Designing Self-Service Business Intelligence and Big Data Solutions (MOC-20467)


Course Number: MOC-20467

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

BI and Big Data Training Overview

This Microsoft Certified Training course, Designing Self-Service Business Intelligence and Big Data Solutions (20467),  teaches students how to implement self-service Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analysis solutions using the Microsoft data platform. Attendess learn 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 also covers how to use Windows Azure HDInsight to perform Big Data analysis.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan a BI solution
  • Plan SQL Server BI infrastructure
  • Design a data warehouse
  • Design an extract, transform and load (ETL) solution
  • Design analytical data models
  • Plan a BI delivery solution
  • Design a Reporting Services solution
  • Design a Microsoft Excel-based reporting solution
  • Plan a SharePoint Server BI solution
  • Monitor and optimize a BI solution
  • Operate a BI solution

Prerequisites

All students should have:

  • Knowledge of data warehousing and data modeling principles.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

Outline

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Planning a BI Solution
  • Elements of a BI Solution
  • Planning a BI Project
  • The Microsoft BI Platform
Planning SQL Server Business Intelligence Infrastructure
  • Considerations of BI Infrastructure
  • Planning Data Warehouse Hardware
Designing a Data Warehouse
  • Data Warehouse Design Overview
  • Designing Dimension Tables
  • Design FACT tables
Designing an ETL solution
  • ETL Overview
  • Planning for Data Extraction
  • Planning for Data Transformations
  • Planning for Data Loading
Designing Analytical Data Models
  • Introduction to Analytical data Models
  • Designing Analytical Data Models
Planning a BI Delivery Solution
  • Considerations for BI delivery
  • Common Reporting Scenarios
  • Choosing a Reporting Tool
Designing a Reporting Services Solution
  • Planning a Reporting Solution
  • Designing Reports
  • Planning Report Consistency
Designing an Excel Based reporting Solution
  • Using Excel for Data Reporting and Analysis
  • PowerPivot in Excel
  • Power View in Excel
Planning a SharePoint Server BI Solution
  • 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
Monitoring and Optimizing a BI Solution
  • Overview of BI Monitoring
  • Monitoring and Optimizing the Data Warehouse
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Analysis Services
  • Monitoring and Optimizing Reporting Services
Operating a BI Solution
  • Overview of BI Operations
  • ETL Operations
  • Data Warehouse Operations
  • Analysis Services Operations
  • Reporting Services Operations
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.



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