SQL Server DBA Training in Chennai

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SQL Server DBA 2008R2/ 2012 Training Syllabus:

Topic 1: Starting with SQL Server

  • Responsibilities of Database Administrator Types of DBAs
  • History of SQL Server - versions
  • What’s New in SQL Server 2005 & 2008 R2 and 2012 for Administrators? SQL Server 2005 & 2008 Service Packs
  • Editions of SQL Server Tools of SQL Server
  • Differences between Enterprise and Standard
  • editions Requirements
    • Hardware
    • Software Instances
    • Advantages of Instances
    • Types
  • Instances SQL Server Services
    • Instance–aware Services
    • Instance–unaware Services
    • Start & Stopping Services
  • Default Instance
  • Named
  • Client Server connectivity issues

Topic 2: Installing and configuring

Installing SQL Server 2005 & 2008
  • Pre – installation steps
  • Installations
  • Viewing installation process with LOG files.
  • Adding or removing components.
  • Installing service packs.


  • Configuring various Services
  • Startup Parameters.
  • Configuring data file and log file paths.
  • Memory configuration
  • Remote connections
  • Configuring network protocols, ports.
  • Configuring services
  • Configuring default backup folder and authentication in windows registry.

Case Study

  • Troubleshooting SQL Server installation common issues
  • Rollbacking Service Packs.
  • Best Practices
  • Exercise

Topic 3: Working with Databases
Working with databases

  • System Defined databases
  • Moving system databases
  • Handling TempDB database. Database Architecture.
  • Data Files
  • Log Files
  • Filegroups
  • Extents
  • Pages – types
  • Page architecture
  • Tracking free space

Creating Databases. Adding files, filegroups.
Case Study

  • Recovering suspect database
  • Moving system databases
  • Troubleshooting TempDB issues
  • Log file full – how to solve the problem.

Topic 4: Implementing Security

  • Security in SQL Server 2008 R2/ 2012 Security Enhancements
  • Types of Authentications
  • Windows Authentication
    • Creating logins from windows users and groups
    • Orphan logins.
  • SQL Server Authentication
    • Creating SQL logins and testing logins
  • Setting authentication Mode Security Auditing.
  • Understanding server roles. Working with users.
  • Resolving orphan users.
  • Understanding database roles, custom and
  • application roles. Understanding permissions.
  • Encryption and decryption.
  • Working with certificates and schemas.
  • Security catalog views and stored procedures.
  • Case Study
    • Connecting to instance without login credentials
    • Resolving orphan users

Topic 5: Backup and Restoration

  • Understanding Transaction Log file.
  • Understanding checkpoints & Lazy writer. Truncating log file.
  • Recovery Models
    • Full
    • Bulk Logged
    • Simple
  • Setting recovery model. Database Backups
    • Why we need to backups Backup Types.
    • Full
    • Differential
    • Transaction Log
    • File or Filegroup
  • Copy-only, Mirrored and tail log backups. Backup Devices.
  • Performing Restoration
  • Backup system databases. Compressions
    • Row Compression
    • Page Compression
    • Data Partitions
    • Table Compression via T-SQL
    • Compressing Backups Using LiteSpeed for backups. Point-in-time recovery.
  • Viewing complete details of backup process.
  • Case Study
    • Recovering a crashed database.

Topic 6: Replication

  • Replication and advantages New features 2008 R2/ 2012.
  • Replication Entities Replication Architecture. Replication Agents.
  • Types of Replications
    • Configuring Replication
    • Snapshot Replication
    • Transactional Replication
    • Merge Replication Peer to peer replication.
  • Configuring Oracle publication Replication Topologies
  • Managing replication.
  • Monitoring and Tuning Replication.
  • Case Study
    • Troubleshooting Primary Key violation error in Transactional Replication
    • Troubleshooting T.Log file growth issues.
    • Troubleshooting out of sync/ latency issues

Topic 7: Automating Administrative Tasks

  • Working with Database Mail.
  • Mail architecture.
  • Configuring Profiles and Accounts
  • Sending Mail
  • Configuring linked servers. Implementing Automation
  • Configuring SQL Server Agent.
  • Creating Operators, Alerts, Jobs
  • Managing jobs and resolving errors.
  • Monitoring jobs.
  • Auto alert when jobs are enabled, disabled or failed. Database
  • Snapshots.
  • Reverting from Snapshot. Maintenance Plans
  • Case Study
    • Configuring TempDB growth alerts
    • Configuring T.Log growth alerts

Topic 8: High Availability

  • Introduction to High Availability.
  • Working with Log Shipping.
    • Features Jobs
    • Requirements to implement Log Shipping. Configuring Log Shipping.
    • Monitoring Log Shipping. Manually performing Fail Over. Transferring logins.
    • Log shipping tables and stored procedures.
    • Handling out of sync issues
  • Working with Database Mirroring.
    • Advantages
    • Architecture
    • Operating Modes
    • Servers involved in Mirroring
    • Requirements for Mirroring
    • Configuring
    • Monitoring
      • Using Mirroring Monitor
      • Using System Monitor
      • Using Profiler
      • Using System views and SPs.
    • Mirroring Fail Over
    • Mirroring system tables and stored procedures.
    • Case Study
      • Handling suspect issues
      • How to patch mirrored instances
      • How to move mirrored database files
      • Threads created for mirroring

Topic 9: Advanced Administration Concepts

  • Maintenance plans
  • Monitoring and Tuning SQL Server o
  • Performance counters setup
    • Measuring performance of server.
    • Tuning queries.
    • Tuning databases.
    • Tuning physical architecture of databases.
    • System Monitor
    • SQL Server Profiler
    • Database Engine Tuning Advisor.
    • Dynamic Management Views.
    • SQL Server and Windows Error Logs.
    • Troubleshooting
      • Physical server performance.
      • Connectivity to SQL Server
      • Database Performance. Managing Concurrency
    • SQL Server Architecture
      • Relational Engine
      • Storage Engine
      • Buffer Pool
      • Managing execution plans
    • Locks
    • Deadlocks
    • Transaction Isolation Levels.
    • Understanding Blocking.
    • Terminating Processes.
    • Using the DAC.
    • Case Study
      • Troubleshooting slowly running queries
      • Using DTA

Managing Database:

  • Manage Index Fragmentation
  • Manage Statistics
  • Shrink Files
  • Performing database integrity checks by using DBCC CHECKDB
  • Index Rebuilding and Reorganizing. SQL Server Up gradation.
  • Using DBCC commands. Resource Governor

Troubleshooting SQL Server

  • Managing Resource Utilization
  • Resource Governor
  • Resource Pools
  • Creating a Resource Pool
  • Workload Groups
  • Creating a Workload Group
  • Classification
  • Creating a Classifier Function

Topic 10: Clustering SQL Server

  • Introduction to cluster environment & features. Overview of Windows Clustering.
  • How SQL Server supports clustering. Requirements
  • Installing and configuring SQL Server clustering. Applying service packs and hot fixes.
  • Moving groups. Adding node on a SQL Server Failover cluster.
  • Troubleshooting cluster issues.
  • Patching clustered instances

Topic 11: SQL Server 2012 DBA Concepts

  • Introduction to SQL Server 2012 environment Always On (HA/DR) features
  • Column Store Indexes Contained Databases
  • User defined server roles. Database recovery advisor.
  • New/Updated DMVs (Dynamic Management Views)Overview of Windows Clustering.

Course Duration:  2  to  3 Month, 2 hpd

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