• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this challenge, you will implement a database migration strategy for a SQL Server database. First, you will configure an Azure virtual machine that hosts SQL Server, and then you will deploy and allow access to Azure SQL databases in an elastic pool. Next, you will migrate a database from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database, and then you will configure Azure Backup for a SQL Server database. Finally, you will add an index for query performance, and then you will analyze query performance by using Query Performance Insight. Note: Once you begin a challenge you will not be able to pause, save, or return to your progress. Please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge before you start.

Learning Objectives

In this challenge, you will implement a database migration strategy for a SQL Server database. First, you will configure an Azure virtual machine that hosts SQL Server, and then you will deploy and allow access to Azure SQL databases in an elastic pool. Next, you will migrate a database from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database, and then you will configure Azure Backup for a SQL Server database. Finally, you will add an index for query performance, and then you will analyze query performance by using Query Performance Insight. Note: Once you begin a challenge you will not be able to pause, save, or return to your progress. Please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge before you start.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services