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Developing SQL Data Models

Developing SQL Data Models

Course ID: 20768C 3 Days
   

Developing SQL Data Models

Overview

The focus of this 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.

Description

Audience

The primary audience for this course are database professionals who need to fulfil BI Developer role to create enterprise BI solutions.
Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing multidimensional databases by using SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Creating tabular semantic data models for analysis by using SQL Server Analysis Services

Certifications

MCSA: SQL 2016 Business Intelligence Development

Exam

70-768

Investment

Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD3,500
Malaysia: MYR2,500
Indonesia: IDR6,000,000
India: USD1,500

PREREQUISITES

  • Experience of querying data using Transact-SQL

OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the 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

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • The Microsoft business intelligence platform

Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases

  • Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
  • Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Creating a Cube
  • Overview of Cube Security
  • Configure SSAS
  • Monitoring SSAS

Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions

  • Configuring Dimensions
  • Defining Attribute Hierarchies
  • Sorting and Grouping Attributes
  • Slowly Changing Dimensions

Module 4: Working with Measures and Measure Groups

  • Working with Measures
  • Working with Measure Groups

Module 5: Introduction to MDX

  • MDX fundamentals
  • Adding Calculations to a Cube
  • Using MDX to Query a Cube

Module 6: Customizing Cube Functionality

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • The Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Implementing Actions
  • Implementing Perspectives
  • Implementing Translations

Module 7: Implementing a Tabular Data Model by Using Analysis Services

  • Introduction to Tabular Data Models
  • Creating a Tabular Data Model
  • Using an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model in an Enterprise BI Solution

Module 8: Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)

  • DAX Fundamentals
  • Using DAX to Create Calculated Columns and Measures in a Tabular Data Model

Module 9: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining

  • Overview of Data Mining
  • Creating a Custom Data Mining Solution
  • Validating a Data Mining Model
  • Connecting to and Consuming a Data-Mining Model
  • Using the Data Mining add-in for Excel

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