70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 online training course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

Also this online training course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-462 and helps toward the requirements for the MCSA: SQL Server certification

Exam Number: 70-462






Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and Its Toolset

Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
Working with SQL Server Tools
Configuring SQL Server Services

Module 2: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2012

Overview of SQL Server Architecture
Planning Server Resource Requirements
Pre-installation Testing for SQL Server

Module 3: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012

Preparing to Install SQL Server
Installing SQL Server
Upgrading and Automating Installation

Module 4: Working with Databases

Overview of SQL Server Databases
Working with Files and File groups
Moving Database Files

Module 5: Understanding SQL Server 2012 Recovery Models

Backup Strategies
Understanding SQL Server Transaction Logging
Planning a SQL Server Backup Strategy

Module 6: Backup of SQL Server 2012 Databases

Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
Managing Database Backups
Working with Backup Options

Module 7: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases

Understanding the Restore Process
Restoring Databases
Working with Point-in-time Recovery
Restoring System Databases and Individual Files

Module 8: Importing and Exporting Data

Transferring Data To/From SQL Server
Importing & Exporting Table Data
Inserting Data in Bulk

Module 9: Authenticating and Authorizing Users

Authenticating Connections to SQL Server
Authorizing Logins to Access Databases
Authorization Across Servers

Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles

Working with Server Roles
Working with Fixed Database Roles
Creating User-defined Database Roles

Module 11: Authorizing Users to Access Resources

Authorizing User Access to Objects
Authorizing Users to Execute Code
Configuring Permissions at the Schema Level

Module 12: Auditing SQL Server 2012 Environments

Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
Implementing SQL Server Audit
Managing SQL Server Audit

Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2012 Management

Options for Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
Implementing SQL Server Audit
Managing SQL Server Audit

Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent

Understanding SQL Server Agent Security
Configuring Credentials
Configuring Proxy Accounts

Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications

Overview of Database Mail
Database Mail Profiles
Database Mail Security
Database Mail Logs and Retention

Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance

Ensuring Database Integrity
Maintaining Indexes
Automating Routine Database Maintenance

Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012

Capturing Activity Using SQL Server Profiler and Extended Events Profiler
Improving Performance with the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Working with Tracing Options

Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2012

Monitoring Activity
Capturing and Managing Performance Data
Analyzing Collected Performance Data

Module 19: Managing Multiple Servers

Working with Multiple Servers
Virtualizing SQL Server
Deploying and Upgrading Data-tier Applications

Module 20: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2012 Administrative Issues

SQL Server Troubleshooting Methodology
Resolving Service-related Issues
Resolving Login and Connectivity Issues
Resolving Concurrency Issues

Skills Learned

Plan, install, and troubleshoot SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server databases
Working knowledge of SQL Databases, the concept of the transaction log, SQL Server 2012 database recovery, backup and restoration
SQL Server 2012 security models, logins and users
Fixed server roles, user-defined server roles, fixed database roles and permissions and the assignment of permissions, user-defined database roles
Partial database containment option provided by SQL Server 2012
SQL Profiler
Virtualization of SQL Server 2012 and Data-Tier Applications, Central Management Servers and Multi-Server queries
Auditing SQL Server 2012 environments
Monitoring and maintaining SQL Server 2012 databases
Managing and working with multiple servers including virtualizing SQL Server 2012and deploying and upgrading data-tier applications

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training course for is intended for IT Professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server 2012 databases. Individuals performing database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or who work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job should also attend.

Additionally, those developing applications that deliver content from SQL Server 2012 databases will find this course beneficial. This course is also intended for IT Professional seeking to prepare for the 462 exam and work towards attaining their MCSA: SQL Server certification.


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this course should already have the following technical knowledge:

Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
Working knowledge of relational databases.
Some experience with database design.

Hands-On Labs

Install SQL Server and Related Services

Planning SQL Server 2012 Installation
Install SQL Server and Related Services
Plan for capacity
Core mode installation
Implement a Migration Strategy

Restore vs. Detach / Attach
Configure Additional SQL Server Components

Configure Full-Text Indexing
Configure SSIS Security
Manage SQL Server Agent

Create, maintain, and monitor Jobs
Automate (setup, maintenance, monitoring) across multiple databases and multiple instances
Manage and Configure Databases

Designing multiple filegroups
Configuring and standardizing databases
Implementing and configuring contained databases
Configure SQL Server Instances

Installing default and named instances
Configuring server level settings
Configuring database mail
Configuring SQL Server Engine
Manage SQL Server Instances

Installing an instance
Managing resource utilization by using Resource Governor
Identify and Resolve Concurrency Problems

Examining deadlock issues
Creating Alerts on Critical Server Condition
Monitoring data and server access
Audit SQL Server Instances

Configuring server audits
Configuring policy-based management
Manage Logins and Server Roles

Configuring server security
Managing access to the server, SQL Server instance, and databases
Manage Database Permissions

Configuring database security
Troubleshoot Security

Managing certificates and keys
Manage Users and Database Roles

Managing security roles
Creating database user accounts
Creating contained logins
We also include these bonus Hands-on labs:

Creating Excel 2010 Reports based on a SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Semantic Model
Work with PivotTables
Work with the Excel CUBE functions
Work with slicers
Sparklines and charts
Publish to SharePoint Server
Interact with the published workbook
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Using the Availability Group Wizard
Enable a secondary replica in a Availability Group
Connect to the primary replica using the Availability Group
Perform backups of databases in an Availability Group
Monitor an Availability Group using the Dashboard and DMVs
Perform a failover of an Availability Group
Creating SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Semantic Model with PowerPivot
Import data into PowerPivot
Create table relationships
Create calculated columns
Create hierarchies
Hide columns
Create measures
Create a KPI
Create a perspective
Create a PivotTable report
Exploring SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services PowerView
Use the PowerPivot Gallery to create a Power View reportBecome familiar with the Power View designer
Create a visually compelling Power View report based on various visualization types
Save the Power View report to a document library, export the Power View report to
Developing a SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Semantic Model with Visual Studio 2010
Create a Tabular project
Load data in the model designer
Enhance the model design with calculated columns and hierarchies
Define measures to aggregate and transform the tabular data
Explore and test the model using Excel
Define perspectives, define and refresh table partitions
Define a security role, and deploy the project to a Tabular instance of Analysis Services
Exploring SQL Server 2012 Integration Services
Introduce project connection managers
Introduce parameters, create an SSIS Catalog
Deploy an Integration Services project to the SSIS Catalog
Execute packages from the SSIS Catalog
Script package execution commands
Monitor the Integration Services environment and package execution
Exploring Transact-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2012
Create and use sequence objects
Query rows through paged results
Raise and catch exceptions using Throw/Catch
Managing Rich Unstructured Data in SQL Server 2012
Create FileTables
Create Fulltext Indexes with semantic extraction capabilities
Retrieve information about document properties
Retrieve semantic information


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