Optimizing Storage in SQL Server 2005

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


recognize how to optimize database storage and SQL Server performance

Target Audience

Developers who use Microsoft Office SQL Server 2005 and consultants providing consulting services for SQL Server 2005. individuals looking to pass the 70-442 PRO: Designing and Optimizing Data Access by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 certification exam and those individuals targeting toward the Microsoft certification: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Database Developer certification path


Three or more years database programming experience including expertise in troubleshooting triggers, queries, stored procedures, user-defined functions, and user-defined types writing Transact-SQL queries, performing database performance optimization, designing and troubleshooting the data access layer of the application, designing databases, implementing databases at the physical level, and gathering business requirements

Expected Duration

80 min.

Course Objectives

Optimizing Storage in SQL Server 2005

  • distinguish the different types of data supported by SQL Server 2005 and the different data types and their sizes.
  • recognize how to utilize null and large value data types to improve the performance of the SQL Server.
  • determine proper database design for optimal performance, using proper table structure and datatypes.
  • recognize how to use various methods, such as row width optimization, denormalization, and variable length columns to improve the performance of your database.