Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database - 5 Days

Code: 2072
Course duration: 5 days

About this Course

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system of Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Course 2072 is a revision of Course 832, System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. The course content is being revised to reflect changes in the product.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe SQL Server architecture.
  • Plan for a SQL Server installation, and then install an instance of SQL Server.
  • Manage files and databases, including determining resource requirements.
  • Choose a login security method, configure login security, plan and implement database permissions, and describe how to help protect SQL Server in an enterprise network.
  • Perform and automate administrative tasks and create custom administrative tools.
  • Back up databases and implement a backup strategy.
  • Restore databases.
  • Monitor and optimize SQL Server performance.
  • Transfer and migrate data into databases.
  • Maintain the high availability of SQL Server.
  • Describe how to replicate data from one SQL Server to another.

Course Outline

Module 1: SQL Server OverviewLessons

  • What Is SQL Server
  • SQL Server Integration
  • SQL Server Databases
  • SQL Server Security
  • Working with SQL Server
Lab : SQL Server Overview
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe SQL Server 2000 and its supported operating system platforms.
  • Describe SQL Server architecture.
  • Describe SQL Server databases.
  • Describe SQL Server security.
  • Describe SQL Server querying, implementation, administration, and data warehousing activities, as well as client application design options.
Module 2: Planning to Install SQL ServerLessons
  • Hardware Installation Considerations
  • SQL Server 2000 Editions
  • Software Installation Considerations
  • Methods of Installing SQL Server
  • Verifying the Installation
  • Configuring SQL Server Enterprise Manager
  • Troubleshooting
Lab : Installing SQL Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Determine hardware requirements for SQL Server 2000 and the SQL Server management tools.
  • Describe the various SQL Server Editions.
  • Describe the different types of licensing.
  • Determine software installation options that are appropriate for your environment.
  • Describe various methods of installing an instance SQL Server and install it by using SQL Server Setup.
  • Verify the installation of SQL Server.
  • Configure SQL Server Enterprise Manager.
  • Troubleshoot the installation.
Module 3: Managing Database FilesLessons
  • Introduction to Data Structures
  • Creating Databases
  • Managing Databases
  • Placing Database Files and Logs
  • Optimizing the Database Using Hardware-based RAID
  • Optimizing the Database Using Filegroups
  • Optimizing the Database Using Filegroups with Hardware-based RAID
  • Capacity Planning
  • Performance Considerations
Lab : Managing Database Files
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how SQL Server stores data and handles transactions.
  • Create a database, including specifying options during and after database creation.
  • Grow, shrink, or delete a database.
  • Determine the placement of database files and transaction logs for performance and fault tolerance.
  • Optimize a database by using hardware-based RAID.
  • Determine when and how to use filegroups to optimize a database.
  • Optimize a database by using filegroups with hardware-based RAID.
  • Estimate the amount of space that a database requires.
Module 4: Managing SecurityLessons
  • Implementing an Authentication Mode
  • Assigning Logins to Users and Roles
  • Assigning Permissions to Users and Roles
  • Managing Security Within SQL Server
  • Managing Application Security
  • Managing SQL Server Security in the Enterprise
Lab : Managing SecurityLab : Managing PermissionsLab : Managing Application Security
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Implement Windows Authentication Mode and Mixed Authentication Mode.
  • Assign login accounts to database user accounts and roles.
  • Assign permissions to user accounts and roles.
  • Manage security within SQL Server.
  • Manage security with views and stored procedures.
  • Create and use application roles to manage application security.
  • Manage SQL Server security in the enterprise environment.
Module 5: Performing Administrative TasksLessons
  • Configuration TasksRoutine SQL Server Administrative TasksAutomating Routine Maintenance TasksCreating AlertsTroubleshooting SQL Server AutomationAutomating Multiserver Jobs
Lab : Configuring SQL ServerLab : Creating Jobs and OperatorsLab : Creating Alerts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Perform common SQL Server configuration tasks.
  • Describe how to upgrade SQL Server version 6.5 and SQL Server 7.0 to SQL Server 2000.
  • Describe routine database administration tasks.
  • Automate routine maintenance tasks by creating and scheduling jobs.
  • Create alerts and operators.
  • Troubleshoot automated jobs, alerts, or notifications.
  • Automate administrative jobs in a multiserver environment.
Module 6: Backing Up DatabasesLessons
  • Preventing Data Loss
  • Setting and Changing a Database Recovery Model
  • SQL Server Backup
  • When to Back Up Databases
  • Performing Backups
  • Types of Backup Methods
  • Planning a Backup Strategy
  • Performance Considerations
Lab : Backing Up Databases
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create backup files and backup sets.
  • Back up user and system databases by using Transact-SQL and SQL Server Enterprise Manager.
  • Back up databases that are created on multiple files and filegroups.
  • Apply the appropriate backup options to each of the different SQL Server 2000 backup methods.
  • Use the BACKUP LOG statement to back up and clear transaction logs.
  • Design an appropriate backup strategy.
Module 7: Restoring DatabasesLessons
  • SQL Server Recovery Process
  • Preparing to Restore a Database
  • Restoring Backups
  • Restoring Databases from Different Backup Types
  • Restoring Damaged System Databases
Lab : Restoring Databases
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the SQL Server recovery process.
  • Verify backups and perform specific tasks that enable the restore process.
  • Use the RESTORE statement to get information about a backup file before you restore a database, file, or transaction log.
  • Restore backups from different backup types and use the appropriate options.
  • Restore damaged system databases.
Module 8: Monitoring SQL Server for PerformanceLessons
  • Why to Monitor SQL Server
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • Tools for Monitoring SQL Server
  • Common Monitoring and Tuning Tasks
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the reasons why monitoring SQL Server 2000 is important.
  • Develop a performance monitoring and tuning methodology.
  • Describe the tools available for monitoring SQL Server.
  • Perform common monitoring and tuning tasks by using counters and appropriate tools.
Module 9: Transferring DataLessons
  • Introduction to Transferring Data
  • Tools for Importing and Exporting Data in SQL Server
  • Introduction to DTS
  • Transforming Data with DTS
Lab : Transferring Data
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the rationale for, and the process of, importing, exporting, and transforming data.
  • Describe the tools for importing and exporting data in SQL Server 2000.
  • Transform data by using Data Transformation Services (DTS).
  • Create and edit a DTS package by using the DTS Import and DTS Export Wizards.
Module 10: Maintaining High AvailabilityLessons
  • Introduction to Availability
  • Increasing Availability Using Failover Clustering
  • Standby Servers and Log Shipping
Lab : Automating the Maintenance of a Standby Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Determine availability requirements and strategies for a Microsoft Windows Server System environment.
  • Use SQL Server failover clustering.
  • Configure a standby server and use log shipping to maintain its integrity.
Module 11: Introducing ReplicationLessons
  • Introduction to Distributed Data
  • Introduction to SQL Server Replication
  • SQL Server Replication Agents
  • SQL Server Replication Types
  • Physical Replication Models
Lab : Implementing Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the various methods to distribute data in SQL Server 2000.
  • Explain the publisher-subscriber metaphor, including articles, publications, and subscriptions.
  • Describe SQL Server replication agents.
  • Explain the SQL Server replication types.
  • Describe the physical replication models.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience using the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system to:
    • Connect clients running Windows 2000 to networks and the Internet.
    • Configure the Windows 2000 environment.
    • Create and manage user accounts.
    • Manage access to resources by using groups.
    • Configure and manage disks and partitions, including disk striping and mirroring.
    • Manage data by using NTFS.
    • Implement Windows 2000 security.
    • Optimize performance in Windows 2000.

Guaranteed to Run

2020-02-20 09:00 to 2020-02-21 17:00
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2020-02-17 09:00 to 2020-02-21 17:00
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09:00 to 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
Mid-Town New York City (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-02-12 09:00 to 2020-02-14 17:00
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2020-02-12 09:00 to 2020-02-14 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
Newark, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-02-06 09:00 to 2020-02-07 17:00
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2020-02-06 09:00 to 2020-02-07 17:00
Washington, D.C. (Instructor-Led)

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