M20463 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

This course describes how to implement a data warehouse platform to support a BI solution. Delegates will learn how to create a data warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services.

Objectives

Delegates will learn how to

Contents

Introduction to Data Warehousing

This module provides an introduction to the key components of a data warehousing solution and the high-level considerations you must take into account when you embark on a data warehousing project.

Lab : Exploring a Data Warehousing Solution

Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure

This module discusses considerations for selecting hardware and distributing SQL Server facilities across servers.

Lab : Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure

Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse

This module describes the key considerations for the logical design of a data warehouse, and then discusses best practices for its physical implementation.

Lab : Implementing a Data Warehouse

Creating an ETL Solution with SSIS

This module discusses considerations for implementing an ETL process, and then focuses on Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) as a platform for building ETL solutions.

Lab : Implementing Data Flow in an SSIS Package

Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package

This module describes how to implement ETL solutions that combine multiple tasks and workflow logic.

Lab : Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package

Lab : Using Transactions and Checkpoints

Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages

This module describes how you can debug packages to find the cause of errors that occur during execution. It then discusses the logging functionality built into SSIS that you can use to log events for troubleshooting purposes. Finally, the module describes common approaches for handling errors in control flow and data flow.

Lab : Debugging and Troubleshooting an SSIS Package

Implementing a Data Extraction Solution

This module describes the techniques you can use to implement an incremental data warehouse refresh process.

Lab : Extracting Modified Data

Loading Data into a Data Warehouse

This module describes the techniques you can use to implement data warehouse load process.

Lab : Loading a Data Warehouse

Enforcing Data Quality

This module introduces Microsoft SQL Server Data Quality Services (DQS), and describes how you can use it to cleanse and deduplicate data.

Lab : Cleansing Data

Master Data Services

Master Data Services provides a way for organizations to standardize data and improve the quality, consistency, and reliability of the data that guides key business decisions. This module introduces Master Data Services and explains the benefits of using it.

Lab : Implementing Master Data Services

Extending SQL Server Integration Services

This module describes the techniques you can use to extend SSIS. The module is not designed to be a comprehensive guide to developing custom SSIS solutions, but to provide an awareness of the fundamental steps required to use custom components and scripts in an ETL process that is based on SSIS.

Lab : Using Custom Scripts

Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages

In this module, students will learn how to deploy packages and their dependencies to a server, and how to manage and monitor the execution of deployed packages.

Lab : Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages

Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse

This module introduces business intelligence (BI) solutions and describes how you can use a data warehouse as the basis for enterprise and self-service BI.

Lab : Using a Data Warehouse

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 6 April 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Birmingham — £995 (+VAT)

Glasgow — £995 (+VAT)

Leeds — £995 (+VAT)

London — £995 (+VAT)

Manchester — £995 (+VAT)

Newcastle — £995 (+VAT)

Wokingham — £995 (+VAT)

Suitable For

This course is intended for database professionals who need to create and support a data warehousing solution. Primary responsibilities include:

Prerequisites

At least 2 years' experience of working with relational databases, including:

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:-

Examinations

This course helps people prepare for exam 70-463.

The exam is arranged separately from the course and the exam fee is not included in the price of the course.