Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 20332B

Description

This course examines how to plan, configure, and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. Special areas of focus include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, Business Connectivity Services, social computing features, productivity and collaboration platforms and features, business intelligence solutions, enterprise content management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. The course also examines how to optimize the Search experience, how to develop and implement a governance plan and how to perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013.

The course track is targeted at experienced IT Professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or cloud. In addition, Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers would benefit from understanding of managing SharePoint Server 2013.

The training addresses three audiences:

Existing SharePoint 2010 customers and partners who need to understand the major changes in SharePoint 2013. In addition there have been other improvements in tools and methodologies.
Customer who are new to SharePoint. SharePoint market size is growing significantly and is expected to continue to grow, so there are many new customers with no previous experience.
Customers running a previous version of SharePoint (SharePoint 2003 and SharePoint 2007) which did not upgrade to SharePoint 2010, so are not familiar with the architecture of SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Server 2013.
After completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe the core features of SharePoint 2013
Plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
Plan and implement a service application architecture for a SharePoint 2013 deployment
Configure and manage Business Connectivity Services features in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
Plan and configure social computing features
Plan and configure productivity and collaboration platforms and features
Plan and configure Business Intelligence solutions
Optimize the search experience for an enterprise environment
Plan and configure enterprise content management in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
Plan and configure a web content management infrastructure to meet business requirements
Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
Configure and manage apps in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment
Develop and implement a governance plan for SharePoint Server 2013
Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

Completed Course 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, successful completion of Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint 2013, or equivalent skills.
At least one year’s experience of mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design.
Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
Deployed and managed applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
Administered Internet Information Services (IIS).
Configured Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
Managed an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
Implemented Claims-based security.

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Enterprise Data Architecture

As organizations grow to enterprise scale, their IT infrastructure requirements become more complex and the network environment often includes an increasing number of servers, client computers, network segments, and other components. Because data is fundamental to most IT operations, careful thought must be given to the provisioning and management of databases across the enterprise.

Lessons

Considerations for Enterprise Data
Assessing an Existing Infrastructure
Lab : Assessing an Existing Enterprise Data Infrastructure

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the considerations for enterprise data infrastructure.
Use the MAP Toolkit to assess an existing enterprise data environment.

Module 2: Multi-Server Configuration Management

When an enterprise infrastructure includes multiple database servers, it can be useful to standardize and enforce configuration settings in order to ensure compliance and manageability. This module discusses Policy-Based Management in SQL Server, and describes how it can be used together with enterprise configuration management tools such as Microsoft System Center to aid enterprise database server management.

Lessons

Policy-Based Management
Microsoft System Center
Lab : Planning and Implementing Policy-Based Management

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Implement Policy-Based Management
Describe how System Center can be used to manage database infrastructure

Module 3: Monitoring SQL Server 2014 Health

This module describes Data Collector and the SQL Server Utility Control Point (UCP), two features of SQL Server 2014 that enable you to perform in-depth health monitoring across the enterprise.

Lessons

Introduction to Health Monitoring
Data Collector
SQL Server Utility
Lab : Monitoring SQL Server Health

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the options for multi-server health monitoring in SQL Server 2014.
Describe and configure Data Collector.
Describe and configure SQL Server Utility.

Module 4: Consolidating Database Workloads with SQL Server 2014

This module provides an overview of the benefits of consolidating database workloads by using SQL Server 2014, and describes the different options for implementing a consolidation strategy. It also describes how you can manage a consolidated infrastructure in various scenarios.

Lessons

Considerations for Database Server Consolidation
Managing Resources in a Consolidated Database Infrastructure
Lab : SQL Server Consolidation

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the considerations for consolidating databases and database servers.
Explain the options for managing resources in various consolidation scenarios.

Module 5: Introduction to Cloud Data Solutions

Cloud computing has risen to prominence very rapidly within the world of IT, and many organizations have implemented or are planning to implement cloud-based solutions that encompass all or part of their infrastructure. This module describes some of the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and outlines how to include SQL Server 2014 in a private cloud infrastructure.

Lessons

Overview of Cloud Computing
SQL Server in a Private Cloud
Lab : Preparing a SQL Server Installation in a Virtual Machine Template

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Explain the fundamental concepts behind cloud computing, and describe the technologies that underpin Microsoft cloud solutions.
Describe how to provide SQL Server based data services in a private cloud infrastructure.

Module 6: Introduction to High Availability in SQL Server 2014

Maintaining highly available database services is vital in a 24 hour operating environment. SQL Server 2014 includes many features that can help organizations to deliver the levels of service they require to drive their businesses. This module explains the different ways that you can implement high availability by using SQL Server 2014. It also describes how to use log shipping to promote resilience for individual user databases.

Lessons

High Availability Concepts and Options in SQL Server 2014
Log Shipping
Lab : Using Log Shipping

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the core concepts and options for implementing high availability in SQL Server 2014.
Describe how to implement high availability for individual databases by using log shipping.

Module 7: Clustering with Windows Server and SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2014 is closely integrated with the Windows Server Failover Clustering feature in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, enabling you to create enterprise-class clustering solutions that can deliver comprehensive high availability and disaster recovery solutions. This module explains how Windows Server Failover Clustering and SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances work, and describes how to implement clustering to protect service availability.

Lessons

Introduction to Windows Server Failover Clustering
SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances
Lab : Implementing an AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instance

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the key benefits and features of Windows Server Failover Clustering.
Describe how to use SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances to maintain high availability for SQL Server instances.

Module 8: AlwaysOn Availability Groups

SQL Server 2014 includes AlwaysOn Availability Groups to provide high availability for groups of databases. This module describes AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2014, explains the key concepts of AlwaysOn Availability Groups, and describes how you can use them to maintain highly available databases.

Lessons

Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Working with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Considerations for Using AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Lab : Implementing and Testing an AlwaysOn Availability Group

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the fundamental concepts and terminology for AlwaysOn Availability Groups.
Explain how work with AlwaysOn Availability Groups.
Module 9: Planning High Availability and Disaster Recovery

This module describes the planning considerations for high availability and disaster recovery, and provides common implementation scenarios for on-premises, hybrid, and Microsoft Azure environments.

Lessons

High Availability and Disaster Recovery with SQL Server 2014
SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions
Lab : Planning High Availability and Disaster Recovery

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Explain the considerations for implementing high availability and disaster recovery by using SQL Server 2014, and describe some common scenarios.
Explain the considerations for implementing high availability and disaster recovery by using SQL Server 2014 and Microsoft Azure services, and describe some common scenarios.

Module 10: Replicating Data

SQL Server replication enables you to copy and distribute data and database objects to other computers and locations in your enterprise, which can improve availability and scalability. This module provides an overview of SQL Server replication and explains the agents used to implement replication. It also describes some common replication scenarios, how to design an appropriate replication system for your requirements, and how to monitor and troubleshoot replication.

Lessons

SQL Server Replication
Planning Replication
Lab : Planning and Implementing Replication

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe SQL Server replication.
Identify an appropriate replication solution for a particular scenario.

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