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(6408) Designing BI Solutions Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20467)

Code: 6408 v0821
Tuition (USD): $3095
Length: 5Days

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Skills Gained:
Plan the components of a BI solution Plan a BI infrastructure Design a data warehouse Design an ETL solution Plan analytical data models Plan a BI delivery solution Design a Reporting Services solution Design an Excel reporting solution Plan a SharePoint Server BI solution Monitor and optimize a BI solution Plan for BI operations
Who Should Attend?
BI professionals such as BI architects or database professionals who need to design BI solutions
  • A basic understanding of dimensional modeling (star schema) for data warehouses
  • The ability to create Integration Services packages that include control flows and data flows
  • The ability to create a basic multidimensional cube with Analysis Services
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What You Will Learn:
  • 1. Plan a BI Solution
  • Elements of a BI Solution
  • The Microsoft BI Platform
  • Planning a BI Project
  • 2. Plan SQL Server Business Intelligence Infrastructure
  • Considerations for BI Infrastructure
  • Plan Data Warehouse Hardware
  • 3. Design a Data Warehouse
  • Data Warehouse Design Overview
  • Design Dimension Tables
  • Design Fact Tables
  • Design a Data Warehouse Physical Implementation
  • 4. Design an ETL Solution
  • ETL Overview
  • Plan Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loads
  • 5. Design Analytical Data Models
  • Introduction to Analytical Data Models
  • Design an Analytical Data Model
  • Design Dimensions
  • Enhance Data Models
  • 6. Plan a BI Delivery Solution
  • Considerations for Delivering BI
  • Common Reporting Scenarios
  • Choose a Reporting Tool
  • 7. Design a Reporting Services Solution
  • Plan a Reporting Services Solution
  • Design Reports
  • Plan Report Consistency
  • 8. Design a Microsoft Excel-Based Reporting Solution
  • Use Excel for Data Analysis and Reporting
  • PowerPivot and Power View for Excel
  • 9. Plan a SharePoint Server BI Solution
  • Introduction to SharePoint Server as a BI Platform
  • Plan Security for a SharePoint Server BI Solution
  • Plan Reporting Services Configuration
  • Plan PowerPivot Configuration
  • Plan for PerformancePoint Services
  • 10. Monitoring and Optimizing a BI Solution
  • Overview of BI Monitoring
  • Monitor and Optimize the Data Warehouse
  • Monitor and Optimize Analysis Services
  • Monitor and Optimize Reporting Services
  • 11. Operate a BI Solution
  • Overview of BI Solutions
  • ETL Operations
  • Data Warehouse Operations
  • Analysis Services Operations
  • Reporting Services Operations
Course Info:
In this course, you will learn how to design, implement, and maintain a Business Intelligence (BI) platform with Microsoft SQL Server 2014. You’ll learn to design a data warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions including: ETL, BI Delivery, Reporting Services, Excel Reporting, SharePoint Server BI along with how to monitor and optimize a BI solution.

You will learn big data concepts and analysis using Microsoft Azure HDInsight plus how to design, implement, and process big data solutions.

This course uses Microsoft SQL Server 2014.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course maps to skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft exam 70-467, and in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help prepare you for the exam.

MCSE: Data Management and Analytics

Follow-On Courses: None

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Learn to design, install, and maintain a Business Intelligence platform with Microsoft SQL Server 2014.