Course Description

The focus of this three-day, instructor-led 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.

This course is targeted as technical readiness materials in preparation for Exam 70-473: Design and Implement Cloud Data Platform Solutions.

After completing this course, students will be able to: Position Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Solutions, Design and implement solutions on Azure using SQL Server, Design and implement solutions on Azure using SQL Database, Design and implement security, access and auditing for cloud data platform solutions, Design highly scalable mission critical solutions using the Microsoft Data Platform and Design and implement cloud data platform solutions.

Attendee Profile

The primary audience for this course are database professionals who want to enhance their existing SQL Server skills with hybrid solutions and cloud solution architecture using the Microsoft Data Platform. Targeted candidates have a good understanding of SQL Server and pre-existing certification MCSE Data Platform or equivalent experience.

Course Outline

Day 1

Module 1: Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Overview
This module provides an overview of the Microsoft Data Platform Solutions in Hybrid and Cloud based scenarios. The module provides an overview of offerings and capabilities.

Module 2: Implement SQL Server on Azure VM
This module with hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of running SQL Server in a virtual machine environment (IAAS) on Azure.

Module 3: Implement SQL Database
This module with hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of implementing data platform solutions using SQL Database on Azure. The module provides details in service tiers and offerings.

Day 2

Module 4: SQL Database High Availability and disaster recovery
This module with hands-on lab describes high availability and disaster recovery scenarios with SQL Database.

Module 5: Hybrid HA/DR scenarios with SQL Server
This module with hands-on lab exercise describes the design of high available, scalable data platform solutions on-premises, in the cloud and in hybrid cloud scenarios using SQL Server on premises and with Azure VMs.

Day 3

Module 6: Design and Implement Security
This module with hands-on-lab describes the security features and capabilities in SQL Server in Azure VMs and SQL Database including firewalls, auditing.

Module 7: Monitor and manage implementations on Azure
This module with hands-on-lab focuses on management and deployment, monitoring for performance of SQL Database and SQL Server in Azure VMs.

Module 8: Design and implement database solutions for SQL Server and SQL Database
This module covers design and architecture scenarios for implementation of database solutions using the Microsoft Cloud Data Platform. This module introduces key scenarios to discuss with classroom attendees in order to build out the right architecture and infrastructure based on architecture and business requirements.

Course outline in pdf format



Length:   3 days

Cost:   £954 per person (£795 + VAT)

Trainer:   Chris Testa-O'Neill



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