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Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017 Course

Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017 Training Course


Course Description:  The Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017 - 10998 course is a 2-day course that is intended for database professionals looking to update their skills to cover SQL Server 2017.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Understanding the key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017
  • Understanding the new and enhanced features in SQL Server Performance, Availability, and Scalability
  • Understanding the new and enhanced features in SQL Server data access
  • Understanding the new and enhanced features in SQL Server reporting and BI
  • Understanding the new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Understanding the new and enhanced data analytics features
  • Understanding the new and enhanced features in SQL Server Cloud deployments
  • Understanding the SQL Server on Linux functionality

Target Student:This course is designed for students who want to update their skills to cover SQL Server 2017.

Students should possess the following experience before attending the course:

  • Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2016.
  • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and networking.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016.

Training Dates
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Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 12/21/2020 - 12/22/2020
Course Fee : $995


Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 1/21/2021 - 1/22/2021
Course Fee : $995


Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 2/18/2021 - 2/19/2021
Course Fee : $995


Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 3/25/2021 - 3/26/2021
Course Fee : $995


Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 4/22/2021 - 4/23/2021
Course Fee : $995


Course Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2017
Module Goal: Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017

Topics :
Overview of SQL Server 2017
Functionality across versions

Section 2: What’s new in SQL Server Performance, Scalability, and Availability.
This section introduces the performance enhancements provided by Adaptive Query Processing and Automatic Tuning, as well as the scalability and availability enhancements provided by new Availability Group architectures, including Read-Scale Availability Groups and Availability Groups with SQL Server on Linux

Topics :
Adaptive query processing
Automatic tuning
Availability Scalability

Lab :
Performance and availability – adaptive query processing
Interleaved execution
Batch mode memory grant feedback
Batch mode adaptive joins

Section 3: What’s New in SQL Server data Access
SQL Server 2017 introduces SQL Graph which enables you to define the relationships between your data items in a table rather than calculating them during a query, reducing the query cost and simplifying your data structure.

Topics :
SQL Graph

Lab :
SQL Graph
Create a Graph database
Query a Graph database

Section 4: What’s new in SQL Server Reporting and BI
This section describes what’s new in SQL Server reporting and BI.

Topics :
Power BI report Server
Reporting Services update

Lab :
Reporting and BI
Deploy Power BI report server
Add commenting to a report

Section 5: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server Analysis Services
This section introduces new and enhanced features in SQL Server Analysis Services, with particular emphasis on the tabular data model.

Topics :
Tabular model updates

Lab :
Ragged hierarchies
View existing reports
Hide blank members

Section 6: New and Enhanced data Analytics Features
This section introduces new and enhanced data analytics features.

Topics :
New and enhanced data analytics features

Lab :
Data analytics with Python
Enable external script execution
Run Python scripts

Section 7: What’s new in SQL Server in the Cloud
Organizations want the best value from a mixture of cloud services and their existing investment in on-premises hardware and software. This section covers a comparison between the features of Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft SQL Server 2017, as well as new features that make it easier for you to migrate databases from on-premises SQL Server instances to Azure SQL Database.

Topics :
Azure SQL database features
Managed Instances

Lab :
Managed instances

Section 8: SQL Server on Linux
This section covers the features of SQL Server on Linux, as well as the process for deploying SQL Server on Linux and using Docker.

Topics :
SQL Server on Linux
Deploying SQL Server on Linux

Lab :
SQL Server in Docker containers
Deploy a SQL Server Docker image
Run a SQL Server instance inside a Docker container
Connect to a SQL Server Instance running in a Docker container

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