M20466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M20466

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Overview

The focus of this five-day instructor-led course is on creating managed enterprise BI solutions. It describes how to 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.

Objectives

At Course Completion:

  • Describe the components, architecture, and nature of a BI solution.
  • Create reports with Reporting Services.
  • Create reusable report items that simplify self-service reporting.
  • Manage a reporting infrastructure.
  • 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 PowerPivot.
  • Use DAX to query a tabular model.
  • Implement a Tabular Database.
  • Use Power View to create interactive data visualizations.
  • Use Data Mining for predictive analysis

Target Audience

This course is intended for database professionals who need to fulfill a Business Intelligence Developer role to create analysis and reporting solutions. Primary responsibilities 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.

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Modules

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Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform
  • Lab: Reporting and Analyzing Data
  • Exploring a Reporting Services report
  • Exploring a PowerPivot workbook

Implementing Reports with Reporting Services (14 topics)

  • Introduction to Reporting Services
  • Creating a Report with Report Designer
  • Grouping and Aggregating Data in a Report
  • Showing Data Graphically
  • Filtering Reports Using Parameters
  • Lab: Implementing Reports with Reporting Services
  • Creating a Report
  • Grouping and Aggregating Data in a Report
  • Adding a Chart to a Report
  • Implementing Parameters in a Report
  • Publishing and Viewing a Report
  • Optional Exercise: Creating Visual Comparisons in a Report
  • Optional Exercise:Creating a Map Report
  • Create reports with Reporting Services.

Supporting Self-Service Reporting (8 topics)

  • Introduction to Report Builder
  • Creating Reusable Report Items
  • Lab: Supporting Self-Service Reporting
  • Using Report Builder
  • Creating a shared data source
  • Creating shared data sets
  • Creating a Report Part
  • Create reusable report items that simplify self-service reporting.

Managing a Reporting Infrastructure (9 topics)

  • Managing Security
  • Managing Report Execution
  • Delivering Reports with Subscriptions
  • Troubleshooting Reporting Services
  • Lab: Implementing Report Subscriptions
  • Configuring Report Execution
  • Implementing a Standard Subscription
  • Implementing a Data-Driven Subscription
  • Manage a reporting infrastructure.

Creating Multidimensional Databases (9 topics)

  • Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
  • Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Creating a Cube
  • Overview of Cube Security
  • Lab: Creating a Multidimensional Database
  • Creating a Data Source
  • Creating and Modifying a Data Source View
  • Creating and Modifying a Cube
  • Create a multidimensional database with Analysis Services.

Working with Cubes and Dimensions (8 topics)

  • Configuring Dimensions
  • Defining Attribute Hierarchies
  • Sorting and Grouping Attributes
  • Lab: Working with Cubes and Dimensions
  • Configuring Dimensions
  • Defining Relationships and Hierarchies
  • Sorting and Grouping Dimension Attributes
  • Implement dimensions in a cube.

Working with Measures and Measure Groups (7 topics)

  • Working With Measures
  • Working with Measure Groups
  • Lab: Configuring Measures and Measure Groups
  • Configuring Measures
  • Defining Dimension Usage and Relationships
  • Configuring Measure Group Storage
  • Implement measures and measure groups in a cube.

Introduction to MDX (7 topics)

  • MDX Fundamentals
  • Adding Calculations to a Cube
  • Using MDX To Query a Cube
  • Lab: Using MDX
  • Querying a Cube by Using MDX
  • Creating a Calculated Member
  • Use MDX Syntax.

Customising Cube Functionality (10 topics)

  • Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Implementing Actions
  • Implementing Perspectives
  • Implementing Translations
  • Lab: Customizing a Cube
  • Implementing a KPI
  • Implementing an Action
  • Implementing a Perspective
  • Implementing a Translation
  • Customize a cube.

Implementing a Tabular Data Model by Using Microsoft PowerPivot (9 topics)

  • Introduction to Tabular Data Models and PowerPivot Technologies
  • Creating a Tabular Data Model by Using PowerPivot for Excel
  • Sharing a PowerPivot Workbook and Using PowerPivot Gallery
  • Lab: Using PowerPivot for Excel
  • Creating a Tabular Data Model by Using PowerPivot for Excel
  • Using a Tabular Data Model in Excel
  • Sharing a PowerPivot Workbook to PowerPivot Gallery
  • Using a PowerPivot Workbook as a Data Source
  • Implement a Tabular Data Model in PowerPivot.

Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX) (8 topics)

  • 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
  • Using Time Intelligence
  • Creating a Dynamic Measure
  • Use DAX to create measures and calculated columns in a tabular data model.

Implementing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model (11 topics)

  • Introduction to Analysis Services Tabular Data Model Projects
  • Implementing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model in Business Intelligence Development Studio
  • Lab: Working with an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
  • Creating an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model Project from a PowerPivot Workbook
  • Implementing a Perspective
  • Implementing Partitions
  • Deploying an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
  • Enabling Access to a Tabular Data Model
  • Configuring DirectQuery Storage Mode
  • Implementing Security in a Tabular Data Model
  • Implement a Tabular database.

Creating Data Visualizations With Power View (8 topics)

  • Introduction to Power View
  • Visualizing Data with Power View
  • Lab: Creating Interactive Reports with Power View
  • Modify the Tabular Data Model
  • Create a Simple Power View Report
  • Interactive Visualizations
  • Create a Scatter Chart and a Play Axis
  • Use Power View to create interactive data visualizations.

Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining (11 topics)

  • Overview of Data Mining
  • Using the Data Mining Add-In for Excel
  • Creating a Custom Data Mining Solution
  • Validating a Data Mining Model
  • Connecting to a and Consuming a Data-Mining Model
  • Lab: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
  • Using the Excel Data Mining Add-In
  • Creating a Data Mining Structure and Model
  • Exploring Data Mining Models
  • Validating Data Mining Models
  • Consuming a Data Mining Model

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following course: M10774A: Writing Queries with Microsoft SQL Server Transact-SQL.

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Pricing

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