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Designing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Infrastructure and Services

This two-day instructor-led course provides database administrators working in enterprise environments with the knowledge and skills to design a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database infrastructure. The course focuses on the development of strategies for data archiving, consolidation, distribution, and recovery. The course also stresses the importance of capacity analysis and emphasizes the trade-offs that need to be made during design.

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Praha2 11 950 CZK included in course price 20
Brno2 11 950 CZK included in course price 20
Bratislava2 270,00 EUR 153,00 EUR 20

Who is the course for

This course is intended for current professional database administrators who have three or more years of on-the-job experience administering SQL Server database solutions in an enterprise environment.

What we teach you

  • Analyze storage, CPU, memory, and network capacity needs.
  • Design a strategy for data archiving.
  • Design a strategy for database server consolidation.
  • Design a strategy for data distribution.
  • Design a database server infrastructure.
  • Design a strategy for data recovery.
  • Establish database conventions and standards.
  • Required skills

  • 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.
  • Teaching methods

    Expert instruction with practical examples, computer practice

    Teaching materials

    Original MOC comprehensive workbook. Not included in price.

    Course Outline

    Analyzing Capacity Needs

    • Estimating Storage Requirements
    • Estimating CPU Requirements
    • Estimating Memory Requirements
    • Estimating Network Requirements

    Designing a Strategy for Data Archiving

    • Identifying Requirements that Affect Data Archiving
    • Determining the Structure of Archival Data
    • Creating a Data Archival Plan

    Designing a Strategy for Database Server Consolidation

    • Overview of Database Server Consolidation
    • Designing a Strategy for SQL Server Instances
    • Designing a Database Server Consolidation Plan

    Designing a Strategy for Data Distribution

    • Overview of Data Distribution
    • Creating a Data Distribution Plan Using Replication

    Designing a Database Server Infrastructure

    • Evaluating the Current Database Server Infrastructure
    • Gathering Requirements for Changing a Database Server Infrastructure
    • Designing Modifications to a Database Server Infrastructure

    Designing a Strategy for Data Recovery

    • Creating a Backup and Restore Strategy
    • Creating a Database Disaster Recovery Plan

    Establishing Database Conventions and Standards

    • Establishing Database Naming Conventions
    • Defining Database Standards

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