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Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases (M10987) Outline

This training course will cover the following modules:

 

Module 1: SQL Server Architecture, Scheduling, and Waits

  • SQL Server Components and SQL OS

  • Windows Scheduling vs SQL Scheduling

  • Waits and Queues

Lab: SQL Server Architecture, Scheduling, and Waits

 

Module 2: SQL Server I/O

  • Core Concepts

  • Storage Solutions

  • I/O Setup and Testing

Lab: Testing Storage Performance

 

Module 3: Database Structures

  • Database Structure Internals

  • Data File Internals

  • TempDB Internals

Lab: Database Structures

 

Module 4: SQL Server Memory

  • Windows Memory

  • SQL Server Memory

  • In-Memory OLTP

Lab: SQL Server Memory

 

Module 5: SQL Server Concurrency

  • Concurrency and Transactions

  • Isolation Levels

  • Locking Internals

Lab: SQL Server Concurrency

 

Module 6: Statistics and Index Internals

  • Statistics Internals and Cardinality Estimation

  • Index Internals

  • Columnstore Indexes

Lab: Statistics and Index Internals

 

Module 7: Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis

  • Query Execution and Optimizer Internals

  • Query Execution Plans

  • Analyzing Query Execution Plans

Lab: Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis

 

Module 8: Plan Caching and Recompilation

  • Plan Cache Internals

  • Troubleshooting Plan Cache Issues

  • Query Store

Lab: Plan Caching and Recompilation

 

Module 9: Extended Events

  • Extended Events Core Concepts

  • Working with Extended Events

Lab: Extended Events

 

Module 10: Monitoring, Tracing, and Baselining

  • Monitoring and Tracing

  • Data Collection Strategy

  • Baselining and Benchmarking

Lab: Monitoring, Tracing, and Baselining

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for those who administer and maintain SQL Server databases, manage the performance of SQL Server instances, and write queries against data. Likewise, this course is intended for individuals who develop applications that produce data from SQL Server databases. Therefore, IT Professionals in particular would benefit from this Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases training course.

 

Prerequisites

In order to attend this course, delegates should possess some professional experience and knowledge of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows operating system and its key functions

  • Database administration and maintenance

  • Transact-SQL

Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases (M10987) Overview

This Microsoft SQL Server training course provides delegates with the knowledge and techniques needed to optimise and monitor the performance of their databases.

 

During this 4 day course, delegates will become familiar with the functionalities of SQL Server, and will explore its fundamental concepts, including the execution model, waits, and queues. The architectural concepts and best practices relating to data files, transactions, locking, concurrency, and solving query plan problems will be explored. As well as this, the elements and strategy of the plan cache and extended events will be studied.

 

By the end of this Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases training course, delegates will be able to explain data collection strategy, identify techniques for data analysis, and determine where improvements can be made to enhance overall performance.

 

The Knowledge Academy is a Microsoft Silver Partner, therefore we are an accredited provider of Microsoft training courses.

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There is no associated exam for Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
To attend this course, delegates should possess professional experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system, Transact-SQL, and database administration.
Who should attend? This course is designed for those who administer and maintain SQL Server databases, manage the performance of SQL Server instances, and write queries against data. Likewise, this course is intended for individuals who develop applications that produce content from SQL Server databases. Therefore, IT Professionals in particular would benefit from this Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases training course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is [4] days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases M10987 certification in the United States starts from $645
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases M10987.

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