Practice Lab 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

$204.49 incl. vat


duration: 22 hours |

access duration: 180 days |


Through this Practice Lab you will receive hands-on experience regarding configuring, managing and troubleshooting of a SQL database infrastucture. By performing tasks in a real SQL environment you will improve your practical knowledge and skills o the various exam subjects. You will perform practical exercises regarding back up data in SQL Server 2016, managing database integrit an queries, developing and managing operators and SQL Server Alerts and far more.


After completing you have extensive independent experience with configuring, managing and troubleshooting of a SQL database infrastructure. You are also prepared for the official Microsoft exam 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure.


You have successfully finished a training course for the certification exam.

Target audience

System Administrator, Database Administrators


Practice Lab 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

22 hours

Implementing Failover Cluster Instances

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Creating a Failover Cluster with a Single Node
  • Exercise 2 - Managing the Failover Cluster
  • Summary

Managing Statistics

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Statistics
  • Summary

Piecemeal Restore of Database and File Groups

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Piecemeal Restore of Database
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Piecemeal Restore of File Groups
  • Summary

Managing Operators

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Alerts and Operators
  • Summary

Monitoring the Database Activity

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Managing Activity Monitor
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Performance Monitor
  • Summary

Managing a Query Store

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Query Store
  • Summary

Backup and Connection Encryption

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Configuring Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to Encrypt Data
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Encrypted Backup Files
  • Summary

Data Encryption

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Encrypting Data Using Keys
  • Exercise 2 - Managing Column-Level Encryption
  • Exercise 3 - Managing Encryption and Decryption of Files Using Transparent Data Encryption
  • Summary

Configuring Audits for SQL Server

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Managing Server-Level Audit
  • Exercise 2 - Managing Database-Level Audit
  • Exercise 3 - Working with SQL Server Audit Log
  • Summary

Configuring Log Shipping

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Setting up Log Shipping using SQL Server Management Studio
  • Exercise 2 - Setting up Log Shipping using Transact-SQL
  • Summary

Maintaining Database Integrity

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with DBCC Commands
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Suspect Pages Table
  • Exercise 3 - Restoring a Database
  • Summary

Configuring Security Options

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Row-Level Security
  • Exercise 2 - Securing Sensitive Data
  • Summary

Working with Restore Options

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Managing Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Page Restore
  • Exercise 3 - Automating SQL Server Restores
  • Summary

Managing Indexes

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Handling Indexes
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Types of Indexes
  • Summary

Backup to Azure

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Creating Windows Azure Storage Objects and SQL Server Credential
  • Exercise 2 - Performing a Full Database Backup to the Windows Azure Blob Storage Service
  • Exercise 3 - Performing a Restore from the Full Database Backup
  • Summary

Implementing Availability Groups

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Configuring Always On Availability Groups
  • Exercise 2 - Creating a New Availability Group
  • Summary

Using Trace and Extended Events

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with SQL Server Profiler
  • Exercise 2 - Monitoring System Activity Using Extended Events
  • Summary

Manage Database Object Permissions

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Managing SQL Server Logins, Database Users, and Roles
  • Exercise 2 - Working with Database Permissions
  • Summary

Monitoring SQL Server

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Policies
  • Exercise 2 - Configuring Database Mail
  • Exercise 3 - Using Database Mail
  • Summary

Backing Up Databases

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Working with Jobs
  • Exercise 2 - Managing Schedules
  • Exercise 3 - Working with Transaction Logs
  • Summary

Configuring Data Collection and UCP

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Configuring the Management Data Warehouse
  • Exercise 2 - Managing System Data Collection Sets
  • Exercise 3 - Working with Utility Control Point
  • Summary

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We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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