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Updating your Database Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Duration 3 days

This three-day instructor-led course provides existing SQL Server database professionals with the knowledge and skills to use new and enhanced capabilities in SQL Server 2012.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for database professionals with experience of using SQL Server 2008 R2. 

On course completion students will be able to:

  • Describe key new and enhanced features in SQL Server 2012
  • Install SQL Server 2012
  • Use enhanced tools and PowerShell support to manage SQL Server 2012
  • Use enhanced Transact-SQL and storage capabilities to develop SQL Server 2012 databases
  • Use new and enhanced performance capabilities to optimize a SQL Server 2012 database
  • Use new availability and data recovery technologies to provide high availability
  • Use new and enhanced security capabilities in SQL Server 2012
  • Use SQL Azure
  • Describe new Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SQL Server 2012


Before attending this course, students must have experience of creating and managing database solutions in SQL Server, including basic Transact-SQL programming.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing SQL Server 2012

Module 2: Installing SQL Server 2012

Module 3: Managing SQL Server 2012

Module 4: Developing SQL Server 2012 Databases

Module 5: Performance and Tuning Enhancements

Module 6: High Availability and Data Recovery Enhancements

Module 7: Implementing Security in Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Module 8: Extending Data Solutions to the Cloud

Module 9: Overview of BI Enhancements in SQL Server 2012


Please contact 0845 230 3680 for full course details