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PowerShell for SQL Server Administrators Training

Course ID: MSL-55069
Duration: 2 Days

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Description

This two-day instructor-led course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to use PowerShell for SQL Server administration. Students will learn how to manage day-to-day and scheduled maintenance tasks. The main focus will be administration of the database engine, but material & exercises on Analysis Services (SSAS) and Integration Services (SSIS) are also included.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and Configure SQL Server and all its components using PowerShell
  • Manage day-to-day SQL Server Administration with PowerShell
  • Maintain the SQL Server environment using PowerShell scripting and programming options

Audience

This course is intended for SQL Server administrators who work in a Windows network environment. At least one year of experience administering SQL Servers and using PowerShell is recommended.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working on Windows desktops or servers
  • Experience working in a Windows domain environment
  • Experience Administering SQL Server Servers
  • Fundamental experience with PowerShell or Course 10961B – Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell

Course Outline

Module 1: Install and Configure SQL Server with PowerShell

This module explains how to setup SQL Server components using PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Module Objectives
  • Lesson 1: Install SQL Server
  • Lesson 2: Configure Database Settings
  • Lesson 3: Configure SQL Server Settings
  • Lesson 4: Configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management
  • Review

Lab : Configuring SQL Server with PowerShell

  • Exercise 1: Install SQL Server
  • Exercise 2: Configure Database Settings
  • Exercise 3: Configure SQL Server Settings
  • Exercise 4: Configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install SQL Server
  • Add/Remove components to an existing instance (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, etc.)
  • Configure SQL Server and Database Settings
  • Configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management

Module 2: Administering SQL Servers with PowerShell

This module explains how to perform day-to-day administrative tasks on SQL Server Servers using PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Module Objectives
  • Lesson 1: Managing Users and Roles
  • Lesson 2: Managing Database Performance
  • Lesson 3: Managing Database Availability
  • Lesson 4: Managing SQL Server Features
  • Review

Lab : Administering SQL Servers with PowerShell

  • Exercise 1: Managing Users and Roles
  • Exercise 2: Managing Database Performance
  • Exercise 3: Managing Database Availability
  • Exercise 4: Managing SQL Server Features

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Users and Roles
  • Manage Database Performance
  • Manage Database Availability with Clustering & AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Manage Integration Services and Analysis Services

Module 3: Maintaining SQL Server with PowerShell

This module explains how to perform maintenance tasks on SQL Servers using PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Module Objectives
  • Managing Backups and Restores
  • Maintaining Database Integrity and Performance
  • Monitoring and Auditing
  • Task Automation
  • Generating Reports
  • Review

Lab : Maintaining SQL Servers with PowerShell

  • Exercise 1: Managing Backups and Restores
  • Exercise 2: Maintaining Database Integrity and Performance
  • Exercise 3: Monitoring and Auditing
  • Exercise 4: Task Automation
  • Exercise 5: Generating Reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage SQL Server Backups and Restores
  • Maintain Database Integrity and Performance
  • Monitor and Audit changes to a SQL Server
  • Task Automation on SQL Server
  • Generate SQL Server Reports

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