6231 Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Database

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This course provides material for:
Microsoft Exam code: 70-432

Overview

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2008 R2 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Explain SQL Server 2008 R2 architecture, resources requirements and perform pre-checks of I/O subsystems
  • Plan, install and configure SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Backup and restore databases
  • Import and export wizards and explain how they relate to SSIS
  • Use BCP and BULK INSERT to import data
  • Manage security
  • Assign, configure fixed database roles and create and assign user defined database roles
  • Configure and assign permissions
  • Implement SQL Server 2008 R2 Audits
  • Manage SQL Server 2008 R2 Agent and Jobs
  • Configure database mails, alerts and notifications
  • Maintain databases
  • Configure SQL Profiler Traces and Use the Database Tuning Advisor
  • Monitor data by using Dynamic Management Views
  • Execute multi-server queries and configure a central management server
  • Deploy a data-tier-application
  • Troubleshoot common issues

Audience

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. This course can also be helpful for individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Syllabus

Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 and its Toolset

  • Introduction to SQL Server Platform
  • Working with SQL Server Tools
  • Configuring SQL Server Services
  • Lab : Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 and its Toolset

Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Overview of SQL Server 2008 R2 Architecture
  • Planning Server Resource Requirements
  • Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Lab : Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2008 R2

Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Preparing to Install SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Upgrading and Automating Installation
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 R2

Working with Databases

  • Overview of SQL Server Databases
  • Working with Files and Filegroups
  • Moving Database Files
  • Lab : Working with Databases

Understanding SQL Server 2008 R2 Recovery Models

  • Backup Strategies
  • Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
  • Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy
  • Lab : Understanding SQL Server 2008 R2 Recovery Models

Backup of SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Managing Database Backups
  • Working with Backup Options
  • Lab : Backup of SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Working with Point-in-time Recovery
  • Restoring System Databases and Individual Files
  • Lab : Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Transferring Data To/From SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Importing & Exporting Table Data
  • Inserting Data in Bulk
  • Lab : Importing and Exporting Data

Authenticating and Authorizing Users

  • Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
  • Authorization Across Servers
  • Lab : Authenticating and Authorizing Users

Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Working with Server Roles
  • Working with Fixed Database Roles
  • Creating User-defined Database Roles
  • Lab : Assigning Server and Database Roles

Authorizing Users to Access Resources

  • Authorizing User Access to Objects
  • Authorizing Users to Execute Code
  • Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level
  • Lab : Authorizing Users to Access Resources

Auditing SQL Server Environments

  • Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Managing SQL Server Audit
  • Lab : Auditing SQL Server Environments

Automating SQL Server 2008 R2 Management

  • Automating SQL Server Management
  • Working with SQL Server Agent
  • Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Lab : Automating SQL Server 2008 R2 Management

Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

  • Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
  • Configuring Credentials
  • Configuring Proxy Accounts
  • Lab : Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2 with Alerts and Notifications

  • Configuration of Database Mail
  • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications
  • Lab : Monitoring SQL Agent Jobs with Alerts and Notifications

Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance
  • Lab : Ongoing Database Maintenance

Tracing Access to SQL Server 2008 R2

  • Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
  • Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 5 days
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