MS-DP-300T00 - Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure for cloud, on-premises and hybrid relational databases and who work with the Microsoft PaaS relational database offerings. Additionally, it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL-based relational databases.

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Prerequisites


In addition to their professional experience, students who take this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following courses:
Azure Fundamentals
Azure Data Fundamentals

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: The Role of the Azure Database Administrator


Azure Data Platform Roles
Azure Database Platforms and Options
SQL Server Compatibility Levels
Azure Preview Features

Module 2: Plan and Implement Data Platform Resources


Deploying SQL Server using IaaS
Deploying SQL Server using PaaS
Deploying Open Source Database Solutions on Azure

Module 3: Implement a Secure Environment


Configure Database Authentication
Configure Database Authorization
Implement Security for Data at Rest
Implement Security for Data in Transit
Implement Compliance Controls for Sensitive Data

Module 4: Monitor and Optimize Operational Resources


Baselines and Performance Monitoring
Major Causes of Performance Issues
Configuring Resources for Optimal Performance
User Database Configuration
Performance-related Maintenance Tasks

Module 5: Optimize Query Performance


Understanding SQL Server Query Plans
Explore Performance-based Database Design
Evaluate Performance Improvements

Module 6: Automation of Tasks


Setting up Automatic Deployment
Defining Scheduled Tasks
Configuring Extended Events
Managing Azure PaaS resources Using Automated Methods

Module 7: Plan and Implement a High Availability and Disaster Recovery Environment


High Availability and Disaster Recovery Strategies
IaaS Platform and Database Tools for HADR
PaaS Platform and Database Tools for HADR
Database Backup and Recovery