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Managing SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery

In this sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure, learn how to design appropriate high availability and disaster recovery solutions in SQL Server with special attention to installation, configuration, and administration processes.

Preparing on-premises Active Directory for Azure AD Connect

Azure Active Directory Connect is Microsoft’s replacement for DirSync and Azure Active Directory Sync tools. In Skill 4.1 from Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, 2nd Edition, explore how to prepare your on-premises Active Directory environment for synchronization of user accounts, group accounts, and more.

Managing database concurrency in SQL Server

In this sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-762 Developing SQL Databases, explore skills related to the goal of managing database concurrency, including how to implement transactions, manage isolation levels, and more.

Configuring service authentication & account policies in Windows Server 2016

Many apps and services that you install on Windows Server run in the security context of a user account, known as a service account. In Skill 2.1 from Exam Ref 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016, learn how account policies enable you to control fundamental security features and how these features help secure your network—and…