The Microsoft 70-764 SQL Server 2016 Administration course prepares student for the Microsoft Certification Exam 70-764. By the end of this course, you will be able to administer a Microsoft SQL 2016 server. This Microsoft 70-764 SQL Server 2016 Administration course is for students intended for IT professionals responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server environment. Students preparing for the 70-764 exam will typically will have at least 2 years of experience working with SQL Server. Microsoft recommends having experience setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access. You will be able to engage these topics on multiple platforms, including SQL Server 2016, SQL Server v.Next on Linux, and Azure SQL Databases. Students studying for the Microsoft Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure exam are database professionals who perform installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. In this Microsoft 70-764 SQL Server course, you will learn are how to configure Cell-level Encryption, Transparent Data Encryption, Always Encrypted, Backup Encryption, Connection Encryption, and Encryption Troubleshooting and ending with creating an Availability Group, manage failover, configure read-only routing and create distributed availability groups. Examining topics through the lenses of various platforms, comparing what they look like in SQL Server 2016, SQL Server v.Next on Linux, and Azure SQL Databases.