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Performance Tuning and Optimizing Microsoft SQL Databases (MS-10987) (Flex)

Performance Tuning and Optimizing Microsoft SQL Databases is a role that solely a professional database administrator can manage.


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Performance Tuning and Optimizing Microsoft SQL Databases is a role that solely a professional database administrator can manage.

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About this course:

Performance Tuning and Optimizing Microsoft SQL Databases is a role that solely a professional database administrator can manage. Although, if you are a person who is already in the game and needs to upgrade your knowledge and skills of Microsoft SQL Server Databases, then this course is definitely for you!

This extraordinary IT Ops preparing program is intended to provide you a broad knowledge and expertise to manage, optimize, and maintain SQL Databases. 


Course Objectives:

After successful completion of this course, candidates can:

· Explain the SQL Server execution queues, waits, and model.

· Explain architectural best practices and concepts associated with data files for TempDB and user databases.

· Explain the architectural theory of the Optimizer and ways to detect and diagnose query plan problems.

· Explain architectural best practices, ideas, and troubleshooting scenarios associated with Plan Cache.

· Explain the high-level architectural summary of SQL Server and its different parts.

· Describe data collection techniques and strategy to examine gathered data.

· Explain performance testing, Storage Area Networks and main I/O concepts.

· Explain architectural usage scenarios, concepts, and troubleshooting strategy for Extended Events.

· Explain architectural practices and concepts associated with Transactions, Concurrency Locking, and Isolation Levels.

· Learn methods to detect and fix bottlenecks to streamline overall performance.



If you work as a role of Microsoft SQL Server database administrator or manager, then this course is definitely for you. You may appear on this course and take benefit from it enormously in case you are seeking to discover how to improve SQL databases with ease. You can also appear in the course if you need to provide better performance of the workloads and draft successful data queries. 

This learning program is further focused on application engineers who provide content from SQL Server databases.


The candidates who are appearing in this exam must have the following technical knowledge and experience:

· Practical understating of database maintenance and administration.

· Practical understanding of Transact-SQL.

· Fundamental knowledge of the Microsoft Windows OS and its main functions.

Recommended prerequisites courses:

· MS-20761 (Querying Data with Microsoft Transact-SQL) 

· Oracle Database 12c Fundamental


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Brand Microsoft
Subjects IT Ops & Management
Lab Access No
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Learning Type Course
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 16 Days (2 hrs/day)
Language English


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