MSBI (Microsoft Business Intelligence)

MSBI (Microsoft Business Intelligence)

MSBI (Microsoft Business Intelligence)

Course Fees: £1500    (Exam Fees excluded)

Exam:MSBI
Duration: Accelerated Course – 12 days/6 weekends/2 Weeks

Introduction:

LSA Training offers a 12 days SAP IS Retail course. LSA Training is an institution providing professional education to individuals pursuing career growth in an increasingly sophisticated and competitive world. We aim to promote excellence in education and training in both the academic and corporate world.

Course Curriculum:

  • SSAS
  • SSIS
  • SSRS

SQL Server Analysis Services Course Content

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

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
  • Modelling intermediate fact tables
  • Modelling M: M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, write back dimensions
  • Modelling 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

MDX

  • Basic syntax
  • Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio
  • Adding calculated members
  • Adding scripts
  • Adding named sets

SSAS Administration

  • Best practices – health monitoring
  • XMLA scripting (SQL Mgmt. Studio)
  • Security – roles and permissions
  • Disaster Recovery – backup / restore

Introduction to Reporting Clients

  • Excel 2007/  Power pivot 
  • SQL RS & Report Builder
  • SharePoint Performance Point Services 2010

SQL Server Integration Services Course Content

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

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

Debugging, Error Handling and Logging

  • SSIS debugging overview
  • Breakpoints in SSIS
  • SSIS debugging windows
  • Control Flow: The on Error 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

SSIS 2012 new features

  • CDC (Change data capture) control Flow & Dataflow task
  • SSIS Catalogue Reports (Dashboard)

Package upgrades from legacy to SSIS 2012

SQL Server Reporting Services Course Content

Introducing SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Tour of Features
  • Reporting Services Architecture
  • Reporting Services Terminology
  • Reporting Services Editions

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

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

Pre – Requisites:

Previous Educational Background & Knowledge Required

Also on this course we offer the following:

  • Hands on Experience
  • Real Time project work
  • Interview based Training

Training Highlights

  • Instructor Led – Face2Face /True Live Online class
  • More interaction with student to faculty and student to student.
  • Detailed presentations. Soft copy of Material to refer any time.
  • Practical oriented / Job oriented Training. Practice on Software Tools & Real Time project scenarios.
  • Mock interviews / group discussions / interview related questions.
  • Test Lab is in Cloud Technology – to practice on software tools if needed.
  • We discuss about the real time project domains.
  • The teaching methods / tools / topics we chosen are based on the current competitive job market.

Expected Salary/ Pay Package:

For Contractors £200 to £400 per day
Permanent Positions £40k to £60k per annum all depends on experience and skills set

Call us for more details on: +44 203 371 0546, or contact us at training@lsatraining.co.uk

Call us for more details on: +44 – 203 371 0546, or contact us at: training@lsatraining.co.uk

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