MOC 20462 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

MOC 20462 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

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Next Live Class:Oct 19-23, 2020 10AM-6PM ET
Course Topics
  • Learn to describe core database administration tasks and tools.
  • Learn to install and configure SQL Server 2014.
  • Learn to configure SQL Server databases and storage.
  • Learn to plan and implement a backup strategy.
  • Learn to restore databases from backups.
  • Learn to import and export data. Monitor SQL Server.
  • Learn to trace SQL Server activity.
  • Learn to manage SQL Server security.
  • Learn to audit data access and encrypt data.
  • Learn to perform ongoing database maintenance.
  • Learn to automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent Jobs.
  • Learn to configure Database Mail, alerts and notifications.
Available Delivery Methods
Public Class
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Private Class
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Course Overview

This five-day Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases training class provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. The secondary audience is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases. This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-462.

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Webucator is a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). This class uses official Microsoft courseware and will be delivered by a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Course Outline
  1. Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
    1. Database Administration Overview
    2. Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
    3. Database Management Tools and Techniques
    4. Lab: Using SQL Server Administrative Tools
  2. Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
    1. Planning SQL Server Installation
    2. Installing SQL Server 2014
    3. Post-Installation Configuration
    4. Lab: Installing SQL Server 2014
  3. Working with Databases and Storage
    1. Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
    2. Managing Storage for System Databases
    3. Managing Storage for User Databases
    4. Moving Database Files
    5. Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension
    6. Lab: Managing Database Storage
  4. Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
    1. Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
    2. Planning a Backup Strategy
    3. Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
    4. Using Backup Options
    5. Ensuring Backup Reliability
    6. Lab: Backing Up SQL Server Databases
  5. Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
    1. Understanding the Restore Process
    2. Restoring Databases
    3. Advanced Restore Scenarios
    4. Working with Point-in-Time Recovery
    5. Lab: Restoring SQL Server Databases
  6. Importing and Exporting Data
    1. Introduction to Transferring Data
    2. Importing and Exporting Table Data
    3. Copying or Moving a Database
    4. Lab: Importing and Exporting Data
  7. Monitoring SQL Server 2014
    1. Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
    2. Dynamic Management Views and Functions
    3. Performance Monitor
    4. Lab: Monitoring SQL Server 2014
  8. Tracing SQL Server Activity
    1. Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
    2. Using Traces
    3. Lab: Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
  9. Managing SQL Server Security
    1. Introduction to SQL Server Security
    2. Managing Server-Level Security
    3. Managing Database-Level Principals
    4. Managing Database Permissions
    5. Lab: Managing SQL Server Security
  10. Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
    1. Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
    2. Implementing SQL Server Audit
    3. Implementing SQL Server Audit
    4. Lab: Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
  11. Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
    1. Ensuring Database Integrity
    2. Maintaining Indexes
    3. Automating Routine Database Maintenance
    4. Lab: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
  12. Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
    1. Automating SQL Server Management
    2. Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
    3. Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
    4. Managing Job Step Security Contexts
    5. Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers
    6. Lab: Automating SQL Server Management
  13. Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications
    1. Monitoring SQL Server Errors
    2. Configuring Database Mail
    3. Configuring Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
    4. Lab: Monitoring SQL Server by Using Alerts and Notifications
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this SQL Server class:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Some experience with database design.
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