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Xpertised Offers Advanced and Personalized Instructor Led Online Classroom training on MS SQL Administration which gives you the opportunity to interact with a MS SQL Administration instructor and help you enhance yourself to meet the demands of the industry.

Learn from our instructors from the convenience of your home or office. Interact and learn live with trainers and other participants.

Course Content

SQL Server 2008 Overview 

  • Availability and Scalability Features 
  • Security Features 
  • Data Management Features 
  • Administration and Maintenance Features 
  • Development Features 
  • To enable SQLiMail 
  • Testing mail delivery 

Installing SQL Server 2008 

  • SQL Server 2008 Editions 
  • Installing Microsoft SQL Server 
  • System Requirements 
  • Preparing for a SQL 2008 Installation 
  • Installation Checklist 
  • Setup Features 
  • Using the System Consistency Checker 
  • Component Install 
  • Unattended Installation 
  • Installation Sequence 
  • Installation Maintenance 
  • Upgrading from previous versions of SQL 
  • Server 
  • Retaining SQL 2000 / 2005 
  • To verify the Installation 
  • Administrative Tools 

Upgrading to SQL Server Management Studio 

  • Management Studio Windows 
  • Registered Servers 
  • Object Explorer 
  • Review Database Objects 
  • Modify Database Properties 
  • Create Database Scripts 
  • The Maintenance Plans Node 
  • Solution Explorer 
  • Query Editor
  • Template Explorer 
  • Dynamic Help 
  • Upgrading to SQL Server Computer Manager 
  • SQL Server 2008 Services node 
  • SQL Server 2008 Network Configuration node 
  • SQL Server 2008 Native Client Configuration node 
  • The SQLCMD Management Utility 
  • SQLCMD Syntax 
  • SQLCMD Variables 
  • Dedicated Administrative Connection 
  • SQL Server Management Studio SQLCMD Mode 
  • Using SQL Management Objects 
  • SMO Object Model 

Monitoring the Database Server 

  • Managing Metadata Views 
  • Metadata Storage 
  • System Views 
  • Information Schema 
  • Catalog Views 
  • Sys All 
  • Dynamic Management Views 
  • System Stored Procedures 

Database and Index Maintenance 

  • Index Management 
  • New Index Features 
  • Creating Indexes 
  • Online Index Maintenance 
  • Parallel (multiple CPU) Index Operations 
  • Lock Options 
  • Included Columns in Indexes 
  • Partitioned Tables and Indexes 
  • XML Index Support 
  • Altering an Index 
  • Rebuilding an Index 
  • Reorganising an Index 
  • Disabling an Index 
  • Dropping an Index 
  • Index Fragmentation 
  • Using the Database Tuning Advisor 

Securing SQL Server 2008 

  • Implementing Securables 
  • New Security Features 
  • Principals 
  • Securables 
  • Permissions 
  • Permission Types 
  • Managing Logins 
  • Managing Users 
  • Managing Schemas 
  • Schema Definition 
  • Using Schemas 
  • Managing Execution Context 
  • Managing Permissions 
  • Manage Server Permissions 
  • Manage Server-Scope Securable Permissions 
  • Manage Database Permissions 
  • Manage Database-Scope Securable Permissions 
  • Managing Certificates 
  • Native Data Encryption 
  • Code and Module Signing 

SQL Server Disaster Recovery 

  • Disaster Recovery 
  • SQL 2008 Disaster Recovery Feature 
  • Enhanced Features 
  • Database Snapshots 
  • Creating a Snapshot
  • Common Snapshot Applications 
  • Undeleting table rows 
  • Undoing a table update 
  • Recovering a dropped object 
  • Backup and Restore 
  • Backup Changes 
  • Restore Changes 
  • Media Integrity Changes 
  • Recovering the MASTER Database 
  • Create a mirrored backup 
  • Restore from the backup mirror 
  • Create a snapshot 
  • Restore the snapshot data 
  • Automate the creation of daily snapshots 

Database Availability 

  • SQL Server 2008 Data Availability 
  • Database Mirroring 
  • The Witness Server and Automatic Failover 
  • Configuring Database Mirroring 
  • Transaction Safety Level 
  • Operating Modes 
  • High Availability Operating Mode 
  • High Protection Operating Mode 
  • High Performance Operating Mode 
  • Mirroring Security 
  • Monitoring Mirroring 
  • Database States for Database Mirroring 
  • Prepare the Servers 
  • Configure Mirroring 
  • Verify Principal and Mirror Access 
  • Execute the Mirror Failover 
  • Verify Mirror and Witness Status 
  • Terminating the Mirror Session 

Replicating Information 

  • Replication Enhancements
  • Stand-alone Replication Monitor
  • Support for Oracle Publishing
  • HTTP Synchronisation for Merge Replication
  • Subscriber Initialisation
  • Replicating DDL Statements
  • Modified User Interface
  • Replication Management Objects
  • To Configure Publishing and Distribution
  • Configuring Peer-to-Peer Replication
  • Create a Publication
  • Create a Subscription with RMO

SQL Server 2008 Integration Services 

  • Creating the Database Objects
  • Creating a Package Using Business 
  • Intelligence Studio
  • Integration Services Project Template
  • OLE DB Command object
  • Column Mappings
  • Adding a Data Viewer

Monitoring and Performance 

  • SQL Server Profiler 
  • Optimal Data Storage 
  • Diagnostic Tools 
  • Query Analyzer 
  • Database Engine Tuning Advisor 
  • Index Optimisation 
  • Federated Database Servers 
  • Partitioned Indexes 
  • Lock optimsation 
  • Best Practices for Native XML Web Services

Customer Reviews

Thanks to Xpertised and the tutor who walked me through all the topics with Practical exposure which is helping me in my current project.

Course was quite helpful in terms of understanding of concepts and practicality. Its really a very friendly environment to learn. The timing were mutually chosen, as we both are working professional. I am quite satisfied with the course.


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