MS SQL Server DBA Course

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SQL Server DBA courses

SQL Server DBA courses help you to gain skills that are required to become a database administrator. This will help you to master concepts that include architecture, query design, and clustering with projects. SQL server DBA courses help you to get a complete knowledge in SQL server databases.

A person who has done the training to become a database administrator needs to overcome managing the Microsoft SQL Server. This ranges from installation and patching for the creation of databases to managing permissions which helps to allow the users to use the database. They are also responsible for protecting the data and helping to maintain the performance levels. Best MS SQL Server DBA Course Training and Certification in India UAE Saudi Arabia Qatar Africa. 100% Placement Assistance.

The course content of SQL Server DBA courses are prepared by our experts at SMEClabs who have an idea about the new trends in SQL server. This course helps to clear all concepts and make you fit for a DBA job. SMEClabs helps you with the placement assistance. Our dedicated team will help you to guide from the beginning to the end of the training.

Evaluate installation requirements; design the installation of SQL Server and its components (drives, service accounts, etc.); plan scale-up vs. scale-out basics; plan for capacity, including if/when to shrink, grow, autogrow, and monitor growth; manage the technologies that influence SQL architecture (for example, service broker, full text, scale out, etc.); design the storage for new databases (drives, filegroups, partitioning); design database infrastructure; configure an SQL Server standby database for reporting purposes; Windows-level security and service level security; Core mode installation; benchmark a server before using it in a production environment (SQLIO, Tests on SQL Instance); choose the right hardware

Test connectivity; enable and disable features; install SQL Server database engine and SSIS (not SSRS and SSAS); configure an OS disk

Restore vs detach/attach; migrate security; migrate from a previous version; migrate to new hardware; migrate systems and data from other sources

Set up and configure all SQL Server components (Engine, AS, RS and SharePoint integration) in a complex and highly secure environment; configure full-text indexing; SSIS security; filestream; filetable

Create, maintain and monitor jobs; administer jobs and alerts; automate (setup, maintenance, monitoring) across multiple databases and multiple instances; send to “Manage SQL Server Agent jobs”

  • Manage and configure databases
    • Design multiple file groups; database configuration and standardisation: autoclose, autoshrink, recovery models; manage file space, including adding new filegroups and moving objects from one filegroup to another; implement and configure contained databases; data compression; configure TDE; partitioning; manage log file growth; DBCC
  • Configure SQL Server instances
    • Configure and standardise a database: autoclose, autoshrink, recovery models; install default and named instances; configure SQL to use only certain CPUs (affinity masks, etc.); configure server level settings; configure many databases/instance, many instances/server, virtualisation; configure clustered instances including MSDTC; memory allocation; database mail; configure SQL Server engine: memory, filffactor, sp_configure, default options
  • Implement an SQL Server clustered instance
    • Install a cluster; manage multiple instances on a cluster; set up subnet clustering; recover from a failed cluster node
  • Manage SQL Server instances
    • Install an instance; manage interaction of instances; SQL patch management; install additional instances; manage resource utilisation by using Resource Governor; cycle error logs
  • Identify and resolve concurrency problems
    • Examine deadlocking issues using the SQL server logs using trace flags; design reporting database infrastructure (replicated databases); monitor via DMV or other MS product; diagnose blocking, live locking and deadlocking; diagnose waits; performance detection with built in DMVs; know what affects performance; locate and if necessary kill processes that are blocking or claiming all resources
  • Collect and analyze troubleshooting data
    • Monitor using Profiler; collect performance data by using System Monitor; collect trace data by using SQL Server Profiler; identify transactional replication problems; identify and troubleshoot data access problems; gather performance metrics; identify potential problems before they cause service interruptions; identify performance problems; use XEvents and DMVs; create alerts on critical server condition; monitor data and server access by creating audit and other controls; identify IO vs. memory vs. CPU bottlenecks; use the Data Collector tool
  • Audit SQL Server instances
    • Implement a security strategy for auditing and controlling the instance; configure an audit; configure server audits; track who modified an object; monitor elevated privileges as well as unsolicited attempts to connect; policy-based management
  • Configure and maintain a backup strategy
    • Manage different backup models, including point-in-time recovery; protect customer data even if backup media is lost; perform backup/restore based on proper strategies including backup redundancy; recover from a corrupted drive; manage a multi-TB database; implement and test a database implementation and a backup strategy (multiple files for user database and tempdb, spreading database files, backup/restore); back up an SQL Server environment; backup system databases
  • Restore databases
    • Restore a database secured with TDE; recover data from a damaged DB (several errors in DBCC checkdb); restore to a point in time; file group restore; page level restore
  • Implement and maintain indexes
    • Inspect physical characteristics of indexes and perform index maintenance; identify fragmented indexes; identify unused indexes; implement indexes; defrag/rebuild indexes; set up a maintenance strategy for indexes and statistics; optimise indexes (full, filter index); statistics (full, filter) force or fix queue; when to rebuild vs. reorg and index; full text indexes; column store indexes
  • Import and export data
    • Transfer data; bulk copy; bulk insert
  • Manage logins and server roles
    • Configure server security; secure the SQL Server using Windows Account / SQL Server accounts, server roles; create login accounts; manage access to the server, SQL Server instance and databases; create and maintain user-defined server roles; manage certificate logins
  • Manage database security
    • Configure database security; database level, permissions; protect objects from being modified; auditing; encryption
  • Manage users and database roles
    • Create access to server / database with least privilege; manage security roles for users and administrators; create database user accounts; contained login
  • Troubleshoot security
    • Manage certificates and keys; endpoints
  • Implement replication
  • Troubleshoot replication problems; identify appropriate replication strategy
  • Implement Log shipping

** The above is the lite syllabus and doesn’t cover the full syllabus. To get full syllabus  Book a Free Demo Now

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FAQ For MS SQL Server DBA Courses

It can be complex to someone who just passed out from college. SMEClabs helps you to develop your skills in DBA. We will be guiding you through the entire stage of learning.

Yes, SMEClabs provides placement you can visit this website Placementshala to get more details regarding the placements.

After the internship, you will be able to get a job as a SQL Database Administrator. This is one of the highest paying jobs in the market.

As you know, the data is increasing, managing data is a crucial point. Therefore the need for each organization should be a person who can manage these data, troubleshoot, and process data.

A Database Administrator plays an important role in an organization. They have the responsibility for the components which leads to the success or failure of a company. So this can be a challenging responsibility.

Definitely yes! After completing your course you can expect a good job with a good pay.

You should be ready to learn new technologies, also migration. Without a DBA a company is nothing but a bunch of data.

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