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MS-40441 - Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

The focus of this three-day instructor-led Microsoft Training course is on designing and implementing cloud data platform solutions with the Microsoft Data Platform by using SQL Server on-premises, hybrid and cloud data platform solutions. It describes how to design and implement and optimize workloads in hybrid scenarios with both on-premises and Microsoft Azure cloud-based solutions, and how to implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.

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Students must have a good understanding of SQL Server and pre-existing MCSE Data Platform certification or equivalent professional experience.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Overview

Microsoft Cloud Data Platform
Microsoft SQL Server
Common Tools
Cloud Data Offerings
Data Visualizations
Cortana Analytics Suite

Module 2: Implement SQL Server on Azure VM

Virtual machine components
Storage Architecture
Azure deployment models
Virtual machine tiers
Virtual machine deployments
Deployment scenarios
Move existing workloads
Connecting to Azure VMs
Domain joining VMs
VM best practices

Module 3: Implement SQL Database

What is SQL Database
Data tiers/ Elastic data tiers
Scalability Options
Elastic Databases
Elastic Database Tools
SQL Database performance
Service Tier Advisor

Module 4: SQL Database High Availability and disaster recovery

Business Continuity with SQL Database
SQL Database HA/DR
SQL Database Backup Solutions
SQL Database Replication Scenarios

Module 5: Hybrid HA/DR scenarios with SQL Server

HA/DR deployment architectures
AlwaysOn availability groups
AlwaysOn Failover Clustering
Database Mirroring
Log Shipping
Backup to Azure
Managed Backups
SQL Server data files on Azure

Module 6: Design and Implement Security

SQL Database Security Approach
SQL Database Firewall Security
SQL Database Active Directory Integration
Row Level Security
Dynamic Data Masking
Auditing and Threat Detection

Module 7: Monitor and manage implementations on Azure

Azure Automation Capabilities
SQL Monitoring and Management
Operational Insights