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Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2008 R2

This course provides the knowledge and skills that IT Professionals need to design, optimize, and maintain SQL Server 2008 database.

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Praha5 28 900 CZK included in course price 50
Brno5 28 900 CZK included in course price 50
Bratislava5 875,00 EUR 242,00 EUR 50

User intensity level

Who is the course for

  • The audience of this course is developers who implement database solutions or perform development utilizing the programming features and functionality of SQL Server.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design a database design strategy
  • Design a database for optimal performance
  • Design security for a database
  • Design programming objects
  • Design queries for performance
  • Design a transaction and concurrency strategy
  • Design an XML strategy

Required skills

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. They should possess a four-year college degree, BS or BA, in the computer field

Teaching methods

Expert instruction with practical examples, computer practice

Literature

Microsoft Learning official Student Kit in English

Course Outline

Module 1: Designing a Conceptual Database Model
This module explains the guidelines for designing a conceptual database model with a systematic perspective. A systematic approach involves formulating your database design process, following guidelines on how to gather and document database requirements, and following best practices when formulating a conceptual design. Finally, you will learn the guidelines for using Entity Framework.
  • Overview of Database Design
  • Gathering Database Requirements
  • Creating a Conceptual Database Design
  • Overview of Entity Framework
Module 2: Designing a Logical Database Model
This module explains the best practices followed when you build a new logical database model. You will also learn the guidelines for normalization when designing an OLTP model and when designing a data warehouse database. Finally, you will learn to evaluate the existing logical model of a database.
  • Guidelines for Building a Logical Database Model
  • Planning for OLTP Activity
  • Evaluating Logical Models
Module 3: Designing a Physical Database Model
This module explains the guidelines to be followed when designing physical database objects and constraints. The module also covers the best practices for designing database tables and for designing data integrity.
  • Selecting Data Types
  • Designing Database Tables
  • Designing Data Integrity
Module 4: Designing Databases for Optimal Performance
This module explains the considerations for designing indexes. The module also covers the guidelines for designing scalable databases, and choosing additional optimization techniques, including designing for plan guide and partition.
  • Guidelines for Designing Indexes
  • Designing a Partitioning Strategy
  • Designing a Plan Guide
  • Designing Scalable Databases
Module 5: Designing Security for SQL Server 20088
This module explains the best practices to be followed when designing for security in a database. The module will cover the guidelines for designing security for identity and access control, SQL development, database deployment. Finally, this module explains the guidelines for designing secure operations.
  • Exploring Security in SQL Server 2008
  • Implementing Identity and Access Control
  • Guidelines for Secure Development in SQL Server 2008
  • Guidelines for Secure Deployment of SQL Server 2008
  • Guidelines for Secure Operations
Module 6: Designing a Strategy for Database Access
This module explains the best practices to be followed when designing a database access strategy. The module will cover the guidelines for designing views, stored procedures, and user defined function. Finally, this module explains the guidelines for CLR development.
  • Guidelines for Designing Secure Data Access
  • Designing Views
  • Designing Stored Procedures
  • Designing User-Defined Functions
Module 7: Designing Queries for Optimal Performance
This module will explain the considerations for optimizing and tuning queries to improve performance. The module will cover the design considerations to refactor cursors into queries.
  • Considerations for Optimizing Queries for Performance
  • Refactoring Cursors into Queries
  • Extending Set-Based Operations
Module 8: Designing a Transaction and Concurrency Strategy
This module describes considerations and guidelines for defining a transaction strategy for a solution. It also shows the guidelines to specify isolation levels for data stores.
  • Guidelines for Defining Transactions
  • Defining Isolation Levels
  • Guidelines for Designing a Resilient Transaction Strategy
Module 9: Designing an XML Strategy
This module describes the guidelines to design XML techniques. This module will cover the design considerations for XML storage, XQuery, XPath, and FOR XML clause. Finally, this module will cover the considerations for converting data between XML and relational formats.
  • Designing XML Storage
  • Designing an XML Query Strategy
  • Designing a Data Conversion Strategy
Module 10: Designing SQL Server 2008 Components
This module provides an overview of SQL Server 2008 architecture and the various considerations for choosing SQL Server components to be included in a solution. The module will also cover the considerations for designing service broker and full text search.
  • Overview of SQL Server 2008 Components
  • Designing a Service Broker Architecture
  • Designing the Service Broker Data Flow
  • Designing the Service Broker Availability
  • Exploring Full-Text Search
  • Designing a Full-Text Search Strategy

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