Upgrading Your SQL Server 2000 Skills to SQL Server 2008 Course

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Course Overview

Course Code: M6317

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to upgrade their SQL Server 2000 database administration (DBA) skills to SQL Server 2008 DBA skills. Please note that there is no certification exam related to this course.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
-Describe the new features of SQL Server 2008.
-Plan for a SQL Server 2008 installation, upgrade, and migration.
-Understand SQL Server data types.
-Manage SQL Server 2008.
-Secure a SQL Server 2008 database.
-Prepare for and recover from potential database disasters.
-Maintain availability to their SQL Server data even through server downtime.
-Configure replication of SQL Server 2008 databases.
-Implement policy-based management.
-Monitor database activity.
-Monitor and manage database performance.


This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases.

Before attending this course, students must have experience developing or administering SQL Server 2000 databases.

Topics covered

An Introduction to SQL Server 2008

Installing and Upgrading to SQL Server 2008

Storage Enhancements in SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2008 Administration Enhancements

Security Enhancements with SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2008 Disaster Recovery

High Availability in SQL Server 2008

Replication Enhancements in SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2008 Policy-Based Management

SQL Server 2008 Monitoring Enhancements

SQL Server 2008 Performance

Course ID: PTR502