PowerShell for SQL Server Administrators Training

Course #:55069

PowerShell for SQL Server Administrators Training

This two-day instructor-led course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to use PowerShell for SQL Server administration. Students will learn how to manage day-to-day and scheduled maintenance tasks. The main focus will be administration of the database engine, but material & exercises on Analysis Services (SSAS) and Integration Services (SSIS) are also included.

What you will learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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

Audience Profile

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.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working on Windows desktops or servers
  • Experience working in a Windows domain environment
  • Experience Administering SQL Server Servers
  • Fundamental experience with PowerShell or Course 10961B – Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell

Duration

2 Days

Outline of PowerShell for SQL Server Administrators Training

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 : Configuring 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:

  • Install SQL Server
  • Add/Remove components to an existing instance (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, etc.)
  • Configure SQL Server and Database Settings
  • 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 Servers 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 : 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:

  • Manage Users and Roles
  • Manage Database Performance
  • Manage Database Availability with Clustering & AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Manage Integration Services and Analysis Services

Module 3: Maintaining SQL Server with PowerShell

This module explains how to perform maintenance tasks on SQL Servers using PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Module Objectives
  • Managing Backups and Restores
  • Maintaining Database Integrity and Performance
  • Monitoring and Auditing
  • Task Automation
  • Generating Reports
  • Review

Lab : Maintaining SQL Servers 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:

  • Manage SQL Server Backups and Restores
  • Maintain Database Integrity and Performance
  • Monitor and Audit changes to a SQL Server
  • Task Automation on SQL Server
  • Generate SQL Server Reports
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.