This 4-day instructor led course describes how to implement a data warehouse platform to support a BI solution. Students will learn how to create a data warehouse with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 and with Azure SQL Data Warehouse, to implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and to validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services.
The primary audience for this course are database professionals who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role. They will need to focus on hands-on work creating BI solutions including Data Warehouse implementation, ETL, and data cleansing.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
At least 2 years’ experience of working with relational databases, including:
Designing a normalized database.
Creating tables and relationships.
Querying with Transact-SQL.
Some 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.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the key elements of a data warehousing solution
Describe the main hardware considerations for building a data warehouse
Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
Implement a physical design for a data warehouse
Create columnstore indexes
Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Describe the key features of SSIS
Implement a data flow by using SSIS
Implement control flow by using tasks and precedence constraints
Create dynamic packages that include variables and parameters
Debug SSIS packages
Describe the considerations for implement an ETL solution
Implement Data Quality Services
Implement a Master Data Services model
Describe how you can use custom components to extend SSIS