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SQL Server DBA

SQL Server 2008 DBA Training Course Syllabus

SQL Server 2008 Overview

  • Availability and Scalability Features
  • Security Features
  • Data Management Features
  • Administration and Maintenance Features
  • Development Features
  • To enable SQLiMail
  • Testing mail delivery

Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008

  • SQL Server 2008 Editions
  • Installing Microsoft SQL Server
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing for a SQL 2008 Installation
  • Installation Checklist
  • Setup Features
  • Using the System Consistency Checker
  • Component Install
  • Unattended Installation
  • Upgrading from previous versions of SQL Server
  • To verify the Installation
  • Administrative Tools

SQL Server Management Studio and other tools

  • Management Studio Windows
  • Registered Servers
  • Object Explorer
  • Review Database Objects
  • Modify Database Properties
  • Create Database Scripts
  • The Maintenance Plans Node
  • Solution Explorer
  • Query Editor
  • Upgrading to SQL Server Computer Manager
  • SQL Server 2008 Services node
  • SQL Server 2008 Network Configuration node
  • SQL Server 2008 Native Client Configuration node
  • The SQLCMD Management Utility
  • SQLCMD Syntax
  • SQLCMD Variables
  • Dedicated Administrative Connection
  • SQL Server Management Studio SQLCMD Mode
  • Using SQL Management Objects
  • BCP in and out with Format files and Bulk Insert
  • Import Export Wizard

Monitoring the Database Server

  • Managing Metadata Views
  • Metadata Storage
  • System Views
  • Information Schema
  • Catalog Views
  • Sys All
  • Dynamic Management Views
  • System Stored Procedures

Database and Index Maintenance

  • Index Management
  • New Index Features
  • Creating Indexes
  • Online Index Maintenance
  • Parallel (multiple CPU) Index Operations
  • Lock Options
  • Included Columns in Indexes
  • Partitioned Tables and Indexes
  • Altering an Index
  • Rebuilding an Index
  • Reorganising an Index
  • Disabling an Index
  • Dropping an Index
  • Index Fragmentation
  • Using the Database Tuning Advisor

Securing SQL Server 2008

  • Implementing Securables
  • New Security Features
  • Principals
  • Securables
  • Permissions
  • Permission Types
  • Managing Logins
  • Managing Users
  • Managing Schemas
  • Schema Definition
  • Using Schemas
  • Managing Execution Context
  • Managing Permissions
  • Manage Server Permissions
  • Manage Server-Scope Securable Permissions
  • Manage Database Permissions
  • Manage Database-Scope Securable Permissions
  • Managing Certificates
  • Native Data Encryption
  • TDE
  • Code and Module Signing
  • SQL Server Auditing

SQL Server Backup & Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery
  • SQL 2008 Disaster Recovery Feature
  • Enhanced Features
  • Database Snapshots
  • Creating a Snapshot
  • Common Snapshot Applications
  • Undeleting table rows
  • Undoing a table update
  • Recovering a dropped object
  • Backup and Restore concept and types
  • Backup and Restore options
  • Media Integrity Changes
  • Recovering the MASTER Database
  • Create a mirrored backup

Database Availability

  • SQL Server 2008 Data Availability
  • Server Clustering concepts
  • Failover of SQL Server Cluster
  • Logshipping concept and setup
  • Database Mirroring
  • The Witness Server and Automatic Failover
  • Configuring Database Mirroring
  • Transaction Safety Level
  • High Availability Operating Mode
  • High Protection Operating Mode
  • High Performance Operating Mode
  • Monitoring Mirroring
  • Database States for Database Mirroring
  • Comparison between Logshipping and mirroring

Replicating Information

  • Replication concept
  • Distributor Administration
  • Creating and Managing Publications and setting up of various types of replication
  • Subscribing to a Publication
  • Transforming Published Data
  • Managing Replication Monitors
  • Distributed query and transaction
  • Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service
  • Managing Linked Servers

SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (Optional)

  • Creating the Database Objects
  • Creating a Package Using Business Intelligence Studio
  • Integration Services Project Template
  • OLE DB Command object
  • Column Mappings
  • Adding a Data Viewer

Monitoring and Performance

  • SQL Server Profiler
  • Optimal Data Storage
  • Windows Perfmon Monitors
  • DMV's
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Query Analyzer
  • Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  • Index Optimisation
  • Partitioned Indexes
  • Lock optimsation