Course Overview
Duration : 3 Days
This three-day instructor-led course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

Who Should Attend
The primary audience for this course are existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2014 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2016. Additional this course is for existing SQL Server 2014 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2016 certification.

Course Certifications
This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014.

Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking

Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Sharepoint server 2013

Course Objectives
After completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016

Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance

Describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security

Describe what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability

Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBI in SQL Server 2016

Describe new and enhanced data access features

Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP

Describe new SQL Server cloud functionality

Course Content
Module 1 : Introduction to SQL Server 2016

Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016

Lessons

Overview of SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2016 Editions and Components

Installing SQL Server 2016

SQL Server Managaement Studio Enhancements

Lab : Installing SQL Server 2016

After completing this module , you will be able to ;

Describe the key elements of SQL Server 2016

Describe the components and eiditions of SQL Server 2016

Install SQL Server 2016

Describe the enhancemeng to SQL Server Management Studio

Module 2: What’s New in SQL Server Performance

This module describes new and enahcned features in SQL performance

Lessons

Columnstore Indexes for Operational Analytics

In-memory OLTP Enhancements

The Query Dat Store

Native JSON

Temporal Tables

Lab : Implemtning SQL Server 2016 Perfoormance Improvements

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Describe the use of Columnstore Indexes for operational analytics

Describe the enhancement to in-memory OLTP

Use the query datastore

Use Native JSON

Describe and use temporal tables

Module 3 : What’s New in SQL Server Security

This module describe new enhanced features in SQL Server security

Lessons

Using Always Encrypted

Row-level Security

Dynamic Data Masking

Lab : Implementing SQL Server 2016 Security Improvements

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Implement a logical design design for a data warehouse

Implement a physical design for a data warehouse

Module 4: What’s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability

This module introduces what’s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability

Lessons

Enhanced AlwaysOn Availability Groups

What’s New in Database Caching

Using Windows Server 2016

Lab : Availability and Scability with SQL Server 2016

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Describe the enhancements to AlwaysOn availability groups

Describe what’s new in database caching

Use Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016

Module 5 : What’s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI

This module introduces reporting and BI enhancements and new features in SQL Server 2016

Lessons

Reporting Services Enhancements

PowerBI Enhancements

Lab : Implementing PowerBI

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Descrcibe the enhancements to reporting services

Describe the enhancements to PowerBI

Module 6 : What’s New in SQL Server Data Access ?

At the ened of this module you will be able to describe data access enhancements in SQL Server 2016.

Lessons

PolyBase

Enhancements to Integration Services

Lab : Using PolyBase

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Describe and install PolyBase

Describe enhancements to SSIS

Module 7 : New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

This module describes enhancements in SQL Server OLAP

Lessons

New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP

What’s New in SQL Server Analysis Services

Lab : OLAP with SQL Server

After completing this module , you will be able to :

Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP

Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server Analysis services

Module 8 : What’s New for SQL Server in the Cloud

This module describes new SQL Server cloud functionality

Lessons

Stretch Database

Enhanced Backups to Azure

Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Hybrid Cloud

What’s New in SQL Server Azure Database

Lab : Using SQL Server in a Hybrid Cloud

After compelting this module you willl be able to :

Descrbe stretch databases and why you would use them

Understand the enhanced backup options

Be aware of SQL Server hybrid cloud

Describe what’s new in SQL Server Azure database