SQL Server Training: Mastering Always-On Technologies


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Mastering Always-On Technologies (SQL Server Training) allows database professionals to design, implement and monitor a robust database infrastructure that can serve clients 24/7. The training introduces the concepts of always on infrastructure design with SQL Server and discusses the full implementation & maintenance of the design with SQL Server. The course includes topology design, installation & configuration in a SQL Server Always-On context.

Course Dates and Pricing


May 1 - 4, 2018$1,250.00May 29 - Jun 1, 2018$1,250.00Jun 26 - 29, 2018$1,250.00

Course Outline

High Availability and Disaster Recovery Concepts

What is High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Levels of Availability
Recovery Objectives
Proactive Maintenance

High Availability and Disaster Recovery technologies

Availability Groups
Always On Cluster Failover
SQL Failover Cluster Instance to Stand-Alone and vice versa
Database Mirroring
Replication

Implementing a Cluster

Overview of Failover Cluster
Creating a Cluster
Installing the Failover Cluster
Benefits and Limitations of Failover Cluster

Implementing Always On Failover Cluster Instance

Building an Instance
Create Failure Cluster Using Cluster Manager
Create Failover Cluster Using PowerShell
Workgroup and Multiple Domain Clusters

Implementing AlwaysOn Availability Groups

High Availability with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Configuring SQL Server
Configuring the Cluster
Configuring the Availability Group and Disaster Recovery with Availability
Other Ways to Create Availability Groups

Post-Installation Tasks

Review Availability Groups
Review Replication – Logins plus
Using Contained Database with Availability Groups
Replication using SSIS and SQL Agents

Secondary Replicas

What are Secondary Replicas
Configuring Readable Secondary Replicas
Configuring Client Connectivity
Configuring Read-Only Routing
Configuring Replicas Load Balancing
Offloading and Impact of Reporting Workloads
Query Performance
Offloading Database Backups
Limitations and Best Practices

Common Management Tasks

Synchronization
Availability Mode Checks/ Changes
Add/ Remove a Database
Add/ Remove a Replica
Add/ remove an Availability Group
Index Maintenance
Keeping Statistics Current
Memory-Optimized Tables

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Availability Groups

Dashboard
T-SQL
Wait Statistics
Performance Monitor
Availability Group – RTO and RPO Metrics
PowerShell
DMVs
Logs
SCOM
Common Failure Scenarios – Endpoint, Listener, Replicas and Availability Groups

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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