Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (M20466) M20466

Days: 5 day
Price: $2995

Course Details

In this course, you will learn the tools needed to create managed enterprise business intelligence (BI) solutions. You will learn about data modeling by creating multidimensional databases, cubes and dimensions, measures and measure groups, MDX fundamentals, analysis services, and Data Analysis Expressions (DAX). You will then learn how to create and publish reports using reporting services, report execution and delivery, SharePoint PerformancePoint Services, and data mining.

This course is designed for those interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or 2014 and covers the new features in SQL Server 2014 as well as the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-466 and along with on-the-job experience, helps you prepare for the exam.

Course Agenda

1. Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling

• Elements of an Enterprise BI Solution
• The Microsoft Enterprise BI Platform

2. Create Multidimensional Databases

• Multidimensional Analysis
• Create Data Sources and Data Source Views
• Create a Cube
• Cube Security

3. Work with Cubes and Dimensions

• Configure Dimensions
• Attribute Hierarchies
• Sorting and Grouping Hierarchies

4. Work with Measures and Measure Groups

• Define Fact Tables
• Associate Dimensions with Measures

5. Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)

• MDX Fundamentals
• Add Calculations to a Cube
• Using MDX to Query a Cube

6. Customize Cube Functionality

• Implement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
• Implement Actions, Perspectives, and Translations

7. Implement an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model

• Analysis Services Tabular Data Models
• Create a Tabular Data Model
• Analysis Services Tabular Data Models in an Enterprise BI Solution

8. Data Analysis Expression (DAX)

• DAX Fundamentals
• Enhance a Tabular Data Model with DAX

9. Implement Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services

• Reporting Services
• Create a Report with Report Designer
• Grouping and Aggregating Data in a Report
•  Show Data Graphically
• Filter Reports using Parameters

10. Automate Report Execution and Delivery

• Manage Report Security
• Manage Report Execution
• Subscriptions and Data Alert
• Troubleshoot Reporting Services

11. Deliver BI with SharePoint PerformancePoint Services

• SharePoint Server as a BI Platform and PerformancePoint Services
• PerformancePoint Data Sources and Time Intelligence
• Reports, Scorecards, and Dashboards

12. Perform Predictive Analysis with Data Mining

• Data Mining
• Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Excel
• Create a Data Mining Solution
• Validate a Data Model
• Consume Data Mining Data