Certified MS-SQL Server Administrator

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-

Microsoft SQL Server Administration, often referred to as MS SQL Server Administration, is the process of managing and maintaining Microsoft SQL Server databases and the systems that use them. SQL Server is a widely used relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft, and SQL Server administrators are responsible for ensuring the availability, security, performance, and integrity of SQL Server databases in an organization.
SQL Server administrators play a critical role in ensuring that SQL Server databases meet the organization's data management needs while maintaining data integrity, security, and performance. They work closely with database developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals to support the organization's data-related goals.

Note: Please note that the course comes with online e-learning (videos) only. No hard copy will be provided.

Why should one take SQL Server Administration Certification?

This Course is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills SQL Server Administration Professional Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking SQL Server Administration Certification?

Job seekers looking to find employment in web development, or IT departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification.

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Database Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Relational Databases
  • Understanding SQL Server Editions and Versions
  • Database Objects (Tables, Views, Indexes, etc.)

SQL Server Installation and Configuration

  • System Requirements
  • Installation Options (Standalone, Clustered, etc.)
  • Post-installation Configuration

Database Creation and Design

  • Creating Databases
  • Schema Design
  • Data Types and Constraints

Data Modification and Querying

  • Data Manipulation Language (DML)
  • Query Optimization and Performance Tuning

Security and Authorization

  • Authentication Modes (Windows Authentication, SQL Server Authentication)
  • User and Role Management
  • Permissions and Access Control

Backup and Restore

  • Database Backup Strategies
  • Database Restore Processes
  • Backup and Restore Options

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • SQL Server Always On Availability Groups
  • Database Mirroring
  • Log Shipping
  • Failover Clustering

Performance Optimization

  • Query Execution Plans
  • Indexing Strategies
  • Monitoring and Tuning
  • Performance Counters and DMVs

Automation and Scripting

  • SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • T-SQL Scripting
  • PowerShell for SQL Server Administration

Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Database Maintenance Plans
  • SQL Server Profiler
  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)

Replication and Data Distribution

  • Transactional Replication
  • Snapshot Replication
  • Peer-to-Peer Replication
  • Data Distribution

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) Processes
  • Package Creation and Deployment
  • SSIS Catalogs

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Report Design and Development
  • Report Deployment and Configuration
  • Report Subscription and Security

SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)

  • Multidimensional and Tabular Models
  • Cube Design and Processing
  • MDX and DAX Queries

SQL Server Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Database Corruption and Recovery
  • Error Handling and Event Logs
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues

SQL Server Upgrades and Patching

  • Planning and Performing Upgrades
  • Applying Service Packs and Cumulative Updates

SQL Server Security Best Practices

  • Security Auditing
  • Encryption and Data Masking
  • Compliance and Regulatory Requirements

SQL Server Cloud Offerings (e.g., Azure SQL Database)

  • Azure SQL Deployment Options
  • Management and Monitoring in the Cloud

Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Backup and Restore Strategies
  • Business Continuity and High Availability Planning

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