OD10986

MOC on Demand: Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016

  • Course Price:$675
  • Audience: IT Professionals
  • Portfolio: MOC-ON-DEMAND
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Description

About MOC on Demand
MOC On Demand from OakTree puts a massive catalog of Microsoft courses online right at your fingertips -- from anywhere, anytime. Each MOC On Demand course is the perfect blend of video, text, and lab-style instruction with knowledge checks throughout so students can gauge their comprehension.  Taking official Microsoft courses online has never been so simple.

Basic Course Package: $675.00 or 2 voucher days
Package Includes: Online Course, 90-day access to the course and labs.
*does not include digital courseware.

Plus Course Package: $950.00 or 3 voucher days
Package Includes: Online Course, 90-day access to the course and labs, digital courseware

Premium Course Package: $1250.00 or 4 voucher days
Package Includes: Online Course, 180-day access to the course and labs, digital courseware.

Registration
Once you register for this course, you will receive a reply to your request within 1 business day from our friendly training staff to verify the Microsoft Online Courses Package of your choice.  Once a member of our staff has verified your payment details, you will receive your login credentials to begin taking the online Microsoft course.
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About this course
This course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

Audience profile
The primary audience for this course are existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2014 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2016. Additionally this course is for existing SQL Server 2014 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2016 certification.

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key 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 what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability
  • Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBI in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced data access features
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Describe new SQL Server cloud functionality

Prerequisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014.
  • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

Course 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
After completing 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
  • Describe the enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio

Module 2: What’s 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
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the use of Columnstore indexes for operational analytics
  • Describe the enhancements to in-memory OLTP
  • Use the query data store
  • Use Native JSON
  • Describe and use temporal tables

Module 3: What’s 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
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
  • Implement a physical design for a data warehouse

Module 4: What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?
This module introduces what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability.
Lessons
  • Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • What’s New with tempdb?
  • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
  • PowerShell 5.0
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups
  • Describe what’s new in database caching
  • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016

Module 5: What’s 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
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the enhancements to reporting services
  • Describe the enhancements to PowerBI

Module 6: What’s 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
  • What’s new in Integration Services
  • Working with SSIS and Azure
After completing 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
  • What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services

Module 8: What’s 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
  • What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe stretch databases and why you would use them
  • Understand the enhanced backup options
  • Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud
  • Describe what’s new in SQL Server Azure database