Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016

Course Details
Code: 10986
Tuition (USD): $2,295.00 $2,065.50 • Virtual (3 days)
$2,295.00 $2,065.50 • Classroom (3 days)
This course is available in other formats
Self-Paced
Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016 (90 Day) (OD10986)

This three-day instructor-led course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

Skills Gained

Aftercompleting this course, students will be able to:

  • Describekey capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance
  • Describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security
  • Describe whats new inSQL Server Availability and Scalability
  • Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBIin SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced data access features
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Describenew SQL Server cloud functionality

Who Can Benefit

The primary audience for this course are existingdatabase professionals with experience of SQL Server 2014 who want to updatetheir skills to SQL Server 2016. Additionally this course is for existing SQLServer 2014 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2016certification.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students whoattend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Experience of building and managing database, datawarehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014.
  • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systemand networking.
Familiarity withMicrosoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

Course Details

Outline


Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2016
Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016
Lessons

  • Overview of SQL Server 2016
  • SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components
  • Installing SQL Server 2016
  • SQL Server Management Studio Enhancements

Lab : Exploring SQL Server 2016
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the key elements of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe the components and editions of SQL Server 2016
  • Install SQL Server 2016
  • Describethe enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio

Module 2: Whats New in SQL Server Performance
This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance.
Lessons
  • Operational Analytics
  • In-memory OLTP Enhancements
  • Query Store
  • Live Query Statistics
  • Native JSON
  • Temporal Tables

Lab : Implementing SQL Server 2016 Performance Improvements
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the use of Columnstore indexes for operationalanalytics
  • Describe the enhancements to in-memory OLTP
  • Use the query data store
  • Use Native JSON
  • Describe and use temporal tables

Module 3: Whats New in SQL Server Security?
This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security.
Lessons
  • Using Always Encrypted
  • Row-level Security
  • Dynamic Data Masking

Lab : Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
  • Implementa physical design for a data warehouse

Module 4: Whats New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?
This module introduces whats new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability.
Lessons
  • Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Whats New with tempdb?
  • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
  • PowerShell 5.0

Lab : Monitoring tempdb
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe theenhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups
  • Describewhats new in database caching
  • Use WindowsServer 2016 with SQL Server 2016

Module 5: Whats New in SQL Server Reporting and BI
This module introduces reporting and BI enhancements and new features in SQL Server 2016.
Lessons
  • Reporting Services Enhancements
  • PowerBI Enhancements
  • Mobile Report Publisher

Lab : Implementing PowerBI
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the enhancements to reporting services
  • Describethe enhancements to PowerBI

Module 6: Whats New in SQL Server Data Access?
At the end of this module you will be able to describe data access enhancements in SQL Server 2016.
Lessons
  • PolyBase
  • Whats new in Integration Services
  • Working with SSIS and Azure

Lab : Exploring the new features of SQL Server Integrated services (SSIS)
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe and install PolyBase
  • Describe enhancements to SSIS

Module 7: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
This module describes enhancements in SQL Server OLAP.
Lessons
  • New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Whats New in SQL Server Analysis Services

Lab : OLAP with SQL Server
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe new and enhanced features inSQL Server OLAP
  • Describenew and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services

Module 8: Whats New for SQL Server in the Cloud?
This module describes new SQL Server cloud functionality.
Lessons
  • Stretch Database
  • Enhanced Backups to Azure
  • Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud
  • Whats New in SQL Server Azure Database

Lab : Using Stretch Database
Aftercompleting this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe stretch databases and why youwould use them
  • Understand the enhanced backup options
  • Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud
  • Describewhats new in SQL Server Azure database