Microsoft 50400: Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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Pré-requisitos
Before attending this course, students must: Understand the tradeoffs among the different redundant storage types. For example, what RAID levels mean, and how they differ from Storage Area Networks (SAN). Understand how replication works and how replication is implemented. Be familiar with reading user requirements and business-need documents. For example, development project vision/mission statements or business analysis reports. Have some knowledge of how queries execute. Must be able to read a query execution plan and understand what is happening. Have basic knowledge of the dependencies between system components. Be able to design a database to third normal form (3NF) and know the tradeoffs when backing out of the fully normalized design (denormalization) and designing for performance and business requirements in addition to being familiar with design models, such as Star and Snowflake schemas. Have monitoring and troubleshooting skills. Have knowledge of the operating system and platform. That is, how the operating system integrates with the database, what the platform or operating system can do, and how the interaction between the operating system and the database works. For example, how integrated authentication interacts with Active Directory directory service. Have knowledge of application architecture. That is, how applications can be designed in three layers, what applications can do, interaction between applications and the database, interaction between the database and the platform or operating system. Must already know how to use: A data modeling tool Microsoft Office Visio (to create infrastructure diagrams) Be familiar with SQL Server 2005 features, tools, and technologies. Have a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 credential or equivalent experience. In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed: • Course 2779: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database. • Course 2780: Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following courses: Course 6231: Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database Course 6232: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database

Conteúdo Programático
This instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills to design, optimize, and maintain a database administrative solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
Audience Profile
The primary audience of this course is IT professionals who design and maintain SQL Server databases. The audience can also comprise technical architects and consultants who design and implement SQL Server solutions. Students taking this course are expected to have three or more years of experience working on databases for two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle - design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support.
The students should have experience in the following areas:
Administering databases
Designing logical database schema solutions
Defining high-availability solutions
Automating administrative tasks
Defining security solutions
Monitoring and troubleshooting the database server
Designing and executing deployments
Defining the infrastructure (storage, hardware, and number of servers or instances, etc.)
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Implement an administrative solution for SQL Server 2008.
Deploy SQL Server 2008.
Design the physical structure for SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for maintaining SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for managing SQL Server 2008.
Automate the database managing strategy for SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for securing databases in SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for monitoring SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for content distribution in SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for replication in SQL Server 2008.
Design a high availability solution for SQL Server 2008.
Design a strategy for backup and recovery in SQL Server 2008.


Course Outline
Module 1: Designing an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
This module provides an overview of an administrative solution and how it helps the administrator. It also describes the general process of designing and deploying an administrative solution in their environment.
Lessons
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)
Lab : Designing an Administrative Solution for SQL Server 2008
Designing an Administrative Solution
Using SQL PowerShell to Automate SQL Server Configuration
Creating SQL Server PowerShell Scripts
Configuring FILESTREAM Support in SQL Server 2008
After completing this module, students will be able to:
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.
Module 2: Deploying SQL Server 2008
This module describes the considerations for implementing a new version of SQL Server 2008. This module also describes the steps for upgrading an existing installation to SQL Server 2008.
Lessons
System Requirements for SQL Server 2008
Upgrading and Migrating to SQL Server 2008
Configuring Instances in SQL Server 2008
Lab : Deploying SQL Server 2008
Planning a SQL Server Upgrade
Preparing for the Upgrade
Upgrading to SQL Server 2008
Performing Post-Upgrade tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the system requirements for SQL Server 2008.
Upgrade and migrate to SQL Server 2008.
Configure instances in SQL Server 2008.
Module 3: Designing the Physical Structure of SQL Server 2008
This module describes file placement considerations for different functionalities in SQL Server 2008, which helps to improve performance and availability. This module covers the use of partitioning to improve database performance. This module also describes the importance of full-text indexing.
Lessons
Introduction to the Physical Structure of a Database
Planning for Partitioning
Planning for Full-Text Indexing
Lab : Designing the Physical Structure of SQL Server 2008
Planning the Physical Structure of SQL Server 2008
Implementing the Physical Structure of a Database
Configuring Partitions
Configuring Full-Text Indexing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Plan for database files and transaction logs.
Plan or partitions.
Plan for full-text indexing.
Module 4: Designing a Strategy for Maintaining a Database in SQL Server 2008
This module describes the importance of keeping the database up-to-date and the database performing in optimal state. This includes keeping statistics updated and ensuring that a proper index is deployed and implemented. This module also covers the use of database compression to save the disk consumption and to improve the overall performance of a database.
Lessons
Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Statistics for a Database
Designing a Strategy for Maintaining Indexes
Designing a Strategy for Database Compression
Lab : Designing a Strategy for Maintaining a Database in SQL Server 2008
Designing a Database Maintenance Strategy
Maintaining Statistics
Maintaining Indexes
Implementing Database Compression
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Design a strategy for maintaining statistics for a database.
Design a strategy for maintaining indexes.
Design a strategy for database compression.
Module 5: Designing Solutions for Managing SQL Server 2008
This module describes the new approach of managing SQL Servers that has been introduced in SQL Server 2008. It also describes the importance of having a centralized administrative model in your organization by implementing policy-based management. This module also describes how to prevent accidental database changes by using DDL triggers and how to use Change Data Capture (CDC) to monitor data changes in the database for compliance reasons.
Lessons
Designing a Policy-Based Management Strategy
Controlling Resource Usage by using Resource Governor
Auditing Database Changes
Lab : Designing Solutions for Managing SQL Server 2008
Designing a Management Strategy for SQL Server 2008
Configuring Policies by Using Policy-Based Management
Governing Resources Consumption
Implementing DDL Triggers
Implementing CDC
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Design a policy-based management strategy.
Control resource usage by using Resource Governor.
Audit database changes.
Module 6: Automating the Database Management Strategy for SQL Server 2008
This module describes the use of SQL Server Agent and scripts, such as VBScripts and SQL PowerShell, to automate some routine jobs which administrators perform often. This module also covers the use of event notification that helps you to monitor your database for specific events and notify the administrator when the event occurs.
Lessons
Managing SQL Server Agent
Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server
Monitoring Events in SQL Server
Lab : Automating the Database Management Strategy for SQL Server 2008
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Manage SQL Server Agent.
Automate administrative tasks in SQL Server.
Monitor events in SQL Server.
Module 7: Designing a Strategy for Securing SQL Server 2008
This module presents information related to database access control and how SQL Server manages keys and certificates. This module also covers the use of database encryptions to prevent application data from being accessed by unauthorized users, including administrators.
Lessons
Securing SQL Server 2008 Instances
Planning Database Security
Managing Certificate and Keys in SQL Server 2008
Implementing Database Encryption
Lab : Designing a Strategy for Securing SQL Server 2008
Designing a strategy for Database Security
Configuring Security in SQL Server
Enabling Database Encryption
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Secure SQL Server 2008 instances.
Plan database security.
Manage certificate and keys in SQL Server 2008.
Implement database encryption.
Module 8: Designing a Strategy for Monitoring SQL Server 2008
This module describes the information on monitoring a SQL Server 2008 server to ensure that it is performing properly and is in a healthy state. This module also presents information on how to determine if there are any potential problems on the server.
Lessons
Overview of Monitoring SQL Server 2008
Monitoring SQL Server Instances
Monitoring SQL Server Databases
Monitoring Multiple SQL Servers by Using Data Collection
Lab : Designing a Strategy for Monitoring SQL Server 2008
Designing a Data Collection Architecture
Monitoring SQL Server Instances
Implementing Tracing in SQL Server 2008
Using DTA
Monitoring Performance by Using Data Collection
After completing this module, students will be able to:
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.
Module 9: Designing a Strategy for Content Distribution in SQL Server 2008
This module describes the different methods of distributing data to multiple servers. This module describes how to use remote query with linked server and the considerations of using distributed transactions on query span across multiple servers. This module also discusses the use of SSIS to perform data transportation between servers and it covers the method for troubleshooting SSIS packages.
Lessons
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
Lab : Designing a Strategy for Content Distribution in SQL Server 2008
Selecting a Content Distribution Technology
Performing a Remote Query
Monitoring an SSIS Package
After completing this module, students will be able to:
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.
Module 10: Designing a Strategy for Replication in SQL Server 2008
This module provides more in-depth discussions on using replication. This module also talks about using replication, specifically snapshot and transactional replication, which is one-way replication, to replicate data to other servers. Finally, this module describes the way to set up merge and peer-to-peer replication, which should be used for multi-update origin scenarios.
Lessons
Designing a Database Replication Strategy
Implementing Content Distribution by using Replication
Configuring a High-Availability Solution by Using Replication
Lab : Designing a Strategy for Replication in SQL Server 2008
Designing a Replication Strategy
Setting up Snapshot Replication
Setting up Peer-To-Peer Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Design a database replication strategy.
Design content distribution by using replication.
Configure a high-availability solution by using replication.
Module 11: Designing a High-Availability Solution for SQL Server 2008
This module describes the different high-availability features available in SQL Server 2008. The module then covers the scenarios of using them in an organization. This module also covers the considerations for choosing the right high-availability solution for an organization.
Lessons
Introduction to High Availability
Implementing Log Shipping
Implementing Database Mirroring
Implementing Failover Clustering
Designing a High-Availability Strategy
Lab : Designing a High-Availability Solution for SQL Server 2008
Designing a High-Availability Strategy
Implementing Database Mirroring
Designing a Failover Cluster
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain the basic concepts of high availability.
Implement log shipping.
Implement database mirroring.
Implement failover clustering.
Design a high-availability strategy.
Module 12: Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy for SQL Server 2008
This module describes the importance of having a backup of your database. In case of a disaster, backing up the database helps to recover data that cannot be protected by using HA solutions mentioned in the previous module. This module also describes different online operations supported by SQL Server 2008, which helps to minimize the downtime when data restore is required. This module also describes the steps to repair system databases that are corrupted.
Lessons
Planning a Backup Strategy
Planning a Recovery strategy
Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy
Implementing a Repair Strategy
Lab : Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy for SQL Server 2008
Designing a Backup and Recovery Solution
Backing up a Database
Restoring a Database by Using Online Operations
Restoring a System Database
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Plan a backup strategy.
Plan a recovery strategy.
Design a backup and recovery strategy.
Implement a repair strategy.