MCTS 70-431 SQL Server 2005


MCTS 70-431: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - Implementation and Maintenance

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (MCTS: SQL Server 2005) implement and maintain SQL Server databases and typically pursue careers as database administrators, database developers, or business intelligence developers.  This course teaches students how to use the tools and Transact-SQL language and know how to explore the user interface.

When you pass Exam 70-431: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 – Implementation and Maintenance, you complete the requirements for the following certification.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2005.

  Candidates for this Self Paced course are professionals who typically pursue careers as database administrators, database developers, or business intelligence developers. Additionally, they can be people who do not work with Microsoft SQL Server as a part of their primary job functions but who want to show their breadth of technology experience, such as developers, systems administrators, and others. Candidates have sought out knowledge and experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to enhance their technical expertise, and they can implement and maintain databases by using specific instructions and specifications.

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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Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database (Course 2779)

Module-1 Creating Databases and Database Files

Creating Databases

Creating Filegroups

Creating Schemas

Creating Database Snapshots

Module-2 Creating Data Types and Tables

Creating Data Types

Creating Tables

Creating Partitioned Tables

Module-3 Using XML

Retrieving XML by Using FOR XML

Shredding XML by Using OPENXML

Using the XML Data Type

Module-4 Creating and Tuning Indexes

Planning Indexes

Creating Indexes

Optimizing Indexes

Creating XML Indexes

Module-5 Implementing Data Integrity

Data Integrity Overview

Implementing Constraints

Implementing Triggers

Implementing XML Schemas

Module-6 Implementing Views

Introduction to Views

Creating and Managing Views

Optimizing Performance by Using Views

Module-7 Implementing Stored Procedures and Functions

Implementing Stored Procedures

Creating Parameterized Stored Procedures

Creating Functions

Handling Errors

Controlling Execution Context

Module-8 Implementing Managed Code in the Database

Introduction to the SQL Server Common Language Runtime

Importing and Configuring Assemblies

Creating Managed Database Objects

Module-9 Using Service Broker

Service Broker Overview

Creating Service Broker Objects

Sending and Receiving Messages




Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database

(Course 2780)

Module-1 Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2005

Preparing to install SQL Server

Installing SQL Server

Managing a SQL Server 2005 Installation

Module-2 Managing Databases and Files

Planning databases

Creating databases

Managing databases

Module-3 Disaster Recovery

Planning a Backup Strategy

Backing Up User Databases

Restoring User Databases

Recovering Data from Database Snapshots

System Database and Disaster Recovery

Module-4 Managing Security

Overview of SQL Server Security

Securing the Server Scope

Securing the Database Scope

Managing Keys and Certificates in SQL Server

Module-5 Monitoring SQL Server

Viewing Current Activity

Using System Monitor

Using SQL Server Profiler

Using DDL Triggers

Using Event Notifications

Module-6 Transferring Data

Overview of Data Transfer

Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

Using SQL Server Integration Services

Module-7 Automating Administrative Tasks

Automating Administrative Tasks in SQL Server 2005

Configuring the SQL Server Agent

Creating Jobs and Operators

Creating Alerts

Managing Multiple Servers

Managing SQL Server Agent Security

Module-8 Maintaining High Availability

Introduction to High Availability

Implementing Server Clustering

Implementing Database Mirroring

Implementing Log Shipping

Module-9 Introduction to Replication

Overview of Replication

Replication Scenarios




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