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Introduction to Microsoft Business Intelligence from SQL 2008 Through SharePoint and Office 2007 (50263)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This course is intended for DBAs, Developers and Business Intelligence Professionals seeking an introduction to the Microsoft BI Stack whether for new or existing projects or migration to the Microsoft environment.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 1-2 years experience working with distributed applications.
  • Background in Microsoft .NET Framework concepts and technology.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Working knowledge of XML.
  • Working knowledge of a Microsoft Windows-based network environment.
  • Developers should have experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or later.
  • No prior BizTalk experience is necessary

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack.
  • Explain the Unified Dimension Model and when it can and cannot be used.
  • Use the new Business Intelligence Features in SQL 2008.
  • Create a SSAS Project using the Microsoft Unified Dimension Model.
  • Create a Data Mart using Business Intelligence Studio.
  • Create a Integration Services project and load a Data Mart.
  • Load a Data Mart from a flat file.
  • Model Dimensions, Measures and Cubes.
  • Understand the pros and cons of Integration into SharePoint.
  • Create a Report using Report Builder 2.0.
  • Load and Manage Reports with SharePoint.
  • Understand and Create a Shared Service Provider in SharePoint.
  • Understand and Create a Business Data Catalog in SharePoint.
  • Set permissions on objects within SharePoint.
  • Utilize the Business Intelligence add-ins for Excel 2007

Course Content

This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop Microsoft End-to-End business solutions using SQL Server 2008 in an integrated environment with SharePoint and Office 2007. The course introduces the students to Microsoft Unified Data Model, SQL 2008 Analysis Services, Integration Services, Reporting Services, Report Builder 2.0, SharePoint 2007 Integration, Reporting Services Content Types, Business Data Catalog, Excel Web Services, and Business Intelligence with Excel 2007 and Visio 2007

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

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