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Azure SQL Database Administration

AZR-132 (3 Days)

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Azure SQL Training Overview

Azure SQL Database is a highly scalable, high performing SQL Server-based Managed Cloud Database Service offering from Microsoft.

Accelebrate's Azure SQL Database Administration training teaches attendees everything they need to administer SQL Database to get the most out of features that it provides. Students learn the different management aspects of an Azure SQL Database such as Migration, Backup and Restore, Pricing, Security, Scalability, Monitoring and Performance Optimization, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Azure SQL Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand Azure SQL Database Configuration and Pricing options
  • Provision a new SQL Database or Migrate an existing On-Premise SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database
  • Backup and Restore Azure SQL Database
  • Secure an Azure SQL Database
  • Scale an Azure SQL Database
  • Monitor and Tune an Azure SQL Database
  • Implement High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Azure SQL Database
  • Automate common management task with PowerShell
  • Develop a scalable cloud solution with Azure SQL Database

Azure SQL Training Outline

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Introduction
Azure SQL Database Primer
  • Introduction to Azure SQL Database
  • Difference between SQL Server and Azure SQL Database
  • Unsupported Features
  • Provision an Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Database Configuration Options
  • Understanding Azure SQL Database Pricing
  • Provisioning & connection to Azure SQL Database using PowerShell
Migrating An On-Premise SQL Server Database To Azure SQL Database
  • Deciding an appropriate service tier
  • Determining compatibility issues
  • Determining migration method
  • Verifying the database migration
  • Using Database Migration Assistant to find the compatibility issues
  • Migrate database using SQL Data-Tier Application
  • Migrate database using SQL Server Management Studio
  • Migrate database using Transactional Replication
Backup An Azure SQL Database
  • Automated Backups
  • Export Azure SQL Database to Azure Storage
  • Transactional consistent backup
  • Exporting BACPAC to Azure Storage using PowerShell
  • Perform a transactional consistent backup using PowerShell
Restore An Azure SQL Database
  • Point-In-Time Restore from automated backup
  • Geo-Restore Azure SQL Database
  • Deleted-Database Restore
  • Import Azure SQL Database from a BACPAC file
  • Point-In-Time Restore of Azure SQL Database
  • Geo-Restore of Azure SQL Database
  • Geo-Restore of Azure SQL Database
SQL Database
  • Auditing and Thread detection
  • Encryption, Dynamic Data Masking and Row Level Security
  • Configuring Firewall
  • SQL Authentication & Azure AD Integration and Authentication
  • Implementing Auditing
  • Implement Dynamic Data Masking & Row Level Security
  • Configuring Firewall using PowerShell
  • Managing Users and Logins for SQL Authentication
  • Implementing Azure AD authentication
Scaling Azure SQL Database
  • What is a SQL Elastic Pool?
  • When to consider Elastic Pools
  • Choosing the correct pool size
  • Understanding Elastic Jobs
  • Vertical Scaling
  • Horizontal Scaling or Sharding
  • Multi-tenant design patterns with Azure SQL Database
  • Introduction to Elastic database tools
  • Adding & Modifying Shard Maps & Shards
  • Data Dependent Routing
  • Multi-Shard Queries
  • Elastic Queries
  • Elastic Transactions
  • Split & Merge Tool
  • Manage and Monitor elastic pools using Azure Portal
  • Add & Remove shards from an Elastic database
  • Executing a query against a shard
  • Running a distributed transaction
High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Built-In high availability in Azure SQL Database
  • Scenarios for building highly available services with Azure SQL Database
  • Standard & Active Geo-Replication
  • Automatic Failover
  • Implement and test a DR Solution
Monitoring And Tuning Azure SQL Database
  • Monitoring database using the Azure Portal
  • Monitoring database using DMVs
  • Extended Events
  • Diagnostic Logging
  • Analyzing and implementing performance recommendations
  • Tuning database using Query Performance Insight
  • Automatic tuning
  • In-Memory OLTP Overview and Concepts – Memory-Optimized Tables & Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
  • Performance Improvement with In-Memory OLTP
  • Using Extended Events to Monitor Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing Performance Recommendations
  • Tuning database using Query Performance Insight
  • Migrating Disk-Based tables to Memory Optimized Table
  • Migrating Interpreted Stored Procedures to Natively Compiled Stored Procedures
Automating Common Administration Tasks With PowerShell
  • Automation using PowerShell
  • Automation using Linked Server
  • Automation using Azure Automation
  • Automation using Elastic Jobs
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

AZR-132

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

No previous experience is presumed, however, having prior experience working with On-Premise SQL Server, PowerShell, and C# would be beneficial.

Training Materials:

All Azure training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Internet access via Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer is required in order to access the remote environment used for this training.

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