Quick Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2014 Analysis Services


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This fast-paced Quick Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2014 Analysis Services training class is intended for IT professionals who are interested in quickly learning how to utilize an Analysis Services multidimensional or tabular solution. This course also discusses how to use the Analysis Services development tools to create both multidimensional and tabular projects, and follows with explanations on how to use the management and administrative tools to manage both Analysis Services solutions.

This course is intended for SQL professionals, Microsoft Analysis Services cube and report developers, and business intelligence professionals.

  1. Course Overview
    1. Introduction
    2. Course Materials
    3. Facilities
    4. Prerequisites
    5. What We'll Be Discussing
    6. Lab 1: Course Overview
    7. None
  2. Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    1. Common Analysis Services Solutions
    2. Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    3. Analysis Services Installation and Architecture: One Product, Two Models
    4. Choosing the Right Model
    5. Analysis Services Tools
    6. Lab 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    7. Analysis Services Tools
  3. The Multidimensional Solution
    1. Understanding the Multidimensional Model
    2. Utilizing Data Sources and Data Source Views
    3. Creating a Cube
    4. Lab 1: The Multidimensional Solution
    5. Creating a Cube
  4. Dissecting with Dimensions
    1. Developing Dimensions
    2. Utilizing Attributes
    3. Relating with Relationships
    4. Handling Hierarchies
    5. Lab 1: Dissecting with Dimensions
    6. Developing Dimensions
    7. Relating with Relationships
    8. Handling Hierarchies
  5. Managing Measures
    1. Measures and Measure Groups
    2. Calculated Members
    3. Lab 1: Managing Measures
    4. Measures and Measure Groups
    5. Calculated Members
  6. Configuring Cube Options
    1. Understanding Perspectives
    2. Utilizing Translations
    3. Browsing Perspectives and Translations
    4. Lab 1: Configuring Cube Options
    5. Browsing Perspectives and Translations
  7. Deploying
    1. Examining Deployment Options
    2. Processing Strategies
    3. Exploring Security
    4. Lab 1: Deploying
    5. Deploying the Multidimensional Model
  8. The Tabular Solution
    1. Understanding the Tabular Model
    2. Creating a Tabular Project
    3. Deploying
    4. Browsing the Model
    5. Querying the Solution and Understanding DAX
    6. Maintaining and Optimizing
    7. Lab 1: The Tabular Solution
    8. Creating a Tabular Project
    9. Analyze in Excel
    10. Calculated Measures and Calculated Fields
    11. Backup and Restore

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