Microsoft Analysis Services Training

Microsoft Analysis Services Training

SSAS – Training for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

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Over the course of three days delegates will gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to implement an Analysis Services solution in their organization. The training will discuss how to use the various Analysis Services tools, such as development, management and administrative to create a database and OLAP cube, and manage the Analysis Services solution. By the end of the three days attendees will appreciate Microsoft SQL’s ability to gain quick insights on data, drive a hybrid cloud strategy and deliver the performance critical to your organisation.

Please note that attendees must have a good understanding OLAP solutions and some experience with Microsoft SQL.

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Microsoft Analysis Services Content:

Duration: 3 days

Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

  • Overview of Data Analysis Solutions
  • Overview of SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Installing SQL Server Analysis Services

Creating Multidimensional Analysis Solutions

  • Developing Analysis Services Solutions
  • Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Creating a Cube

Working with Cubes and Dimensions

  • Configuring Dimensions
  • Defining Attribute Hierarchies
  • Sorting and Grouping Attributes

Working with Measures and Measure Groups

  • Working With Measures
  • Working with Measure Groups

Querying Multidimensional Analysis Solutions

  • MDX Fundamentals
  • Adding Calculations to a Cube

Customizing Cube Functionality

  • Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Implementing Actions
  • Implementing Perspectives
  • Implementing Translations

Deploying and Securing an Analysis Services Database

  • Deploying an Analysis Services Database
  • Securing an Analysis Services Database

Maintaining a Multidimensional Solution

  • Configuring Processing
  • Logging, Monitoring, and Optimizing an Analysis Services Solution
  • Backing Up and Restoring an Analysis Services Database

Introduction to Data Mining

  • Overview of Data Mining
  • Creating a Data Mining Solution
  • Validating Data Mining Mode

Microsoft Analysis Services Goals:

The aim of this training course is to enable the delegate to use the Microsoft SSAS Application comprehensively.

Microsoft Analysis Services Prerequisites:

In order to successfully complete this SSAS course, it is strongly recommended that delegates possess the following competencies:

  • Conceptual understanding of OLAP solutions.
  • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows Server environment.
  • Experience with Windows services (starting and stopping).
  • Experience creating service accounts and permissions.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including:
  • SQL Server Agent
  • SQL Server query language (SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE)
  • SQL Server System tables
  • SQL Server accounts (users and permissions)

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