Introduction to SQL Server 2012 for Administrators

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SQL-312 (4 Days)
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SQL Server 2012 Administration Training Overview

Accelebrate’s SQL Server 2012 Administration training teaches administrators how to administer Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

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

SQL Server 2012 Administration Training Objectives

  • Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Understand the new features of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Manage and monitor SQL Server
  • Create databases and tables
  • Implement indexes and partitions
  • Take database snapshots
  • Secure SQL Server instances and databases
  • Back up and recover data
  • Automate administrative tasks with the SQL Server Agent
  • Performance tune and monitor your SQL Server instance
  • Use Dynamic Management Views to monitor the database and troubleshoot problems

SQL Server 2012 Administration Training Outline

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Introduction
Overview of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Business Intelligence Overview
  • Database Engine
  • T-SQL Programming Interface
  • Security subsystem
  • Replication
Installing, Configuring, and Upgrading Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Editions of SQL Server 2012
  • Before Installation
  • Installing SQL Server
  • After Installation
  • How to Upgrade to SQL Server 2012
Using SQL Server 2012 Administration and Development Tools
  • Using SQL Server Books Online
  • Using SQL Server Management Studio
  • Using SQL Server Data Tools
  • Using SQL Server Configuration Manager
Designing SQL Server Databases
  • Understanding SQL Server System Databases
  • Understanding the SQL Server Database Structure
  • Creating Databases
  • Adding Files and Filegroups
  • Detaching and Attaching Databases
  • Understanding Database Recovery Models
Creating your First Table
  • Understanding Schemas
  • Understanding SQL Server Data Types
  • Creating and Altering Tables
  • Adding Constraints
Building and Maintaining Indexes
  • Index Structure Overview
  • Creating Indexes
  • Adding Index Options
  • Disabling and Dropping Indexes
Table Compression
  • Understanding Row Compression
  • Understanding Page Compression
  • Estimating Effects of Compressions
  • Compression Considerations
Backups
  • Understanding Backup Devices
  • Full Database Backups
  • Differential Database Backups
  • Transaction Log Database Backups
  • Restoring Databases
Managing and Maintaining Indexes and Statistics
  • Checking Index Fragmentation
  • Defragmenting Indexes
  • Creating and Updating Database Statistics
Maintenance Plans
  • Performing Database Consistency Checks
  • Creating Maintenance Plans
SQL Server Profiler and Extended Events
  • Understanding SQL Server Profiler
  • Creating Traces
  • Understanding the Extended Event Architecture
  • Creating and Configuring an Extended Events Session
SQL Server Security
  • Understanding Principals
  • Creating Server Logins
  • Creating User-defined Server Roles
  • Creating Database Users
  • Creating Database Roles
  • Assigning Permissions
  • Configuring Contained Databases
SQL Server Agent
  • SQL Server Agent Components
  • Creating Operators
  • Configuring Alerts
  • Creating Jobs
  • Working with Proxies
Database Snapshots
  • Understanding Database Snapshots
  • Creating and Viewing Database Snapshots
  • Dropping Database Snapshots
  • Reverting to a Database Snapshot
Dynamic Management Objects
  • Retrieving SQL Server Metadata from DMOs
  • Querying SQL Server Performance Statistics
  • Querying Server Information
  • Querying Indexing Statistics
Overview of Views, User-defined Functions, and Stored Procedures (If Time Permits)
  • What are Views
  • Creating Indexed Views
  • Understanding Scalar Functions
  • Understanding Table-Valued Functions
  • Working with Stored Procedures
  • Using the EXECUTE Keyword
Replication (If Time Permits)
  • Types of Replication
  • Replication Agents
  • Configuring Replication
  • Monitoring Replication
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SQL-312

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive a copy of Microsoft Press’s Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Step-by-Step.

Software Requirements:

  • 64-bit Windows 7 or later, or Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 8 GB RAM
  • SQL Server 2012 Developer Edition (for Windows 7 or 8) or Enterprise or Business Intelligence Edition (for Windows Server operating systems)
    • Please have the SQL Server installer files available for reinstallation of SQL Server during the class.
  • 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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