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Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance

by Kevin Hill

This course will teach you the basics of SQL Server architecture, installation, tools, and configuration in order to help you understand SQL Server administration.

What you'll learn

At the core of SQL Server is a thorough knowledge of database administration. In this course, Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance, you’ll learn the basics of installing and configuring SQL Server 2017. First, you’ll learn SQL Server history and architecture. Next, you’ll explore how to install SQL Server 2017. Then, you’ll discover how to use the SQL Server Tools. Finally, you’ll discover how to do basic SQL Server configuration. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a basic knowledge of SQL Server that will help you move forward in your understanding of database administration.

About the author

Kevin Hill is a career SQL Server DBA living in Dallas, TX. His specialties include HA/DR, Best Practice configuration, Performance tuning and teaching new and accidental DBAs

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