SQL Server 2000 Admin MCDBA MCSA MCSE 70-228 Series: Automation and Performance
Product Code: s22806 Time: 2.0 hour(s) CEUs: Available

Summary:

This course covers the capabilities included in SQL Server 2000 for automating routine tasks, allowing the database administrator to concentrate on development and tasks too complex for automation. Command-line options are available for most automation capabilities, but the graphical user interface (GUI) management tools access in the SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Manager provides the most robust and rapidly deployed automation options. Additional topics include an overview of the tools and techniques for monitoring SQL Server 2000 operations and a discussion of some of the common SQL Server performance optimization considerations that are included in the exam. There are as many specific configurations for performance optimization as there are installations of SQL Server 2000.

Objectives:

  • Manage a multiserver administration configuration
  • Configure the SQL Server Agent
  • Create automated Jobs, Alerts, and Operators
  • Monitor system performance
  • Create and use a performance baseline to identify performance variance
  • Defragment indexes on tables and indexed views
  • Optimize bulk copy process performance


Topics:

  • Automation basics
  • Administration agents
  • Creating automation components
  • Database maintenance planning wizard
  • Optimizing performance
  • Index defragmentation
  • Bulk copy optimization

Technical Requirements:

P500+ Processor, 128MB of RAM; Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Minimum screen resolution 800x600, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 8.0 or higher; 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended; Javascript, DHTML and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones strongly recommended.



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