Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training

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


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This Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course teaches students how to create managed enterprise BI solutions, implement multidimensional and tabular data models, deliver reports with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, create dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint Server PerformancePoint Services, and discover business insights by using data mining.

Note: This Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

Implementing analytical data models, such as OLAP cubes.
Implementing reports, and managing report delivery.
Creating business performance dashboards.
Supporting data mining and predictive analysis.

Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Training (M20466)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Class Prerequisites:

At least 2 years of experience working with relational databases, including:
Designing a normalized database.
Creating tables and relationships.
Querying with Transact-SQL.
Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).
An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.

What You Will Learn:

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 Data Model in SQL Server Analysis Services.
Use DAX to enhance a tabular model.
Create reports with Reporting Services.
Enhance reports with charts and parameters.
Manage report execution and delivery.
Implement a dashboard in SharePoint Server with PerformancePoint Services.
Use Data Mining for Predictive Analysis.

Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling

Elements of an Enterprise BI Solution
The Microsoft Enterprise BI Platform
Planning an Enterprise BI Project

Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases

Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
Creating a Cube
Overview of Cube Security

Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions

Configuring Dimensions
Defining Attribute Hierarchies
Sorting and Grouping Hierarchies

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: Enhancing a Cube

Working with Key Performance Indicators
Working with Actions
Working with Perspectives
Working with Translations

Module 7: Implementing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model

Introduction to Analysis Services Tabular Data Models
Creating a Tabular Data Model
Using an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model in the Enterprise

Module 8: Introduction to DAX

DAX Fundamentals
Enhancing a Tabular Data Model with DAX

Module 9: Implementing Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services

Introduction to Reporting Services
Creating a Report with Report Designer
Grouping and Aggregating Data in a Report
Publishing and Viewing a Report

Module 10: Enhancing Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services

Showing Data Graphically
Filtering Reports by Using Parameters

Module 11: Managing Report Execution and Delivery

Managing Report Security
Managing Report Execution
Subscriptions and Data Alerts
Troubleshooting Reporting Services

Module 12: Delivering BI with SharePoint PerformancePoint Services

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

Module 13: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining

Overview of Data Mining
Creating a Data Mining Solution
Validating a Data Mining Model
Consuming Data Mining Data


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