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Module 2: Database Architecture

In this module, you will learn the following:

  • Schema and Data Structure (Objects)
  • Storage Architecture
    • Data Blocks, Extents, and Segments
    • Storage Allocation
    • Managing Extents and Pages
    • Tablespaces and Datafiles
    • SQL Server Data Files
    • Mapping of Tablespaces and Filegroups
  • Logging Model
  • Data Dictionary

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Module 2: Demo 1

In this demonstration you will see how to:

  • Connect to an instance
  • Review system databases
  • Review application or user databases

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Length: 4 Minutes 6 seconds


Module 2: Demo 2

In this demonstration you will learn how to:

  • View the dictionary with object explorer
  • View the data dictionary with catalog views
  • View the data dictionary within a database
  • View the data dictionary via system stored procedures

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Length: 9 Minutes 32 seconds