70-467 – Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server

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Course Code: 70467
Duration: 5.0 Day 

This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement self-service Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analysis solutions using the Microsoft data platform. The course discusses the rationale for self-service BI, and describes how to use Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Office 365 Power BI to create self-service data models and reports. The course then goes on to describe how to use Windows Azure HDInsight to perform Big Data analysis.

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Course Content
Module 1: Planning a BI Solution
This module enables students 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 BI 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 ModelLab : 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 students 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 SolutionLab : Implementing PerformancePoint Services

Module 10: Monitoring and Optimizing a BI Solution
At the conclusion of this module you will be able to optimize and monitor a BI solution.Lessons

  • Overview of BI Monitoring
  • Monitoring and Optimizing the Data Warehouse
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Analysis Services
  • Monitoring and Optimizing Reporting Services
Lab : Monitoring and Optimizing a BI Solution

Module 11: Operating a BI Solution
At the conclusion of this module you 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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