Managing SQL Business Intelligence Operations (10988)

This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at database professionals who manage Business Intelligence (BI) operations. This course looks at various options that provide the ability of business users to analyze data and share their findings, starting with managed BI data sources and expanding to personal and external/public data sources.

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About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at database professionals who manage Business Intelligence (BI) operations. This course looks at various options that provide the ability of business users to analyze data and share their findings, starting with managed BI data sources and expanding to personal and external/public data sources.

Audience Profile

  • The primary audience for this course are business intelligence professionals.
  • The secondary audiences for this course are technically proficient business users.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key features of a self-service BI solution
  • Describe the key capabilities of SQL Server BI in a SharePoint environment
  • Describe common Analysis Services operational tasks
  • Describe PowerPivot for SharePoint server
  • Describe Power Query
  • Describe Windows Azure HDInsight

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas)
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching)
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server BI Solution

This module introduces key features of a self-service BI solution.

Lessons

  • Overview of self-service BI
  • Considerations of self-service BI
  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI

Lab : Exploring an enterprise BI solution

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Describe the concept of self-service BI
  • Explain when you would use self-service BI
  • Describe the Microsoft tools for self-service BI

Module 2: SQL Server BI Features with Microsoft SharePoint

This module describes the key capabilities of SQL Server BI in a SharePoint environment.

Lessons

  • Capabilities of Power BI with SharePoint
  • SharePoint with analysis services
  • SharePoint with reporting services
  • Deploying SQL server BI in a SharePoint environment

Lab : Design a SQL Server BI infrastructure

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Describe the capabilities of Power BI with SharePoint
  • Describe the use of SharePoint with analysis services
  • Describe the use of SharePoint with reporting services
  • Deploy SQL Server in a SharePoint environment

Module 3: Operating Analysis Services

This module describes common analysis services operational tasks.

Lessons

  • Configuring an analysis services server
  • Tuning an analysis services server
  • Analysis services security
  • Analysis services high availability and disaster recovery

Lab : Configuring analysis services

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Configure the analysis services server
  • Tune the analysis services server
  • Describe the analysis services security
  • Implement analysis services high-availability and disaster recovery

Module 4: Supporting Analysis Services

This module introduces PowerPivot for SharePoint server.

Lessons

  • Testing analysis services cubes
  • Tuning analysis services
  • Maintaining analysis services

Lab : Supporting Analysis Services

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Test analysis services
  • Tune analysis services
  • Maintain analysis services

Module 5: Operate and Support Reporting services

This module introduces users to Power Query. They will use this more in subsequent modules.

Lessons

  • Installing a native mode report server
  • Installing reporting services with SharePoint
  • Reporting services with Microsoft Azure virtual machines
  • Reporting services errors

Lab : Installing reporting services

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Install a native mode reporting server
  • Install reporting services with SharePoint
  • Implement reporting services with Microsoft Azure virtual machines
  • Describe reporting services errors

Module 6: Share PowerPivot Workbooks in SharePoint Server

This module introduces PowerPivot for SharePoint.

Lessons

  • PowerPivot for SharePoint
  • Install and configure PowerPivot for SharePoint

Lab : Install PowerPivot for SharePoint

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Describe the capabilities of PowerPivot for SharePoint
  • Install and Configure PowerPivot for SharePoint

Module 7: Operate and Support Power BI

This module introduces Windows Azure HDInsight.

Lessons

  • Power BI desktop
  • PowerBI.Com
  • Mobile Power BI

Lab : Using Power BI

After completing this module, you will be able to:

 

  • Install and Configure Power BI desktop
  • Implement Power BI dashboards
  • Describe mobile power BI

 

Now you can build Microsoft technical experience while balancing the demands of your schedule. MOC On-Demand combines high-quality video, reading, live hands-on labs and knowledge checks in a self-paced format to help you build skills on Microsoft technologies as you schedule allows – all at once or five minutes at a time. The modular, self-directed course structure adapts to your learning needs and learning style.

Brought to you by the people who write the software, Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand are only available through certified Microsoft Learning Partners like Tandem Solution.

Our On-Demand Solution Includes all of the following:

  • 90-day access to training videos
  • 90-day access to hands-on labs
  • 90-day access to exercises
  • Knowledge Checks

The benefits of our On-Demand solution are: 

  • MICROSOFT OFFICIAL: The content is based on the same official courseware used in instructor-led training and maps to the MOC flow
  • LIVE HANDS-ON LABS: Unlike other on-demand offerings that offer simulated labs, MOC On-Demand gives you a live, real-time environment for hands-on learning
  • SELF-PACED LEARNING: With MOC On-Demand, you can build deep technical skills on a range of Microsoft technologies when you choose, where you choose
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONTENT: The high-quality videos offer in-depth technical content delivered by engaging instructors
  • IMMEDIATE FFEDBACK: Knowledge checks at the end of each module and each course tells you whether you’ve mastered the content and are ready to move on

On-Demand Add-ons:

  • Lifetime eBook available at an additional cost
  • 180 day access available at an additional cost

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