SQL Course Content
Introduction to SQL
The various types of databases, introduction to Structured Query Language, distinction between client server and file server databases, understanding SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Table basics, data types and functions, Transaction-SQL, authentication for Windows, Data control language, Identification and Keywords in T-SQL, Drop Table.
Introduction to relational databases, basic concepts of relational tables, working with rows and columns, various operators used like logical and relational, domains, constraints, stored procedures, indexes, primary key and foreign key, understanding group functions, unique key.
Working With SQL – Join,Tables,Variables
Deep dive into SQL Tables, working with SQL functions, operators and queries, creation of tables, retrieving data from tables, combining rows from tables using Inner, Outer, Cross and Self joins, deploying Operators like Union, Intersect, Except, creation of Temporary Table, Set Operator rules, working with Table variables.
Deep dive into SQL Functions
Understanding what SQL functions do, aggregate functions, scalar functions, functions that work on different data sets like numbers, characters & strings, dates, learning Inline SQL functions, general functions and duplicate functions.
WORKING WITH SUBQUERIES
Understanding of SQL Subqueries, rules of Subqueries, the statements and operators with which Subqueries can be used, modification of sub queries using set clause, understanding the different types of Subqueries – Where, Insert, Update, Select, Delete, etc., ways to create and view Subqueries.
SQL Views,Functions,Stored Procedures
Learning about SQL Views, ways of creating, using, altering, dropping, renaming and modifying Views, understanding Stored Procedures, key benefits of it, working with Stored Procedures, error handling, studying user-defined functions.
Deep Dive into User-defined Functions
Detailed study of user-defined functions, various types of UDFs like Scalar, Inline Table Value, multi-statement Table, what are Stored Procedures? when to deploy Stored Procedures? What is Rank Function? Triggers, when to execute Triggers?
SQL Optimization & Performance
Detailed understanding of SQL Server Management Studio, learning what is Pivot in Excel and SQL Server, XL path, differentiating between Char, Varchar and NVarchar, working with Indexes, creation of Index, advantages, records grouping, searching, sorting, modifying data, creation of clustered indexes, using index to cover queries, index guidelines and Common Table Expression.
MS SQL Server DBA Course Content
Starting with SQL Server
Responsibilities of Database Administrator, Types of DBAs, History of SQL Server, Editions of SQL Server, Tools of SQL Server, Differences between Standard and Enterprise editions, Instances types in SQL Server, Default Instance, Named Instance, SQL Server Services, Instance aware services, Instance unaware services
Installing SQL Server
Pre-requisites, Installation of Server, Post Installation configuration and verificationHands-on Exercise – Install SQL Server on Linux, Install SQL Server on Windows, Configure the Server and verify that it is up and running
Functioning of Databases
Describe Database, Types of Database and Brief explanation, System Databases, User Database, Sql Server Database Architecture, Pages, Extents, File groups, Transaction Architecture, Creating Database, Modifying Database, Adding Files, Moving and renaming of Database files, Database modes, Real time ScenarioHands-on Exercise – Create a database schema in SQL Server, Create a table to store details of a student personal information, Add dummy data to the table, Move database file to another location, Rename database file
Importing and Exporting Data
What is Import and Export of table data, Copy or Move a database, Tools and Techniques for data transferHands-on Exercise – Import a table from a saved database file in the workspace, Export data from workspace to save in a database file
Authentication Types in SQL Server, Types of Login, Windows Login, SQL Login, Creating Users and Logins, Server roles, Password policy, Understanding Database and Server Roles, Permissions, Working on access level issues, Orphan users Finding and FixingHands-on Exercise – Use SQL Server Management Studio, Create a login, Create database users, Assign different roles (owner, reader, accessadmin, securityadmin, denydatawriter, denydatareader), Provide permission level and access level, Create an orphan user, Find the orphan user
Database Backups, Why we need backups, Types of Backup, Full Backup, Differential Backup, Transaction Log Backup, Copy-only, Mirrored, Split and Tail log Backups, Differences between backups, Backup Strategy, Understanding how the data moving from Log to Data File,CHECKPOINT, Monitoring the space usage of Log File and fixing, Checking the backup files VALID or CORRUPTED, Backup storage tablesHands-on Exercise – Perform database backup, Check transaction log backup, Monitor space usage of Log files, Use backup storage table
Recovery and Restoration of Database
Types of Recovery Models, Full, Bulk Logged, Simple, Differences between Recovery Models, Setting Recovery Models according to the Scenarios with examples, Performing Restorations, Types of Restoration, Attach and Detach, Shrinking files, Point-in-Time RecoveryHands-on Exercise – Set a recovery model, Perform point-in-time recovery, Perform restoration from the last saved state
Monitoring SQL Server 2014
What is monitoring sql server, Dynamic Management Views (DMV), Dynamic Management Functions (DMF), Performance Monitor, Activity Monitor, Configure database mails, alerts and notificationHands-on Exercise – Create a DMV, Write Functions to monitor sql server activity dynamically, Configure mails, alerts and notification, Generate alerts and notification, Send email
Tracing SQL Server Activity
SQL Server Profiler, SQL Trace stored procedures, Using Traces, Optimize SQL Server workloadsHands-on Exercise – Use SQL server profiler, Create trace stored procedures and run them Optimize workloads of server
Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
SQL server audit feature, Implement audit, Audit data access, Implement encryptionHands-on Exercise – Implement audit, Audit data access, Implement encryption
Common database maintenance tasks, Ensuring database integrity, Maintaining Indexes, Automating common tasksHands-on Exercise – Create index on table column, Update index after inserting new records
Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
Implementing and Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs, Managing job on multiple serversHands-on Exercise – Implement Server Agent Jobs Manage Jobs on same server
Project – Writing complex Sub Queries
This project will give you hands-on experience in working with SQL sub-queries and utilizing it in various scenarios. Some of the sub-queries that you will be working with and gain hands-on experience in are – IN or NOT IN, ANY or ALL, EXISTS or NOT EXISTS, and other major queries.
MS SQL Server DBA Project
Project – SQL Server Audit
This project is involved with implementing an SQL Server audit that includes creating of the TestDB database, triggering audit events from tables, altering audit, checking, filtering, etc. You will learn to audit an SQL Server instance by tracking and logging the events on the system. You will work with SQL Server Management; learn about database level and Server level auditing.