Azure SQL DBA (Admin) - Classroom Training

Complete Real-time and Practical Azure SQL Database Training with Real-time Scenarios. This course includes complete practical approach to Azure SQL Database Administration (Azure SQL DBA) activities including On-premise to Azure Azure Database Migrations, Troubleshooring, Security Management, Geo Replication, Azure Server Failover, Storage Management, Virtual Machines, In-depth Query Tuning, Stretch Databases, Azure Shell, Power Shell, In - Memory Tables, Azure Search, Sharding, and SQL Managed Instances. This Azure SQL DBA course also includes One Real-time Project with Routine DBA Activiteis and Emergency DBA Activities.

Azure SQL DBA (with SQL Server, Azure SQL DB Admin)

SQL DBA Job Profile Azure DBA SQL DBA +
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SQL DBA Course Duration 3 Weeks 9 Weeks 13 Weeks
Course Contents Ch 28 - Ch 38 Ch 1 - Ch 38 Ch 1 - Ch 56
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✔ In-depth Tuning ✔ HA-DR Issues
✔ In-Memory Data ✔ Graph Tables
✔ Stretch Databases ✔ DAC, PBM
✔ DB Migrations ✔ Licensing Plans
✔ VN, VPN Config ✔ DMA Tool
✔ SSMA Tool ✔ POCs, RCA
✔ Ticketting Tool ✔ PSSDIAG
✔ LiteSpeed ✔ Always-On
✔ Windows Clusters ✔ Linux (RHEL)
✔ BLOB Storage ✔ Power Shell
✔ Google Cloud ✔ Virtual Machines
✔ Azure CLI ✔ AWS Cloud

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Azure SQL DBA Training (with SQL Server, Azure DBA) Course Contents:

Module I: SQL Server & T-SQL

Installation, Architecture, DB Basics

Module II: Basic SQL DBA

Backup-Restores, Jobs, Performance Tuning, Security

Module III: Advanced SQL DBA

HA-DR, Errors & Solutions, Always-On, SLA


  • Introduction to Databases, DBMS
  • Microsoft SQL Server : Advantages, Use
  • Versions and Editions of SQL Server
  • SQL DBA Job Roles, Responsibilities
  • Routine Maintenance DBA Activities
  • Emergency SQL DBA Activities
  • SQL Server Pre-requisites : S/W, H/W
  • SQL Server 2019/2017/2016 Installation
  • Default Instance, Named Instances
  • Port Numbers, Instance Differences
  • Service and Service Account Use
  • Authentication Modes and Logins
  • Firewall Configuration in Real-time
  • SQLServr.exe and SQLBrowser.exe

Ch 10: BACKUPS - DB, Filegroup, File

  • Database Backups, Filegroup Backups
  • Log File Backups and Log Truncations
  • COPY_ONLY Backups and Real-time Use
  • Mirror Backups and Split Backups
  • Partial Backups - ReadOnly Filegroups
  • Format, Compression and Checksum
  • Backup Verification, RetainDays, Stats
  • ContinueOnError and Backup Scripts
  • GUI and Script Backups: Differences
  • Backup History Tables in MSDB - Joins
  • Backup Audits. HOT and COLD Backups
  • Backup Devices - Creation and Usage
  • Using Backup Devices - Advantages
  • Common Errors and Solutions

Ch 19: REPLICATION For HA - Level 1

  • Replication Architecture and Topology
  • Publication Types - Purpose, Importance
  • DB Articles, Publications, Subscriptions
  • Distribution DB Configuration, Snapshots
  • Snapshot Replication and Repl Agents
  • Adding Articles to Existing (LIVE) Replica
  • PUSH, PULL Subscriptions. N/W Shares
  • Transactional Replication Configuration
  • Log Reader Agent - Configuration, Keys
  • Replication Monitor - Tracer Tokens
  • Replication Monitor - Warnings, Alerts
  • Replication Monitor - Usage and Options
  • Replication Scripts, Adding Articles
  • Replication Warnings and Agent Alerts

Ch 2: SSMS Tool, SQL BASICS - 1

  • SSMS Tool Installation, Connections
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Single Server, Multi Server Connections
  • System Databases: Master and Model
  • MSDB, TempDB, Resource Databases
  • SQL and T-SQL : Basic Differences
  • DDL, DML, SELECT Statements
  • Using GUI and SQL Scripts in SSMS
  • Creating Databases : Files [MDF, LDF]
  • Creating Tables in SQL Server
  • Data Storage in Tables : Inserts
  • SELECT : Data Retrieval Statement
  • Limitations with SSMS GUI Options


  • Restore Phases - COPY, REDO, UNDO
  • STANDBY and REPLACE in Restores
  • File, File Group & Metadata Restores
  • Backup Verifications using GUI, Scripts
  • VERIFYONLY : Backup Verification
  • PARTIAL / PIECEMEAL Restores - Use
  • Tail Log Backup Usage in Real-time
  • Restores using GUI and T-SQL Scripts
  • MOVE Options for File Level Restores
  • Point-In-Time Restore, Checkpoint LSN
  • Standby Restores and Read-Only State
  • Common Errors and Solutions

Ch 20: REPLICATION For HA - Level 2

  • Merge Replication and Merge Agent Job
  • Replication Conflicts and ROWGUIDCOL
  • Subscription Reinitialization, Expiry Setting
  • Server Subscription & Client Subscription
  • Peer-Peer Replication Connections, Nodes
  • NodeID and Conflict Detection Options
  • Replication Conflicts and sp_MSRepl
  • sp_changedbowner, backup initialization
  • Replication Conflicts and Priority Settings
  • Replication Verify - Rowcount, Checksum
  • Disabling, Cleaning Replication Topology
  • Replication Strategies for HA and DR Plan
  • Replication for Load Balancing Topologies
  • Common Errors and Solutions

Ch 3: SQL BASICS For DBAs - 2

  • Creating Databases in SQL Server
  • Database Connections and Usage
  • Creating Tables and Data Storage
  • Data Inserts and SELECT Statement
  • WHERE Conditions and Keywords
  • IN Operator and NOT IN Operator
  • Between, Not Between Operators
  • LIKE and NOT LIKE Operators
  • UPDATE Statement & Conditions
  • DELETE & TRUNCATE Statements
  • Logged and Non-Logged Operations
  • Table Structure Modifications
  • ADD, ALTER and DROP Columns
  • Aliases and Batch Statements


  • SQL Server Agent Service & Agent XPs
  • SQL Agent Jobs - GUI, Script Creations
  • Job Steps - Creation, Edits and Parse
  • Job Executions, Disable/Enable Options
  • Job History Purge. Job Activity Monitor
  • Database Maintenance - Backup Jobs
  • Scheduling Database Maintenance Plans
  • Automated Job Creations using DMPs
  • Backup Cleanup & History Cleanup Jobs
  • Backup Strategies For Minimal Data Loss
  • Backup Options: Block Size, Transfer Size
  • DB Mail Configurations and Alert System
  • DB Mail Profiles, SMTP Email Accounts
  • Operators : Creation, Job Notifications


  • Log Shipping Topology for HA and DR
  • Primary and Secondary: Recovery Plan
  • Log Shipping Monitor, Jobs and Alerts
  • NORECOVERY Mode - Configuration
  • STANDBY Mode Configuration & Jobs
  • Log Shipping Jobs and Manual Failover
  • Disconnections and Delay in Restores
  • Log Shipping Mode Changes - cautions
  • Re-Restoring Log Backups for Recovery
  • LSBackup, LSCopy & LSRestore Jobs
  • LS Job Audits, Dashboards (Reports)
  • TUF Files and Standby Options in LS
  • Broken Log Shipping Chains & Issues
  • Common Errors and Solutions


  • Schemas : Group Tables in Database
  • Schemas : Security Management Object
  • Creating Schemas & Batch Concept
  • Using Schemas for Table Creation
  • Data Storage in Tables with Schemas
  • Data Retreival and Usage with Schemas
  • Table Migrations across Schemas
  • Import and Export Wizard in SSMS
  • Data Imports with Excel File Data
  • Performing Bulk Operations in SSMS
  • Temporary Tables : Real-time Use
  • Local and Global Temporary Tables
  • # and ## Prefix, Scope of Usage
  • Session Level, Connection Level Use


  • Authentication Types & Modifications
  • Windows Logins & SQL Server Logins
  • Logins - Users Mapping, DB Access
  • Server Roles & Database Roles - Usage
  • Object, Column and Schema Security
  • CONTROL, OWNERSHIP, Authorization
  • Data Encryption: Keys and Certificates
  • Data Encryption with Stored Procedures
  • Job Security : Credentials and Proxies
  • Using Proxies for SSIS Jobs, Repl Jobs
  • Security Scripts and Documentation
  • DMVs for Security Audits, Orphan Users
  • Login, User, Server Principal Audits


  • DB Mirroring Architecture For HA & DR
  • Log Shipping Versus Database Mirroring
  • TCP Endpoints, TCP Network Security
  • Heartbeat and Polling Concepts in DM
  • Automatic Fail-Over Procedures, Tests
  • PARTNER OFFLINE Conditions, Options
  • DB Mirroring Monitors and Commit Loads
  • DB Mirroring and Port Configurations
  • Mirroring Monitor, Stop/Resume Options
  • Need for Always-On & Higher Availability
  • DB Recovery without Witness. Failover
  • Mirroring Monitor Jobs - Real-time Usage
  • Common Errors and Solutions


  • Constraints and Keys - Data Integrity
  • NULL, NOT NULL Property on Tables
  • UNIQUE KEY Constraints: Importance
  • PRIMARY KEY Constraint: Importance
  • FOREIGN KEY Constraint: Importance
  • Candidate Keys and Identity Property
  • Database Diagrams and ER Models
  • Relationships Verification and Links
  • Indexes : Basic Types and Creation
  • Index Sort Options, Search Advantages
  • Clustered and NonClustered Indexes
  • Primary Key and Unique Key Indexes
  • Need for Indexes - working with Keys


  • CDW : Copy Database Wizard @ SSMS
  • Database Detach and Attach Options
  • SMO Method and Database Scripting
  • CDW SSIS Packages, SSIS Proxies Use
  • Scheduling Database Migration Jobs
  • Detecting and Resolving Orphan Users
  • Containment Databases Authentication
  • SLA and OLA Process, Ticketing Tools
  • Immediate, High, Normal Priorities
  • Impact, Urgency and SLA Metrics
  • Licensing and Pricing Options
  • Core Based Licenses. Device CALs
  • User CALs and Multiplexing Concept
  • Versions, Editions Comparisons


  • Windows Clusters For HA and DR
  • Domain Controller (DC) Configuration
  • Active Directory (AD) Accounts, Use
  • SAN [Storage Area Network] and LUN
  • Public IP Address, Private IP Address
  • Windows Level Clusters, MSCS Service
  • DNS Tools, Actions & Adding AA Hosts
  • SQL Clustering Service & RAID Levels
  • RAID Levels for Data Files & Log Files
  • SQL Cluster Groups, Domain Accounts
  • Active-Active, Active-Passive Clusters
  • Quorum and MSDTC Disks. LUN Grows
  • MSCS Service Startup Options, Drains
  • Need for Always - On Availability (AAG)


  • JOINS - Table Comparisons Queries
  • INNER JOINS For Matching Data
  • OUTER JOINS For (non) Match Data
  • Left Outer Joins with Example Queries
  • Right Outer Joins with Example Queries
  • FULL Outer Joins - Realtime Scenarios
  • Join Queries with "ON" Conditions
  • Join Unrelated Tables in SQL Server
  • NULL, IS NULL Operators in Joins
  • One-way & Two Way Data Comparisons
  • Important Join Queries in T-SQL
  • Join Options: Merge, Loop, Hash

Ch 15: Tuning 1 - Audits, Indexes

  • Audit Long Running Queries : DMV, DMF
  • Activity Monitor Tool, Server Dashboards
  • Logical I/O, Physical I/O, Database I/O
  • Recent Expensive Queries, Wait Time
  • Active Expensive Queries, Statistics
  • Plan Handle, Execution Time - Audits
  • CPU, IO, Memory Consumption Reports
  • Indexes: Architecture and Index Types
  • B Tree Structure, IAM Page [Root]
  • Clustered & NonClustered Indexes
  • Included, Columnstore, Online
  • Filtered, Covering, Indexed Views
  • Fill Factor and Pad Index Options
  • Query Store - Settings and Advantages


  • Always On Availability Group [AOAG]
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous Modes
  • Policy Based Management for AOAG
  • Facets and Conditions for Policies
  • Backup Preferences, Location Options
  • Synchronization, Automated Seeding
  • Data Synchronization for AOAG
  • Port Settings, Backup Strategies in AAG
  • AOAG Verifications and Dashboards
  • Adding Availability Replica, Database
  • Adding Availability Listeners and DNS
  • Automated Failovers, Manual Failovers
  • Always-On Availability Groups Health
  • AAA Hosts, Forward Lookup Zones

Ch 7: View, Procedures, UDF Basics

  • Views : Types, Usage in Real-time
  • System Predefined Views and Audits
  • Listing Databases, Tables, Schemas
  • Functions : Types, Usage in Real-time
  • Scalar, Inline and Multi-Line Functions
  • System Predefined Functions, Audits
  • DBId, DBName, ObjectID, ObjectName
  • Date and Time Functions : Getdate()
  • Variables & Parameters in SQL Server
  • Procedures : Types, Usage in Real-time
  • User & System Predefined Procedures
  • Parameters and Dynamic SQL Queries
  • Sp_help, Sp_helpdb and sp_helptext
  • sp_pkeys, sp_rename and sp_help
  • sp_recompile, Perrformance Benefits
  • System Objects for Metadata Access

Ch 16: Tuning 2 - INDEX MANAGEMENT

  • PARTITIONS : Advantages, Performance
  • Partition Functions & Partition Schemes
  • Partitioning Un-partitioned Tables: GUI
  • Partition Compression : ROW and PAGE
  • Auditing Table Partitioned Structures
  • Statistics : Purpose, Auto Creation
  • Statistics : Audits and Updates
  • Working with Indexes and Partitions
  • Internal and External Fragmentation
  • Index Rebuilding Process and Audits
  • Database Maintenance Plans Jobs
  • Last Used, Page Count, Fragmentation
  • Index Page Count and Index Condition
  • Degree Of Parallelism [DOP] Settings
  • Resumable Indexes: ONLINE, RESUME
  • PAUSE & RESUME in Index Rebuilds


  • Establishing Downtime For Maintenance
  • Precautions for Maintenance Activities
  • DB Backups, Scripting and Services
  • Service Packs and Patch/Hotfix Activities
  • Cumulative Updates (CU), Hotfix Process
  • Instance Selectivity for Updates, Cautions
  • Verifications, Smoke Test and Rollbacks
  • Multi Instance Updates & Port Changes
  • SERVER Upgrades & VERSION Changes
  • Silent Installation & Installation Repairs
  • Verifications, Smoke Test and Rollbacks
  • System Database REBUILDs using CMD
  • Silent Installation & Installation Repairs
  • SQLCMD Tool and Instance Connections
  • DAC : Dedicated Administration Console
  • Service Startup Issues and Solutions

Ch 8: Transactions, Linked Servers

  • Linked Servers and Real-time Usage
  • Creating Linked Servers in SQL Server
  • Security Options and Access Options
  • Data Access, RPC and RPC Out Settings
  • Automations with Triggers: DML,DDL
  • INSERTED, DELETED Memory Tables
  • Table Data Replication using Triggers
  • Transactions : Types, ACID Properties
  • Transaction Types and AutoCommit
  • EXPLICIT & IMPLICIT Transactions
  • COMMIT and ROLLBACK Statements
  • SQL Server Configuration Manager Tool
  • Services : Start and Stop Options
  • Network Configurations and Protocols
  • SQL Server Instance: Ports, Aliases

Ch 17: Tuning 3 - Tuning Tools, Locks

  • Tuning Tools : Workload Files, Trace Files
  • Profiler Tuning Template, SP Events
  • DTA, Profiler Trace : Recommendations
  • Perfmon Tool Counters, Real-time Tracking
  • Execution Plan Analysis and Internals
  • Query Costs : IO Cost and CPU Cost
  • Query Costs: SubTree & Operator Cost
  • NUMA Nodes, Processor, IO Affinity
  • Thread Count, Degree of Parallelism
  • LOCKS : Types and Isolation Levels
  • S, X, IX,U, MD, Sch-M and Sch-S
  • Lock Audits : SP_WHO2 and SP_LOCK
  • sysprocesses and Lock Waits : Audits
  • Deadlock Audits and Deadlock Graphs
  • XDL Files and Deadlocks Prevention

Ch 26: SQL DBA PROJECT - Level 1

  • Audit Login Failures : Server Logs
  • Monitoring Connectivity Issues
  • Database Refresh and MSDTC
  • Adhoc Memory Dump Files
  • PLE (Page Life Expectancy) Issues
  • Object Refresh and Recompilations
  • Server Registrations and Operations
  • Lock Monitoring Operations
  • Index Management Options
  • Open Transactions, Blocking
  • Metadata Sync-up Issues
  • Stored Procedure Recompilations
  • Backup and HA-DR Strategies
  • Db Restores and DB Repairs
  • Health Checks, Issues, Solutions

Ch 9: Server, DB Architecture

  • Server Architecture and Protocols
  • Database Engine and Query Processor
  • Parser, Optimizer, SQL & DB Manager
  • Storage Engine Components, SQL OS
  • File Manager and Database Files
  • Transaction Services, Buffer Manager
  • Lock Manager, IO Manager, MDAC
  • CLR, WAL, Lazy Writer, Checkpoint
  • Database Architecture - Data Files
  • Database Architecture - Log Files
  • Primary (mdf), Secondary Files (ndf)
  • Filegroups Usage, ReadOnly Filegroups
  • Database Files : Size and Location
  • Pages, Extents. Uniform, Mixed Extents
  • Transaction Log File [LDF], LSN, VLF

Ch 18: Health Checks, Issues, Solutions

  • Alerts : Creation and Notifications
  • DB Suspect Event Alerts (023)
  • Important Perfmon Counters, Alerts
  • Log Space, Memory, Tempdb Alerts
  • Scheduling Alerts & Notifications
  • DBCC CHECKDB : DB Health Checks
  • Allocation Errors, Consistency Errors
  • DBCC ShowContig, Extent Fragmentation
  • Trace Flags and EstimateOnly
  • DBCC Page: GAM, SGAM and PFS
  • Consistency Errors : Cause & Solutions
  • Allocation Errors : Cause and Solutions
  • Log Space Issues and Log Rebuilds
  • Memory & TempDB Issues, Solutions
  • DBCC ShrinkDB and Page Restores

Ch 27: SQL DBA PROJECT - Level 2

  • Server Down Issues and Solutions
  • Database Down Issues and Solutions
  • Data Missing Issues and Solutions
  • Hot CPU and Resource Allocations
  • Port Level Issues and Solutions
  • Online and Offline Backups - Issues
  • Ticketing Tools : SLA & OLA Concepts
  • Incident Management and Ticketing
  • Immediate, High and Medium Priority
  • Levels of Support for Production DBA
  • 3rd Party Tools and Real-time Use
  • Automated Backups, Log File Readers
  • Licensing and Pricing Options, CALs
  • Device CALs and User CALs
  • Multiplexing with Server Licenses




  • Introduction to Cloud. Need for Cloud, Advantages
  • Cloud Architecture Basics - IaaS, PasS and SaaS
  • Advantages of Microsoft Cloud - Azure Platform
  • Azure Products and Azure Services - MarketPlace
  • SQL Database Implementations in Azure Platform
  • Logical Servers, Virtual Machines, Managed Instance
  • Installing SSMS and Azure Data Studio (ADS) Tools
  • Creating Azure Account and Free Subscriptions
  • Creating Azure SQL Server (Logical Server)
  • Firewall Settings for Azure SQL Server (Logical Server)
  • Adding Firewall Rules - IP for Remote Access
  • Server Properties and Status Check. Server Name Format
  • Password Resets and Azure SQL Server Name Format
  • Creating Azure SQL Databases and Pricing Tiers
  • Azure SQL Database Access from SSMS Tool

Ch 33 : HA - DR LEVEL 1

  • Failover Groups and Active Geo-Replication
  • Read-Write Failover Policy, Automated Failover
  • Geo Replication Configurations - Azure Locations
  • Primary-Secondary and Read / Write Modes
  • GeoReplication : Monitoring and Forced Failover
  • Azure Server Failover Process, Strategies
  • Automated Failover , Manual & Forced Failover
  • Backup Errors, Geo Replication Errors - Solutions
  • SQL Data Sync Service and Sync Groups
  • Sync Direction, Sync Schema and Sync Interval
  • bi-directional Load Balancing and Failover
  • Conflict Resolution Policy with HUB and MEMBER
  • Cloud to Cloud / On-Premise Synchronization
  • Hub to Member and Member to Hub Sync Policies


  • Azure Storage : Types, Creation & Containers
  • LRS, GRS and RA-GRS Azure Storage Accounts
  • Storage Containers, Storage Explorer Tool Usage
  • Data Migration and Database Migration in Azure
  • Data Migration Assistant (DMA) Tool, Assessment
  • Data / Database Migrations To Azure SQL
  • Database Exports and Imports in Azure with bacpac
  • Migration Scopes : Schema, Data, Schema & Data
  • Schema Generation and Compatibility For Migration
  • Data Migration Verification and Row Counts
  • DTU : Data Transaction Unit, Resource Allocations
  • Basic, Standard and Premium Plans For SQL DB
  • vCore Based Purchasing : Gen 4 and Gen 5 Types
  • General Purpose and Business Critical Plans
  • Compute Tier : Provisioned and Serverless
  • Bounding Box Model, Elastic Pools & Queries
  • eDTUs and Elastic Pool, per Database Settings
  • Elastic Scaling with Azure SQL Databases

Ch 34 : HA - DR LEVEL 2

  • Azure AlwaysOn with SQL Server Clusters
  • Primary Node and Secondary Node Clusters
  • SQL Server Virtual Machines and Settings
  • Domain Controller (DC) Virtual Machines
  • Witness File Share (WFS) Settings in DC
  • Azure Server Failover Process, Strategies
  • Adding Databases to Failover Group
  • Always On Health Check Reports (AOAG)
  • Configuring and Using Azure Always-On
  • Load Balancing with Azure Always-On
  • Azure Cloud Shell - PowerShellGet, Versions
  • Power Shell Scripts for Configurations
  • Power Shell Scripts for Job Schedules
  • Power Shell Scripts for Firewall, ARM
  • Azure CLI - Purpose, Real-time Use
  • Command Line Interface for Automations
  • Azure telemetry Commands and Usage
  • Help, Show, Create and Firewall Commands


  • Azure SQL Server Level Tuning Options
  • Azure SQL Database Level Tuning Options
  • Automated Tuning Options and Peak-Loads
  • Force Plan, Create Index and Drop Index
  • Query Performance Insight, Recommendations
  • IO Metrics, CPU Metrics & Query Statistics
  • Data File IO, Log File IO, Custom Reports
  • Query Audits with Query IDs, Dashboards
  • DTU Usage Reports and Elastic Queries
  • Query Level Recommendations and Query Costs
  • Azure Search Service Configuration, Pricing Tiers
  • Azure Search for Data Import and Indexer Options
  • Suggester and Analyzer Index Modes for Tuning
  • Retrievable, Facetable, Filterable Indexes
  • Facetable and Searchable Indexes for Tuning
  • Change Tracking Options, Watermark Columns
  • Full Text Search : Performance Advantages


  • Firewall and Virtual Network Configurations
  • Server-level Firewall & Database Firewall Rules
  • System Stored Procedures for Firewall Settings
  • Logins, Users, Roles and Permissions using T-SQL
  • Creating Logins without Logins. Containment Users
  • Role Level and Schema Level Security in Azure
  • Threat Detection, Transparent Database Encryption
  • Vulnerability Assessment, Dynamic Data Masking
  • Implementing RLS - Row Level Security
  • Creating Users with and without Logins
  • Using SECURITY Schema for RLS Functions
  • Creating Security Predicates and Filters
  • Security Policies for Row Level Security
  • EXECUTE AS options for RLS. STATE ON/OFF
  • Dynamic Data Masking with Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing DDM with Azure Portal & T-SQL


  • SQL Traces : Creation and Audits. Limitations
  • SQL Traces : Event Class, Category, Filter, Conditions
  • Extended Events Package, Target, Action, Session
  • TSQL and SP Debug Events with Global Fields
  • XE Objects : Catalog & Dynamic Management Views
  • XE Profiler - Templates for Event Profiling (Audits)
  • Comparing XE Profiler with SQL Profiler Tool
  • Comparing Azure SQL Database with On-Premise
  • Stretch Databases in Azure SQL Databases
  • Stretch Databases - Tuning Benefits, Cautions
  • Table Level Migrations with Azure SQL Databases
  • Compute Performance Levels and DSU Pricing
  • Data Storage and Azure Database Snapshots
  • Geo Backup Of Tables and Hybrid Cloud Settings
  • Remote Data Archive Configuration in Azure
  • Database Master Key [DMK], Cold Data Migration
  • Real-time Advantages of Stretch Databases


  • IaaS, Azure VM. Install Azure Virtual Machines
  • Install/Configure Windows Server, Redhat, Ubuntu
  • SQL Server Azure VM - Config Settings, Elastic Pools
  • Resource Groups, Resource Pools and eDTUs
  • Verify SQL Instances in Azure VM. sysadmin Account
  • Azure Storage Blades and Pricing Options
  • Azure VM - Settings, DB Creation in Azure VM
  • On-Premise & Azure Virtual Machines: Similarities
  • SSMS, SQL Server Instance, Agent in Azure VM
  • Azure Virtual Machines ; Security Options
  • Azure SQL Database in VM to SQL Cloud
  • Azure SQL Database in VM to on-Prem
  • Deployment Automation Process, Automation Scripts
  • SQL Database in AWS and Google Cloud
  • Azure Virtual Machine Configuration Settings
  • Azure SQL Database Advantages in Virtual Machines
  • Public Access with SQL Server Instance, Security


  • Azure SQL Server Activity Log and Options
  • Events, Operations and Event Categories
  • Quick Insights from Events and Filters
  • Events Exports to Event Hub, Log Analytics
  • Log Analytics Workspace, Alert Rules
  • Email / SMS Notifications and Schedules
  • Log Analytics Settings and Azure Storage
  • Activity Logs and Audit Reports, Insights
  • Azure SaaS Notifications System Options
  • Automated Backups in Azure SQL Database
  • Long Term & Automated Backup Retentions (bacpac)
  • Backups - Retentions, Audits. LTR Policy
  • Restore Points and Azure SQL Database Recovery
  • Geo-Redundant Backups and Advantages in Azure
  • Restore Options and DB Creations with LTR
  • Azure Storage Explorer Tool using Backups
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) Advantages in Azure


  • SQL Server on LINUX - RHEL (Red Hat Linux)
  • Advantages of LINUX RHEL Over Windows
  • LINUX RHEL Security Management, Firewall
  • Storage, vCores and Storage Options in VM
  • RHEL Clusters for SQL Server on LINUX
  • Failover Mode and Node Majority - TCP
  • Deployment Models and Azure Resource Manager
  • RHEL Cluster Resource Manager Settings
  • Pacemaker and SQL Server Nodes in AG
  • SQL Database Managed Instance - TDE
  • Native Virtual Networks and Scalability
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