SQL Server DBA Certification Training

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Duration :  30 Days

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Our SQL Server DBA training from in-person, certified instructors covers fundamental to advanced database administration tasks, such as capacity planning, query tuning, index management, database maintenance, high availability (HA), disaster recovery (DR), Query Store, in-memory tables, database repairs, page repairs, jobs, alerts, resource management, and security management. It also covers Azure SQL DBA tasks like Azure Sync, Azure Server Failover, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure DBA. Enrol right away to get certified.

SQL Server DBA Training Course Syllabus

Module 1: Installation, Upgradation, Configuration

✔ SQL Server DBA 2019 Installation

✔ Server Components and Purpose

✔ New features of SQL Server 2019

✔ Service Accounts, Purpose, and Usage

✔ Authentication Modes & Logins

✔ Instance Configuration Options

✔ Management Studio (SSMS) Tool Usage

✔ Troubleshooting the failed Instance

SQL Server Upgrade and Hot Fixes and RollBack

✔ Establishing Downtime For Maintenance

✔ Service Packs and Patch/hotfix Activities

✔ Pre & Post Database Maintenance Activities

Upgradation: Side by Side Migration

✔ Steps for doing the Side-by-Side Migration

✔ Migration with Backup and Restore Method

✔ Migration of the Logins and Fixing Orphan users

✔ Merits/Demerits of the side by Side Migration

✔ Import and Export utility

✔ Scripts for copying the tables with data

Configuration of the SQL Server DBA 2016

✔ Configuration of the Network Protocols

✔ Dedicated Administrator Connection(DAC) configuration

✔ What is RAID Levels and choosing the Best suited for All DBs

✔ Database Configurations

✔ Attaching and detaching SQL Server DBA


✔ What is TempDB

✔ Corruption of TempDB

✔ How to troubleshoot and avoid common tempdb issues

Managing The Services

✔ Starting and Stopping the SQL Server Services

✔ Configuration Manager

✔ Net commands

✔ Command Prompts and SQL CMD

✔ Starting the Dbs in Single-user Mode

Module 2: Architecture

✔ What is a database and a database management system (DBMS)

✔ ACID Properties

✔ The Life Cycle of a Query

✔ The Relational and Storage Engines

✔ Recovery

✔ Difference between Checkpoint and LazyWriter

✔ Types of System Dbs

✔ Startup Parameters

✔ Licencing of SQL Server DBA

Pages &Extents

✔ Pages & Types of Pages

✔ Extents and Types of Extents

✔ Managing Extents

File and File Groups & Database Design Concepts

✔ Data Files: Purpose and Storage

✔ Filegroups: Purpose and Usage

✔ Shrinking the log files

✔ File growth and MAXSIZE Options

✔ Scripting Database Structures

Module 3: Security, Automation, and Monitoring

✔ Security

✔ Security Architecture

✔ Fixing the Server Roles

✔ Creating Logins

✔ Fixed Database Roles

✔ Database Users

Automation Administrative Tasks

✔ SQL Server Agent and Monitoring the Agent logs

✔ Troubleshooting the Jobs with help of Logs and Event Logs

✔ Steps for creation of Jobs with different steps.

✔ Job Activity Monitor and History Deletes

✔ Database Maintenance Plans.

✔ DB Maintenance Strategies & Schedules

Monitoring SQL Server

✔ Monitoring tools used for SQL Server Monitoring

✔ Log file Viewer and Maintenace of Log File Viewer

✔ Activity Monitor

✔ Database reports

✔ Monitoring Processes in T-SQL

✔ sp_who and sp_who2

✔ sys.dm_exec_connections

Module 4: Backup and Restore

✔ Backups with T-SQL Scripts

✔ Backups Concept and Mechanism

✔ Data Backups – Syntax and Types

✔ Log Backup Mechanism and Use


✔ Scheduling Backups & Strategies


✔ COPY_ONLY Backups and Importance

Backups, Restores and Recovery

✔ Compatibility, Recovery Model Options

✔ Working with Recovery Models & Backups

✔ Point-In-Time Restores & Recovery

✔ Overwrite Options for DB Restores

Module 5: High Availability and Replication

✔ Log Shiping

✔ Log Shipping Overview

✔ Configuration of the Log Shipping

✔ Deploy Log Shiping

SQL Server Mirroring

✔ DB Mirroring Architecture & Use

✔ Mirroring Configuration Scenarios

✔ Backups & Restores for Mirrors

SQL Server DBA Awayson Availability Groups

✔ Architecture

✔ Availability Group Replicas and Roles

✔ Availability Modes

✔ Types of Failover Supported

✔ Allowing Read-Only Access to Secondary Replicas

✔ Availability Group Example

✔ Configure a New Availability Group

✔ Configure an Existing Availability Group

✔ AlwaysOn Group Dashboard

Windows Clustering

✔ Understanding SQL Clustering Need

✔ SQL Server Clustering Architecture

✔ Windows Server Installation Options

SQL Server DBA Cluster Configuration

✔ SQL Server Cluster Installation (VM)

✔ Add Nodes to SQL Server Cluster


✔ Replication Overview

✔ Replication Components

✔ Replication Types

✔ Implementing Replication

✔ Implementing Transactional

✔ Replication Monitor

Module 6: SQL Server DBA Performance and Optimization

✔ Understanding the Memory

✔ Windows and Memory

✔ Physical Memory

✔ SQL Server Memory

✔ Understanding Wait Statistics

Locking and Latches

✔ Locks a currency

✔ Lock Types

✔ Blocking and how to monitor the blocking

✔ DMVs for monitoring the blocking

Indexes Architecture

✔ Table and Index Architecture

✔ Cluster and Non-Cluster indexes

✔ What is Heap

✔ Cluster index structure

✔ Index fragmentation

CPU Utilization

✔ Common Causes of High CPU Usage

✔ Outdated statistics

✔ I/O

✔ Disks

✔ Performance counters for Disk I/Os

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SQL Server DBA Training FAQ'S

What do you mean by Extent in an SQL Server Database?

Extents in an SQL server database are the basic unit of measuring space for indexes and tables in the database. 

What are the contents of the page header in an SQL server database?

The contents of the page header are – Index of Data and Free Space.

What are the different types of System databases?

The different types of System Databases include:

  • Resource
  • TempDB
  • Distribution
  • Model
  • Master
  • MSDB

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What is the Syntax used to create an SQL database?

The syntax used to create an SQL database is – Create database <databasename>

How do you create databases with specific file locations in SQL?

This is one of the most common SQL Server DBA interview questions asked in technical interviews. To create a database with a specific file location, the following command is used:

Restore Database <database name> from disk='<Backup file location + file name>’


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