Developing SQL Data Models (20768) Training Course
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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.
Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
- Introduction to Business Intelligence
- The Microsoft business intelligence platform
Lab : Exploring a BI Solution
- Exploring a Data Warehouse
- Exploring a data model
Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases
- Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
- Data Sources and Data Source Views
- Overview of Cube Security
- Configure SSAS
- Monitoring SSAS
Lab : Creating a multidimensional database
- Creating a Data Source
- Creating and Configuring a data Source View
- Creating and Configuring a Cube
- Adding a Dimension to a Cube
Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions
- Configuring Dimensions
- Defining Attribute Hierarchies
- Implementing Sorting and Grouping Attributes
- Slowly Changing Dimensions
Lab : Working with Cubes and Dimensions
- Configuring Dimensions
- Defining Relationships and Hierarchies
- Sorting and Grouping Dimension Attributes
Module 4: Working with Measures and Measure Groups
- Working with Measures
- Working with Measure Groups
Lab : Configuring Measures and Measure Groups
- Configuring Measures
- Defining Regular Relationships
- Configuring Measure Group Storage
Module 5: Introduction to MDX
- MDX fundamentals
- Adding Calculations to a Cube
- Using MDX to Query a Cube
Lab : Using MDX
- Querying a cube using MDX
- Adding a Calculated Member
Module 6: Customizing Cube Functionality
- Implementing Key Performance Indicators
- Implementing Actions
- Implementing Perspectives
- Implementing Translations
Lab : Customizing a Cube
- Implementing an action
- Implementing a perspective
- Implementing a translation
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
Lab : Working with an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
- Creating an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
- Configure Relationships and Attributes
- Configuring Data Model for 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
Lab : Creating Calculated Columns and Measures by using DAX
- Creating Calculated Columns
- Creating Measures
- Creating a KPI
- Creating a Parent – Child Hierarchy
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
Lab : Using Data Mining
- Creating a Data Mining Structure and Model
- Exploring Data Mining Models
- Validating Data Mining Models
- Consuming a Data Mining Model
- Using the Excel Data Mining add-in
This course prepares candidates to take the Microsoft official exam.
Please note the exams are not included in the course and must be booked separately through Pearson Vue.
This course includes:
- Training from a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
- Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course
- Microsoft official courseware
- Online labs (if available)
Course Key Points
Duration: 3 days
Exam(s): Not Included
Practice Exam(s): Not Included
Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house
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