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COMP 4677 - Microsoft SQL Server Administration

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Following on from COMP 1630, students who already understand data modeling, relational database design and SQL are provided with an in-depth understanding of designing MS SQL Server 2016 databases. This hand-on course is SQL Server 2016 specific, so those who have taken MS SQL 2000/2005/2008/2012 will also benefit and be able to better plan migration to SQL Server 2016. Topics include: architecture, installing and configuring SQL Server, physical database design, creation, maintenance, security, and high availability solutions. Exercises and labs focus on creating, deploying, optimizing and maintaining enterprise SQL Server 2016 databases to help students obtain an understanding from a database administrator perspective. Successful participants will learn to install and configure SQL Server 2016, to plan and set policies for system access, end-users, back-ups, disaster recovery, and to troubleshoot and to manage database security

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1630 or equivalent knowledge.

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use MS SQL Server 2016 graphical and command line tools.
  • Install and Configure MS SQL Server 2016.
  • Enumerate MS SQL Server 2016 new features.
  • Explain physical database design considerations.
  • Create and perform backup and recovery strategies.
  • Use high availability and disaster recovery options in MS SQL Server.
  • Explain mirroring, log shipping, high availability groups and replication.
  • Create and manage databases, transaction logs and database snapshots.
  • Implement security for logins, databases and objects.
  • Explore performance tuning strategies.
  • Enumerate steps in troubleshooting database problems.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

COMP 4677 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Database Administration and Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

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