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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Administration Tutorial

SQL Server 2005 is the latest release from Microsoft of their enterprise database solution product. SQL Server 2005 is the result of five years of research, development and collection of suggestions and wish lists from database administrators and developers. Microsoft continues to drive the enterprise database market with the added features and capabilities of this new product. Microsoft Certified Database Administrator and Certified Trainer Mark Long covers the basics of SQL Server 2005 administration in this course. To begin learning simply click the links.


SQL Server Overview
SQL Server History
Course Objeectives
Transact SQL
Course Overview
SQL Server Mystique

Installing SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2005 Editions
Preparing To Install SQL Server 2005
Hardware Requirements
Working With Previous Versions
SQL Server 2005 Installation
Installing SQL Server 2005 Pt.1
Installing SQL Server 2005 Pt.2
Changing & Deleting SQL Server
Default & Named Instances
Getting Assistance

Administrative Tools

Management Studio Overview
Registering Servers
Object Explorer
Executing TSQL Queries
Management Studio Solutions
Server Configuration Manager
SQLCMD Variables
Dedicated Administrator Connection

SQL Server Security

Securing SQL Server 2005
Authentication Modes Pt.1
Authentication Modes Pt.2
Managing Logins
Managing Users
Managing Schemas
Managing Permissions
Managing Server Permissions
Managing Database Permissions
TSQL Permissions

System Databases

System Databases
System Database Concerns
Sample Database


Creating A Database Pt.1
Creating A Database Pt.2
Database Properties & Options
Generating Scripts
Shrinking Database Files
Creating Tables Pt.1
Creating Tables Pt.2
Datatypes Pt.1
Datatypes Pt.2
Primary & Foreign Keys

Transaction Logs

How Transaction Logs Work
Transactions Explained
Explicit & Implicit Transactions
Location, Location, Location
Advantages Of Using Transactions Logs
Transaction Log Options

Data Storage

How SQL Server Stores Data
DBCC Showcontig

SQL Profiler

Using SQL Profiler Part1
Using SQL Profiler Part2

Automating SQL Server

Automation Overview
SQL Server Agent Service
Creating Operators
Creating Jobs Pt.1
Creating Jobs Pt.2
Creating Alerts
Alert Considerations

Database Backups

Backup Strategy
Database Recovery Models
Which Files and When
Performing A Backup
SQL Backup Statement
Transaction Log Backups
Backup Types

Restoring Data

SQL Server Recovery Process
Restoring A Database
The Restore Statement

High Availability

SQL Server High Availability
Standby Servers
Log Shipping
Database Mirroring

Database Maintenance

Memory Management Basics
Maintenance Plan Creation

Course Wrap-Up

Course Wrap-Up


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