Course description

Learn the features and capabilities of SQL Server 2016.

Update your SQL Server skills with this introduction to the new features of SQL Server 2016. You’ll learn the new features for performance, security, availability and scalability, reporting and Power BI, data access, and SQL Server OLAP, and you’ll learn about new SQL Server cloud functionality.

Each individual Microsoft Official Course On-Demand includes 3 months (or 12 months with purchase of Microsoft Total Access Collection) of 24x7 access to the following:

What You’ll Learn

New SQL Server cloud functionality.

Who Needs to Attend

Prerequisites

In addition to your professional experience, you should have the following technical knowledge:

Follow-on Courses

Course Outline

1. . Introduction to SQL Server 2016

• Overview of SQL Server 2016

• SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components

• Installing SQL Server 2016

• SQL Server Management Studio Enhancements

2. What’s New in SQL Server Performance

• Operational Analytics

• In-memory OLTP Enhancements

• The Query Data Store

• Native JSON

• Temporal Tables

3. What’s New in SQL Server Security?

• Using Always Encrypted

• Row-level Security

• Dynamic Data Masking

4. What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?

• Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups

• What’s New with tempdb?Using Windows Server 2016

• PowerShell 5.0

5. What’s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI?

• Reporting Services Enhancements

• PowerBI Enhancements

• Mobile Report Publisher

6. What’s New in SQL Server Data Access?

• PolyBase

• Enhancements to Integration Services

• Working with SSIS and Azure

7. New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

• New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

• What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services

8. What’s New for SQL Server in the Cloud?

• Stretch Database

• Enhanced Backups to Azure

• Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud

• What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database

Labs

Lab 1: Exploring SQL Server 2016

• Key elements of SQL Server 2016

• Components and editions of SQL Server 2016

• Install SQL Server 2016

• Enhancement to SQL Server Management Studio

Lab 2: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Performance Improvements

• Use of Columnstore indexes for operational analytics

• Enhancements to in-memory OLTP

• Use the query data store

• Use Native JSON

• Use temporal tables

Lab 3: Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements

• Implement a logical design for a data warehouse

• Implement a physical design for a data warehouse

Lab 4: Monitoring tempdb

• Enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups

• What’s new in database caching

• Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016

Lab 5: Implementing PowerBI

• Enhancements to reporting services

• Enhancements to PowerBI

Lab 6: Exploring the new features of SQL Server Integrated services (SSIS)

• Install PolyBase

• Enhancements to SSIS

Lab 7: OLAP with SQL Server

• New and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP

• New and enhanced features in SQL Server analysis services

Lab 8: Using Stretch Database

• Stretch databases and why you would use them

• Enhanced backup options

• SQL Server hybrid cloud

• What’s new in SQL Server Azure database