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Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008

This five-day instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills that IT Professionals need to design, optimize, and maintain SQL Server 2008 database.


The audience of this course is developers who implement database solutions or perform development utilizing the programming features and functionality of SQL Server. Students taking this course are expected to have three or more years of experience working on databases for two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle - design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support.

Course outline:

Module 1: Designing a Conceptual Database Model 

  • Overview of Database Design
  • Gathering Database Requirements
  • Creating a Conceptual Database Design
  • Overview of Entity Framework

Module 2: Designing a Logical Database Model 

  • Guidelines for Building a Logical Database Model
  • Planning for OLTP Activity
  • Evaluating Logical Models

Module 3: Designing a Physical Database Model 

  • Selecting Data Types
  • Designing Database Tables
  • Designing Data Integrity

Module 4: Designing Databases for Optimal Performance 

  • Guidelines for Designing Indexes
  • Designing a Partitioning Strategy
  • Designing a Plan Guide
  • Designing Scalable Databases

Module 5: Designing Security for SQL Server 2008 

  • Exploring Security in SQL Server 2008
  • Implementing Identity and Access Control
  • Guidelines for Secure Development in SQL Server 2008
  • Guidelines for Secure Deployment of SQL Server 2008
  • Guidelines for Secure Operations

Module 6: Designing a Strategy for Database Access 

  • Guidelines for Designing Secure Data Access
  • Designing Views
  • Designing Stored Procedures
  • Designing User-Defined Functions

Module 7: Designing Queries for Optimal Performance 

  • Considerations for Optimizing Queries for Performance
  • Refactoring Cursors into Queries
  • Extending Set-Based Operations

Module 8: Designing a Transaction and Concurrency Strategy 

  • Guidelines for Defining Transactions
  • Defining Isolation Levels
  • Guidelines for Designing a Resilient Transaction Strategy

Module 9: Designing an XML Strategy

  • Designing XML Storage
  • Designing an XML Query Strategy
  • Designing a Data Conversion Strategy

Module 10: Designing SQL Server 2008 Components 

  • Overview of SQL Server 2008 Components
  • Designing a Service Broker Architecture
  • Designing the Service Broker Data Flow
  • Designing the Service Broker Availability
  • Exploring Full-Text Search
  • Designing a Full-Text Search Strategy


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Working knowledge of data storage. Specifically, they should know about row layout, fixed length field placement and varying length field placement.
  • Knowledge about index structures and index utilization. Specifically, they must understand the interaction between non-clustered indexes, clustered indexes and heaps. They must know why a covering index can improve performance.
  • Hands-on database developer experience. Specifically, they should


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Kurs-ID: MS50401
Längd: 5 dagar
Inregistrering: 09.00
Kursstart: 09.30
Kursslut (ca): 16.30
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