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MOC On-Demand: 20768-Developing SQL Data Models Course Outline

 (3 days)
Version 2016
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

- Exam 70-768 is scheduled to retire January 31, 2021 -

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 3-days of content, 90-days unlimited access, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 3-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.) Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 3-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, and 24/7 access to an online expert.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20768 Instructor-led

This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at database professionals who fulfil a Business Intelligence (BI) developer role. This course looks at implementing multidimensional databases by using SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), and at creating tabular semantic data models for analysis with SSAS.

Audience profile
The primary audience for this course are database professionals who need to fulfil BI Developer role to create enterprise BI solutions. Primary responsibilities will include:
Implementing multidimensional databases by using SQL Server Analysis Services
Creating tabular semantic data models for analysis by using SQL Server Analysis Services
The secondary audiences for this course are ‘power’ information workers/data analysts.

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
Working knowledge of relational databases.

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the components, architecture, and nature of a BI solution
Create a multidimensional database with analysis services
Implement dimensions in a cube
Implement measures and measure groups in a cube
Use MDX syntax
Customize a cube
Implement a tabular database
Use DAX to query a tabular model
Use data mining for predictive analysis

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
This module introduces key BI concepts and the Microsoft BI product suite.
Introduction to Business Intelligence
The Microsoft business intelligence platform
Lab : Exploring a Data Warehouse

Module 2: Creating Multidimensional Databases
This module describes the steps required to create a multidimensional database with analysis services.
Introduction to multidimensional analysis
Creating data sources and data source views
Creating a cube
Overview of cube security
Lab : Creating a multidimensional database

Module 3: Working with Cubes and Dimensions
This module describes how to implement dimensions in a cube.
Configuring dimensions
Define attribute hierarchies
Sorting and grouping attributes
Lab : Working with Cubes and Dimensions

Module 4: Working with Measures and Measure Groups
This module describes how to implement measures and measure groups in a cube.
Working with measures
Working with measure groups
Lab : Configuring Measures and Measure Groups

Module 5: Introduction to MDX
This module describes the MDX syntax and how to use MDX.
MDX fundamentals
Adding calculations to a cube
Using MDX to query a cube
Lab : Using MDX

Module 6: Customizing Cube Functionality
This module describes how to customize a cube.
Implementing key performance indicators
Implementing actions
Implementing perspectives
Implementing translations
Lab : Customizing a Cube

Module 7: Implementing a Tabular Data Model by Using Analysis Services
This module describes how to implement a tabular data model in PowerPivot.
Introduction to tabular data models
Creating a tabular data model
Using an analysis services tabular model in an enterprise BI solution
Lab : Working with an Analysis services tabular data model

Module 8: Introduction to Data Analysis Expression (DAX)
This module describes how to use DAX to create measures and calculated columns in a tabular data model.
DAX fundamentals
Using DAX to create calculated columns and measures in a tabular data model
Lab : Creating Calculated Columns and Measures by using DAX

Module 9: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
This module describes how to use data mining for predictive analysis.
Overview of data mining
Using the data mining add-in for Excel
Creating a custom data mining solution
Validating a data mining model
Connecting to and consuming a data mining model
Lab : Perform Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
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