This workshop provides database developers working in enterprise environments using Microsoft SQL ServerT 2005 the knowledge and skills to evaluate and improve queries and query response times.
After completing this course, students will be able to:- Normalize databases.- Design a normalized database.- Optimize a database design by denormalizing.- Optimize data storage.- Manage concurrency- Manage concurrency by selecting the appropriate transaction isolation level.- Select a locking granularity level.- Optimize and tune queries for performance.- Optimize an indexing strategy.- Decide when cursors are appropriate.- Identify and resolve performance-limiting problems.
Measuring Database Performance
- Importance of Benchmarking
- Key Measures for Query Performance: Sysmon
- Key Measures for Query Performance: Profiler
- Guidelines for Identifying Locking and Blocking
Optimizing Physical Database Design
- Performance Optimization Model
- Schema Optimization Strategy: Keys
- Schema Optimization Strategy: Responsible Denormalization
- Schema Optimization Strategy: Generalization
Optimizing Queries for Performance
- Performance Optimization Model: Queries
- What Is Query Logical Flow?
- Considerations for Using Subqueries
- Guidelines for Building Efficient Queries
Refactoring Cursors into Queries
- Performance Optimization Model: Query-Set-based solutions
- Five Steps to Building a Cursor
- Strategies for Refactoring Cursors
Optimizing an Indexing Strategy
- Performance Optimization Model: Indexes
- Considerations for Using Indexes
- Best Uses of the Clustered Index
- Best Practices for Non-Clustered Index Design
- How to Document an Indexing Strategy
- Performance Optimization Model: Locking and Blocking
- Multimedia - "How to Use Efficient Queries to Reduce Locking and Blocking"
- Strategies to Reduce Locking and Blocking
This course is intended for current professional database developers who have three or more years of on-the-job experience developing SQL Server database solutions in an enterprise environment.
Virtual 2784 Tuning and Optimizing Queries Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.