Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases (MS-10987)

 

Course Overview

This four-day instructor-led course provides students who manage and maintain SQL Server databases with the knowledge and skills to performance tune and optimize their databases.

This was retired by Microsoft on 31 December 2021 and is now offered by Fast Lane as a workshop with the same curriculum. You will receive a textbook as supplemental material.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases and are responsible for optimal performance of SQL Server instances that they manage. These individuals also write queries against data and need to ensure optimal execution performance of the workloads.

The secondary audiences for this course are individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of database administration and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the high level architectural overview of SQL Server and its various components.
  • Describe the SQL Server execution model, waits and queues.
  • Describe core I/O concepts, Storage Area Networks and performance testing.
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practices related to data files for user databases and TempDB.
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practices related to Concurrency, Transactions, Isolation Levels and Locking.
  • Describe architectural concepts of the Optimizer and how to identify and fix query plan issues.
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting scenarios and best practices related to Plan Cache.
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting strategy and usage scenarios for Extended Events.
  • Explain data collection strategy and techniques to analyze collected data.
  • Understand techniques to identify and diagnose bottlenecks to improve overall performance.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 2,090.— €
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,090.— €
  • Switzerland: CHF 2,720.—

Schedule

Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
German
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)   ±1 hour
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) Course language: German
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
Germany
Münster Course language: German
Münster Course language: German
Frankfurt Course language: German
Berlin Course language: German
Hamburg Course language: German
Munich Course language: German
Switzerland
Zurich This is a FLEX course in German language. Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German
Zurich This is a FLEX course in German language. Time zone: Central European Time (CET) Course language: German

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