SQL Server DBA Course

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.

SQL Server DBA Online Training

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. As a database, it is a software product whose primary function is to store and retrieve data as requested by other software applications, be it those on the same computer or those running on another computer across a network (including the Internet).

What you will learn

There are at least a dozen different editions of Microsoft SQL Server aimed at different audiences and for workloads ranging from small single-machine applications to large Internet-facing applications with many concurrent users. Its primary query languages are T-SQL and ANSI SQL.

  • Introduction to SQL Server 2012
  • SQL Server Architecture

SQL Server DBA Online Training Course Content

 

  • SQL ServerArchitecture & Introduction to SQL Server 2012

 

  • Overview on RDBMS and Beyond Relational
  • Big picture of SQL Server 2012
  • Components & Services of SQL Server 2012
  • Roles of production DBA
  • System Databases
  • Master, Model, MSDB, Temp db & Resource SQL Server 2012 Editions & Capacity Planning
  • Principal Editions [Enterprise, BI,Standard]
  • Specialized Editions [Web]
  • Breadth Editions [Developer, Express]
  • Hardware Requirements
  • OS and Software requirementsPages & Extents
  • Pages
  • Extents [Uniform & Mixed]
  • Managing Extent Allocations
  • Tracking Free SpaceFiles and File groups
  • Database Fileso Primary data fileso Secondary data fileso Log files
  • Database File groups [Primary & User-defined]Thread and Task Architecture
  • Allocating threads to CPU
  • Affinity Mask
  • IO and Processor affinity mask
  • Configuring Affinity masks
  • Boost SQL Server priority

 

  • Hot Add CPUMemory Architecture
  • 32-bit Vs 64-bit Architecture
  • Dynamic Memory Management
  • Effects of min and max server memory
  • Buffer Management
  • The Relational Engine
  • The Command Parser
  • The Query Optimizer
  • The Query Executor
  • Using AWE
  • Configuring Memory Settings
  • The Buffer Pool and the Data Cache
  • Checkpoints
  • Hot Addition of memory
  • Difference between Checkpoint & LazywriterT-Log Architecture
  • Transaction Log Logical Architecture
  • Transaction Log Physical Architecture
  • Recovery phases [Analysis, Redo & Undo]
  • Checkpoint Operation
  • Write-Ahead Transaction Log
  • Managing T-log
  • Truncating and shrinking the log file
  • Managing T-Log issues by using DBCCcommands

 

  • Installing, Upgrading, Configuration, Managing services and Migration SQL server 2012 Installation

 

  • Planning the System/Pre-Requisites
  • Installing SQL server 2008 R2 /2012
  • Installing Analysis Services
  • Installing & Configuring Reporting Services
  • Best Practices on Installation
  • Uninstalling SQL server
  • Common Installation IssuesUpgrading to SQL server 2008 R2/2012
  • Upgrading the server by applying servicepacks
  • Upgrading the server by applying Hot fixes
  • In-Place Vs. Side-by-Side upgradations
  • Pre-Upgrade Checks/pre-requisites
  • Upgrade advisor
  • In-Place Upgradation from SQL server2008 R2 to 2012
  • Best Practices to follow while upgrading Managing services
  • Server/Engine Connectivity issues
  • Security/Firewall access issues
  • Starting and Stopping Services through
  • Configuration manager
  • Net Command
  • Management Studio
  • Start Up parameters
  • Starting SQL server in single user mode
  • Starting SQL server with minimal configuration
  • Case study: Moving System databases fromone location to another location.
  • Case Study: Starting the SQL Serverwithout tempdbConfiguring SQL Server 2012
  • Configuring Network Protocols from SQLServer configuration manager

 

  • Configuring Client Protocols from SQLServer configuration manager
  • Dedicated Administrator Connection
  • Enabling advanced features by using facets
  • Connecting to DAC
  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Configuring Registered servers
  • Configuring Central Management Servers[CMS]
  • Querying data from different servers byusing CMS
  • Configuring other settings throughSP_Configure
  • Configuring Server memory settings
  • Configuring Database Settings
  • Temp db configuration
  • Best Practices on configuration temp db &Database settings Migrating SQL server
  • Side-By-Side Migration Techniques
  • Difference between in-place & Side by Side Migration/Upgradation
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of In-Place toSide-by-Side
  • Migrating Databases
  • Method 1

    Migration by using Attach and Detach
  • Method 2

    Migration by using Back and restore
  • method 3

    Migration by using Copy DatabaseWizard
  • Migrating Logins [Fixing Orphaned Users]
  • Creating and migrating linked servers
  • Migrating Jobs
  • Data movement by using Import & Exportwizard
  • Migrating jobs & logins by using SSIS

 

  • Security, Automation & Monitoring Automating Administrative Tasks

 

  • About SQL server Agent
  • Creating Jobs, Alerts and Operators
  • Scheduling the Jobs
  • Working with Job activity Monitor
  • Resolving failure Jobs
  • Configuring Alert system in SQL serveragent
  • Best practices on job maintenanceMonitoring SQL Server
  • The Goal of Monitoring
  • Choosing the Appropriate Monitoring Tools
  • Monitoring health status by using serverDashboard & DMV's
  • Monitoring Job activities by job activitymonitor
  • Monitoring SQL Server process by serveractivity monitor

 

  • Monitoring SQL Server ErrorLogs/Windows by log file viewer
  • Best Practices on Monitoring Security
  • Security Principles & Authentications
  • Server and Database Roles
  • User-defined server roles
  • Server and Database Principles
  • Server & Database Securable
  • Creating Logins and mapping Users todatabases
  • Creating Schemas & credentials
  • Default Schema for Groups
  • Enabling contained databases
  • Creating users for contained databases
  • Connecting to contained databases from SSMS
  • Role permissions for CMS and SQL ServerAgent
  • Granting to Object level Permissions
  • Best Practices on security

 

  • Backup & Restore,High Availability & Replication Backup & Restore:

 

  • Recovery Models [Simple, Bulk-Logged & Full]
  • How Backup Works
  • Types of backups
    • Full backup
    • Diff backup
    • T-log backup
    • Copy Only
    • Mirror
    • Tail-Log
    • Compressed backups
  • Restoring Modes [With Recovery, NoRecovery, Read only/Standby]
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Performing Restore (point-in-timerecovery)
  • Partial availability of database.
  • Database Recovery advisor
  • Backup strategy: Developing and executinga Backup Plan
  • Creating Maintenance Plans
  • Resolving Backup failures in Real timescenarios
  • Best Practices on Backup & RecoveryLog Shipping
  • Log-Shipping Architecture
  • Building DRS for log-shipping
  • Pre-requisites/Log-Shipping Process
  • Deploying Log Shipping
  • Working with Log Shipping Monitor
  • Logs hipping Role changing [Fail-Over]
  • Removing Log Shipping
  • Frequently Raised Errors In Log-Shipping
  • Case study: How to add files to a log-shipped database
  • Best Practices on Log-Shipping Database Mirroring
  • Overview of Database Mirroring
  • Operating Modes in Database Mirroring
  • Pre-Requisites for Database Mirroring
  • Deploying Database Mirroring

 

  • Fail-Over from Principle to Mirror
  • Working with Database mirroring monitor
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of databasemirroring
  • Database Snapshots
  • Using Database Snapshots for reportingpurposes.
  • Case study on moving mirrored files
  • Best practices on Mirroring Always On Availability Groups
  • Always On Overview
  • Understanding Concepts and Terminology
  • Availability Modes
  • Types of fail-overs
  • Pre-requisites for AlwaysOn configuration
  • Configuring Availability Groups
  • Monitoring Availability groups Add/remove database/replica
  • Suspend/resume an availability database
  • Backups on Secondary
  • Always On Failover Cluster Instances
  • Online Operations Replication
  • Replication Overview
  • Replication Models(snapshot/Transactional/Merge/Peer toPeer)
  • Replication agents
  • Configuring Distributor
  • Deploying Transactional Replication for High Availability
  • Deploying Merge Replication for Bi-directional
  • Creating Subscriptions [Homogeneous /heterogeneous]
  • Monitoring Replication by using replicationmonitor
  • Scripting & Removing Replication
  • Best Practices on Replication
  • Configuring peer to peer replication
  • Frequently asked questions in replication

 

  • Windows & SQL Server Clustering Windows Server 2012 Clustering

 

  • What is a cluster and Overview of Windows cluster
  • Server cluster technologies
    • Server clusters
    • NLB clusters [Network load balancing]
  • Basic architecture of server clusters
  • Networks in clustering [Public & Private]
  • How cluster works
  • Health Detection [Looks alive, Is alive]
  • Introduction to Windows Server 2012
  • Basic elements of a cluster with single quorum.
  • Adding Roles and features by using server manager
  • Introduction to fail-over cluster manger
  • Validating the cluster configuration

 

  • Creating cluster through fail-over cluster manager
  • Adding Nodes to the cluster [2/3 Nodecluster]
  • Configuring MSDTC as a cluster aware application
  • Active - passive Vs Active - Active Clustering
  • Adding/Evicting Nodes to/from the cluster
  • Adding volumes to the roles/services in thecluster
  • Simulating the failover for the resources
  • Failing over the core cluster resources tothe another node
  • Interoperability andCoexistence
  • Database Mirroring and Log Shipping
  • Database Mirroring and Database Snapshots
  • Database Mirroring and Failover Clustering
  • Replication and Log Shipping
  • Replication and Database Mirroring
  • Failover Clustering and Always On Availability groups

 

  • Performance Tuning, Indexing & Optimizing SQL Server Optimizing SQL server

 

  • Policy based management
  • Policy based management implementation
  • Creating Policy & Condition
  • Evaluating polices
  • Resource governor
  • Resource pool & Workloads
  • Using resource governor from SSMS
  • Monitoring Resource governor
  • Change data capture [CDC]
  • Enabling CDC at Database and table level
  • Compression techniques
  • Data & Backup compression
  • Row compression & Page compression
  • Monitoring data compression

 

  • Partitioning – A big picture
  • Table and index partitioning
  • Creating a partition function/schemaIndexing
  • Index Architecture
  • How to optimally take advantage of indexes
  • Clustered & Non-Clustered indexes
  • Covering Index or index with included column
  • Creating covering indexes
  • Filtered indexes
  • Creating filtered indexes to minimize the CPU pressure
  • Column store Index Overview
  • Column store Index Fundamentals and Architecture
  • Creating column store index to improve the performance
  • Index Fragmentation
  • How to determine fragmentation
  • Creating maintenance plan forrebuilding/re-organizing indexes
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