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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Encryption $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Auditing $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Data Access and Permissions $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Monitoring SQL Server Instances $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: High Availability and Disaster Recovery $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Managing Database Integrity $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Managing Indexes and Statistics $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Monitoring Database Activity and Queries $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Restoring Databases $74.95
Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Backing Up Databases $74.95

Bundle Price: $349.00
Total Savings: $400.50


Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Encryption

Ensuring data security is an important part of administering any database infrastructure, and encryption is one method to help you protect sensitive data. This course will teach you about encryption-related tools and processes used in SQL Server 2016, including cell-level, backup, and connection encryption. In addition, this course covers the Always Encrypted feature, Transparent Data Encryption, and troubleshooting. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe the encryption features supported in SQL Server 2016
  • describe Transparent Data Encryption and the keys used for encrypting and decrypting data
  • use Transparent Data Encryption
  • describe the features and limitations of Always Encrypted
  • use the Always Encrypted Wizard
  • configure Always Encrypted using SQL Server Management Studio
  • configure Always Encrypted using PowerShell
  • describe support and limitations for encryption with Azure SQL Database
  • describe the benefits, requirements, restrictions, methods, and recommended practices for backup encryption
  • create an encrypted backup
  • recognize the purpose of cell-level encryption and how to use Transact-SQL and symmetric encryption to configure it
  • enable encrypted connections to a database
  • troubleshoot encryption
  • configure encryption in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Auditing

Auditing allows you to track and log database events to ensure the database is performing properly - an essential administration task. This course teaches you about auditing, including how to configure and manage an audit and query the audit log. Additionally, configuring an Azure SQL Database audit and analyzing audit logs and reports from Azure SQL Database are covered. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe why auditing is required and auditing methods
  • use triggers for auditing
  • use temporal tables for auditing
  • use temporal tables for auditing
  • view the audit log using SQL Server Management Studio or sys.fn_get_audit_file
  • describe the purpose of Extended Events
  • describe the purpose of SQL Server Audit, auditing levels, and components
  • define an audit using SQL Server Audit
  • describe the purpose of actions and actions groups
  • create server audit specifications
  • create database audit specifications
  • use dynamic management and system views to manage an audit
  • compare auditing in Azure SQL Database with SQL Server auditing and describe its purpose
  • configure auditing for Azure SQL Database
  • describe the purpose of audit logs and reports when auditing in Azure SQL Database
  • analyze audit logs and reports when auditing in Azure SQL Database
  • configure auditing in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Data Access and Permissions

To protect data in a SQL Server Database environment, you need to ensure that only trusted users and applications have access to it. In this course, you will learn about configuring data access and permissions. This includes managing database object permissions, as well as creating and maintaining users and custom roles. In addition, this course covers configuring user options for Azure SQL Database, row-level security, and dynamic data masking. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe the types of database users and their purpose
  • create a database user using SQL Server Management Studio
  • create a database user using Transact-SQL
  • describe available server permissions
  • recognize the steps involved in granting a user access to a database and its objects
  • grant access to database objects
  • revoke access to database objects
  • describe database-level roles and their purpose
  • describe server-level roles and their purpose
  • describe the purpose of application roles
  • recognize why you would use and how to create a custom role
  • describe the purpose of row-level security and how to implement it
  • implement row-level security using T-SQL and predicates
  • implement row-level security using T-SQL and predicates
  • describe the purpose of dynamic data masking
  • define dynamic data masking
  • describe the benefits and features of using Azure SQL Database
  • create and configure a new Azure SQL Database
  • connect to and manage an Azure SQL Database using a local instance of SSMS
  • configure data access and permissions in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Monitoring SQL Server Instances

Regularly monitoring your SQL Server instances helps you to identify and correct issues before they cause damage and provides valuable insight for performance tuning. This course teaches you about monitoring SQL Server 2016 instances, including creating and managing operators and SQL Server Agent alerts, defining custom alert actions and failure actions, configuring Database Mail and Policy-Based Management, and identifying available space on data volumes and performance degradation. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe Database Mail, mail profiles, and the importance of security
  • describe the logging levels and the need for a retention policy in Database Mail
  • configure Database Mail
  • recognize the features, benefits, and components of SQL Server Agent
  • describe the purpose of SQL Server Agent operators, the types of contact methods, and notifications
  • create a SQL Server Agent operator using SQL Server Management Studio
  • describe the purpose of SQL Server Agent alerts, how they are triggered, and what they can do
  • recognize the troubleshooting process for SQL Server Agent alerts and notifications
  • create SQL Server Agent alerts and configure their actions using SQL Server Management Studio
  • create alerts that respond to user-defined events
  • define actions a SQL Server Agent should take in the event of job failure
  • describe the purpose and components of Policy-Based Management
  • configure Policy-Based Management properties and failure notification alerts
  • create a Policy-Based Management policy using SQL Server Management Studio
  • recognize how to manage an existing Policy-Based Management policy
  • identify used and available space on data volumes
  • recognize what affects the performance of a server and when to use baseline measurements
  • recognize performance issues that may affect SQL Server
  • monitor instances in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Data is an important enterprise asset and it is vital that it be protected, retrievable, and highly available. This course covers managing high availability and disaster recovery in SQL Server 2016. This includes configuring and monitoring log shipping, as well as managing shared disks and configuring cluster shared volumes. In addition, this course covers configuring Windows clustering, creating an availability group and distributed availability groups, configuring read-only routing, and managing failover. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • recognize the purpose and benefits of log shipping
  • configure log shipping with SQL Server Management Studio
  • configure log shipping with Transact-SQL
  • describe log shipping management tasks such as adding databases, removing log shipping, failing over, and changing roles
  • recognize the tables and stored procedures used for monitoring log shipping
  • describe the features and benefits of AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • describe the purpose of the failover process and the available failover modes
  • describe the capabilities provided by Windows Server Failover Clustering and its relationship to AlwaysOn components
  • describe how high availability is accomplished by monitoring cluster resources
  • create a new availability group
  • change the failover mode in an AlwaysOn availability group
  • configure read-only routing for an availability group using Transact-SQL
  • describe the purpose of distributed availability groups
  • create a distributed availability group with Transact-SQL
  • configure cluster shared volumes
  • manage high availability in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Managing Database Integrity

Managing database integrity by ensuring objects are structurally sound and properly allocated is an important aspect of database administration. This course teaches you how to implement database consistency checks, as well as how to identify and recover from database corruption. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe the purpose of the Database Consistency Checker
  • use the Database Consistency Checker in SQL Server Management Studio
  • use the catalog view to see information about progress and current phase of execution
  • describe the types of consistency checks appropriate for databases
  • perform consistency checks on tables and indexes
  • recognize common consistency check errors and their resolutions
  • recognize possible causes of database corruption
  • detect corruption in a SQL Server database
  • recover from database corruption
  • use SQL Server 2016 tools to ensure database consistency

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Managing Indexes and Statistics

By carefully managing aspects of your database like indexes and statistics, you are able to better tune performance and identify potential issues. This course teaches you about index management tasks, such as identifying and repairing fragmentation, identifying and creating missing indexes, identifying and dropping underused indexes, and managing existing columnstore indexes. In addition, this course covers statistic management topics, such as identifying and correcting outdated statistics, using Auto Update Statistics, and statistics for large tables. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe the types of indexes available in SQL Server and the importance of managing them properly
  • detect fragmented indexes and determine the degree of fragmentation
  • repair index fragmentation using SQL Server Management Studio
  • repair index fragmentation using Transact-SQL
  • use the Missing Indexes feature to identify missing indexes and to create them, if needed
  • find and remove underutilized indexes
  • describe the purpose of columnstore indexes, as well as why and when to use them
  • improve columnstore index performance
  • defragment columnstore indexes
  • identify and correct outdated statistics
  • describe the purpose and characteristics of the auto_update_statistics option
  • implement Auto Update Statistics
  • implement statistics for large tables
  • manage indexes in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Monitoring Database Activity and Queries

An enterprise database infrastructure has a lot of moving pieces, and it's crucial that they be monitored. This course focuses on managing and monitoring SQL Server database activity and queries. Covered topics include monitoring current sessions, identifying sessions that cause blocking activity or consume tempdb resources, configuring a data collector, and creating a utility control point. In addition, it covers query monitoring activities such as managing the Query Store, configuring Extended Events and trace events, identifying problematic execution plans, and troubleshooting server health using Extended Events. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • recognize the types of activities that can be monitored using Activity Monitor
  • use Activity Monitor in SQL Server Management Studio to monitor database activity
  • identify blocks using Activity Monitor and stored procedures
  • describe the role of the data collector
  • describe the components that make up the data collection system
  • configure the data collector
  • use System Monitor to monitor resource usage
  • describe the purpose of utility control point and the requirements for its use
  • use the Create UCP wizard to create a SQL Server utility control point
  • complete the creation of a SQL Server utility control point
  • describe the purpose of the Query Store, its features, and configuration options
  • describe scenarios for using the Query Store
  • describe the features, benefits, and architecture of performance monitoring with Extended Events
  • create an Extended Events session
  • recognize how Extended Events can be used to troubleshoot performance issues
  • describe the features, benefits, and architecture of SQL Trace
  • describe the uses of SQL Trace
  • identify issues with execution plans
  • monitor database activity in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Restoring Databases

An effective data protection strategy requires the ability to restore data from a backup in case of disaster, failure, or errors. This course covers restoring SQL Server 2016 databases, including how to perform piecemeal and page restores. It also covers performing point-in-time recovery, restoring file groups, and planning automation for restore testing. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • recognize what is involved in restoring a database, what can be restored, and restore scenario models
  • describe the purpose and prerequisites of restoring a database backup under the simple recovery model
  • restore a database under the simple recovery model
  • describe the purpose of and considerations for restoring a database under the full recovery model
  • restore a database under the full recovery model
  • restore a database under the full recovery model
  • automate and test restores
  • describe point-in-time recovery and perform point-in-time recovery using SQL Server Management Studio
  • perform point-in-time recovery using Transact-SQL
  • describe the goal of file restore and how it differs in the simple recovery model versus the full recovery model
  • restore files and filegroups
  • restore files to a new location
  • restore files and filegroups over existing files
  • recognize when a page restore is useful, as well as its limitations and restrictions
  • restore pages using SQL Server Management Studio and Transact-SQL
  • describe the purpose and process of piecemeal restore
  • describe the purpose and requirements of piecemeal restore in the simple recovery model
  • describe the purpose and requirements of piecemeal restore in the full recovery model
  • restore a database using a piecemeal restore
  • restore a database in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Backing Up Databases

A tested backup strategy is the most effective means of protecting your data from media failure, user errors, hardware failures, and other potential disasters. This course teaches you about backing up data in SQL Server 2016, including backing up large databases, configuring alerting for backup issues, and managing translation log backups. In addition, this course covers backing up to Azure SQL Database, configuring recovery models, and automating backup jobs. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam.
  • start the course
  • describe the reasons for backing up a database and supported backup types
  • determine the appropriate strategy for backing up a database
  • determine the appropriate media for backing up a database
  • recognize how to plan a retention policy for backing up databases
  • create a backup using SQL Server Management Studio
  • create a backup using Transact-SQL
  • describe how transaction log backup works
  • create an automated backup job in SQL Server Management Studio
  • describe the features and benefits of backing up a database to the Azure Blob Storage Service
  • describe best practice and troubleshooting tips for backing up to the Azure Blob Storage Service
  • back up a database to Azure
  • describe the purpose of the three recovery models
  • view and change recovery models using SQL Server Management Studio
  • recognize how to view and change recovery models using Transact-SQL
  • describe tasks that should be completed after changing the recovery model
  • manage and implement a backup strategy in SQL Server 2016
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Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Administering e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    271436
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $349