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Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2017
The aim of this module is to introduce delegates to the key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017
Module 2: What’s new in SQL Server Performance, Scalability, and Availability
This module introduces the performance enhancements provided by Adaptive Query Processing and Automatic Tuning, as well as the scalability and availability enhancements provided by new Availability Group architectures, including Read-Scale Availability Groups and Availability Groups with SQL Server on Linux
Lab: Performance and availability – adaptive query processing
Module 3: What’s New in SQL Server data Access
SQL Server 2017 introduces SQL Graph which enables you to define the relationships between your data items in a table rather than calculating them during a query, reducing the query cost and simplifying your data structure.
Lab: SQL Graph
Module 4: What’s new in SQL Server Reporting and BI
This module describes what’s new in SQL Server reporting and BI.
Lab: Reporting and BI
Module 5: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server Analysis Services
This module introduces new and enhanced features in SQL Server Analysis Services, with particular emphasis on the tabular data model.
Lab: Ragged hierarchies
Module 6: New and Enhanced Data Analytics Features
This module introduces new and enhanced data analytics features.
Lab: Data analytics with Python
Module 7: What’s new in SQL Server in the Cloud
Organizations want the best value from a mixture of cloud services and their existing investment in on-premises hardware and software. This module covers a comparison between the features of Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft SQL Server 2017, as well as new features that make it easier for you to migrate databases from on-premises SQL Server instances to Azure SQL Database.
Lab: Managed instances
Module 8: SQL Server on Linux
This module covers the features of SQL Server on Linux, as well as the process for deploying SQL Server on Linux and using Docker.
Lab: SQL Server in Docker containers
The primary audience for this course is existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2016 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2017.
The secondary audience is existing SQL Server 2016 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2017 certification.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
This two-day course is aimed at database professionals looking to update their skills to cover SQL Server 2017.
After completing the course, delegates will be able to:
The Knowledge Academy does not provide an examination for this course.
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