20462 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

20462 - Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases

Length : 5 days

In this course, you will learn the skills required to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 database by focusing on data storage, backup and restoration, importing and exporting data, security, database maintenance and the SQL Server Agent.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-462 and along with on-the-job experience, helps you prepare for the exam.

What You'll Learn

  • Core database administration tasks and tools
  • Install and configure SQL Server 2014
  • Configure SQL Server databases and storage
  • Plan and implement a backup strategy
  • Restore databases from backups
  • Import and export data
  • Monitor SQL Server
  • Trace SQL Server activity
  • Manage SQL Server security
  • Audit data access and encrypt data
  • Perform ongoing database maintenance
  • Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent jobs
  • Configure database mail, alerts, and notifications

Who Needs to Attend

  • Database professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases including database maintenance
  • Database professionals who work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job responsibilities or develop applications that deliver content from
  • SQL Server databases


  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operations systems and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL and relational databases
  • Experience with database design
  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server (M20461)

Course Outline

1. Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
Database Administration Overview
Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Database Management Tools and Techniques
2. Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
Plan SQL Server Installation
Install SQL Server 2014 and Post-Installation Configuration
3. Work with Databases and Storage
Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
Manage Storage for System Databases and User Databases
Move Database Files
Configure the Buffer Pool Extension
4. Plan and Implement a Backup Strategy
SQL Server Recovery Models
Plan a Backup Strategy
Backup Databases and Transaction Logs
Backup Options and Backup Reliability
5. Restore SQL Server 2014 Databases
Restore Process and Databases Restoration
Advanced Restore Scenarios
Point-in-Tim Recovery
6. Import and Export Data
Transferring Data
Import and Export Table Data
Copy or Move a Database
7. Monitor SQL Server 2014
Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
Dynamic Management Views and Functions
Performance Monitor
8. Tracing SQL Server Activity
Trace SQL Server Workload Activity and Use Traces
9. Manage SQL Server Security
Introduction to SQL Server Security
Manage Server-Level Security and Database-Level Principals
Manage Database Permissions
10. Audit Data Access and Encrypt Data
Audit Data Access in SQL Server
Implement SQL Server Audit
Encrypt Databases
11. Perform Ongoing Database Maintenance
Ensure Database Integrity
Maintain Indexes
Automate Routine Database Maintenance
12. Automate SQL Server 2014 Management
Implement and Manage SQL Server Agent Jobs
Manage Job Step Security Contexts
Manage Job on Multiple Servers
13. Monitor SQL Server 2014 Using Alerts and Notifications
Monitor SQL Server Errors
Configure Database Mail
Configure Operators, Alerts, and Notifications
Lab 1: Use SQL Server Administrative Tools
SQL Server Management Studio and sqlcmd Utility
Windows PowerShell with SQL Server
Lab 2: Install SQL Server 2014
Prepare, Install, and Perform Post-Installation Configuration
Lab 3: Manage Database Storage
Configure tempdb Storage
Create and Attach a Database
Lab 4: Backup SQL Server Databases
Perform Database, Differential, Transaction Log, and Partial Backups
Lab 5: Restore SQL Server Database
Restore Database, Differential, and Transaction Log Backups
Piecemeal Restorations
Lab 6: Import and Export Data
SQL Server Import and Export Wizard
bcp Utility
BULK INSERT Statement and OPENROWSET Function
Lab 7: Monitor SQL Server 2014
Collect Baseline Metrics
Monitor a Workload
Lab 8: Trace SQL Server Workload Activity
Capture a Trace in SQL Server Profiler
Generate Database Tuning Recommendations
SQL Trace
Lab 9: Manage SQL Server Security
Manage Server-Level and Database-Level Security
Test Database Access
Lab 10: Audit Data Access and Encrypting Data
Implement and Manage SQL Server Audit
Implement Transparent Data Encryption
Lab 11: Perform Ongoing Database Maintenance
Manage Database Integrity and Index Fragmentation
Implement a Maintenance Plan
Lab 12: Automate SQL Server Management
Create and Schedule a Job
Configure Job Step Security Contexts
Lab 13: Monitor SQL Server Using Alerts and Notifications
Configure Database Mail
Implement Operators, Notifications, and Alerts

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