Professional Azure SQL Database Administration [eLearning]

More Information
  • Build a new Azure SQL Database or migrate to it from an on-premise SQL Database
  • Backup, restore, secure, and scale an Azure SQL Database
  • Monitor and tune an Azure SQL Database
  • Implement the high availability and disaster recovery features
  • Automate common management tasks with PowerShell
  • Develop a scalable cloud solution with SQL Database

Azure SQL Database is the cloud version of SQL Server. It differs in terms of management, maintenance and administration. It’s important to know how to administer SQL Database so that you can get the most out of the features that it provides. You will learn different management aspects of an Azure SQL Database, such as migration, backup and restoration, pricing, security, scalability, monitoring and performance optimization, high availability and disaster recovery. You’ll start by understanding the architecture of the Azure SQL Database and its service tiers. Through a narrative of a DBA, who is migrating from a traditional on-premises system to Azure SQL Database, this course will explain the concepts by using different scenarios you might come across while working with Azure SQL Database. If you are interested in developing new or migrating existing applications with Azure SQL Database, then this course is for you.

  • Explains data management aspects, such as security, high availability, and disaster recovery
  • Explains various features using everyday work scenarios as examples
  • Paves an easy-to-follow path for navigating through concepts
Course Length 4 hours 58 minutes
ISBN 9781789535495
Date Of Publication 27 Sep 2018


Gethyn Ellis

Gethyn Ellis has over eighteen years of experience with SQL Server and for past ten years he has been working on Azure. He is an Microsoft certified trainer. He also trains and is a consultant for SQL Server. Prior to this he has worked with Packt and written books on "Getting Started SQL Server 2014 Administration" , "Microsoft Azure laaS Essentials", and Professional Azure SQL Database Administration.

Ahmad Osama

Ahmad Osama works for Pitney Bowes Pvt Ltd as a database engineer and is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. In his day to day job at Pitney Bowes, he works on developing and maintaining high performance on-premises and cloud SQL Server OLTP environments, building CI/CD environments for databases and automation. Other than his day to day work, he regularly speaks at user group events and webinars conducted by the Dataplatformlabs community.