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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 Services 12 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