Duration

2 days.

Prerequisites

Experience working on Windows desktops or servers
Experience working in a Windows domain environment
Experience Administering SQL Server Servers
Fundamental experience with PowerShell

    Skills Gained

    Install and Configure SQL Server and all its components using PowerShell
    Manage day-to-day SQL Server Administration with PowerShell
    Maintain the SQL Server environment using PowerShell scripting and programming options

      Who Can Benefit?

      This course is intended for SQL Server administrators who work in a Windows network environment. At least one year of experience administering SQL Servers and using PowerShell is recommended.

        Outline for PowerShell for SQL Server Administrators Training

        Outline


        Module 1: Install and Configure SQL Server with PowerShell
        This module explains how to setup SQL Server components using PowerShell.
        Lessons
        Module Objectives
        Lesson 1: Install SQL Server
        Lesson 2: Configure Database Settings
        Lesson 3: Configure SQL Server Settings
        Lesson 4: Configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management
        Review

        Lab 1: Install and Configure SQL Server with PowerShell

        • Exercise 1: Install SQL Server
        • Exercise 2: Configure Database Settings
        • Exercise 3: Configure SQL Server Settings
        • Exercise 4: Configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management
        After completing this module, students will be able to: Use PowerShell to Install SQL Server Instances
        Use PowerShell to Add/Remove components to an existing instance (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, Tools, etc.)
        Use PowerShell to configure SQL Server and Database Settings
        Use PowerShell to configure SQL Server Policy-Based Management

        Module 2: Administering SQL Servers with PowerShell
        This module explains how to perform day-to-day administrative tasks on SQL Server Instances using PowerShell.
        Lessons
        Module Objectives
        Lesson 1: Managing Users and Roles
        Lesson 2: Managing Database Performance
        Lesson 3: Managing Database Availability
        Lesson 4: Managing SQL Server Features
        Review

        Lab 1: Administering SQL Servers with PowerShell
        • Exercise 1: Managing Users and Roles
        • Exercise 2: Managing Database Performance
        • Exercise 3: Managing Database Availability
        • Exercise 4: Managing SQL Server Features
        After completing this module, students will be able to:
        • Use PowerShell to Manage Users and Roles
        • Use PowerShell to Manage Database Performance
        • Use PowerShell to Manage Database Availability (Using Clustering and AlwaysOn Availability Features)
        • Use PowerShell to Manage Integration Services (SSIS) and Analysis Services (SSAS)

        Module 3: Maintaining SQL Server with PowerShell
        This module explains how to perform maintenance tasks on SQL Server Instances using PowerShell.
        Lessons
        Module Objectives
        Managing Backups and Restores
        Maintaining Database Integrity and Performance
        Monitoring and Auditing
        Task Automation
        Generating Reports
        Review

        Lab 1: Maintaining SQL Server with PowerShell
        • Exercise 1: Managing Backups and Restores
        • Exercise 2: Maintaining Database Integrity and Performance
        • Exercise 3: Monitoring and Auditing
        • Exercise 4: Task Automation
        • Exercise 5: Generating Reports
        After completing this module, students will be able to:
        • Use PowerShell to Manage SQL Server Backups and Restores
        • Use PowerShell to Maintain Database Integrity and Performance (Using DBCC and other tools)
        • Use PowerShell to Monitor and Audit changes to a SQL Server Instance
        • Use PowerShell for Task Automation on SQL Server
        • Use PowerShell to Generate SQL Server Reports