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40441: Designing and Implementing SQL Server in Azure

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40441: Designing and Implementing SQL Server in Azure

$2,195.00

  • 3 Days
  • Replay™ Class Recordings Included
  • Microsoft SA Voucher Eligible
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Course Description

The focus of this three-day instructor-led course is on designing and implementing cloud data platform solutions using SQL Server Azure VM’s and SQL Azure database solutions. It describes how to implement and optimize workloads with SQL Server in hybrid scenarios using both on-premises and SQL Server Azure solutions, and how to implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.

Topics

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Virtual machine components

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Storage Architecture

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Azure deployment models

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Virtual machine tiers

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Virtual machine deployments

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Deployment scenarios

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Move existing workloads

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Connecting to Azure VMs

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Domain joining VMs

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VM best practices

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What is SQL Database

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Data tiers/ Elastic data tiers

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Scalability Options

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Elastic Databases

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Elastic Database Tools

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SQL Database performance tiers

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Service Tier Advisor

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Business Continuity with SQL Database

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SQL Database HA/DR

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SQL Database Backup Solutions

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SQL Database Replication Scenarios

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HA/DR deployment architectures

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AlwaysOn availability groups

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AlwaysOn Failover Clustering

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Database Mirroring

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Log Shipping

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Backup to Azure

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Managed Backups

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SQL Server data files on Azure

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SQL Database Security Approach

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SQL Database Firewall Security

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SQL Database Active Directory Integration

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Encryption

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Row Level Security

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Dynamic Data Masking

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Configuring Firewall Rules

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Auditing and Threat Detection

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Azure Automation Capabilities

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SQL Monitoring and Management

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Azure SQL Database Powershell Cmdlets

 

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Course Outline

Module 1: Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Overview

This module provides an overview of the Microsoft Data Platform Solutions in Hybrid and Cloud based scenarios. The module provides an overview of offerings and capabilities.

Lessons

  • Microsoft Cloud Data Platform
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Common Tools
  • Cloud Data Offerings
  • Data Visualizations
  • Cortana Analytics Suite

 

Module 2: Implement SQL Server on Azure VM

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of running SQL Server in a virtual machine environment (IAAS) on Azure.

Lessons

  • Virtual machine components
  • Storage Architecture
  • Azure deployment models
  • Virtual machine tiers
  • Virtual machine deployments
  • Deployment scenarios
  • Move existing workloads
  • Connecting to Azure VMs
  • Domain joining VMs
  • VM best practices

Lab : SQL Server in Azure VMs

 

Module 3: Implement SQL Database on Azure

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of implementing data platform solutions using SQL Database on Azure. The module provides details in service tiers and offerings.

Lessons

  • What is SQL Database
  • Data tiers/ Elastic data tiers
  • Scalability Options
  • Elastic Databases
  • Elastic Database Tools
  • SQL Database performance
  • Service Tier Advisor

Lab : Implementing SQL Database on Azure

 

Module 4: SQL Database High Availability and disaster recovery

This module with a hands-on lab describes high availability and disaster recovery scenarios with SQL Database.

Lessons

  • Business Continuity with SQL Database
  • SQL Database HA/DR
  • SQL Database Backup Solutions
  • SQL Database Replication Scenarios

Lab : SQL Database HA/DR

 

Module 5: Hybrid HA/DR scenarios with SQL Server

This module with a hands-on lab exercise describes the design of high available, scalable data platform solutions on-premises, in the cloud and in hybrid cloud scenarios using SQL Server on premises and with Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • HA/DR deployment architectures
  • AlwaysOn availability groups
  • AlwaysOn Failover Clustering
  • Database Mirroring
  • Log Shipping
  • Backup to Azure
  • Managed Backups
  • SQL Server data files on Azure

Lab : Implement HA/DR with SQL Server in Azure VMs

 

Module 6: Design and Implement Security

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the security features and capabilities in SQL Server in Azure VMs and SQL Database including firewalls and auditing.

Lessons

  • SQL Database Security Approach
  • SQL Database Firewall Security
  • SQL Database Active Directory Integration
  • Encryption
  • Row Level Security
  • Dynamic Data Masking
  • Auditing and Threat Detection

Lab : Design and Implement SQL Database Security

 

Module 7: Monitor and manage implementations on Azure

This module with a hands-on-lab focuses on management and deployment, monitoring for performance of SQL Database and SQL Server in Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • Azure Automation Capabilities
  • SQL Monitoring and Management
  • Operational Insights

Lab : Monitoring and manage implementations

 

Module 8: Design and implement database solutions for SQL Server and SQL Database

This module covers design and architecture scenarios for implementation of database solutions using the Microsoft Cloud Data Platform. This module introduces key scenarios to discuss with classroom attendees in order to build out the right architecture and infrastructure based on architecture and business requirements.

Lessons

  • Case Study – SQL Server Hybrid Scenario
  • Case Study – Lift and Shift

Audience

The primary audience for this course are database professionals who want to enhance their existing SQL Server skills with hybrid solutions and cloud solution architecture using the Microsoft Data Platform.

Prerequisites

Students must have a good understanding of SQL Server and/or pre-existing MCSE Data Platform certification or equivalent professional experience.

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Position Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Solutions
  • Implement solutions on Azure using SQL Server
  • Implement solutions on Azure using SQL Database
  • Implement security, access and auditing for cloud data platform solutions
  • Design highly scalable mission critical solutions using the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Design Implement cloud data platform solutions
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