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program offered by BestOnlineTrainers will let you understand the core concepts of Business Intelligence along with OLAP modeling, SSAS, Cube storage, MDX, data mining, reporting, SQL server integration services, SSIS, control flow, data flow, debugging & SQL server reporting services. Retrieve, analyze & report data in a better way with MSBI training offered by MSBI experts who are proficient in using MSBI. This course is designed to cover all aspects of MSBI training such as Integration services (SSIS), Analysis services (SSAS) & Reporting services (SSRS). Check out the complete course contents to know more:

  • Course Overview
  • Target Audience
  • Why choose us
  • Trainer Profile

SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services

  • What Is Microsoft BI?
  • Core concept – BI is the cube or UDM
  • Example cube as seen using Excel pivot table
  • MS BI is comprehensive – more than Analysis Services on SQL Server
  • Demonstration of SQL Reporting Services with cube as data source

OLAP Modeling

  • Modeling source schemas—stars and snowflakes
  • Understanding dimensional modeling— Dimensions (Type 1, 2, or 3) or rapidly changing
  • Understanding fact (measures) and cube modeling
  • Other types of modeling—data mining etc...

Using SSAS in BIDS

  • Understanding the development environment
  • Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Creating cubes – using the UDM and the Cube Build Wizard
  • Refining Dimensions and Measures in BIDS

Intermediate SSAS

  • KPIs
  • Perspectives
  • Translations – cube metadata and currency localization
  • Actions – regular, drill-through and reporting

Advanced SSAS

  • Using multiple fact tables
  • Modeling intermediate fact tables
  • Modeling M:M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, write back dimensions
  • Modeling changing dimensions – Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard
  • Using the Add Business Intelligence Wizards – write-back, semi-additive measures, time intelligence, account intelligence

Cube Storage and Aggregation

  • Storage topics – basic aggregations, MOLAP
  • Advanced Storage Design – MOLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP
  • Partitions – relational and Analysis Services partitions
  • Customizing Aggregation Design – Processing Design
  • Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions
  • Welcome to the Real Time – Proactive Caching
  • Cube processing options

Beginning MDX

  • Basic syntax
  • Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio
  • Most-used Functions & Common tasks
  • New MDX functions

Intermediate MDX

  • Adding calculated members
  • Adding scripts
  • Adding named sets
  • .NET Assemblies

SSAS Administration

  • Best practices – health monitoring
  • XMLA scripting (SQL Mgmt Studio)
  • Other Documentation methods
  • Security – roles and permissions
  • Disaster Recovery – backup / restore
  • Clustering – high availability

Introduction to Data Mining

  • What and why?
  • Examples of using each of the 9 algorithms (MS Clustering, MS Decision Trees, Naïve Bayes, MS
  • Sequence Clustering, MS Time Series, MS Association Rules, MS Neural Network)
  • Data Mining dimensions
  • Data Mining clients
  • Processing mining models

Introduction to Reporting Clients

  • Excel 2003 Pivot Tables
  • SQL RS & Report Builder
  • SPS RS web parts & .NET 2.0 report viewer controls
  • Business Scorecards 2005 & ProClarity

Future Directions – Integration with Office 12

  • SharePoint 12 and AS
  • Report Center (type of dashboard) uses KPIs, Reports, Excel Web, Filter
  • Excel Services12 and AS (Web Services)

SQL Server 2005 Integration Services
Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

  • Product History
  • SSIS Package Architecture Overview
  • Development and Management Tools
  • Deploying and Managing SSIS Packages
  • Source Control for SSIS Packages

SSIS for DBAs: Using SQL Server Management Studio

  • The Import and Export Wizard
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Working with Packages
  • Database Maintenance Plans
  • Creating Database Maintenance Plans using SSMS
  • Scheduling and Executing Plans
  • Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages
  • Changes in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

Business Intelligence Development Studio

  • Launching BIDS
  • Project templates
  • The package designer
  • The Toolbox
  • Solution Explorer
  • The Properties window
  • The Variables window
  • The SSIS menu

Introduction to Control Flow

  • Control Flow Overview
  • Precedence Constraints
  • The Execute SQL Task
  • The Bulk Insert Task
  • The File System Task
  • The FTP Task
  • The Send Mail Task

Advanced Control Flow

  • Containers – grouping and looping
  • The Web Service Task
  • The WMI tasks
  • The Analysis Services tasks
  • The Execute Process Task
  • The Execute Package Task

Introduction to Data Flow

  • Data Flow Overview
  • Data Sources
  • Data Destinations
  • Data Transformations
  • The Copy Column Transformation
  • The Derived Column Transformation
  • The Data Conversion Transformation
  • The Conditional Split Transformation
  • The Aggregate Transformation
  • The Sort Transformation
  • Data Viewers

Variables and Configurations

  • Variables Overview
  • Variable scope
  • SSIS system variables
  • Using variables in control flow
  • Using variables in data flow
  • Using variables to pass information between packages
  • Property expressions
  • Configuration Overview
  • Configuration options
  • Configuration discipline

Debugging, Error Handling and Logging

  • SSIS debugging overview
  • Breakpoints in SSIS
  • SSIS debugging windows
  • Control Flow: The OnError event handler
  • Data Flow: Error data flow
  • Configuring Package Logging
  • Built-in log providers

Advanced Data Flow

  • Revisiting data sources and destinations
  • The Lookup Transformation
  • Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations
  • The Multicast Transformation
  • The Merge and Merge Join Transformations
  • The Data Mining Query Transformation
  • The Data Mining Model Training Destination
  • The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation

Extending SSIS through Custom Code

  • Introduction to SSIS scripting
  • The SSIS script editor
  • The SSIS object model
  • Script in Control flow: The Script Task
  • Script in Data flow: The Script Component
  • Introduction to SSIS component development

SSIS Package Deployment

  • Configurations and deployment
  • The deployment utility
  • Deployment options
  • Deployment security
  • Executing packages – DTExec and DTExecUI

SSIS Package Management

  • The SSIS Service
  • Managing packages with DTUtil
  • Managing packages with SQL Server Management Studio Scheduling packages with SQL Server Agent

SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services
Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Tour of Features
  • Reporting Services Architecture
  • Reporting Services Terminology
  • Reporting Services Editions
  • Taking Reporting Services for a Spin

Creating Reports

  • Deconstructing Reporting Services
  • Shared Data Sources
  • Creating Reports from Scratch

Calculations and Formatting

  • Creating Expressions
  • Using the Global Collections
  • Formatting Items
  • Conditional Formatting

Grouping and Sorting

  • Creating Groups
  • Calculating Totals and Percentages
  • Interactive Sorting
  • Creating Drill-Down Reports

Report Parameters

  • Creating Report Parameters
  • Creating Drop-Down Parameters
  • Multi-Valued Parameters
  • Debugging Parameter Issues

Creating Matrix Reports and Charts

  • Creating a Basic Matrix Report
  • Matrix Subtotals
  • Creating a Basic Chart
  • Exploring the Charting Possibilities

Managing Reporting Services

  • Deploying Reports and Data Sources
  • Exporting Reports and Printing
  • Using the Web-Based Report Manager
  • Using SQL Server Management Studio-based Reporting Services Manager

Reporting Services Security

  • Two Parts to Reporting Services Security
  • Securing Access to Reports
  • Data Source Security

Programming Reporting Services

  • The Many Reporting Services APIs
  • Integrating Reporting Services into Applications using URL Access
  • Using the Report Viewer Controls

Advanced Reporting Services Programming

  • Using the Reporting Services Web Service
  • Working with Custom Assemblies

Snapshots and Subscriptions

  • Caching and Snapshots
  • Creating Standard Subscriptions
  • Creating Data-Driven Subscriptions
  • Managing Subscriptions

Ad-Hoc Reporting with Report Builder

  • The Report Builder Architecture
  • Creating Report Model Projects
  • Running Report Builder

Microsoft Business Intelligence [MSBI] training is intended for :

  • IT Professionals who are responsible for implementing and maintaining SQL Server 2012/2005 reporting and analysis solutions.
  • Business Intelligence Administrators

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