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.

Audience profile: 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 and Creating tabular semantic data models for analysis by using SQL Server Analysis Services.

Pre-requisites: Experience of querying data using Transact-SQL

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling

Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases

Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions

Module 4: Working with Measures and Measure Groups

Module 5: Introduction to MDX

Module 6: Customizing Cube Functionality

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

Module 8: Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)

Module 9: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining