Course DP-300T00: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure for cloud, on-premises and hybrid relational databases and who work with the Microsoft PaaS relational database offerings. Additionally, it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL-based relational databases.

Audience Profile

The audience for this course is data professionals managing data and databases who want to learn about administering the data platform technologies that are available on Microsoft Azure. This course is also valuable for data architects and application developers who need to understand what technologies are available for the data platform with Azure and how to work with those technologies through applications.

Job role: Database Administrator

Skills gained

  • Plan, deploy and configure Azure SQL offerings
  • Monitor database performance and tune a database and queries for optimum performance
  • Plan and configure a High Availability Solution

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Prerequisites

Successful Azure Database Administrators start this role with professional experience in database management and technical knowledge of cloud technologies.  

Specifically: 

  • Working with, maintaining, and developing with SQL Server 
  • Experience with Azure, such as deploying and managing resources 

At a minimum, you should know the information in the following online training before attending the c...

Course outline

Module 1: The Role of the Azure Database Administrator

This module explores the role of a database administrator in the world of Azure. It also provides some foundational information relevant to the overall content. This includes a review of the various SQL Server-based options (SQL Server in a VM, Managed Instances, and Azure SQL Database.) Students will learn why compatibility level is a crucial concept when working with SQL databases in Azure. Students are also introduced to other database platforms available on Azure in addition to those based on SQL Server, in particular PostgreSQL and My...