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Microsoft - Cloud Workshop: Data Platform Upgrade and Migration

Duration

Duration:

Only 1 Day

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 1-day Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Data Platform Upgrade and Migration course, you'll get the skills you need to build a Proof-of-Concept (POC) and conduct a site analysis that compares cost, performance and effort required to migrate from Oracle to SQL server.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), will guide you through how to take advantage of new SQL Server features to improve performance and resiliency, and how to migrate from an old version of SQL Server to the newest version, whilst considering the impact of migrating from on-premises to the cloud.

You'll also get the skills you need to evaluate the dependent applications and reports that may need to be updated and come up with a migration plan.

During the workshop you'll learn how to:

  • Migrate from Oracle to SQL Server using SQL Server Migration Assistant
  • Migrate between different SQL Server editions using Data Migration Assistant
  • Use advanced SQL Server features, such as JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data store, table compression, Transparent Data Encryption, and clustered ColumnStore indexing
  • Consider the steps required to update existing applications to use the new data platform
  • Analyze and improve database performance
  • Implement high availability using Stretch Database and AlwaysOn Availability Groups

You'll be immersed in the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which combines theory and practical skills to help you retain information faster.

If you're a cloud architect and IT professional with architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in cloud technologies and would like to learn more about Azure, this course is ideal for you.

Six reasons why you should sit your Data Platform Upgrade and Migration course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Data Platform Upgrade and Migration trained in just 1 day.
  2. Our Data Platform Upgrade and Migration course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more Data Platform Upgrade and Migration. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  4. You’ll learn Data Platform Upgrade and Migration faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying Data Platform Upgrade and Migration with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 77,136 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study Data Platform Upgrade and Migration courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Benefits

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Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

MOC 40514B: Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Data Platform Upgrade and Migration

Module 1: Whiteboard Design Session - Data platform upgrade and migration

Lessons

  • Review the customer case study
  • Design a proof of concept solution
  • Present the solution

Module 2: Hands-on Lab - Data platform upgrade and migration

Lessons

  • Deploy SQL Server instances
  • Migrate SQL Server to Azure SQL Database using DMS
  • Post upgrade enhancement
  • Setup Oracle 11g Express Edition
  • Migrate the Oracle database to SQL Server 2017
  • Migrate the Application

What's Included

Microsoft Official Courseware:

  • Course 40514B: Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Data Platform Upgrade and Migration

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you should have:

  • Experience in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies
  • 300-level of architectural expertise in infrastructure and solutions design

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Excellent setup. By far the most intensive way to study."
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"I was a little dubious to begin with, but I was soon pleasantly surprised. The trainer was excellent and the facilities were great, which made the experience really good."
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"Really good course. The trainer was very knowledgeable. Good experience doing the remote sessions, labs were really helpful too."
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