SQL Server DBA Training

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SQL Server DBA Course Details

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  • Duration : 30 Hrs
  • Lab Sessions : 20
  • Certification Pass : Guaranteed
  • Learners : 1762

MindMajix SQL Server DBA Training helps to gain you the knowledge on SQL DBA, SQL Server instances, SAN storage, and security. Our professional training also covers disaster recovery, replication, using jobs and database maintenance tasks, etc. You will also get an exposure to industry based Real-time projects in various verticals. Enroll & Become Certified.

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Self Paced Video Learning

Access to High Quality pre-recorded SQL Server DBA Training videos (from a previous live training).


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Live Online training by Certified & industry expert Trainers & On Demand Dedicated Cloud lab and LMS access.


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Self-Paced e-learning and/or instructor-led Live online training options & Learning Management System access.

SQL Server DBA Training Batches

Weekend Track
Duration : 15 Weekends Hours: 2hr/day
Regular Track
Duration : 30 Days Hours: 1hr/day
Fast Track
Duration : 15 Days Hours: 2hr/day
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Here at Mindmajix, our expert trainers deliver real-time SQL Server DBA Training Course. This SQL DBA course will help you to understand and master all the concepts of database administration from basics to most advanced topics. After completion of this SQL DBA Course, participants will aware of all the functionalities of Database Administrator. Our DBA trainers deal with real-world projects to clear understanding of SQL Server installation, configuring SQL Server authentication modes in different servers, maintaining and securing of SQL server databases.

This SQL Server DBA Training online course is meticulously designed for beginners and professionals who wanted to start/empower their skillset on SQL Server Database Administration. We can assure our SQL Server DBA online training makes you an SQL Server DBA expert by delivering infallible SQL DBA course along with the following objectives and takeaways of this course:

Understand SQL Server DB Design capacity planning
Table Design with Schemas, Constraints, and Views
Implement and Troubleshoot Disaster Recovery and Availability
Resolve TempDB, Log Space, Memory and Network Issues
Configure, Monitor and Manage SQL Clusters in AD over SAN (RAID 5)
Know the roles and responsibilities of SQL Server DBA
Understand the various SQL Server tools that are available
Learn about Query Designing and Query Performance Tuning
Learn the importance of Backups and Restorations

  • Software and IT professionals
  • SQL Developers and Administrators
  • Database server professionals
  • Those aspiring for a career in SQL Server DBA

There are no prerequisites for taking SQL Server DBA Training Online Course. This DBA course was designed for anyone with basic computer skills. All the SQL DBA materials for the course are free and will be downloaded as part of our lessons. Having a basic knowledge of SQL and database will be added advantage.

An in-depth knowledge of an SQL Server DBA project which focuses on all the critical ingredients of SQL DBA will be provided by our trainer. As a result, you can increase your visibility and increase your efficiency and draw real connections between different components of SQL Server database administration. You will also get the complete SQL Server DBA training material and SQL Server training videos covering all the aspects of this project. Enroll now for FREE demo.!

Salaries for SQL Server Database Administrators in the United States are very high with an average pay of $104K per year. It varies slightly from company to company and job roles.

There are two Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSC) certification paths available for SQL Server Database Administrators. Choose one SQL Server certification that reflects your job role, career goals and version of SQL Server.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Platform — for database professionals who build enterprise-scale data solutions on-premises or in cloud environments

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Business Intelligence — for database professionals who develop and deploy business intelligence solutions and reports

List of Related Microsoft Certification Courses:

 SSRS  Power BI
 SSIS  SharePoint
 SSAS  SQL Server
 SCCM  Team Foundation Server
 BizTalk Server  BizTalk Server Administrator

Responsibilities of Database Administrator
Types of DBA’s
History of SQL Server – Versions
What’s new in SQL Server 2012 & 2014 for Administrators?
SQL Server 2008 & 2012 Service Packs
Editions of SQL Server
Differences between Enterprise and Standard Editions

  • Hardware
  • Software


  • Advantages of Instances
  • Types 
  1. Default Instance
  2. Named Instances

Installing SQL Server 2016 

  • Pre –Installation Steps
  • Installations
  • Viewing Installation process with Log files
  • Common issues
  • Adding or removing components
  • Installing Service Packs 


  • Configuration of Various Services
  • Startup Parameters
  • Configuring data files and log file paths
  • Memory Configuration
  • Remote Connections
  • Configuring network protocols, Ports
  • Configuring Services
  • Configuring default backup folder.

Working with Databases 

  • System Defined databases
  • Moving System Databases
  • Handling TempDB database 

Database Architecture 

  • Data Files
  • Log Files
  • Filegroups
  • Extents
  • Pages –Types
  • Page Architecture
  • Tracking Free Space
  • Log file full – How to troubleshoot. 

Creating Databases
Adding files, Filegroups

Security in SQL Server 2016
Security Enhancements
Types of Authentications. 

  • Windows Authentication 
  1. Creating logins from windows users and groups
  2. Orphan logins

SQL Server Authentication 

  • Creating SQL logins and testing logins
  • Setting Authentication Mode
  • Security Auditing
  • Understanding Server roles
  • Working with users
  • Resolving Orphan users
  • Understanding database roles
  • Understanding permissions
  • Working with certificates and schemas
  • Security catalogue views and stored procedures
  • Major Issues

Understanding Transaction Log Files
Understanding Checkpoints and Lazy writer
Truncation log file
Recovery ModelsSetting Recovery Model

  1. Full
  2. Bulk Logged
  3. Simple

Database Backups

  • Why we need backups

Backup TypesCopy-Only, Mirrored and Tail log backups

  1. Full
  2. Differential
  3. Transaction Log
  4. File or Filegroup

Backup Devices
Performing Restoration
Backup System Databases
CompressionsUsing LiteSpeed for Backups

  1. Row Compression
  2. Page Compression
  3. Compressing Backups

Point-in-time Recovery
Viewing complete details of backup process
Issues related to backups

  • Introduction to High Availability

Working with Log Shipping

  • Features
  • Jobs
  • Requirements to implement Log Shipping
  • Configuring Log Shipping
  • Monitoring Log Shipping
  • Manually performing Fail Over
  • Transferring Logins
  • Log Shipping tables and stored procedures
  • Handling Issues

Working with Database Mirroring

  • Advantages
  • Architecture
  • Operating Modes
  • Server involved in Mirroring
  • Requirements for Mirroring
  • Configuring
  • MonitoringMirroring Fail Over 
  1. Using Mirroring Monitor
  2. Using System Monitor
  3. Using Profiler
  4. Using System views and SPs
  • Mirroring System Tables and Stored Procedures
  • Major issues with Mirroring 


  • Replication and Advantages
  • New Features
  • Replication Entities
  • Replication Architecture
  • Replication Agents
  • Types of Replications
  • Configuring Replication 
  1. Snapshot Replication
  2. Transactional Replication
  3. Merge Replication
  4. Peer to Peer replication
  5. Managing Replication
  6. Monitoring and Tuning Replication
  • Working with Database MailConfiguring Linked Servers
  1. Mail Architecture
  2. Configuring Profiles and Accounts
  3. Sending Mails
  • Implementing Automation
  1. Configuring SQL Server Agent
  2. Creating Operators, Alerts, Jobs
  3. Managing jobs and resolving errors
  4. Monitoring Jobs
  5. Auto alert when jobs are enabled, disabled or failed
  • Maintenance Plans
  • Monitoring and Tuning SQL Server 
  1. Performance counters Setup
  2. Measuring performance of server
  3. Tuning queries
  4. Tuning Databases
  5. Tuning physical architecture of databases
  6. Using DTA
  • Monitoring Tools 
  1. System Monitor
  2. SQL Server Profiler
  3. Database Engine Tuning Advisor
  4. Dynamic Management Views
  5. SQL Server and Windows Error Logs 
  • TroubleshootingLocks 
  1. Physical Server Performance
  2. Connectivity to SQL Server
  3. Database Performance
  • Managing ConcurrencyLocks
    • SQL Server Architecture 
      1. Relational Engine
      2. Storage Engine
      3. Buffer Pool
      4. Managing Execution Plans
  • Dead Locks
  • Transaction Isolation Levels
  • Understanding Blocking
  • Terminating Processes
  • Using the DAC
  • Managing Databases 
  1. Manage Index Fragmentation
  2. Manage Statistics
  3. Shrink Files
  4. Performing database integrity checks (DBCC CheckDB)
  5. Index Rebuilding and Reorganising
  6. Migrations
  7. Using DBCC Commands
  8. Resource Governor

Clustering SQL Server
Overview of windows Clustering
Installation and configuration of SQL Server Clustering
Applying Service packs and fixes
Moving groups
Adding node on a SQL Server Failover Cluster
Troubleshooting Cluster issues.

HADR Internals & advantages
Setting up HADR
Adding a DB to the AG
Patching in Always on
Adding Replica in AG
Setting up Listener & read-only Replicas in AG
Troubleshooting & maintenance

Dead Locking
Index’s Rebuild & Reorganise
Locks Types
Trace Flags

Mindmajix offers advanced SQL Server DBA interview questions and answers along with SQL Server DBA resume samples. Take a free sample practice test before appearing in the certification to improve your chances of scoring high.

Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics. Mindmajix verifies their technical background and expertise.


We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.

Trainer will provide the Environment/Server Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience and training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.

If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.
The Training itself is Real-time Project Oriented.

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

There are some Group discounts available if the participants are more than 2.

As we are one of the leading providers of Live Instructor LED training, We have customers from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Qatar, NZ, Singapore, Malaysia, India and other parts of the world. We are located in USA. Offering Online Training in Cities like

New York, New jersey, Dallas, Seattle, Baltimore, Houston, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Washington DC, Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Edison, Jacksonville, Towson, Salt Lake City, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Atlanta, Alexandria, Sunnyvale, Santa clara, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Franklin, Tacoma, California, Bellevue, Austin, Charlotte, Garland, Raleigh-Cary, Boston, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Gilbert, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, Peoria, Honolulu, Columbus, Raleigh, Nashville, Plano, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Saint John, Vancouver, Richmond, Mississauga, Saskatoon, Kingston, Kelowna, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Dubbai, Doha, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Wellington, Auckland etc…

The Mindmajix Sellf-Paced Training is for candidates who enjoy learning at their own pace. Our Self-Paced program is comprised of :

Provision to one-on-one sessions,

24/7 Live Support,

Time-to-time doubt clearance,

All these features come as a benefit for the trainees attempting the training.

Yes. You as a learner enjoy the fullest benefits of converting from Self-Paced training to Instructor-Led training at any point of time during the course. 

At Mindmajix, we avail Self-Paced Training and Online Instructor-Led Training provided by Industry experienced professionals. Along with them, we specialize in Corporate Training, particularly designed for business organizations. Our elaborately designed Demo Sessions make your vision clear for the subject and motivate you to opt the newer technologies in the industry.

How to become a Certified SQL Server Database Administrator? 

Microsoft offers a wide range of different certifications for SQL Server. These certifications promote you as an Exceptional DBA. At the beginning, Microsoft introduced two different types of SQL Server certifications namely:

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

These certifications can help candidates aspire to their rewarding job positions. By opting for our well-structured training at Mindmajix, candidates can gain knowledge to enter the lucrative domain of SQL Server DBA and earn the certification.

For more information regarding various types of certification available, please go through the SQL Server DBA Certification and register through it.

MindMajix SQL Server DBA Course Completion Certificate

Mindmajix guarantees that the educational experience you gain will deliver value even after you complete the course with its course completion certificate. This will undoubtedly be one of the valuable certifications for your career path and your first step in building a career in this course. You can earn this after successful completion of your project work and can get your CV noticed. It also shows you are motivated to learn and that you have genuine expertise.

Mindmajix Advantages

  • Expert Instructors
  • Practical Implementation
  • Real- time Case Studies
  • Lifetime Access thru LMS
  • Job Readiness
  • Resume Building
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  • R

    Mindmajix SQL Server DBA Training covered each topic with interesting lectures. The presentation of materials was good making it easy to understand even for the beginners.
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    The course structure was awesome. After attaining the Mindmajix SQL Server DBA Training, now, I look forward to beginning my career in it.