Components, architecture, and nature of a BI solution
Create a multidimensional database with analysis services
Implement dimensions in a cube
Implement measures and measure groups in a cube
Use MDX syntax
Customize a cube
Implement a tabular database
Use DAX to query a tabular model
Use data mining for predictive analysis
Who Should Attend?
Data analysts and power information workers
Database professionals who fulfill a BI developer role and create enterprise BI solutions and whose primary responsibilities include:
Implementing multidimensional databases by using SSAS
Creating tabular semantic data models for analysis by using SSAS
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Experience of querying data usingTransact-SQL.
Querying Data with Transact-SQL (20761)
Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse (M20767)
What You Will Learn:
1. Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
Introduction to Business Intelligence
Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform
2. Create Multidimensional Databases
Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
Create Data Sources and Data Source Views
Overview of Cube Security
3. Working Cubes and Dimensions
Define Attribute Hierarchies
Implementing Sorting and Grouping Attributes
Slowly Changing Dimensions
4. Working with Measures and Measure Groups
Working with Measures
Working with Measure Groups
5. Introduction to Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Add Calculations to a Cube
Use MDX to Query a Cube
6. Customize Cube Functionality
Implement Key Performance Indicators
7. Implement a Tabular Data Model by Using Analysis Services
Introduction to Tabular Data Models
Create a Tabular Data Model
Use an Analysis Services Tabular Model in an Enterprise BI Solution
8. Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)
Using Dax to create Calculated Columns and Measures in a Tabular Data Model
9. Perform Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
Overview of Data Mining
Create a Custom Data Mining Solution
Validate a Data Mining Model
Connecting to and Consume a Data Mining Model
Using the Data Mining add-in for Excel
The focus of this 3-day instructor-led course is on creating managed enterprise BI solutions. It describes how to implement both multidimensional and tabular data models and how to create cubes, dimensions, measures, and measure groups. This course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-768.
This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20768: Developing SQL Data Models
RELATED CERTIFICATIONS Earning an MCSA: SQL 2016 Business Intelligence Development certification validates your extract, transform, and load (ETL) and data warehouse skills, along with those for implementing BI solutions using multidimensional and tabular data models and online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes. This certification will qualify you for a position as a BI developer.
Follow-On Courses: Managing SQL Business Intelligence Operations (M10988)
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