.
Lessons
•  Creating Data Types
•  Creating Tables
•  Creating Partitioned Tables
Lab : Creating Data Types and Tables
•  Creating Data Types
•  Using New Date and Time Data Types
•  Creating Tables
•  Creating Partitioned Tables
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Create new data types.
•  Create new tables.
•  Create partitioned tables.

Module 13: Creating and Tuning Indexes
The students will learn how to plan, create, and optimize indexes to attain optimal performance benefits.
Lessons
•  Planning Indexes
•  Creating Indexes
•  Optimizing Indexes
Lab : Creating and Tuning Indexes
•  Creating Indexes
•  Optimizing Indexes
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Plan indexes.
•  Create indexes.
•  Optimize indexes.

Module 14: Implementing Data Integrity by Using Constraints and Triggers
The students will learn about implementing data integrity in SQL Server 2008 by using constraints. They will also implement data integrity by using triggers.
Lessons
•  Data Integrity Overview
•  Implementing Constraints
•  Implementing Triggers
Lab : Implementing Data Integrity by Using Constraints and Triggers
•  Creating Constraints
•  Disabling Constraints
•  Creating Triggers
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Describe the options for enforcing data integrity in SQL Server 2008.
•  Implement data integrity in SQL Server 2008 databases by using constraints.
•  Implement data integrity in SQL Server 2008 databases by using triggers.

Module 15: Using XML
The students will learn how to work with XML, including use of the FOR XML clause, the OPENXML function, XQuery expressions, and the xml native data type. They will learn the considerations to be taken into account when creating XML indexes and the syntax used to create the XML indexes. They will also learn what XML schemas and XML schema collections are as well as how to use them to implement typed XML data.
Lessons
•  Using the XML Data Type
•  Retrieving XML by Using FOR XML
•  Shredding XML by Using OPENXML
•  Introducing XQuery
•  Creating XML Indexes
•  Implementing XML Schemas
Lab : Using XML
•  Mapping Relational Data and XML
•  Storing XML Natively in the Database
•  Using XQuery with XML Methods
•  Creating XML Indexes
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Use the xml data type.
•  Retrieve XML by using the FOR XML clause.
•  Shred XML by using the OPENXML function.
•  Use XQuery expressions.
•  Create XML indexes.
•  Implement data integrity in SQL Server 2008 databases by using XML schemas.

Module 16: Implementing Views
The students will be introduced to the different types of views available in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 which provide a convenient way to access data through a predefined query.
Lessons
•  Introduction to Views
•  Creating and Managing Views
•  Optimizing Performance by Using Views
Lab : Implementing Views
•  Creating Views
•  Creating Indexed Views
•  Creating Partitioned Views
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Describe the purpose of views.
•  Create and manage views.
•  Explain how to optimize query performance by using views.

Module 17: Implementing Stored Procedures
The students will learn the design and implementation of stored procedures to enforce business rules or data consistency, or to modify and maintain existing stored procedures written by other developers.
Lessons
•  Using Stored Procedures
•  Creating Parameterized Stored Procedures
•  Working with Execution Plans
•  Handling Exceptions
Lab : Implementing Stored Procedures
•  Creating Stored Procedures
•  Working with Execution Plans
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Implement stored procedures.
•  Create parameterized stored procedures.
•  Work with execution plans.
•  Handle errors in stored procedures.

Module 18: Implementing Functions
The students will learn the design and implementation of user-defined functions that enforce business rules or data consistency, or to modify and maintain existing functions written by other developers.
Lessons
•  Introducing Functions
•  Working with Functions
•  Controlling Execution Context
Lab : Implementing Functions
•  Creating Functions
•  Controlling Execution Context
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Create and use functions.
•  Work with functions.
•  Control execution context.

Module 19: Implementing Managed Code in the Database
The students will learn to use managed code to implement database objects, such as stored procedures, user-defined data types, user-defined functions, and triggers.
Lessons
•  Introduction to the SQL Server Common Language Runtime
•  Importing and Configuring Assemblies
•  Creating Managed Database Objects
Lab : Implementing Managed Code in the Database
•  Importing an Assembly
•  Creating Managed Database Objects
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Identify appropriate scenarios for managed code in the database.
•  Import and configure assemblies.
•  Create managed database objects.

Module 20: Managing Transactions and Locks
The students will learn to use transactions and SQL Server locking mechanisms to meet the performance and data integrity requirements of their applications.
Lessons
•  Overview of Transactions and Locks
•  Managing Transactions
•  Understanding SQL Server Locking Architecture
•  Managing Locks
Lab : Managing Transactions and Locks
•  Using Transactions
•  Managing Locks
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Describe how SQL Server 2008 transactions use locks.
•  Execute and cancel a transaction.
•  Describe concurrency issues and SQL Server 2008 locking mechanisms.
•  Manage locks.

Module 21: Using Service Broker
The students will learn to use Service Broker to create secure, reliable, and scalable applications.
Lessons
•  Service Broker Overview
•  Creating Service Broker Objects
•  Sending and Receiving Messages
Lab : Using Service Broker
•  Creating Service Broker Objects
•  Implementing the Initiating Service
•  Implementing the Target Service
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•  Describe Service Broker functionality and architecture.
•  Create Service Broker objects.
•  Send and receive Service Broker messages.
 

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