Designing Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Live Classroom
Duration: 5 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 5 days
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This three-day, instructor-led course discusses about planning and implementing enterprise database infrastructure solutions by using the SQL Server 2014 and other Microsoft technologies. It covers how to consolidate SQL Server workloads, as well as, how to plan and implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions. The course is helpful for participants interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014.

What You'll Learn

  • Assess an existing enterprise environment
  • Plan and implement Policy-Based Management
  • Describe the considerations for consolidating workloads with SQL Server 2014
  • Describe considerations for including SQL Server 2014 in a private cloud


  • Considerations for Enterprise Data
  • Assessing an Existing Infrastructure
  • Lab : Assessing an Existing Enterprise Data Infrastructure

  • Policy-Based Management
  • Microsoft System Center
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Policy-Based Management

  • Introduction to Health Monitoring
  • Data Collector
  • SQL Server Utility
  • Lab : Monitoring SQL Server Health

  • Considerations for Database Server Consolidation
  • Managing Resources in a Consolidated Database Infrastructure
  • Lab : SQL Server Consolidation

  • Overview of Cloud Computing
  • SQL Server in a Private Cloud
  • Lab : Preparing a SQL Server Installation in a Virtual Machine Template

  • High Availability Concepts and Options in SQL Server 2014
  • Log Shipping
  • Lab : Using Log Shipping

  • Introduction to Windows Server Failover Clustering
  • SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances
  • Lab : Implementing an AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instance

  • Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Working with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Considerations for Using AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Lab : Implementing and Testing an AlwaysOn Availability Group

  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery with SQL Server 2014
  • SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Lab : Planning High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • SQL Server Replication
  • Planning Replication
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Replication
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Who should attend

The course is highly recommended for –

  • System engineers
  • Software engineers
  • Database administrators
  • Software developers
  • .Net developers


Participants for this course need to have –

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working with relational databases, including:
  • Planning and implementing databases
  • Managing databases
  • Querying with Transact-SQL
  • Some basic knowledge of high availability and disaster recovery

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