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This 4-day Instructor Led course This class is an in-depth look at SQL Azure, the database cloud offering in Windows Azure. Learn the basics around server and database provisioning, valid Azure TSQL, and how security is implemented and managed. Advanced topics include partitioning with sharding, database design optimization, backup and synchronization via Synchronization Framework and Azure Data Sync and migrating various database scenarios to SQL Azure.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
IT Pros that want to learn to maintain SQL Azure databases and architects that want to learn to leverage SQL Azure in their applications.
Before attending this course, students must have:
Understanding of basic SQL concepts (TSQL and tables)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
In this module we will explore what SQL Azure is, it's architecture, ways that you can use it in your applications and most importantly how much it costs!
Lab : Setup Azure Account
In this module we take a look at supported Azure T-SQL including creating tables, columns and indexes. We will also explore how to work with temp tables and transactions.
Lab : Creating Databases and Tables
Lab : Exploring Valid SQL Azure TSQL
In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module!
Lab : SQL Azure Security
In this module we take a look at the various ways to access SQL Azure, some of the tools that make working with SQL Azure easier (Entity Framework and LINQ), and an advanced coverage of Sharding.
Lab : Connecting to SQL Azure
Lab : Programming SQL Azure
Lab : Securing Data at Rest
Lab : Implementing Partitions and Shards
In this module we take a look at how to maintain SQL Azure databases, how to optimize databases and how to troubleshoot connectivity problems (DoS and Throttling).
Lab : Maintaining SQL Azure
Lab : Performing Baselines
Lab : Backup SQL Azure
Lab : Restore SQL Azure
Lab : Using Query Analyzer and Client Statistics
In this module we take a look at how to migrate your databases to SQL Azure and how you can use Microsoft Synchronization Framework and Azure Data Sync to synchronize your Azure databases with on-premise databases.
Lab : Migrating to SQL Azure
Lab : Using Microsoft Sync Framework
Lab : Using Azure Data Sync
In this module we take a look at SQL Azure Reporting Services and how to use PowerPivot to connect Excel 2010 to SQL Azure data.
Lab : Business Intelligence with SQL Azure
Lab : PowerPivot with SQL Azure