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Introduction to SQL Server 2008 for Administrators

SQL-212 (4 Days)
4.44 out of 5 (63 reviews)  

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SQL Server 2008 Administration Training Overview

Accelebrate's SQL Server 2008 Administration training teaches administrators how to successfully administer SQL Server 2008. Note: This course can also be taught using SQL Server 2008 R2.

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.

SQL Server 2008 Administration Training Objectives

  • Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Create databases and tables
  • Implement indexes and partitions
  • Take database snapshots
  • Implement service broker for asynchronous processing of database requests
  • Create and use full-text indexes
  • Secure SQL Server and implement policy-based management
  • Recover data
  • Automate administrative tasks with the SQL Server Agent
  • Use Dynamic Management Views to monitor the database and troubleshoot problems
  • Configure SQL Server for high availability using failover clustering, database mirroring, log shipping, and replication

SQL Server 2008 Administration Training Outline

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Overview of Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Database Engine
  • Business Intelligence
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008
  • Editions of SQL Server 2008
  • Infrastructure Requirements
  • Service Accounts
  • Collation Sequences
  • Authentication Modes
  • SQL Server Instances
  • Upgrading to SQL Server 2008
  • Installing SQL Server 2008
Using the Tools in SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server Documentation
  • Management Tools in SQL Server 2008
  • Performance Management Tools
  • Business Intelligence Tools
Creating Databases
  • SQL Server System Databases
  • SQL Server Database Structure
  • Creating a Database
  • Moving Databases
Designing Tables
  • Naming Objects
  • Schemas
  • Data Types
  • Column Properties
  • Creating Tables
  • Computed Columns
  • Sparse Columns
  • Constraints
  • Database Diagrams
Indexes
  • Index Structure
  • Clustered Indexes
  • Nonclustered Indexes
  • Included Columns
  • Filtered Indexes
  • Online Index Creation
  • Index Management and Maintenance
  • XML Indexes
  • Spatial Indexes
Partitioning
  • Partition Functions
  • Partition Schemes
  • Partitioning Tables and Indexes
  • Managing Partitions
Database Snapshots
  • Creating a Database Snapshot
  • Reverting Data Using a Database Snapshot
Service Broker
  • Service Broker Architecture
  • Message Types and Contracts
  • Queues and Services
  • Conversations
  • Sending and Receiving Messages
  • Queue Activation
  • Prioritization
Full-Text Indexing
  • Full-Text Catalogs
  • Full-Text Indexes
  • Querying Full-Text Data
Security
  • Configuring the Attack Surface
  • Endpoints
  • Principals, Securables, and Permissions
  • CLR Security
  • Data Encryption
Policy-Based Management
  • Overview of Policy-Based Management
  • Facets
  • Conditions
  • Policy Targets
  • Policies
  • Policy Categories
  • Policy Compliance
Data Recovery
  • Database Backups
  • Recovery Models
  • Database Restores
SQL Server Agent
  • Creating Jobs
  • Creating Maintenance Plans
  • Creating Alerts
Dynamic Management Views
  • Overview of DMVs
  • Retrieving Object Metadata
  • Database Diagnostics
High Availability
  • Failover Clustering
  • Database Mirroring
  • Log Shipping
  • Replication
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

35%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

65%

Lab

Course Number:

SQL-212

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive a copy of Microsoft Press's SQL Server 2008 Step-by-Step.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows Server 2003 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 3 GB RAM
  • A full installation of SQL Server 2008 or 2008 R2 with the latest service packs installed
  • Related sample databases and lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • If you have purchased this course, please contact us for detailed setup instructions.

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