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20768: Developing SQL Data Models

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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.

This Microsoft Official Course which is offered as either an instructor-led, virtual training or private session fulfills part of the requirement for the MCSA: SQL 2016 BI Development certification by completing and passing the 70-768 examination.

This certification validates your extract, transform, and load (ETL) and data warehouse skills, along with those for implementing BI solutions using multidimensional and tabular data models and online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes.

This exam is intended for business intelligence (BI) developers who focus on creating BI solutions that require implementing multidimensional data models, implementing and maintaining OLAP cubes, and implementing tabular data models.


AUDIENCE

The primary audience for this course are database professionals who need to fulfil BI Developer role to create enterprise BI solutions.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing multidimensional databases by using SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Creating tabular semantic data models for analysis by using SQL Server Analysis Services

PREREQUISITES

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience of querying data using Transact-SQL

METHODOLOGY

This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentations, discussions and practical exercises

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the components, architecture, and nature of a BI solution
  • 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 database
  • Use DAX to query a tabular model
  • Use data mining for predictive analysis

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Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling

This module introduces key BI concepts and the Microsoft BI product suite.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • The Microsoft business intelligence platform

Lab : Exploring a BI Solution

  • Exploring a Data Warehouse
  • Exploring a data model

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe BI scenarios, trends, and project roles.
  • Describe the products that make up the Microsoft BI platform.
Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases

This module describes how to create multidimensional databases using SQL Server Analysis Services.


Lessons

· Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis

· Data Sources and Data Source Views

· Cubes

· 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


After completing this module, you will be able to:

· Describe considerations for a multidimensional database.

· Create data sources and data source views.

· Create a cube

· Implement security in a multidimensional database.

· Configure SSAS to meet requirements including memory limits, NUMA and disk layout.

· Monitor SSAS performance.

Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions

This module describes how to implement dimensions in a cube.

Lessons

· 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


After completing this module, you will be able to:

· Configure dimensions.

· Define attribute hierarchies.

· Implement sorting and grouping for attributes.

· Implement slowly changing dimensions.


Module 4: Working with Measures and Measure Groups

This module describes how to implement measures and measure groups in a cube.

Lessons

· Working with Measures

· Working with Measure Groups


Lab : Configuring Measures and Measure Groups

· Configuring Measures

· Defining Regular Relationships

· Configuring Measure Group Storage


After completing this module, you will be able to:

· Configure measures.

· Configure measure groups.


Module 5: Introduction to MDX

This module describes the MDX syntax and how to use MDX.

Lessons

· 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


After completing this module, you will be able to:

· Use basic MDX functions.

· Use MDX to add calculations to a cube.

· Use MDX to query a cube

Module 6: Customizing Cube Functionality

This module describes how to customize a cube.

Lessons

· Implementing Key Performance Indicators

· Implementing Actions

· Implementing Perspectives

· Implementing Translations


Lab : Customizing a Cube

· Implementing an action

· Implementing a perspective

· Implementing a translation


After completing this module, you will be able to:

· Implement KPIs in a Multidimensional database

· Implement Actions in a Multidimensional database

· Implement perspectives in a Multidimensional database

· Implement translations in a Multidimensional database


Module 7: Implementing a Tabular Data Model by Using Analysis Services

This module describes how to implement a tabular data model in Power Pivot.

Lessons

· 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.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

· Describe tabular data models

· Describe how to create a tabular data model

· Use an Analysis Services Tabular Model in an enterprise BI solution


Module 8: Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)

This module describes how to use DAX to create measures and calculated columns in a tabular data model.

Lessons

· 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


After completing this module, students will be able to:

· Describe the key features of DAX

· Create calculated columns and measures by using DAX


Module 9: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining

This module describes how to use data mining for predictive analysis.

Lessons

· 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


After completing this module, students will be able to:

· Describe considerations for data mining

· Create a data mining model

· Validate a data mining model

· Connect to a data-mining model

· Use the data mining add-in for Excel


Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald has 19 years of information technology experience and on community service and event experiences, he excels impressively. He was invited as a speaker for 3 break-out sessions for Microsoft TechED SEA 2008 on SQL Server 2008 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He even participated at the “Ask-The-Expert" booth for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 at the Heroes Launch 2008 and conducted a Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008, formerly code-named “Orcas" Metro workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors (ISVs).

He was invited as a speaker on various occasions such as during the 2 break-out sessions and 3 instructor-led sessions at Microsoft TechED SEA 2007 on SQL Server 2008 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 respectively at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. He was also a speaker for an instructor-led session at Microsoft TechEd SEA 2006 on development of web parts using Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He conducted a few Microsoft Office 2007 Touchdown workshops for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and ISVs. He also conducted a Microsoft Windows Server code-named “Longhorn" Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System workshop for Microsoft Certfied Partners and ISVs.

He was invited as a guest speaker on Microsoft Office 2007 development for the MIND community, which is an active IT community under the helm of Microsoft. He is a committee member of SQL Practitioners Alliance Network (SPAN).

He was the co- speaker and tag team presenter at the recently concluded World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Las Vegas, USA. He was the only Malaysian presenter among the other presenters from Asia.

In March 2014, he participated as co-speaker and tag team presenter at the World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Venetian Hotel and Resorts, Las Vegas, USA.

Recently, he conducted a specialized Microsoft SharePoint training and consultancy for a team of 17 people from Carlsberg Group at Carlsberg & Jacobsen Brewhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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James Hong Chii Guan

James Hong Chii Guan

James has trained more than thousands of people in conducting in-house / public training and private tutoring. With his previous vast experiences, he is allowed to provide training for Microsoft Office 2002, 2003, and Microsoft Office 2007, Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic.net, Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Transact-SQL, Developing Microsoft .Net Applications for Windows (VB.Net), Developing Microsoft ASP. Net Web Applications Using Visual Studio.Net.


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Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky have extensive knowledge in software application, management skills, leading edge technology planning and implementation as well as superior strategic thinking & communication skills.His expertise are in Exchange Server, SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, Window XP, Vista, 7, 8, Window NT server, Microsoft offices 2003, 2007, 2010, Microsoft Project 2013, 2007 and 2010.


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Cheah Keng Kean

Cheah Keng Kean

Cheah has more than 23 years of experience in the IT industry and 17 years in computer training. He has 5 years of experience as an analyst programmer in a Singapore manufacturing company where he gained knowledge and analytical skill to develop and handle different systems. He also gained a reputation of providing high quality of training and of sharing his knowledge and experience.


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Daryl Soong Choo Keong

Daryl Soong Choo Keong

Daryl Soong has been working in the IT industry since 1996. As such, he has had ample exposure and experience relating to all manners of businesses and problem scenarios faced by IT personnel of different levels. He understands the importance of business value, infrastructure efficiency and user productivity.He has a passion for Microsoft server systems, messaging infrastructure, database server implementation & administration, windows & web programming, as well as Cisco routing and switching. He specializes in the fields of databases, server & web development.He has successfully managed and implemented several local projects related to his area of expertise. His key areas of work have been on various platforms using Microsoft Windows Servers and Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Servers, Cisco Routers and Switches. Read More

Renganathan Palanisamy

Renganathan Palanisamy

Renganathan Palanisamy has extensive experience in both the academic and corporate training arena. This enables him to incorporate best practices in ensuring delivery of his training is effective and relevant. This is further strengthened by his involvement in various technology related collaboration with renowned players in the industry such as Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and Oracle. During his service as a programme leader in KDU College Sdn Bhd, he was responsible for coordination, collaboration and delivery of courses offered by Sun Microsystems in partnership with Guidance View. He worked with Oracle under its Workforce Development Programme and Microsoft through its MSDN Academic Alliance Programme.

He started his involvement in the IT industry with a strong inclination towards Java technology and object oriented design and development practices. He was able to share his in-depth knowledge of the technology via several academic courses and workshops that he conducted for students and academic staff. Later he ventured into database design and development with Oracle and eventually expanded to include Microsoft SQL Server.

Currently his main focus is on delivering Microsoft development and database tracks which strongly complements his exposure to non Microsoft related technologies. He has strong understanding of .NET technologies and tools. He is highly sought after as evident in his presence at premier events such as Microsoft TechEd and his involvement in the review team for upcoming Microsoft courses. His technical skills coupled with know-how of training delivery techniques have earned him recognition amongst his peers and attendees of his training sessions. His specialty includes the ability to relate concepts derived from various technologies and to ensure the smooth transition of trainees migrating to different technologies. Resourcefulness is his trademark and this helps enhance the training experience of the attendees.

Renganathan is a dynamic and versatile individual. He is willing to take up new learning challenges and has the ability to apply new skills in a short span of time. His other strengths include good time management, analytical skills, ability to present ideas in innovative ways and most importantly, a sense of responsibility.

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