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Implementing Azure SQL Databases

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Description

This course explores how to plan and implement data platform resources specifically with regards to Azure SQL offerings. In particular, we will explore the benefits and features of the SQL PaaS offerings along with billing models, service tiers, and high availability options. We'll also cover migration scenarios and provide a demo that migrates a sample database from an on-premise SQL Server to an Azure SQL managed instance using DMS.

If you have any feedback relating to this course, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Get a general understanding of Azure SQL databases
  • Learn how to deploy Azure SQL databases
  • Understand business continuity and security tie in with SQL databases
  • Learn how to scale, upgrade, and partition your databases
  • Learn how to migrate a database from an on-premise SQL Server to an Azure SQL instance

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who wants to learn about Azure SQL Offerings 
  • Those preparing for Microsoft’s DP-300 exam

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you have should a general understanding of the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure. Experience using databases — especially SQL Server — would also be beneficial.

Transcript

Hi, and welcome to this Implementing Azure SQL Databases course. This course we'll explore the different variants of SQL database resources available to you on the Azure platform. You will see how these resources differ in terms of features and functionality, and learn how to implement, deploy, and manage SQL databases and servers in the Azure environment.

This course is intended for those who want to gain Microsoft certifications related to administering SQL databases or learn how to leverage Azure relational database technology to improve business processes. Azure SQL databases can be used to augment or replace current on-premise database systems.

My name is Hallam Webber, and I will be your instructor for this course. We welcome all comments and feedback. So please feel free to reach out to us at support@cloudacademy.com, with any questions or comments. Let's get started.

Lectures

Azure SQL Databases Overview - Deployment Options - ARM Templates Deployment - DEMO: Deploying Azure SQL Databases - Business Continuity - Security Database Services - Scale and Performance - DEMO: Scaling Azure SQL Databases - Partitioning Data - Migrating to Azure - Migration Scenarios - DEMO: DMS Azure SQL Database Migration Process - Upgrade Scenarios - Summary

 

About the Author
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Hallam Webber
Software Architect
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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard.