Microsoft Business Intelligence 2016 training course

Create data warehouses & cubes and gain powerful visual reporting skills with SSRS, Power BI and SSAS

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  • Learn to Manually design reports in Reporting Services
  • Get the most out of the automated wizard
  • Use Power BI Services for Visualizing and transforming Data
  • Gain an intro to Power BI Desktop, cloud and Mobile
  • Learn Data Modelling Fundamentals
  • Create wonderful and informative reports and dashboards
  • Analysis Services to make sense of your data
  • Use Cube design for easy data access
  • Build a data warehouse using Multidimensional Model
  • Learn to use powerful Visualisation tools
  • Learn SQL Server Integration, reporting and Server Analysis Services
  • Create data warehouses & cubes and gain powerful visual reporting skills with SSRS, Power BI and SSAS

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Our Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) 2016 training course is built around data modelling with SQL Server Reporting Services and cloud/desktop Power BI and then we cover data warehousing and cube design with SQL Server Analysis Services.

The Business Intelligence course covers the discovery and preparation of data, the modelling of the data, and the presentation of the data in insightful and attractive reports and dashboards.

We initially look at SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and visualisation tools such as Power BI – when you return to the office, you will easily be able to create wonderful and informative reports and dashboards.

The latter part of the course is spent on data warehousing and cube design with the modelling tools within SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and with a little help from Integration Services (SSIS).

Both SSAS multidimensional and tabular models are covered – these are the power houses that drive your reports and dashboards.


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JBI training course London UK
JBI training course London UK

This course is aimed at data developers and those who need to load, import, transform, build and maintain data models, as well as build interactive reports which empower businesses and colleagues to harness the growing amount of data being produced by the business systems and Internet of Things (IoT). Some basic SQL skills would be an advantage.

 


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Related Courses

SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Designing reports – fundamentals
  • Report Wizard in SSDT-BI (aka BIDS/Visual Studio)
  • SQL relational reports
  • Tablixes (tables and matrixes)
  • Previewing reports
  • Deploying reports to Report Manager

Designing reports – further techniques

  • Formatting (including dates and currency)
  • Using expressions
  • Conditional formatting (and green-band reporting)
  • Grouping and drilldown
  • Grand totals, subtotals, and running totals
  • Interactive sorting
  • Charts and gauges
  • Parameterized SQL reports

Multiple reports

  • Drilldown versus drillthrough
  • Subreports
  • Jump reports
  • Linked reports

Administration

  • Reporting Services Configuration Manager
  • Security overview

 

 

Power BI OVERVIEW (OPTIONAL)

  • Power BI Service
  • Visualizing Data
  • Power BI Mobile                
  • Power BI Desktop
  • Transforming Data
  • Refining the Model
  • Calculations
  • (see Power BI course for intensive training in Power BI)

SQL Server Analysis Services

  • Business Intelligence overview
  • Analysis Services (SSAS) Multidimensional and Tabular mode
  • Review of third normal form and relational OLTP databases
  • Introduction to relational star schemas
  • Introduction to multidimensional cubes
  • Introduction to SSAS tabular models
  • Building dimension tables
  • Building fact tables
  • Building cubes in BIDS/SSDT
  • Developing an Integration Services ETL package

Dimension design

  • Attribute hierarchies
  • User hierarchies and drill-down
  • Attribute relationships
  • Key collections
  • Parent-child dimensions
  • Slowly-changing dimensions

Cube design

  • Calculations and named sets (using MDX expressions)
  • KPIs (using MDX)
  • Actions (drill-through and reporting)
  • Partitions and aggregation design
  • Perspectives

Data Warehousing

  • Building a data warehouse using Multidimensional Model
  • Buidling a data warehouse using Tabular Data Model
  • Visualisation
  • MDX queries
  • SSRS reports on multidimensional and tabular cubes
  • Security

SQL Server Integration Services

Overview

  • Integration services (SSIS)
  • Workflow
  • Control Flow toolbox overview
  • Data Flow toolbox (ETL) overview

Control Flow

  • Package variables
  • Script Task
  • Execute SQL Task
  • Send Mail Task
  • Sequence Container
  • Foreach Loop Container
 
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