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Course Description

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of managing and administering SQL servers and databases. Topics include SQL Server installation and configuration, server and data security, backup/restore and server automation.


Course Details

Microsoft's SQL Server is an enterprise-class Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) being used by organizations worldwide and is the information backbone for thousands of enterprise class software applications. Mastering the SQL Server platform involves the understanding of both database programming and administration.

This course is designed for those who want to develop fundamental and intermediate skills in administering an SQL Server system and its Business Intelligence features. The instructor will assume you know the basics on how to query an SQL Server and have some fundamental concepts of an SQL Server.


Course Level Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Design, build and test best practices procedures for server installation and configuration
  • Design, build and test best practices procedures for database backup and recovery
  • Design, develop and test best practices procedures for database maintenance and automation

Topics of Instruction

  • Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2016
    • Preparing to install SQL Server
    • Installing SQL Server
    • Managing an SQL Server Installation
  • Managing Databases and Files
    • Planning Databases
    • Creating Databases
    • Managing Databases
  • SQL Server Security
    • Overview of SQL Server Security
    • Login Management
    • User Management
    • Roles
    • Permissions Overview
    • Table Security
    • Procedure Security
    • Schema Security
  • Backup and Restore Database
    • Planning a Backup Strategy
    • Backing Up User Databases
    • Restoring User Databases
    • System Databases and Disaster Recovery
    • Overview of Restoration
    • How to Restore Data Backups
    • How to Restore Log Backups
    • Point-in-Time Restorations
  • Automation and Maintenance
    • Configuring Databases Mail
    • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
    • Configuring Operators, Alerts and Notifications
    • Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server 2016
    • Configuring SQL Server Agent
    • Creating Jobs and Operators
    • Troubleshooting
    • Ensuring Database Integrity
    • Maintaining Indexes
    • Automating Routine Database Maintenance
  • Final Project

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 09, 2019 to Aug 08, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates. This course is delivered online synchronously with students in a lab. The instructor will teach both online and classroom students at the same time and may have help from an assistant.

You will require access to a computer, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. Unless otherwise stated, notice of a withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 06, 2019 to Dec 11, 2019
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Nov 16, 2019 to Dec 07, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

The University is closed on holidays and no classes are run on these dates or their long-weekends:

  • Saturday, November 9 (Remembrance Day, Monday, November 11, 2019)
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 26, 2020 to Jun 25, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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