10986 Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016

Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/01/2050
All Day

Location
The Quill Consultancy

Categories


This three-day instructor-led course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course are existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2014 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2016. Additionally this course is for existing SQL Server 2014 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2016 certification.
At course completion

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016
Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance
Describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security
Describe what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability
Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBI in SQL Server 2016
Describe new and enhanced data access features
Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
Describe new SQL Server cloud functionality

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2016

Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016

Lessons

Overview of SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components
Installing SQL Server 2016
SQL Server Management Studio Enhancements

Lab : Exploring SQL Server 2016

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the key elements of SQL Server 2016
Describe the components and editions of SQL Server 2016
Install SQL Server 2016
Describe the enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio

Module 2: What’s New in SQL Server Performance

This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance.

Lessons

Operational Analytics
In-memory OLTP Enhancements
Query Store
Live Query Statistics
Native JSON
Temporal Tables

Lab : Implementing SQL Server 2016 Performance Improvements

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the use of Columnstore indexes for operational analytics
Describe the enhancements to in-memory OLTP
Use the query data store
Use Native JSON
Describe and use temporal tables

Module 3: What’s New in SQL Server Security?

This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security.

Lessons

Using Always Encrypted
Row-level Security
Dynamic Data Masking

Lab : Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
Implement a physical design for a data warehouse

Module 4: What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?

This module introduces what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability.

Lessons

Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups
What’s New with tempdb?
Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
PowerShell 5.0

Lab : Monitoring tempdb

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups
Describe what’s new in database caching
Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016

Module 5: What’s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI

This module introduces reporting and BI enhancements and new features in SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

Reporting Services Enhancements
PowerBI Enhancements
Mobile Report Publisher

Lab : Implementing PowerBI

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe the enhancements to reporting services
Describe the enhancements to PowerBI

Module 6: What’s New in SQL Server Data Access?

At the end of this module you will be able to describe data access enhancements in SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

PolyBase
What’s new in Integration Services
Working with SSIS and Azure

Lab : Exploring the new features of SQL Server Integrated services (SSIS)

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe and install PolyBase
Describe enhancements to SSIS

Module 7: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

This module describes enhancements in SQL Server OLAP.

Lessons

New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services

Lab : OLAP with SQL Server

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services

Module 8: What’s New for SQL Server in the Cloud?

This module describes new SQL Server cloud functionality.

Lessons

Stretch Database
Enhanced Backups to Azure
Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud
What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database

Lab : Using Stretch Database

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Describe stretch databases and why you would use them
Understand the enhanced backup options
Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud
Describe what’s new in SQL Server Azure database

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014.
Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking.
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.