Training

Managing SQL Business Intelligence Operations (M10988)

Description: 

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas)
  • Exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching)
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable
  • Familiarity with SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel)

Course Brief

In this course, you will learn about business intelligence (BI) solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2016. You will learn about the Microsoft tools and key features of a self-service BI solution. Additionally, you will examine SQL Server BI in a SharePoint environment, which includes PowerPivot, analysis services, and reporting services (such as Power Query and Windows Azure HDInsight).

 Course Outline

1. Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server BI Solution

  • Overview of Self-Service BI
  • Considerations of Self-Service BI
  • Microsoft Tools for Self-Service BI

2. Configuring BI Components

  • Importance of Standardized Builds
  • Configuration Considerations for BI Technologies
  • BI Architectures
  • SharePoint BI Environments

3. Managing Business Intelligence Security

  • Security Approach to BI Solutions
  • Security Components
  • Security Approach for BI Components
  • The Security Approach in Different BI Environments

4. Deploying BI Solutions

  • Application Life Cycle Management for BI Solution
  • Stand-Alone Deployments
  • Team-Based Deployments

5. Logging and Monitoring in BI Operations

  • The Need for Logging and Monitoring
  • Logging Options
  • Monitoring Options
  • Setting Up Alerts

6. Troubleshooting BI Solutions

  • Troubleshoot Failed BI Solutions
  • Troubleshooting the Data Warehouse
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server Reporting Services

7. Performance Tuning BI Queries

  • The Need for Performance Tuning
  • BI Queries to Performance Tuning
  • Tools for Performance Tuning
  • Remediating Performance Issues

 

 

Training Type: 
Microsoft

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