Course 10998

Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017

About this course

This two-day instructor-led course is aimed at database professionals looking to update their skills to cover SQL Server 2017.

The primary audience for this course is existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2016 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2017. The secondary audience is existing SQL Server 2016 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2017 certification.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017.
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server Performance, Availability, and Scalability.
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server data access.
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server reporting and BI.
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP.
  • Describe new and enhanced data analytics features.
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server Cloud deployments.
  • Describe SQL Server on Linux functionality.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2017

Module Goal: Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017.

Lessons

  • Overview of SQL Server 2017
  • Functionality across versions

Module 2: What’s new in SQL Server Performance, Scalability, and Availability.

This module introduces the performance enhancements provided by Adaptive Query Processing and Automatic Tuning, as well as the scalability and availability enhancements provided by new Availability Group architectures, including Read-Scale Availability Groups and Availability Groups with SQL Server on Linux.

Lessons

  • Adaptive query processing.
  • Automatic tuning.
  • Availability Scalability.
Lab : Performance and availability – adaptive query processing

Module 3: What’s New in SQL Server data Access

SQL Server 2017 introduces SQL Graph which enables you to define the relationships between your data items in a table rather than calculating them during a query, reducing the query cost and simplifying your data structure.

Lessons

  • SQL Graph
Lab : SQL Graph

Module 4: What’s new in SQL Server Reporting and BI

This module describes what’s new in SQL Server reporting and BI.

Lessons

  • Power BI report Server.
  • Reporting Services update.
Lab : Reporting and BI

Module 5: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server Analysis Services

This module introduces new and enhanced features in SQL Server Analysis Services, with particular emphasis on the tabular data model.

Lessons

  • Tabular model updates.
Lab : Ragged hierarchies

Module 6: New and Enhanced data Analytics Features

This module introduces new and enhanced data analytics features.

Lessons

  • New and enhanced data analytics features.
Lab : Data analytics with Python

Module 7: What’s new in SQL Server in the Cloud

Organizations want the best value from a mixture of cloud services and their existing investment in on-premises hardware and software. This module covers a comparison between the features of Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft SQL Server 2017, as well as new features that make it easier for you to migrate databases from on-premises SQL Server instances to Azure SQL Database.

Lessons

  • Azure SQL database features.
  • Managed Instances.
Lab : Managed instances

Module 8: SQL Server on Linux

This module covers the features of SQL Server on Linux, as well as the process for deploying SQL Server on Linux and using Docker.

Lessons

  • SQL Server on Linux.
  • Deploying SQL Server on Linux.
Lab : SQL Server in Docker containers

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and networking.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016.

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