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Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Course Outline | M20467

This course includes the following modules:

Module 1: Planning a BI Solution

This module enables delegates to plan the components of a BI Solution.

Lessons:

  • Elements of a BI Solution
  • Planning a BI Project
  • The Microsoft BI Platform

Lab: Planning BI Solutions

Module 2: Planning SQL Server Business Intelligence Infrastructure

This module describes how to use plan appropriate BI Infrastructure given a set of BI Parameters.

Lessons:

  • Considerations of BI Infrastructure
  • Planning Data Warehouse Hardware

Lab: Planning BI Infrastructure

Module 3: Designing a Data Warehouse

This module describes how to design a data warehouse given a set of user requirements.

Lessons:

  • Data Warehouse Design Overview
  • Designing Dimension Tables
  • Design FACT tables

Lab: Designing a Data Warehouse Logical Schema

Module 4: Designing an ETL solution

This lesson describes how to design an extract, transform, and load (ETL) solution.

Lessons:

  • ETL Overview
  • Planning for Data Extraction
  • Planning for Data Transformations
  • Planning for Data Loading

Lab: Designing an ETL Solution

Module 5: Designing Analytical Data Models

This module describes how to design analytical data models for specific BI scenarios.

Lessons:

  • Introduction to Analytical Data Models
  • Designing Analytical Data Models

Lab: Designing Analytical Data Models

Lab: Designing Dimensions and Hierarchies

Module 6: Planning a BI Delivery Solution

This module describes how to choose an appropriate delivery solution for a given scenario.

Lessons:

  • Considerations for BI delivery
  • Common Reporting Scenarios
  • Choosing a Reporting Tool

Lab: Planning a BI Delivery Solution

Module 7: Designing a Reporting Services Solution

This module describes how to design a reporting services solution.

Lessons:

  • Planning a Reporting Solution
  • Designing Reports
  • Planning Report Consistency

Lab: Designing a Reporting Services Solution

Module 8: Designing an Excel-based Reporting Solution

In this module, delegates will learn how to design a reporting solution using Excel.

Lessons:

  • Using Excel for Data Reporting and Analysis
  • PowerPivot in Excel
  • Power View in Excel

Lab: Designing and Excel Reporting Solution

Module 9: Planning a SharePoint Server BI Solution

This module introduces the use of SharePoint Server as a BI solution.

Lessons:

  • Introduction to SharePoint Server as a BI Platform
  • Planning Security for a SharePoint Server BI Solution
  • Planning Reporting Services Configuration
  • Planning PowerPivot Configuration
  • Planning for PerformancePoint Services

Lab: Implementing a SharePoint Server BI Solution

Lab: Implementing PerformancePoint Services

Module 10: Monitoring and Optimising a BI Solution

At the conclusion of this module, delegates will be able to optimise and monitor a BI solution.

Lessons:

  • Overview of BI Monitoring
  • Monitoring and Optimising the Data Warehouse
  • Monitoring and Analysing Analysis Services
  • Monitoring and Optimising Reporting Services

Lab: Monitoring and Optimising a BI Solution

Module 11: Operating a BI Solution

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to plan management and maintenance operations of a BI solution.

Lessons:

  • Overview of BI Operations
  • ETL Operations
  • Data Warehouse Operations
  • Analysis Services Operations
  • Reporting Services Operations

Lab: Operating a BI Solution

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Who should attend this Microsoft SQL Server Course?

This course is intended for delegates who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role to create analysis and reporting solutions. Their responsibilities may include:

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

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates should possess or be able to demonstrate:

  • A basic understanding of dimensional modelling (star schema) for data warehouses
  • Basic server hardware knowledge
  • 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
  • The ability to create a basic tabular model with PowerPivot and Analysis Services
  • The ability to create Reporting Services reports with Report Designer
  • The ability to implement authentication and permissions in the SQL Server database engine, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services
  • Familiarity with SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel​​

Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Course Overview | M20467

This 5-day course focuses on teaching delegates such as database and business intelligence (BI) professionals how to plan and design a BI solution that is based on Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and other Microsoft BI technologies.

This Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 course is fully accredited by Microsoft through the Microsoft Silver Partnership held by The Knowledge Academy.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Plan a BI solution
  • Plan SQL Server BI infrastructure
  • Design a data warehouse
  • Design an extract, transform and load (ETL) solution
  • Design analytical data models
  • Plan a BI delivery solution
  • Design a Reporting Services solution
  • Design a Microsoft Excel-based reporting solution
  • Plan a SharePoint Server BI solution
  • Monitor and optimise a BI solution
  • Operate a BI solution

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Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Exam Information | M20467

 

 

What's included in this Microsoft SQL Server Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
To attend this course, delegates must attend the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and skills: Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Anyone who is interested in pursuing a career IT Professionals or Microsoft Technologies.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 5 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server M20467 certification in Australia starts from AUD1995
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