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20768: Developing SQL Data Models

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This course teaches students how to implement both multidimensional and tabular data models by using SQL Server Analysis Services. Students will also learn how to create cubes, dimensions, measures, and measure groups as well as the components, architecture and nature of a BI solution.

Course Length: 3 day(s)

Course Price: $1660 CAD

Available Course Formats:

  • In-class
  • Instructor Led Online

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Course: 20768: Developing SQL Data Models

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
    • Introduction to Business Intelligence
    • The Microsoft business intelligence platform
  • 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
  • Working with Cubes and Dimensions
    • Configuring Dimensions
    • Defining Attribute Hierarchies
    • Sorting and Grouping Attributes
    • Slowly Changing Dimensions
  • Working with Measures and Measure Groups
    • Working with Measures
    • Working with Measure Groups
    • Configuring Measures
    • Defining Dimension Usage and Relationships
    • Configuring Measure Group Storage
  • Module 5: Introduction to MDX
    • MDX fundamentals
    • Adding Calculations to a Cube
    • Using MDX to Query a Cube
    • Querying a cube using MDX
    • Creating a Calculated Member
  •  Customizing Cube Functionality
    • Introduction to Business Intelligence
    • The Implementing Key Performance Indicators
    • Implementing Actions
    • Implementing Perspectives
    • Implementing Translations
  •  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
  •  Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)
    • DAX Fundamentals
    • Using DAX to Create Calculated Columns and Measures in a Tabular Data Model
  •  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

Audience

This course is designed for database professionals who need to fulfil BI Developer role to create enterprise BI solutions.

Prerequisites

  • Experience of querying data using Transact-SQL

Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver courses through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.