Upgrading your Skills to SQL Server 2016 (10986)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

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.

This course replaces !MS-10977.

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.


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
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 1,149.-
  • SA Voucher: 3
Dates and Booking
E-Learning MOC on Demand
Modality: P
Price (excl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 400.-
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Middle East
United Arab Emirates
18/02/2018 - 20/02/2018 Dubai Course language: English
27/05/2018 - 29/05/2018 Dubai Course language: English
26/08/2018 - 28/08/2018 Dubai Course language: English
18/11/2018 - 20/11/2018 Dubai Course language: English
18/02/2018 - 20/02/2018 Doha Course language: English
Saudi Arabia
02/09/2018 - 04/09/2018 Riyadh Course language: English
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.