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Developing SQL Data Models (MOC-20768)

MOC-20768 (3 Days)

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SSAS 2016 Training Overview

This SQL Server training class, Microsoft course 20768: Developing SQL Data Models, teaches attendees how to build multidimensional databases using SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and how to create tabular semantic data models for analysis with SSAS.

Note: This course is appropriate for SQL Server 2016 and 2017.

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SSAS 2016 Training Objectives

All students will 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

SSAS 2016 Training Outline

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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
  • Define attribute hierarchies
  • Sorting and grouping attributes
  • Slowly Changing Dimensions
Working with Measures and Measure Groups
  • Working with measures
  • Working with measure groups
Introduction to MDX
  • MDX fundamentals
  • Adding calculations to a cube
  • Using MDX to query a cube
Customizing Cube Functionality
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • 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 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
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-20768

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

This course assumes no prior experience.

Training Materials:

All SQL Server 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 Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you call 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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