Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Training Course
This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement self-service Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analysis solutions using the Microsoft data platform. The course discusses the rationale for self-service BI, and describes how to use Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Office 365 Power BI to create self-service data models and reports. The course then goes on to describe how to use Windows Azure HDInsight to perform Big Data analysis.
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Course 20467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is designed for BI professionals such as BI Architects or database professionals who need to design BI solutions. BI Architects are responsible for the overall design of the BI infrastructure, including how it relates to other data systems in use. In addition, their duties include Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cube design and integration with Microsoft SharePoint or line-of-business applications.
Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service Business Intelligence
This module introduces self-service BI.
Module 2: Self-Service Reporting
This module describes how to use Report Builder as a tool for self-service Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services report authoring.
Module 3: Self-Service Data Modeling with PowerPivot
This module describes how to use PowerPivot in Microsoft Excel to create self-service data models for analysis.
Module 4: Importing Data with Power Query
This lesson describes how to use Power Query in Microsoft Excel to find and import data.
Module 5: Visualizing Data with Power View in Microsoft Excel
This module describes how to use Power View in Microsoft Excel to create interactive data visualizations.
Module 6: Visualizing Geographic Data with Power Map
This module describes how to use Power Map in Microsoft Excel to create geographic data visualizations.
Module 7: Collaborative BI with Microsoft SharePoint Server
This module describes how to use Microsoft SharePoint Server in an enterprise environment to enable users to share PowerPivot workbooks and Power View reports.
Module 8: The Windows Azure Marketplace Data Market
This module describes how to find and use datasets in the Windows Azure Marketplace.
Module 9: Cloud Collaboration with Power BI for Microsoft Office 365
This module introduces Power BI for Microsoft Office 365, and describes how to use it for cloud-based, collaborative self-service BI.
Module 10: Introduction to Big Data and Windows Azure HDInsight
This module introduces Big Data concepts and describes the key features of Windows Azure HDInsight.
Module 11: Processing Big Data with Pig and Hive
This module introduces Pig and Hive, and describes how you can use them to process Big Data in Windows Azure HDInsight.
Module 12: Implementing Big Data Processing Solutions with Windows Azure HDInsight
This module introduces key Windows Azure HDInsight technologies that enable you to design and implement automated, repeatable Big Data processing solutions that support self-service BI.
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