Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Training Certification Course

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 & 2017 is a cloud based database with new and innovative intelligence capabilities. NEW CASTLE offers a number of SQL Server 2016 & 2017 certification training courses that encompasses various new features including advanced analytics, faster transactions, deeper insights, better security and hybrid cloud scenarios. MCSA 2016 Database Administration Track includes following Training and Microsoft Exams. 

Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (M20764)
Provisioning SQL Databases (M20765)

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Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (M20764)

In this course, professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases and who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases will gain the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL server database infrastructure. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure and can assist you in preparing for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam. 

Course Outline:

1. SQL Server Security

  • Authenticating connections to SQL Server
  • Authorizing logins to access databases
  • Authorization across servers
  • Partially contained databases

2. Assigning Server and Database Roles

  • Working with server roles
  • Working with fixed database roles
  • Creating user-defined database roles

3. Authorizing Users to Access Resources

  • Authorizing user access to objects
  • Authorizing users to execute code
  • Configuring permissions at the schema level

4. Protecting Data with Encryption and Auditing

  • Options for auditing data access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server audit
  • Managing SQL Server audit
  • Protecting data with encryption

5. Recovery Models and Backup Strategies

  • Understanding Backup strategies
  • SQL Server transaction login
  • Planning a SQL Server backup strategy

6. Backup of SQL Server Databases

  • Backing up databases and transaction logs
  • Managing database backups
  • Working with backup options

7. Restoring SQL Server 2016 Databases

  • The restore process
  • Restoring databases
  • Working with point-in-time recovery
  • Advanced Restore Scenarios

8. Automating SQL Server Management

  • Working with SQL Server agent
  • Managing SQL Server agent jobs
  • Multiserver management
  • 9. Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
  • SQL Server Agent Security
  • Configuring credentials
  • Configuring proxy accounts

10. Monitoring SQL Server with Alerts and Notifications

  • Configuring database mail
  • Monitoring SQL Server errors
  • Configuring operators, alerts and notifications
  • Alerts in Azure SQL database

11. Introduction to Managing SQL Server by Using PowerShell

  • Configure SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Administer and Maintain SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Managing Azure SQL Server databases using PowerShell

12. Monitoring SQL Server

  • Monitoring activity
  • Capturing and managing performance data
  • Analyzing collected performance data
  • SQL Server utility

13. Troubleshooting SQL Server

  • SQL Server troubleshooting methodology
  • Resolving service related issues
  • Resolving login and connectivity issues

14. Importing and Exporting Data

  • Transferring data to/from SQL Server
  • Importing and exporting table data
  • Using BCP and BULK INSERT to import data
  • Deploying and upgrading data-tier applications

Provisioning SQL Databases (M20765)

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to provision a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. You will cover SQL Server 2016 provision both on-premise and in Azure, and you’ll cover installing from new and migrating from an existing install. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20765: Provisioning SQL Databases, and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases.

1. SQL Server 2016 Components

  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Overview of SQL Server Architecture
  • SQL Server Services and Configuration Options

2. Installing SQL Server 2016

  • Considerations for Installing SQL Server
  • TempDB Files
  • Installing SQL Server 2016
  • Automating Installation

3. Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016

  • Upgrade Requirements
  • Upgrade SQL Server Services
  • Migrating SQL Server Data and Applications

4. Deploying SQL Server on Microsoft Azure

  • SQL Server Virtual Machines in Azure
  • Deploying an Azure SQL Database
  • Migrating an On-Premise Database to an Azure SQL Database

5. Working with Databases

  • Overview of SQL Server Databases
  • Creating Databases
  • Database Files and Filegroups
  • Moving Database Files
  • Buffer Pool Extension

6. Database Storage Options

  • SQL Server Storage Performance
  • SMB Fileshare
  • SQL Server Storage in Azure
  • Stretch Databases

7. Performing Database Maintenance

  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance


Microsoft SQL Benefits

  • Use charting engine to communicate analysis in great-looking charts.
  • Enjoy improved and powerful support for working 
  • “See” important trends and find exceptions in your data.
  • Reduce size of database and improve damaged file recovery.
  • Extend your business intelligence investments for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.


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