Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

log-ins, rolls, and permissions

Posted on 2015-01-29
3
Medium Priority
?
82 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-04
With over 10 years of experience in smaller databases, I am training myself for for wonderful world of SQL Server. Lately, I passed MTA 98-364 (Database Fundamental) at first attempt with 81/70 passing grade.

I am good data analyst but need to catch up with what is in SQL Server. With this long introduction, I ask my question now.

I am looking for text that an experienced DB Admin may put together for a junior admin like me to add log-ins, rolls and permissions. The intent here is to cover a wide range of possibilities for training and this will done all on a test installation.

Do you know any resources (books, links, etc.) that I can use and continue with my practice?

I am looking for a resource with substantial examples.
0
Comment
Question by:Mike Eghtebas
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Rich Weissler earned 2000 total points
ID: 40579561
As a starting point, I'd look at the security principals in MSDN.  If you're comfortable in the exam study guide format, and are looking to continue your studies with the idea of taking another Microsoft exam, you might pick up the MS Press Book on 70-462:Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases... because it'll give you the material you want to look at AFTER you've gotten the hang of security principals as well.  (I keep my 2008 version close at hand as a reference when I brainlock.)
0
 
LVL 34

Author Comment

by:Mike Eghtebas
ID: 40579587
I am preparing for 70-461 now. And I have read a lot about the login, roles, etc. and watched vidoes. At some point I will tackle 70-462. But what I need now is some instruction stated in my original post to get my feet wet. Of course I can start doing things (create logins etc. on my own, but I want some instructions with some thought and planing behind it).
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:Rich Weissler
ID: 40579604
Don't know what you're using as a reference for the Query fundamentals test, but I'd suggest adding Itzik Ben-Gan's T-SQL Fundamentals book to your sources.  With no reservations, I'd recommend his entire black book series if you go down the programming path.
0

Featured Post

Survive A High-Traffic Event with Percona

Your application or website rely on your database to deliver information about products and services to your customers. You can’t afford to have your database lose performance, lose availability or become unresponsive – even for just a few minutes.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In part one, we reviewed the prerequisites required for installing SQL Server vNext. In this part we will explore how to install Microsoft's SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04.
What if you have to shut down the entire Citrix infrastructure for hardware maintenance, software upgrades or "the unknown"? I developed this plan for "the unknown" and hope that it helps you as well. This article explains how to properly shut down …
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
Viewers will learn how to use the SELECT statement in SQL and will be exposed to the many uses the SELECT statement has.

721 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question