In this hands-on lab scenario, your organization, Awesome Company, is reducing its on-site footprint and moving as many databases as possible to the cloud. As part of this effort, you have provisioned an Azure SQL Server virtual machine and are in the process of moving a sales database there. This database requires particular maintenance on a regular basis, so you need to set up a mechanism for automating these tasks. Performing the actions of this lab will help you become familiar with using maintenance plans to automate SQL Server maintenance tasks.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Set Up the Environment
acwebdatabase from the GitHub repo, but use the name
- Create a Maintenance Plan for Indexes and Statistics
Create a maintenance plan for
acsalesthat will rebuild all indexes once a week and update all statistics every day.
- Create a Maintenance Plan for Integrity Checks
Create a maintenance plan to check the integrity of all databases once per week.