Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016 Training (10986)

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This official Microsoft three-day, instructor-led Updating Your Skills to SQL Server 2016 (10986) course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

Key Features of this Updating to SQL Server 2016 Training:

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance
  • Describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security
  • Describe what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability
  • Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBI in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced data access features
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Describe new SQL Server cloud functionality

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  • Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace
  • Enjoy a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks with on demand training
  • Forever access to the digital course materials – including future course content updates
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Updating to SQL Server 2016 Course Information

  • On-Demand Training Description

    With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

    PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

    • Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace
    • Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers
    • You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months
    • Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months
    • 2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor
    • This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)
  • Requirements

    • In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
      • Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014
      • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking
      • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Redeem Your Microsoft Training Vouchers (SATV):

Updating to SQL Server 2016 Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2016

    Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016

    Lessons

    • Overview of SQL Server 2016
    • SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components
    • Installing SQL Server 2016
    • SQL Server Management Studio Enhancements

    Lab: Exploring SQL Server 2016

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the key elements of SQL Server 2016
    • Describe the components and editions of SQL Server 2016
    • Install SQL Server 2016
    • Describe the enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio
  • Module 2: What’s New in SQL Server Performance

    This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance.

    Lessons

    • Operational Analytics
    • In-memory OLTP Enhancements
    • Query Store
    • Live Query Statistics
    • Native JSON
    • Temporal Tables

    Lab: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Performance Improvements

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the use of Columnstore indexes for operational analytics
    • Describe the enhancements to in-memory OLTP
    • Use the query data storeUse Native JSON
    • Describe and use temporal tables
  • Module 3: What’s New in SQL Server Security?

    This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security.

    Lessons

    • Using Always Encrypted
    • Row-level Security
    • Dynamic Data Masking

    Lab: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
    • Implement a physical design for a data warehouse
  • Module 4: What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?

    This module introduces what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability.

    Lessons

    • Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups
    • What’s New with tempdb?
    • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
    • PowerShell 5.0

    Lab: Monitoring tempdb

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups
    • Describe what’s new in database caching
    • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
  • Module 5: What’s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI

    This module introduces reporting and BI enhancements and new features in SQL Server 2016.

    Lessons

    • Reporting Services Enhancements
    • PowerBI Enhancements
    • Mobile Report Publisher

    Lab: Implementing PowerBI

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the enhancements to reporting services
    • Describe the enhancements to PowerBI
  • Module 6: What’s New in SQL Server Data Access?

    At the end of this module you will be able to describe data access enhancements in SQL Server 2016.

    Lessons

    • PolyBase
    • What’s new in Integration Services
    • Working with SSIS and Azure

    Lab: Exploring the new features of SQL Server Integrated services (SSIS)

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe and install PolyBase
    • Describe enhancements to SSIS
  • Module 7: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

    This module describes enhancements in SQL Server OLAP.

    Lessons

    • New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
    • What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services

    Lab: OLAP with SQL Server

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
    • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services
  • Module 8: What’s New for SQL Server in the Cloud?

    This module describes new SQL Server cloud functionality.

    Lessons

    • Stretch Database
    • Enhanced Backups to Azure
    • Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud
    • What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database

    Lab: Using Stretch Database

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe stretch databases and why you would use them
    • Understand the enhanced backup options Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud
    • Describe what’s new in SQL Server Azure database

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Updating to SQL Server 2016 Course Information

  • On-Demand Training Description

    With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

    PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

    • Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace
    • Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers
    • You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months
    • Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months
    • 2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor
    • This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)
  • Requirements

    • In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
      • Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014
      • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking
      • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Redeem Your Microsoft Training Vouchers (SATV):

Updating to SQL Server 2016 Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2016

    Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016

    Lessons

    • Overview of SQL Server 2016
    • SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components
    • Installing SQL Server 2016
    • SQL Server Management Studio Enhancements

    Lab: Exploring SQL Server 2016

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the key elements of SQL Server 2016
    • Describe the components and editions of SQL Server 2016
    • Install SQL Server 2016
    • Describe the enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio
  • Module 2: What’s New in SQL Server Performance

    This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance.

    Lessons

    • Operational Analytics
    • In-memory OLTP Enhancements
    • Query Store
    • Live Query Statistics
    • Native JSON
    • Temporal Tables

    Lab: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Performance Improvements

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the use of Columnstore indexes for operational analytics
    • Describe the enhancements to in-memory OLTP
    • Use the query data storeUse Native JSON
    • Describe and use temporal tables
  • Module 3: What’s New in SQL Server Security?

    This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security.

    Lessons

    • Using Always Encrypted
    • Row-level Security
    • Dynamic Data Masking

    Lab: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
    • Implement a physical design for a data warehouse
  • Module 4: What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?

    This module introduces what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability.

    Lessons

    • Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups
    • What’s New with tempdb?
    • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
    • PowerShell 5.0

    Lab: Monitoring tempdb

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups
    • Describe what’s new in database caching
    • Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016
  • Module 5: What’s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI

    This module introduces reporting and BI enhancements and new features in SQL Server 2016.

    Lessons

    • Reporting Services Enhancements
    • PowerBI Enhancements
    • Mobile Report Publisher

    Lab: Implementing PowerBI

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the enhancements to reporting services
    • Describe the enhancements to PowerBI
  • Module 6: What’s New in SQL Server Data Access?

    At the end of this module you will be able to describe data access enhancements in SQL Server 2016.

    Lessons

    • PolyBase
    • What’s new in Integration Services
    • Working with SSIS and Azure

    Lab: Exploring the new features of SQL Server Integrated services (SSIS)

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe and install PolyBase
    • Describe enhancements to SSIS
  • Module 7: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

    This module describes enhancements in SQL Server OLAP.

    Lessons

    • New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
    • What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services

    Lab: OLAP with SQL Server

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
    • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services
  • Module 8: What’s New for SQL Server in the Cloud?

    This module describes new SQL Server cloud functionality.

    Lessons

    • Stretch Database
    • Enhanced Backups to Azure
    • Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud
    • What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database

    Lab: Using Stretch Database

    After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe stretch databases and why you would use them
    • Understand the enhanced backup options Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud
    • Describe what’s new in SQL Server Azure database

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Updating to SQL Server 2016 Training FAQs

  • Can I use SATVs to take this Updating to SQL Server 2016 course?

    Yes! This course is eligible for Microsoft Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) redemption.

  • Can I learn to update my skills to SQL Server 2016 online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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