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Administering a SQL Server


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Course level: Lower Division

This course provides an introduction to the installation, configuration, support, availability, and recovery of databases. The considerations for database administration when addressing the requirements for user access, security, backup, and recovery will be covered. This course addresses the objectives contained in the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for administering a Microsoft® SQL Server® database.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

SQL Server® Installation and Configuration

Administer SQL Server® instances and Database Security

SQL Server® Optimization and Troubleshooting

SQL Database Administration

SQL Database High Availability


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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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