Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases

In the Netherlands, almost every organization has one or more Microsoft SQL Server databases. You will learn to install and configure SQL Server. Then, backup and restore strategies and implementations, security, monitoring and automation of daily management of a SQL Server environment will be discussed.

The five-day instructor-led course Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.

The aims of the course are as follows:

  • describe core database administration tasks and tools;
  • install and configure SQL Server 2014;
  • configure SQL Server databases and storage;
  • plan and implement a backup strategy;
  • restore databases from backups;
  • import and export data;
  • monitor SQL Server;
  • trace SQL Server activity;
  • manage SQL Server security;
  • audit data access and encrypt data;
  • perform ongoing database maintenance;
  • automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent Jobs;
  • configure Database Mail, alerts and notifications.

This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

Course materials and lunch are included.


The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job. The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.


We recommend the following knowledge: -querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 or comparable 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.


The length of this course is five days.


The maximum group size is eight persons.


Every participant receives a certificate after completing the course.

The following topics are covered:

  • Module 1
    Introduction to SQL Server 2014 Database Administration
  • Module 2
    Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
  • Module 3
    Working with Databases and Storage
  • Module 4
    Planning and Implementing a Backup Strategy
  • Module 5
    Restoring SQL Server 2014 Databases
  • Module 6
    Importing and Exporting Data
  • Module 7
    Monitoring SQL Server 2014
  • Module 8
    Tracing SQL Server Activity
  • Module 9
    Managing SQL Server Security
  • Module 10
    Auditing Data Access and Encrypting Data
  • Module 11
    Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
  • Module 12
    Automating SQL Server 2014 Management
  • Module 13
    Monitoring SQL Server 2014 by Using Alerts and Notifications
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