MCITP SQL Server 2008 Training Course
Location: Kings Cross, London
Upcoming Class: 21 Jul 2013
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MCITP SQL Server 2008 course overviewThis MCITP SQL Server 2008 certification course is designed to provide delegates with the necessary knowledge to pursue Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) SQL Server 2008 certification.
This short MCITP course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends. A list of all upcoming public MCITP training course is given on training dragon website.
Who is MCITP SQL Server 2008 training for?This training course is for you if you are interested in becoming Microsoft Certified IT Professional in SQL Server 2008.
Prerequisites for MCITP SQL Server 2008 course
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
- Working knowledge of Transact-SQL, relational databases and some experience with database design. Training Dragon provide SQL course that can help with this requirement. Please contact us to discuss this requirement.
What will I get?
- Training from professional MCITP certified trainers:
Training Dragon consultants have been implementing professional Microsoft SQL Server Database solutions across a range of companies for many years. Those consultants write and teach our MCITP training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.
- Practical Projects:
This MCITP training is designed to prepare you not only for MCITP certification, but also to train you for your next job. To do this, next to certification you will also work on real-world practical MCITP related exercises in this MCITP course. This will ensure that you can apply the knowledge gained from this course to your work environment.
- Course Material and Practice exams:
MCITP electronic notes are included in this course. You will also take practice exams as part of the course.
- Course Completion Certificate:
After completing this training you will receive MCITP course completion certificate.
- Support and Careers Advice:
After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding MCITP, do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers and career consultants are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our career consultants.
- Pass Guarantee and Train again for Free:
We are sure that you will pass your MCITP certification exam at first attempt. However, if you don’t, you can come back within a year and take the complete course for free.
- Official Course Curriculum:
This MCITP certification course is based on the official Microsoft recommended course syllabus.
MCITP SQL Server 2008 Course ContentsMicrosoft SQL Server 2008 MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional) Certification
This MCITP SQL Server 2008 certification course prepares you for following exams.
- Exam 70- 432 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - Implementation and Maintenance
- Exam 70- 450 Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008
In this MCITP course we follow the course outline recommended by Microsoft. We do not cut corners so we spend the study hours recommended by Microsoft.
Part1: Exam 70- 432 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - Implementation and Maintenance
Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 and its Toolset
This module introduces you to the entire SQL Server platform and its major tools. This module also covers editions, versions, basics of network listeners, and concepts of services and service accounts.
- Introduction to SQL Server Platform
- Working with SQL Server Tools
- Configuring SQL Server Services
Lab : Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 and its Toolset
- Verify SQL Server Component Installation
- Alter Service Accounts for New Instance
- Enable Named Pipes Protocol for Both Instances
- Create Aliases for AdventureWorks and Proseware
- Ensure SQL Browser is Disabled and Configure a Fixed TCP/IP Port
- Describe the SQL Server Platform
- Work with SQL Server Tools
- Configure SQL Server Services
Module 2: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2008 R2
This module covers planning for an installation related to SQL Server I/O requirements, 32 bit vs 64 bit, memory configuration options and I/O subsystem pre-installation checks using SQLIOSim and SQLIO.
- Overview of SQL Server 2008 R2 Architecture
- Planning Server Resource Requirements
- Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server 2008 R2
Lab : Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2008 R2
- Adjust memory configuration
- Perform Pre-installation Stress Testing
- Check Specific I/O Operations
- Describe the SQL Server architecture
- Plan for server resource requirements
- Conduct pre-installation stress testing for SQL Server
Module 3: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 R2
This module details installing and configuring SQL Server 2008 R2.
- Preparing to Install SQL Server 2008 R2
- Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
- Upgrading and Automating Installation
Lab : Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 R2
- Review installation requirements
- Install the SQL Server instance
- Perform Post-installation Setup and Checks
- Configure Server Memory
- Prepare to install SQL Server
- Install SQL Server
- Upgrade and automate the installation of SQL Server
Module 4: Working with Databases
This module describes the system databases, the physical structure of databases and the most common configuration options related to them.
- Overview of SQL Server Databases
- Working with Files and Filegroups
- Moving Database Files
Lab : Working with Databases
- Adjust tempdb configuration
- Create the RateTracking database
- Attach the OldProspects database
- Add multiple files to tempdb
- Describe the role and structure of SQL Server databases
- Work with files and filegroups
- Move database files within servers and between servers
Module 5: Understanding SQL Server 2008 R2 Recovery Models
This module describes the concept of the transaction log and SQL Server recovery models. It introduces the different backup strategies available with SQL Server 2008 R2.
- Backup Strategies
- Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
- Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy
Lab : Understanding SQL Server 2008 R2 Recovery Models
- Plan a backup strategy
- Configure recovery models
- Review recovery models and strategy
- Describe the critical concepts surrounding backup strategies
- Explain the transaction logging capabilities within the SQL Server database engine
- Plan a SQL Server backup strategy
Module 6: Backup of SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases
This module describes SQL Server 2008 R2 Backup and the backup types.
- Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
- Managing Database Backups
- Working with Backup Options
Lab : Backup of SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases
- Investigate backup compression
- Transaction log backup
- Differential backup
- Copy only backup
- Partial backup
- Back up databases and transaction logs
- Manage database backups
- Work with more advanced backup options
Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases
This module describes the restoration of databases.
- Understanding the Restore Process
- Restoring Databases
- Working with Point-in-time Recovery
- Restoring System Databases and Individual Files
Lab : Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 Databases
- Determine a restore strategy
- Restore the database
- Using STANDBY mode
- Understand the restore process
- Restore databases
- Work with Point-in-time Recovery
- Restore system databases and individual files
Module 8: Importing and Exporting Data
This module covers the use of the import/export wizards and explains how they relate to SSIS. Also introduces BCP.
- Transferring Data To/From SQL Server 2008 R2
- Importing & Exporting Table Data
- Inserting Data in Bulk
Lab : Importing and Exporting Data
- Import the Excel spreadsheet
- Import the CSV file
- Create and test an extraction package
- Compare loading performance
- Transfer data to and from SQL Server
- Import and export table data
- Insert data in bulk and optimize the bulk insert process
Module 9: Authenticating and Authorizing Users
This module covers SQL Server 2008 R2 security models, logins and users.
- Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
- Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
- Authorization Across Servers
Lab : Authenticating and Authorizing Users
- Create Logins
- Correct an Application Login Issue
- Create Database Users
- Correct Access to Restored Database
- Describe how SQL Server authenticates connections
- Describe how logins are authorized to access databases
- Explain the requirements for authorization across servers
Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles
This module covers fixed server roles, fixed database roles and user-defined database roles.
- Working with Server Roles
- Working with Fixed Database Roles
- Creating User-defined Database Roles
Lab : Assigning Server and Database Roles
- Assign Server Roles
- Assign Fixed Database Roles
- Create and Assign User-defined Database Roles
- Check Role Assignments
- Work with server roles
- Work with fixed database roles
- Create user-defined database roles
Module 11: Authorizing Users to Access Resources
This module covers permissions and the assignment of permissions.
- Authorizing User Access to Objects
- Authorizing Users to Execute Code
- Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level
Lab : Authorizing Users to Access Resources
- Assign Schema-level Permissions
- Assign Object-level Permissions
- Test Permissions
- Authorize user access to objects
- Authorize users to execute code
- Configure permissions at the schema level
Module 12: Auditing SQL Server Environments
This module covers SQL Server Audit.
- Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
- Implementing SQL Server Audit
- Managing SQL Server Audit
Lab : Auditing SQL Server Environments
- Determine audit configuration and create auditCreate server audit specificationsCreate database audit specificationsTest audit functionality
- Describe the options for auditing data access in SQL Server
- Implement SQL Server Audit
- Manage SQL Server Audit
Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2008 R2 Management
This module covers SQL Server Agent, jobs and job history.
- Automating SQL Server Management
- Working with SQL Server Agent
- Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
Lab : Automating SQL Server 2008 R2 Management
- Create a Data Extraction Job
- Schedule the Data Extraction Job
- Troubleshoot a Failing Job
- Automate SQL Server Management
- Work with SQL Server Agent
- Manage SQL Server Agent jobs
Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
This module covers SQL Server agent security, proxy accounts and credentials.
- Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
- Configuring Credentials
- Configuring Proxy Accounts
Lab : Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
- Troubleshoot job execution failure
- Resolve the security issue
- Perform further troubleshooting
- Explain SQL Server Agent security
- Configure credentials
- Configure Proxy accounts
Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2 with Alerts and Notifications
This module covers the configuration of database mail, alerts and notifications.
- Configuration of Database Mail
- Monitoring SQL Server Errors
- Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications
Lab : Monitoring SQL Agent Jobs with Alerts and Notifications
- Configure Database Mail
- Implement Notifications
- Implement Alerts
- Configure database mail
- Monitor SQL Server errors
- Configure operators, alerts and notifications
Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
This module covers database maintenance plans.
- Ensuring Database Integrity
- Maintaining Indexes
- Automating Routine Database Maintenance
Lab : Ongoing Database Maintenance
- Check database integrity using DBCC CHECKDB
- Correct index fragmentation
- Create a database maintenance plan
- Investigate table lock performance
- Ensure database integrity
- Maintain indexes
- Automate routine database maintenance
Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2008 R2
This module covers SQL Profiler and SQL Trace stored procedures.
- Capturing Activity using SQL Server Profiler
- Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Working with Tracing Options
Lab : Tracing Access to SQL Server 2008 R2
- Capture a trace using SQL Server Profiler
- Analyze a trace using Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Configure SQL Trace
- Capture activity using SQL Server Profiler
- Improve performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
- Work with tracing options
Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2
This module introduces DMVs and the configuration of data collection.
- Monitoring Activity
- Capturing and Managing Performance Data
- Analyzing Collected Performance Data
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server 2008 R2
- Investigating DMVs
- Configure Management Data Warehouse
- Configure Instances for Data Collection
- Work with Data Collector Reports
- Monitor current activity
- Capture and manage performance data
- Analyze collected performance data
Module 19: Managing Multiple Servers
This module covers Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries, Virtualization of SQL Server and Data-Tier Applications.
- Working with Multiple Servers
- Virtualizing SQL Server
- Deploying and Upgrading Data-Tier Applications
Lab : Managing Multiple Servers
- Configure CMS and execute multi-server queries
- Deploy a data-tier application
- Register and extract a data-tier application
- Upgrade a data-tier application
- Work with multiple servers
- Describe options for virtualizing SQL Server
- Deploy and upgrade Data-Tier Applications
Module 20: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2008 R2 Administrative Issues
This module covers common issues that require troubleshooting and gives guidance on where to start looking for solutions.
- SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
- Resolving Service-related Issues
- Resolving Concurrency Issues
- Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues
Lab : Troubleshooting Common Issues
- Troubleshoot and resolve SQL Server administrative issues
- Explain SQL Server troubleshooting methodology
- Resolve service-related issues
- Resolve concurrency issues
- Resolve login and connectivity issues
Part2: Exam 70- 450 Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008Module 1: Designing an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
- Overview of SQL Server 2008
- Designing an Administrative Solution
- Developing and Deploying an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
- Implementing an Administrative Solution in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
- Designing an Administrative Solution
- Using SQL PowerShell to Automate SQL Server Configuration
- Creating SQL Server PowerShell Scripts
- Configuring FILESTREAM Support in SQL Server 2008
- Explain the basic concepts of SQL Server 2008.
- Design an administrative solution.
- Develop and deploy an administrative solution for SQL Server 2008.
- Implement an administrative solution in SSMS.
- System Requirements for SQL Server 2008
- Upgrading and Migrating to SQL Server 2008
- Configuring Instances in SQL Server 2008
- Planning a SQL Server Upgrade
- Preparing for the Upgrade
- Upgrading to SQL Server 2008
- Performing Post-Upgrade tasks
- Describe the system requirements for SQL Server 2008.
- Upgrade and migrate to SQL Server 2008.
- Configure instances in SQL Server 2008.
- Introduction to the Physical Structure of a Database
- Planning for Partitioning
- Planning for Full-Text Indexing
- Planning the Physical Structure of SQL Server 2008
- Implementing the Physical Structure of a Database
- Configuring Partitions
- Configuring Full-Text Indexing
- Plan for database files and transaction logs.
- Plan or partitions.
- Plan for full-text indexing.
- Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Statistics for a Database
- Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Indexes
- Designing a Strategy for Database Compression
- Designing a Database Maintenance Strategy
- Maintaining Statistics
- Maintaining Indexes
- Implementing Database Compression
- Design a strategy for maintaining statistics for a database.
- Design a strategy for maintaining indexes.
- Design a strategy for database compression.
- Designing a Policy-Based Management Strategy
- Controlling Resource Usage by using Resource Governor
- Auditing Database Changes
- Designing a Management Strategy for SQL Server 2008
- Configuring Policies by Using Policy-Based Management
- Governing Resources Consumption
- Implementing DDL Triggers
- Implementing CDC
- Design a policy-based management strategy.
- Control resource usage by using Resource Governor.
- Audit database changes.
- Managing SQL Server Agent
- Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server
- Monitoring Events in SQL Server
- Planning an Automated Database Management Strategy
- Using SQL Server Agent
- Creating Scripts to Automate Administrative Tasks
- Enabling Event Notification
- Setting up SQL Server Agent to Monitor Events
- Manage SQL Server Agent.
- Automate administrative tasks in SQL Server.
- Monitor events in SQL Server.
- Securing SQL Server 2008 Instances
- Planning Database Security
- Managing Certificate and Keys in SQL Server 2008
- Implementing Database Encryption
- Designing a strategy for Database Security
- Configuring Security in SQL Server
- Enabling Database Encryption
- Secure SQL Server 2008 instances.
- Plan database security.
- Manage certificate and keys in SQL Server 2008.
- Implement database encryption.
- Overview of Monitoring SQL Server 2008
- Monitoring SQL Server Instances
- Monitoring SQL Server Databases
- Monitoring Multiple SQL Servers by Using Data Collection
- Designing a Data Collection Architecture
- Monitoring SQL Server Instances
- Implementing Tracing in SQL Server 2008
- Using DTA
- Monitoring Performance by Using Data Collection
- Explain the basic concepts of monitoring in SQL Server 2008.
- Monitor SQL Server instances.
- Monitor SQL Server databases.
- Monitor multiple SQL Servers by using Data Collection.
- Distributing Data in SQL Server 2008
- Working with Distributed Queries
- Managing Distributed Content by Using Distributed Transactions
- Managing SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Packages
- Setting Up Scalable Shared Databases
- Selecting a Content Distribution Technology
- Performing a Remote Query
- Monitoring an SSIS Package
- Explain the basic concepts of data distribution.
- Manage distributed content by using distributed queries.
- Manage distributed content by using distributed transactions.
- Manage SSIS packages.
- Set up scalable shared databases.
- Designing a Database Replication Strategy
- Implementing Content Distribution by using Replication
- Configuring a High-Availability Solution by Using Replication
- Designing a Replication Strategy
- Setting up Snapshot Replication
- Setting up Peer-To-Peer Replication
- Design a database replication strategy.
- Design content distribution by using replication.
- Configure a high-availability solution by using replication.
- Introduction to High Availability
- Implementing Log Shipping
- Implementing Database Mirroring
- Implementing Failover Clustering
- Designing a High-Availability Strategy
- Designing a High-Availability Strategy
- Implementing Database Mirroring
- Designing a Failover Cluster
- Explain the basic concepts of high availability.
- Implement log shipping.
- Implement database mirroring.
- Implement failover clustering.
- Design a high-availability strategy.
- Planning a Backup Strategy
- Planning a Recovery strategy
- Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy
- Implementing a Repair Strategy
- Designing a Backup and Recovery Solution
- Backing up a Database
- Restoring a Database by Using Online Operations
- Restoring a System Database
- Plan a backup strategy.
- Plan a recovery strategy.
- Design a backup and recovery strategy.
- Implement a repair strategy.
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