MOC On-Demand: 10998-Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2017 Course Outline
*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 2-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 2-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.
MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 2-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.
About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course.
Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support.
You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
Upgrade to 180-Day Access, $250.
Need more time? Extend the base 90-day access to 180 days on your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks. Extension must be ordered at time of original purchase and is non-refundable.
Certification Pak, $150.
Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250.
Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies.
You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!
Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.
Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
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How to Purchase
To purchase any MOC On-Demand class, please call us directly at 800-288-8221.
This two-day instructor led training course is aimed at database professionals looking to update their skills to cover SQL Server 2017.
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire
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.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2016.
Familiarity with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and networking.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016.
At course completion
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
Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2017
Module Goal: Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2017
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
Adaptive query processing
Lab : Performance and availability – adaptive query processing
Batch mode memory grant feedback
Batch mode adaptive joins
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.
Lab : SQL Graph
Create a Graph database
Query a Graph database
Module 4: What’s new in SQL Server Reporting and BI
This module describes what’s new in SQL Server reporting and BI.
Power BI report Server
Reporting Services update
Lab : Reporting and BI
Deploy Power BI report server
Add commenting to a report
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.
Tabular model updates
Lab : Ragged hierarchies
View existing reports
Hide blank members
Module 6: New and Enhanced data Analytics Features
This module introduces new and enhanced data analytics features.
New and enhanced data analytics features
Lab : Data analytics with Python
Enable external script execution
Run Python scripts
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.
Azure SQL database features
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.
SQL Server on Linux
Deploying SQL Server on Linux
Lab : SQL Server in Docker containers
Deploy a SQL Server Docker image
Run a SQL Server instance inside a Docker container
Connect to a SQL Server Instance running in a Docker container
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