Database Administration

Learn how to become a database administrator with Pluralsight’s professionally authored database administration (DBA) courses. Our authors, top experts in this field, offer real-world experience and consultative insights not found elsewhere. Learn the tricks of the trade in all of the major database platforms, including Oracle, SQL and more. Our database admin courses cater to all types of DBAs, including systems DBAs, development DBAs and application DBAs.

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Part 1 of 3 in the SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) series. This SQL Server 2012 administration course covers how to configure and maintain an enterprise data management system. You'll learn SQL profiler, SQL server agent, basic high availability principles, and proper...
This is a practical course for someone new to relational databases that moves you through basic concepts right into real-world usage, demonstrating core tasks in Microsoft SQL Server itself. You'll not only gain new knowledge, but cement that knowledge by seeing it in action and being able to...
Part 3 of 3 in the SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) series. This SQL Server 2012 administration course covers how to configure and maintain an enterprise data management system. You'll learn SQL profiler, SQL server agent, basic high availability principles, and proper...
Part 1 of 3 in the SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration series. This course will teach database administrators and developers advanced database infrastructure design, optimization, maintenance, troubleshooting and security. To get the most out of this course, you should have at...
Part 2 of 3 in the SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) series. This SQL Server 2012 administration course covers how to configure and maintain an enterprise data management system. You'll learn SQL profiler, SQL server agent, basic high availability principles, and proper...
Part 1 of 2 in the SQL Server 2012 Querying (70-461) series is designed to teach students how to query and work with a SQL Server 2012 database. Skills gained will include querying a database using joins and data aggregations and query optimization. This course includes basic management of...
Azure SQL Database is Microsoft's Database as a Service in the cloud. This course, Azure SQL Database for the SQL Server DBA, will show you some of the similarities to SQL Server but also why experienced DBAs will still need to learn some of the key differences. You will get to see the...
How do you configure Windows correctly for running SQL Server 2016? How do you choose a RAID level for the SQL Server storage? Which installation options should you choose for SQL Server, and how do you keep SQL Server up-to-date after installing it? This course, SQL Server: Installing and...
Part 2 of 3 in the SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration series. This course will teach database administrators and developers advanced database infrastructure design, optimization, maintenance, troubleshooting and security. To get the most out of this course, you should have at...
Part 3 of 3 in the SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration series will teach database administrators and developers advanced database infrastructure design, optimization, maintenance, troubleshooting and security. To get the most out of this course, you should have at least one year of...