Provisioning SQL Databases


This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to provision a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course covers SQL Server 2016 provision both on-premise and in Azure, and covers installing from new and migrating from an existing install.


The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.
The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.


Before attending this course, participants should have he following technical knowledge:
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational databases
  • Some experience with database design

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Provision a Database Server
  • Upgrade SQL Server
  • Configure SQL Server
  • Manage Databases and Files (shared)
  • Provision, migrate and manage databases in the cloud

Course outline

Module 1: SQL Server 2016 Components
Module 2: Installing SQL Server 2016
Module 3: Upgrading SQL Server to SQL Server 2016
Module 4: Working with Databases
Module 5: Performing Database Maintenance
Module 6: Database Storage Options
Module 7: Planning to Deploy SQL Server on Microsoft Azure
Module 8: Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database
Module 9: Deploying SQL Server on a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
Module 10: Managing databases in the Cloud