Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure Course Overview

Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure Course Overview

The Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure course, also known as 20764, is tailored for individuals who manage and maintain SQL Server databases. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of database administration, including security, backup strategies, restoring databases, automation, monitoring, and the import/export of data.

Learners will delve into SQL Server security in the first module, exploring how to authenticate connections, authorize logins, and configure security for databases. As the course progresses, participants will gain expertise in assigning roles, authorizing user access, implementing encryption and auditing, understanding recovery models, and managing backups and restores. The course also covers automation with SQL Server Agent, security configurations, PowerShell management, extended events, troubleshooting, and data import/export.

By completing this course, learners will acquire practical skills in administering SQL database infrastructure, making them valuable assets in maintaining the integrity, availability, and security of SQL Server databases within their organizations.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure that participants are well-prepared to take full advantage of the Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure course, the following prerequisites are recommended:

  • Basic understanding of database concepts, including what a database is, what it does, and why it is important.
  • Familiarity with the Windows Server environment and operating system.
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL (T-SQL), which is the primary language for database queries and administration in SQL Server.
  • Experience with database design, including the normal forms and database schemas.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and its core components, such as SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).
  • Understanding of core networking concepts, including connecting to servers and authentication mechanisms.

Please note that while these prerequisites are recommended, we encourage all interested learners to enroll as the course is designed to guide participants through the necessary concepts and practices for administering a SQL database infrastructure effectively.

Target Audience for Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure is a comprehensive course aimed at IT professionals responsible for SQL Server database management and security.

  • Database Administrators

  • IT Professionals managing and maintaining SQL Server databases

  • System Administrators with responsibilities in database security

  • Database Developers who need to understand the infrastructure concerns

  • SQL Server Engineers seeking to deepen infrastructure knowledge

  • Data Protection Officers involved in data security and audit compliance

  • Technical Support Personnel specializing in SQL Server environments

  • IT Security Analysts focusing on database security

  • Professionals preparing for Microsoft's Database Certification exams

  • Infrastructure Architects designing secure database environments

  • Data Analysts requiring knowledge of SQL Server administration

  • IT Consultants providing strategic guidance on database infrastructure

  • Cloud Database Administrators managing Azure SQL Databases

  • PowerShell Scripters automating SQL Server management tasks

  • Performance Tuning and Optimization Specialists

  • Business Intelligence Professionals dealing with data import/export

  • Data Management Professionals interested in disaster recovery and high availability strategies

  • IT Auditors assessing SQL Server security and compliance.

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes:

Gain a comprehensive understanding of SQL Server infrastructure administration, including security, data management, automation, monitoring, and troubleshooting to effectively manage and secure your database environment.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Master SQL Server authentication and authorization processes to secure database access and ensure data integrity.
  • Assign server and database roles, customizing access and permissions to meet organizational security policies.
  • Manage and audit user access and permissions, implementing schema-level security and object permissions to safeguard sensitive data.
  • Implement data encryption and SQL Server Audit to protect data at rest and in transit while ensuring compliance with auditing requirements.
  • Understand and apply SQL Server backup strategies and recovery models to prevent data loss and ensure business continuity.
  • Execute and manage database backups, including differential and transaction log backups, and perform data restoration as needed.
  • Automate routine SQL Server management tasks using SQL Server Agent and PowerShell to improve efficiency and reduce the potential for human error.
  • Configure security settings for SQL Server Agent to ensure secure and reliable job execution.
  • Monitor SQL Server instances with alerts, notifications, and Extended Events, and analyze performance data for proactive management.
  • Troubleshoot common SQL Server issues and optimize server performance, employing best practices and effective problem-solving techniques.
  • Import and export data smoothly, utilizing tools like bcp, BULK INSERT, and SSIS packages to manage data across different platforms and formats.