PRO: 70-444 : Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

PRO: 70-444 Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-444—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This self paced course is designed to help you make the most of your study time

Credit toward certification

When you pass Exam 70-444: PRO: Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005, you earn credit toward the following certification:

Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator

MCITP : Database Administrator is the premier certification for database server administrators. The MCITP certification demonstrates that you can keep up with your enterprise business solutions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

MCITP : Database administrators install or configure Microsoft SQL Server and manage or maintain databases or multidimensional databases, user accounts, database availability, recovery, and reporting. In addition, MCITP DBA's also design or implement security or server automation and monitor and troubleshoot SQL Server activity. Database administrators are typically employed by mid-size to large organizations.

MCITP Candidates for this Self Paced course are professional database administrators who optimize and maintain database solutions. They have three or more years dedicated to database work, which may include two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle: design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support. The typical work environment is an enterprise or a medium-sized organization. MCITP candidates should be experienced in using Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
Audience:
  Candidates for this Self Paced course are professional database administrators who optimize and maintain database solutions. They have three or more years dedicated to database work, which may include two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle: design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support. The typical work environment is an enterprise or a medium-sized organization. Candidates should be experienced in using Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

n Our easy-to-use delivery format allows you to concentrate on the lesson at hand and not how to run the delivery software - saving you time and frustration. Our comprehensive course materials are delivered in an easy-to- understand format - allowing you to get the most out of your time. n

Our courses incorporate audio, video, and text training and then the total experience is reinforced with exercises and practice tests to ensure that you have really grasped the material.

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Module 1 - Introduction to Designing SQL Server Security
Security Lesson 1: Principles of Database Security
Principle of Least Privileges
International Common Criteria for Information Technology Security
C2 Compliance Requirements
Lesson 2: Designing a SQL Server Security Policy
Benefits of a Security Policy
Lesson 3: Monitoring SQL Server Security
Auditing Tools
Monitoring Tools
Module 1 - Review
Module 2 - Designing a SQL Server Systems Infrastructure Security Policy
Lesson 1: Integration with Enterprise Authentication Systems
Determining the Appropriate Enterprise Authentication Method
Server-Level Security with Active Directory
Guidelines for Implementing a Server-Level Security Policy
High-Availability Solutions Security
Best Practices
Lesson 2: Windows Server-Level Security Policies
Determining Service Accounts Permissions
Identifying Required Windows Services
Interacting with Network Firewalls
Planning the Physical Security of Servers
Lesson 3: Secure Communication Policy
Choosing Network Libraries
Encryption Methods
Choosing an Appropriate Encryption Method
Securing Communication with Endpoints
Lesson 4: SQL Server Security Monitoring Standards
Determining What to Monitor
Determining the Classification System for Alerts
Determining the Notification Policy
Lab 1 Introduction
Module 2 - Review
Module 3 - Designing Security Policies for Instances and Databases
Lesson 1: Instance-Level Security Policy
Determining Authentication Modes and Login Security
Securing the SQL Server Agent Service
Maintaining Updated Hotfixes or Service Packs
Lesson 2: Database-Level Security Policy
Database Schemas
Designing Database Schemas
Designing Database Users’ Privileges
Securing Database-Level DDL Events
Lesson 3: Object-Level Security Policy
Designing a Permission and Data Access Strategy
Securing Module Execution
Designing a Security Policy for CLR Objects
Lesson 4: Security Monitoring Standards for Instances and Databases
Determining What to Monitor
Determining the Classification System for Alerts
Determining the Notification Policy
Lab 2 Introduction
Module 3 - Review
Module 4 - Integrating Data Encryption into a Database Security Design
Lesson 1: Securing Data with Encryption and Certificates
What are Certificates?
Determining Data Security Methods
Lesson 2: Data Encryption Policies
Impact of Data Encryption
Lesson 3: Key Storage Method
Selecting a Key Storage Method
Lab 3 Introduction
Module 4 - Review
Module 5 - Designing a Security Exceptions Policy
Lesson 1: Business and Regulatory Requirements
Gathering Business and Regulatory Requirements
Determine Variations
Lesson 2: Exceptions and Their Impact
Determine Possible Exceptions
Evaluating the Impact of Exceptions
Lab 4 Introduction
Module 5 - Review
Module 6 - Designing a Response Strategy for Threats and Attacks
Lesson 1: Designing a Response Policy for Virus and Worm Attacks
Threats by Viruses and Worms
Best Practices
Responding to Virus and Worm Attacks
Lesson 2: Response Policy for Denial of Service Attacks
Symptoms
Possible Responses to a Denial of Service Attack
Lesson 3: Response Policy for Internal and SQL Injection Attacks
Responding to Internal Attacks
Reducing the Likelihood of SQL Injection Attacks
Lab 5 Introduction
Module 1 - Managing and Automating Databases and Servers
Lesson 1: An Automated System for Database Maintenance
Automating Database Administration
Using SQL Server Agent
Assessing System Dependencies on the Database
Identifying Maintenance Needs
Automating Database Maintenance Plans
Lesson 2: An Automated System for Server Maintenance
Implementing Application Database Changes
Implementing Windows and SQL Server Updates
Lesson 3: Administration and Automation Information
Maintaining a Run Book
The SQL Health and History Tool
Additional Automation Tools
Lab 1 Introduction
Module 2 - Review
Module 2 - Managing SQL Server Supporting Services
Lesson 1: SSIS Packages
SSIS Packages
Monitoring SSIS Packages
Lesson 2: Replication
Choosing Replication Monitoring Tools
Lesson 3: Reporting Services
Managing the Report Server Configuration
Managing Report Services Databases
Managing Report Servers
Module 2 - Review


 
Module 1 - Building a Monitoring Solution for SQL Server Performance Issues
Building a Monitoring Solution for SQL Server Performance Issues
Narrowing a Performance Issue to an Environment Area
Using SQL Server Profiler and System Monitor
Auditing and Comparing Test Results
Module 1 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Setting Up System Monitor Using Performance Counters
Lab Demonstration - Set Up SQL Server Profiler
Module 1 Review
Module 2 - Troubleshooting Database and Database Server Performance Issues
Troubleshooting Database and Database Server Performance Issues
Narrowing a Performance Issue to a Database Object
Using Server Profiler to Narrow a Search to a Specific Issue
Using SQLDiag to Analyze Outputs
Module 2 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Compare Trace and Log Files
Lab Demonstration - Query a Trace Table
Module 2 Review
Module 3 - Optimizing the Query Performance Environment
Optimizing the Query Performance Environment
The Methodology for Optimizing a Query Environment
Query Performance Troubleshooting Process
Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor to Troubleshoot the Query Environment
Module 3 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Execution Plan
Lab Demonstration - Database Tuning Advisor (DTA)
Module 3 Review
Module 4 - Troubleshooting SQL Server Connectivity Issues
Troubleshooting SQL Server Connectivity Issues
The Methodology for Troubleshooting SQL Server Connectivity Issues
Common Connectivity Issues
SQL Server 2005 Endpoints
Module 4 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Server Not Found
Lab Demonstration - Authentication Troubleshooting
Lab Demonstration - End Point
Module 4 Review
Module 5 - Troubleshooting SQL Server Data Issues
Troubleshooting SQL Server Data Issues
Troubleshooting Data Integrity Issues
Torn Pages Resolution with Single-Page Restore
Module 5 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Torn Pages
Lab Demonstration - Data Problem
Module 5 Review
Module 6 - Troubleshooting SQL Server Concurrency Issues
Troubleshooting SQL Server Concurrency Issues
Troubleshooting Concurrency Issues
SQL Server Latches
Module 6 Lab Introduction
Lab Demonstration - Deadlocking Issues
Lab Demonstration - Blocking Issues
Lab Demonstration - Latch Wait Types and Times
Module 6 Review






 

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