Exam Ref 70 765 Provisioning SQL Databases

Author: Joseph D'Antoni
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509303861
Release Date: 2017-12-04
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-765–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of provisioning SQL Server databases both on premise and in SQL Azure. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Implement SQL in Azure • Manage databases and instances • Manage storage This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have working knowledge of SQL Server administration and maintenance, as well as Azure skills Provisioning SQL Databases About the Exam Exam 70-765 focuses on skills and knowledge for provisioning, upgrading, and configuring SQL Server; managing databases and files; and provisioning, migrating, and managing databases in the Microsoft Azure cloud. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam as well as Exam 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure earns you MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration certification, qualifying you for a position as a database administrator or infrastructure specialist. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Author: Victor Isakov
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509303953
Release Date: 2017-09-26
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-764—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for database administration. This exam is intended for database administrators charged with installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Their responsibilities also include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Configure data access and auditing • Manage backup and restore of databases • Manage and monitor SQL Server instances • Manage high availability and disaster recovery This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have working knowledge of database installation, configuration, and maintenance tasks. You should also have experience with setting up database systems, ensuring those systems operate efficiently, regularly storing and backing up data, and securing data from unauthorized access. About the Exam Exam 70-764 focuses on skills and knowledge required for database administration. About Microsoft Certification Passing both Exam 70-764 and Exam 70-765 (Provisioning SQL Databases) earns you credit toward an MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

Author: Jose Chinchilla
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304509
Release Date: 2017-11-09
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-767–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for managing data warehouses. This exam is intended for Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) data warehouse developers who create business intelligence (BI) solutions. Their responsibilities include data cleansing as well as ETL and data warehouse implementation. The reader should have experience installing and implementing a Master Data Services (MDS) model, using MDS tools, and creating a Master Data Manager database and web application. The reader should understand how to design and implement ETL control flow elements and work with a SQL Service Integration Services package. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Design, and implement, and maintain a data warehouse • Extract, transform, and load data • Build data quality solutionsThis Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have working knowledge of relational database technology and incremental database extraction, as well as experience with designing ETL control flows, using and debugging SSIS packages, accessing and importing or exporting data from multiple sources, and managing a SQL data warehouse. Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse About the Exam Exam 70-767 focuses on skills and knowledge required for working with relational database technology. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of data warehouse management Passing this exam as well as Exam 70-768 (Developing SQL Data Models) earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) SQL 2016 Business Intelligence (BI) Development certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 762 Developing SQL Databases

Author: Louis Davidson
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304950
Release Date: 2017-01-17
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-762, Developing SQL Databases —and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for building and implementing databases across organizations. Designed for database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Design and implement database objects • Implement programmability objects • Manage database concurrency • Optimize database objects and SQL infrastructure This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Transact-SQL, and relational databases About the Exam Exam 70-762 focuses on skills and knowledge for building and implementing databases across organizations and ensuring high levels of data availability. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of modern database development. Exam 70-761 (Querying Data with Transact-SQL) is also required for MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 761 Querying Data with Transact SQL

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304356
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-761–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL data management, queries, and database programming. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Filter, sort, join, aggregate, and modify data • Use subqueries, table expressions, grouping sets, and pivoting • Query temporal and non-relational data, and output XML or JSON • Create views, user-defined functions, and stored procedures • Implement error handling, transactions, data types, and nulls This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience working with SQL Server as a database administrator, system engineer, or developer • Includes downloadable sample database and code for SQL Server 2016 SP1 (or later) and Azure SQL Database Querying Data with Transact-SQL About the Exam Exam 70-761 focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and query data and to program databases with Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2016. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of essential skills for building and implementing on-premises and cloud-based databases across organizations. Exam 70-762 (Developing SQL Databases) is also required for MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 768 Developing SQL Data Models

Author: Stacia Varga
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509305162
Release Date: 2017-05-05
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-768–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions development with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS), including modeling and queries. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Design a multidimensional BI semantic model • Design a tabular BI semantic model • Develop queries using Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) and Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) • Configure and maintain SSAS This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you are a database or BI professional with experience creating models, writing MDX or DAX queries, and using SSAS

SQL Server 2017 Administration Inside Out

Author: William Assaf
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780135185391
Release Date: 2018-02-27
Genre: Computers

Conquer SQL Server 2017 administration—from the inside out Dive into SQL Server 2017 administration—and really put your SQL Server DBA expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds—all you need to plan, implement, manage, and secure SQL Server 2017 in any production environment: on-premises, cloud, or hybrid. Four SQL Server experts offer a complete tour of DBA capabilities available in SQL Server 2017 Database Engine, SQL Server Data Tools, SQL Server Management Studio, and via PowerShell. Discover how experts tackle today’s essential tasks—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. • Install, customize, and use SQL Server 2017’s key administration and development tools • Manage memory, storage, clustering, virtualization, and other components • Architect and implement database infrastructure, including IaaS, Azure SQL, and hybrid cloud configurations • Provision SQL Server and Azure SQL databases • Secure SQL Server via encryption, row-level security, and data masking • Safeguard Azure SQL databases using platform threat protection, firewalling, and auditing • Establish SQL Server IaaS network security groups and user-defined routes • Administer SQL Server user security and permissions • Efficiently design tables using keys, data types, columns, partitioning, and views • Utilize BLOBs and external, temporal, and memory-optimized tables • Master powerful optimization techniques involving concurrency, indexing, parallelism, and execution plans • Plan, deploy, and perform disaster recovery in traditional, cloud, and hybrid environments For Experienced SQL Server Administrators and Other Database Professionals • Your role: Intermediate-to-advanced level SQL Server database administrator, architect, developer, or performance tuning expert • Prerequisites: Basic understanding of database administration procedures

Exam Ref 70 745 Implementing a Software Defined DataCenter

Author: Jeff Graves
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509303915
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-745–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills needed to build and manage software-defined infrastructure with Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SC VMM). Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Plan and implement System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) core infrastructure • Implement Software-Defined Networking (SDN) • Implement software-defined storage • Implement datacenter compute solutions with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) • Secure your software-defined datacenter • Monitor and maintain the software-defined datacenter This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and Windows Server 2016 networking, storage, Hyper-V, and Hyper-V Clusters About the Exam Exam 70-745 focuses on skills and knowledge for implementing a software-defined datacenter with Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification, validating that you have skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity and systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware

Author: Michael Corey
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321927750
Release Date: 2014-07
Genre: Computers

Offers techniques, tips, and insights into squeezing maximum performance out of a virtualized database.

Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure

Author: Scott Klein
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430243960
Release Date: 2013-01-25
Genre: Computers

Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure, 2nd Edition shows how to create enterprise-level database deployments without the usual investment in datacenter and other infrastructure. Take advantage instead of Microsoft’s worldwide backbone for cloud computing that delivers all the power of SQL Server in the form of the cloud-based SQL Database for Windows Azure. You can create and deploy a database in mere minutes that is accessible worldwide and takes advantage of SQL Database's high-availability features to protect your data while ensuring 99.9% uptime. SQL Azure is ideally suited for startups, who can benefit from instant access to a robust and secure web-accessible database platform for use in rapidly deploying new products to market. SQL Azure is also ideal for small and mid-sized businesses, giving them the same ability to deploy SQL Server as any large enterprise, but without the management overhead. Even large enterprises find SQL Azure useful in creating failover environments, development environments, extra capacity to handle surges in demand, and more. Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure covers the very latest in Microsoft’s fast-moving, cloud platform, showing how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. You’ll learn to program SQL Azure from ASP.NET, from WinForms, and from SQL Reporting Services. You’ll learn to manage the platform by planning for scalability, troubleshooting performance issues, and implementing strong security. You’ll learn the unique aspects of SQL Azure such as sharding and federation support that combine to place SQL Azure a step above and ahead of the competiton. Shows how to use SQL Azure from classic Windows applications, ASP.NET and Windows Communication Foundation Covers management, performance, scalability, and troubleshooting Addresses the all-important issue of securing your data Helps you properly design for high-performance in a cloud environment Helps you adopt the new Federations feature in SQL Azure

Virtualizing Oracle Databases on VSphere

Author: Kannan Mani
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133570182
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Computers

Annotation Thousands of organizations are virtualizing large-scale Oracle database systems. But, until now, reliable best practices have been hard to find, and database and virtualization professionals have often brought differing and incompatible perspectives to the challenge. Now, there's a comprehensive best practice guide reflecting deep understanding of both Oracle and vSphere, and supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of applications and environments.

Exam Ref 70 774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

Author: Ginger Grant
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780134849683
Release Date: 2018-03-01
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-774–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of performing key data science activities with Azure Machine Learning services. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Prepare data for analysis in Azure Machine Learning and export from Azure Machine Learning Develop machine learning models Operationalize and manage Azure Machine Learning Services Use other services for machine learning This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you are familiar with Azure data services, machine learning concepts, and common data science processes About the Exam Exam 70-774 focuses on skills and knowledge needed to prepare data for analysis with Azure Machine Learning; find key variables describing your data’s behavior; develop models and identify optimal algorithms; train, validate, deploy, manage, and consume Azure Machine Learning Models; and leverage related services and APIs. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam as well as Exam 70-773: Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R earns your MCSA: Machine Learning certifi¿cation, demonstrating your expertise in operationalizing Microsoft Azure machine learning and Big Data with R Server and SQL R Services. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Exam Ref 70 533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Author: Michael Washam
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304660
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Computers

The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains. Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge the reader Provides knowledge check questions at the end of each chapter Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualization, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators Assumes the reader has some experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions

Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure

Author: Pranab Mazumdar
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484220832
Release Date: 2016-08-23
Genre: Computers

Learn the basics of Microsoft Azure and see how SQL Server on Azure VMs (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and Azure SQL Databases (Platform-as-a-Service) work. This concise book shows you how to deploy, operate, and maintain your data using any one or a combination of these offerings along with your on-premise environment. Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure is a quintessential book for any IT professional who is planning to host their data on Microsoft Azure. This book will not only equip you with the tips, tricks, and tools to manage SQL Server offerings on Azure, but will also help you in deciding between PaaS, IaaS, or hybrid. In the ever-changing world of operations, IT administrators and SQL Server DBAs often find that the biggest challenges occur once they’ve deployed to the cloud. This is precisely why Pro SQL Server on Microsoft Azure was written; it will help you master today’s cloud world. What You'll Learn Understand the Microsoft Azure IaaS architecture Work with Azure Storage and Networking Deploy SQL Server on Azure VMs using best practices Apply effective security principles to SQL Azure Databases Measure and optimize the performance of SQL Server offerings on Azure Implement Business continuity and disaster recovery options with Azure SQL Databases Who This Book Is For This book is for IT admins and SQL Server DBAs who are managing or would be managing SQL Server deployments on Microsoft Azure. v>