Overview

Along the course you will learn the basics on how to create a high available solution, along with the potential threats the platform may face. You will learn how to install Windows Server 2016, maintain it, monitor and troubleshoot your solution.

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Prerequisites

Experience administering a recent version of Microsoft SQL Server

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Delegates will learn how to

  • Build a reliable High Availability solution with Windows Server 2012 R2/2016 and SQL Server 2014/2016
  • Manage a High Availability solution with Windows Server 2012 R2/2016 and SQL Server 2014/2016
  • Build Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Troubleshoot problems with High Availability in SQL Server 2016 and 2014
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Outline

Module 01: Introduction to High Availability
  • Basic aspects of High Availability
Module 02: Windows Server 2016 High Availability
  • Features Overview Overview of HA features in Windows Server 2016
Module 03: SQL Server 2016 High Availability Features Overview
  • Failover Cluster Instances
  • Availability Group
  • Log Shipping
Module 04: Windows Server 2016 Failover Clustering
  • Installation
  • Storage configuration
  • Quorum configuration
  • Maintenance
  • Patching/Upgrading
  • Adding/Removing nodes to/from cluster
  • Monitoring Troubleshooting
Module 05: SQL Server 2016 Failover Clustering Instance
  • SQL Server FCI configuration
  • Active/Active
  • Active/Passive
  • MS DTC
  • Maintenance
  • Patching/Upgrading
  • Adding/Removing SQL Server to/from cluster Monitoring Troubleshooting
Module 06: SQL Server 2016 Availability Groups
  • SQL Server AG configuration
  • Sync/Async
  • Read Only Routing and Load Balancing
  • Direct seeding
  • Distributed AG
  • Maintenance
  • Patching/Upgrading
  • Adding/Removing files to/from database in AG
  • Adding/Removing database to/from AG
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
Module 07: SQL Server Interoperability
  • Interoperability
  • with Integration Services
  • with Analysis Services
  • with Reporting Services
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