MCSA Guide to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-462)

Author: Faisal Akkawi,Kayed Akkawi,Gabriel Schofield

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133131077

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 1185

MCSA GUIDE TO MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2012 (Exam #70-462) provides a thorough introduction to essential database administration principles and practices to prepare readers for certification and career success. Ideal for formal courses, self-study, or professional reference, this detailed text employs a lab-based approach to help users develop the core knowledge and practical skills they need to master Microsoft SQL Server administration in an enterprise environment and pass Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Exam 70-462. The text opens with information on the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server, offering step-by-step guidance on selecting an edition and completing initial installation and configuration. Several chapters then explore key topics such as database programming, security, performance tuning, backup and recovery, data integration, and system monitoring. Within each chapter, numerous resources and features reinforce teaching and learning, including learning objectives, summaries of key ideas, hands-on activities, discusssion questions, definitions of important terms, and case studies to provide real-world context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration

Real-World Skills for MCSA Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-461, 70-462, and 70-463)

Author: Tom Carpenter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118654900

Category: Computers

Page: 936

View: 2562

Implement, maintain, and repair SQL Server 2012 databases As the most significant update since 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 boasts updates and new features that are critical to understand. Whether you manage and administer SQL Server 2012 or are planning to get your MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification, this book is the perfect supplement to your learning and preparation. From understanding SQL Server's roles to implementing business intelligence and reporting, this practical book explores tasks and scenarios that a working SQL Server DBA faces regularly and shows you step by step how to handle them. Includes practice exams and coverage of exam objectives for those seeking MSCA: SQL Server 2012 certification Explores the skills you'll need on the job as a SQL Server 2012 DBA Discusses designing and implementing database solutions Walks you through administrating, maintaining, and securing SQL Server 2012 Addresses implementing high availability and data distribution Includes bonus videos where the author walks you through some of the more difficult tasks expected of a DBA Featuring hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios, this resource guides you through the essentials of implementing, maintaining, and repairing SQL Server 2012 databases.

Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Dejan Sarka,Ron Talmage

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735667284

Category: Computers

Page: 752

View: 8763

Ace your preparation for Microsoft® Certification Exam 70-461 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with practice tests on CD—featuring multiple, customizable testing options. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning how to: Create database objects Work with data Modify data Troubleshoot and optimize queries You also get an exam discount voucher—making this book an exceptional value and a great career investment.

Training Kit (Exam 70-462)

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

Author: Orin Thomas,Peter Ward,Bob Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735666078

Category: Computers

Page: 593

View: 7700

Presents lessons covering exam objectives, practice exercises, real-world scenarios, and practice exams on the accompanying CD-ROM.

Exam Ref 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509304355

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 2187

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 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Author: Victor Isakov

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509303952

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 9204

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

MCSA Guide to Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, Exam 70-411

Author: Greg Tomsho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305177088

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 2138

Offering a wealth of hands-on activities, MCSA Guide to Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, Exam 70-411empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while preparing them to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. This engaging, four-color text equips readers with the skills necessary to manage a Windows Server 2012 system with a focus on administration. Comprehensive coverage includes server deployment and maintenance, advanced file services, remote access, network access protection, Group Policy, Active Directory, DNS and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012: Training Kit

Author: Dejan Sarka, Matija Lah, and Grega Jerkic

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735668329

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7701

Ace your preparation for Microsoft® Certification Exam 70-463 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with online practice tests—featuring multiple, customizable testing options.

MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide

Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417

Author: William Panek

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118754794

Category: Computers

Page: 984

View: 4631

Prepare for the MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams with this Sybex study guide Microsoft's new version of the MCSA certification for Windows Server 2012 requires passing three exams. This value-priced study guide includes more than 1,000 pages of quality exam-prep content, covering 100 percent of the objective domains of all three exams (as well as the Upgrade exam, 70-417). Also includes more than 500 practice questions. You also have access to three bonus exams, electronic flashcards, and videos showing how to perform the more difficult tasks. Both first-time MCSA candidates and those wishing to upgrade from Server 2008 certification will benefit from this complete test-prep guide. Provides a comprehensive study guide for all three MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412, as well as the Upgrade exam: 70-417 Covers installing and configuring Windows Server 2012; deploying and configuring DNS service; administering Active Directory; creating and managing Group Policy Objects; and configuring server roles and features, Hyper-V, and core networking services Explains basic networking concepts, DHCP, deploying and maintaining servers, configuring a network policy server infrastructure and high availability in Windows Server 2012, and much more Features real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and over an hour of video demonstrations Covers all exam objectives MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide arms you with all the information you must master to achieve MCSA certification on Windows Server 2012.

MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2, Exam 70-410

Author: Greg Tomsho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128586865X

Category: Computers

Page: 656

View: 9564

MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2, Exam 70-410helps readers thoroughly prepare for the MCSE/MCSA certification exam-as well as the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. Extensive coverage of all exam objetives begins with an introduction to Windows Server 2012/R2 and continues with coverage of server management, configuration of storage, file and printer services, Active Directory , account management, Group Policy, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and Hyper-V virtualization. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Author: Orin Thomas

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509304819

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 7963

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-346, and demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to provision, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Microsoft Office 365 identities and cloud services. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. The new Second Edition reflects all updated exam topics released by Microsoft through mid-2017. It covers the expertise measured by the following objectives: Provision Office 365 Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365 Manage cloud identities Implement and manage identities by using DirSync Implement and manage Federated Identities single sign on Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they: Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not "one-size-fits-all content Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam’s objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of "what if?" scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro’s job role See full details about Exam 70-346 at: microsoft.com/learning

Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Author: Diane Zak

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337517054

Category: Computers

Page: 50

View: 4723

Readers learn to master the fundamentals of effective programming while working through Visual Basic 2017’s latest features with a wealth of hands-on applications -- all placed in context within this book's engaging real-world setting. PROGRAMMING WITH MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2017, 8E by best-selling technology author Diane Zak offers an ideal introduction to programming with a dynamic visual presentation, step-by-step tutorials, and strategically placed activity boxes. New hands-on applications, timely examples, and practical exercises address a variety of learning styles. Even readers with no prior programming experience can learn how to effectively plan and create interactive Visual Basic 2017 applications right away. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration

Author: Adam Jorgensen,Steven Wort,Ross LoForte,Brian Knight

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282183

Category: Computers

Page: 960

View: 7548

An essential how-to guide for experienced DBAs on the most significant product release since 2005! Microsoft SQL Server 2012 will have major changes throughout the SQL Server and will impact how DBAs administer the database. With this book, a team of well-known SQL Server experts introduces the many new features of the most recent version of SQL Server and deciphers how these changes will affect the methods that administrators have been using for years. Loaded with unique tips, tricks, and workarounds for handling the most difficult SQL Server admin issues, this how-to guide deciphers topics such as performance tuning, backup and recovery, scaling and replication, clustering, and security. Serves as a must-have how-to guide on the new features of the 2012 release of Microsoft SQL Server Walks you through ways to manage and monitor SQL Server and automate administration Guides you through SQL Azure for cloud computing, data replication, and data warehouse performance improvements Addresses client-connectivity enhancements, new features that ensure high availability of mission-critical applications, and tighter integration with Excel and SharePoint for data analysis and reporting Highlights major changes to the suite of SQL Server BI tools, including integration, reporting, and analysis services Includes real-world case examples and best practices from Microsoft insiders If you're a database administrator eager to get started with the newest version of SQL Server, then this book is essential reading.

Exam Ref 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases

Author: Joseph D'Antoni,Scott Klein

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509303863

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 2054

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 70-461 Bootcamp

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Author: Kalman Toth

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781481944779

Category: Computers

Page: 820

View: 1652

200 practice questions to prepare & pass exam Exam 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012! Study this book to perform to excellence as a database developer! The exam text book follows the official Microsoft exam guidelines. The book features over 200 practice exam questions & answers. Once you learn the book, very likely you pass the exam effortlessly. SQL (Structured Query Language) programming & relational database design teach-by-practical-diagrams-&-examples book for developers, programmers, systems analysts and project managers who are new to relational database and client/server technologies. Also for database developers, database designers and database administrators (DBA), who know some SQL programming and database design, and who wish to refresh & expand their RDBMS design & development technology horizons. The book has special orientation for passing Exam 70-461. Familiarity with at least one computer programming language, Windows file system & Excel is assumed. Since the book is career advancement oriented, it has a great number of 3NF database design examples with metadata explanations along with practical SQL queries (over 1,400 SELECT queries) and T-SQL scripts, plenty to learn indeed. Great emphasis is placed on explaining the FOREIGN KEY - PRIMARY KEY constraints among tables, the connections which make the collection of individual tables a database. The database diagrams and queries are based on historic and current SQL Server sample databases: pubs (PRIMARY KEYs 9, FOREIGN KEYs 10) , Northwind (PRIMARY KEYs 13, FOREIGN KEYs 13) and the latest AdventureWorks series. Among them: AdventureWorks, AdventureWorks2008, AdventureWorks2012 (PRIMARY KEYs 71, FOREIGN KEYs 90), & AdventureWorksDW2012 (PRIMARY KEYs 27, FOREIGN KEYs 44). The last one is a data warehouse database which is the basis for multi-dimensional OLAP cubes. Sample databases installation instructions are included. The book teaches through vivid database diagrams and T-SQL queries & stored procedures; how to think in terms of sets at a very high level, focusing on set-based operations instead of loops like in procedural programming languages. There is a chapter dedicated to the new programming features of SQL Server 2012 and XML. The best way to master T-SQL programming is to type the query in your own SQL Server Management Studio Query Editor, test it, examine it, change it and study it. Wouldn't it be easier just to copy & paste it? It would, but the learning value would diminish rapidly. You need to feel relational database design and the SQL language in your DNA. SQL queries must "pour" out from your fingers into the keyboard. Why is knowing SQL queries by heart so important? After all everything can be found on the web so why not just copy & paste? Well not exactly. If you want to be an database designer & development expert, it has to be in your head not on the web. Second, when your supervisor is looking over your shoulder, "Charlie, can you tell me what is the total revenue for March?", you have to be able to type the query without documentation or SQL forum search and provide the results to your superior promptly. The book was designed to be readable in any environment, even on the beach laptop around or no laptop in sight at all. All queries are followed by results row count and /or full/partial results listing in tabular (grid) format. Screenshots are used when dealing with GUI tools such as SQL Server Management Studio. SQL Server 2012 installation instructions with screenshots are included. Mastery of the database design & SQL programming book likely to be sufficient for career advancement as a database designer and database developer.

Exam Ref 70-698 Installing and Conf

Author: Andrew Bettany,Andrew Warren

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509307893

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 9827

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-698—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of installing, configuring, managing, and maintaining Windows 10 core services. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, this 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 Windows • Configure and support core services • Manage and maintain Windows This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience with installing, configuring, and locally managing and maintaining Windows 10 core services

MCTS Self-paced Training Kit (exam 70-432)

Microsoft SQL Server 2008--implementation and Maintenance

Author: Mike Hotek

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735626058

Category: Computers

Page: 623

View: 1390

EXAM PREP GUIDE Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-432--and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you've learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to: Configure, manage, back up, and restore databases Create a partitioned table, index, or indexed view Configure services and components to manage your environment Help prevent unauthorized access at each security infrastructure layer Design and deploy high-availability solutions Manage SQL Server Agent jobs, alerts, and operators Identify service, concurrency, and job execution problems PRACTICE TESTS Assess your skills with the practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers--including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies. Your kit includes: Official self-paced study guide. Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results. 250+ practice and review questions. Case scenarios, exercises, and best practices. Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press books. 180-day trial of SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. Fully searchable eBook of this guide. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735670293

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 7394

Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for the day-to-day administration of SQL Server. Zero in on core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done—whether at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to: Manage SQL Server services and clients Configure, manage, and tune servers Implement policy-based management Administer security and access Monitor server activity and tune performance Automate maintenance Perform backups and recovery

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible

Author: Adam Jorgensen,Jorge Segarra,Patrick LeBlanc,Jose Chinchilla,Aaron Nelson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282175

Category: Computers

Page: 1416

View: 7388

Harness the powerful new SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is the most significant update to this product since 2005, and it may change how database administrators and developers perform many aspects of their jobs. If you're a database administrator or developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible teaches you everything you need to take full advantage of this major release. This detailed guide not only covers all the new features of SQL Server 2012, it also shows you step by step how to develop top-notch SQL Server databases and new data connections and keep your databases performing at peak. The book is crammed with specific examples, sample code, and a host of tips, workarounds, and best practices. In addition, downloadable code is available from the book's companion web site, which you can use to jumpstart your own projects. Serves as an authoritative guide to Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 for database administrators and developers Covers all the software's new features and capabilities, including SQL Azure for cloud computing, enhancements to client connectivity, and new functionality that ensures high-availability of mission-critical applications Explains major new changes to the SQL Server Business Intelligence tools, such as Integration, Reporting, and Analysis Services Demonstrates tasks both graphically and in SQL code to enhance your learning Provides source code from the companion web site, which you can use as a basis for your own projects Explores tips, smart workarounds, and best practices to help you on the job Get thoroughly up to speed on SQL Server 2012 with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible.