SQL Server Performance Tuning Master Class (Online)

40 hours. 4 hours per day. 10 Days. Mon-Fri. Online.

Have you ever been to Army-Training? When was the last time you had a brain-melting experience? Welcome to the most rigorous SQL training you ever had. This 40-hour course is designed to give you the right amount of internals and loads of practical tuning & optimization techniques that you can put into production right away. The course will be taught by Amit Bansal, Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server. As part of the class, all participants will get a 1-year FREE subscription to SQLMaestros Video Courses.


Friendly Title SQL Server Performance Tuning
Class Title SQL Server Internals, Troubleshooting & Performance Tuning
Trainer Amit Bansal
Delivery Type Online. Read about our online delivery model.
Delivery Format Total 40 hours. 4 hours each day. Monday to Friday. Two consecutive weeks.
Date 14 June to 18 June 2021

21 June to 25 June 2021

Time 10.30 am to 2.30 pm (Eastern Time US). View in your own time zone.
Recordings Full class recordings will be made available to the trainees (On-Demand Streaming).
Hands-On Trainees can practice labs/demos along with the instructor or later, whatever is convenient. Training material will be shared with the participants beforehand.
Price USD 1499 until March 31, 2021

USD 1699 (April 1 to April 30, 2021)

USD 1899 (May 1 to May 31, 2021)

USD 2099 (June 1 to June 14, 2021)

* Group discounts available (write to classes@SQLMaestros.com)

* Prices are subject to change without prior notice

Level Advanced to Expert (Level 300 to 400)
Pre-requisites At least two years of genuine working experience with SQL Server
Key Highlights
  • Comprehensive & Advanced covering most important areas.
  • 40 hours of deep dive learning.
  • True level 300-400 content.
  • Gain real-world knowledge, get real-world exposure.
  • Get your own copy of SQLMaestros course material + Scripts.
  • Packed with real-world demos and examples.
  • Apply your learning into production right away.
  • Course Completion Certificate (Digital).
  • Full Class Recordings will be available for 12 months on-demand subscription.
  • Practice Labs/Demos at your own pace
Course Outline Module 1: SQL Server Architecture, Scheduling & Waits

  • SQL Server Components and SQL OS
  • Waits and Queues
  • Query Lifecycle
  • Connections -> Sessions -> Requests -> Tasks -> Workers -> Threads
  • Common Wait Types in SQL Server, identification & diagnosis

Module 2: CPU Performance Monitoring & Tuning

  • Troubleshooting CPU Performance
  • Identifying, troubleshooting & tuning workload patterns that cause excessive CPU

Module 3: SQL Server Tempdb Internals & Tuning

  • Tempdb Internals
  • Identifying, troubleshooting & tuning workload patterns that cause excessive Tempdb usage

Module 4: SQL Server I/O Internals & Tuning

  • Core Concepts
  • IO Setup and Testing
  • SQL Server IO Patterns
  • Identifying, troubleshooting & tuning workload patterns that cause excessive IO

Module 5: SQL Server Memory Internals & Troubleshooting

  • Windows Memory Internals
  • SQL Server Memory Internals & Troubleshooting
  • Identifying, troubleshooting & tuning workload patterns that cause excessive Memory Usage

Module 6: Concurrency and Transactions

  • Concurrency and Transactions
  • Locking Internals
  • Troubleshooting Blocking Scenarios
  • Troubleshooting Deadlocks

Module 7: Query Execution and Query Plan Analysis

  • Query Execution and Optimizer Internals
  • Analyzing Query Plans

Module 8: Statistics and Index Internals

  • Statistics Internals
  • Cardinality Estimation Internals
  • Index Internals

Module 9: Query Tuning

  • Understanding common patterns & antipatterns
  • Troubleshooting Slow Running Queries
  • Identify Plan Quality Issues
  • Optimizing T-SQL code/Rewriting
  • Optimizing Stored Procedures
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples

Module 10: Index Tuning

  • Indexing Techniques
  • Indexing Strategies
  • Real World Index Tuning Examples

Module 11: Plan Caching and Recompilation

  • Plan Cache Internals
  • Troubleshooting Plan Cache Issues

Module 12: Extended Events

  • Extended Events core concepts
  • Implementing Extended Events

Module 13: Monitoring, Tracing and Baselining

  • Tools & Techniques
  • Monitoring and Tracing
  • Baselining and Benchmarking

Module 14: SQL Server New Features

  • New Tuning Features in Latest Versions of SQL Server
Trainer’s Bio Amit R S Bansal is a SQL Server Specialist at SQLMaestros (brand of eDominer Systems). He leads the SQL and BI practice with a much-focused team providing consulting, training and content development services to more than 160+ SQL customers globally. He frequently speaks at international conferences including Data Platform Summit, MS Ignite (US), SQLBits (UK), PASS Summit (US) & SQL Saturday events across the globe. Amit is also honored with Microsoft Regional Director status, MVP award and Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server credential. Amit has been working with SQL Server since 1999 and has been part of countless mission critical SQL deployments. Performance Tuning in SQL Server is his core area of expertise. His videos are available on YouTube. To learn more about Amit, Click Here
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