Öppna kurser

Performance Tuning and Optimising SQL Databases

This official Microsoft four-day instructor-led SQL Database Performance Tuning & Optimisation training course provides students who manage and maintain SQL Server databases with the knowledge and skills to know how to optimise and tune SQL database performance.

Kursmål:

  • Describe the high level architectural overview of SQL Server and its various components
  • Describe the SQL Server execution model, waits and queues
  • Describe core I/O concepts, Storage Area Networks and performance testing
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practises related to data files for user databases and TempDB
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practises related to Concurrency, Transactions, Isolation Levels and Locking
  • Describe architectural concepts of the Optimiser and how to identify and fix query plan issues
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting scenarios and best practises related to Plan Cache
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting strategy and usage scenarios for Extended Events
  • Explain data collection strategy and techniques to analyse collected data
  • Understand techniques to identify and diagnose bottlenecks to improve overall performance

Förkunskaper:

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of database administration and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL

Kursinnehåll:

Module 1: SQL Server Architecture, Scheduling, and Waits

This module covers high level architectural overview of SQL Server and its various components. It dives deep into SQL Server execution model, waits and queues.

Module 2: SQL Server I/O

This module covers core I/O concepts, Storage Area Networks and performance testing. It focuses on SQL Server I/O operations and how to test storage performance.

Module 3: Database Structures

This module covers Database Structures, Data File and TempDB Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practises related to data files for user databases and TempDB.

Module 4: SQL Server Memory

This module covers Windows and SQL Server Memory internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practises related to SQL Server Memory Configuration.

Module 5: SQL Server Concurrency 

This module covers Transactions and Locking Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practises related to Concurrency, Transactions, Isolation Levels and Locking.

Module 6: Statistics and Index Internals

This module covers Statistics and Index Internals. It focuses on architectural concepts and best practises related to Statistics and Indexes.

Module 7: Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis

This module covers Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis. It focuses on architectural concepts of the Optimiser and how to identify and fix query plan issues.

Module 8: Plan Caching and Recompilation

This module covers Plan Caching and Recompilation. It focuses on architectural concepts, troubleshooting scenarios and best practises related to Plan Cache.

Module 9: Extended Events

This module covers Extended Events. It focuses on architectural concepts, troubleshooting strategy and usage scenarios for Extended Events.

Module 10: Monitoring, Tracing, and Baselining

This module covers tools and techniques to monitor, trace and baseline SQL Server performance data. It focuses on data collection strategy and techniques to analyse collected data.