Intellipaat Microsoft Business Intelligence certification training—i.e., MSBI training—enables you to master MSBI tools like SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS using SQL Server. This MSBI training will also help you clear the MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification. As part of this training, you will learn data integration and creation of reports, dashboards, and cubes for faster reports generation. As a part of online classroom training, you will receive an additional course from Microsoft, ‘Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services’.
This course is accredited by Microsoft. Get Data Warehousing and ERwin course free with this course!
This MSBI certification training provides you all skills needed to work with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack. You will get proficiency in SQL Server analysis, integration and reporting. This training will provide you enough knowledge about Data Warehousing, ETL Solutions, Connecting Managers, Transformations and other operations. Further, you will also receive official course material issued by Microsoft for Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services.
What will you learn in this MSBI online training?
Microsoft Business Intelligence architecture
Data Modeling, Representation, and Transformation for BI
Concepts of Multidimensional Modeling, ETL, and Transformations in SSIS
SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS architecture and their components
Sample of data flow across components
Building and creating charts, reports, and dashboards with SSRS
Concepts of OLAP database and tables in SSAS
Generating and processing new data sources and new Cubes
Defining various relationship types in SSAS
Preparing for MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification Exam
Who should take up this MSBI training course?
Software Architects, ETL Developers and Data Analysts
Business Intelligence Professionals and people looking to upskill themselves in MSBI
What are the prerequisites for learning MSBI?
Anybody can take up this online training course and get trained in MSBI.
Why should you learn MSBI online training?
Worldwide Business Intelligence and Analytics market to grow to $22.8 billion in revenue in the next two years – Gartner
Average US Salary for a Microsoft BI Professional is $107,000 – Indeed
Today, the demand for SQL Server Business Intelligence professionals is increasing, and there is a real need for expertise in SSAS, SSIS and SSRS. Hence, with this tutorial you can take up highly coveted Microsoft BI jobs and pass the MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification for a great future.
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MSBI Course Content
MSBI SSIS Course Content
What is BI?
Introduction to Business Intelligence, understanding the concept of Data Modeling, Data Cleaning, learning about Data Analysis, Data Representation, Data Transformation.
Introduction to ETL, the various steps involved Extract, Transform, Load, using a user’s email ID to read a flat file, extracting the User ID from email ID, loading the data into a database table.
Working with Connection Managers
Introduction to Connection Managers – logical representation of a connection, the various types of Connection Managers – Flat file, database, understanding how to load faster with OLE DB, comparing the performance of OLE DB and ADO.net, learning about Bulk Insert, working with Excel Connection Managers and identifying the problems.
Learning what is Data Transformation, converting data from one format to another, understanding the concepts of Character Map, Data Column and Copy Column Transformation, import and export column transformation, script and OLEDB Command Transformation, understanding row sampling, aggregate and sort transformation, percentage and row sampling.
Advance Data Transformation
Understanding Pivot and UnPivot Transformation, understanding Audit and Row Count Transformation, working with Split and Join Transformation, studying Lookup and Cache Transformation, Integrating with Azure Analysis Services, elastic nature of MSBI to integrate with the Azure cloud service, scale out deployment option for MSBI, working with cloud-borne data sources and query analysis. Scaling out the SSIS package, deploying for tighter windows, working with larger amount of data sources, SQL Server vNext for enhancing SQL Server features, more choice of development languages and data types both on-premise and in the cloud.
Slowly Changing Dimensions
Understanding data that slowly changes over time, learning the process of how new data is written over old data, best practices.Detail explanation of three types of SCDs –Type1, Type2 and Type3, and their differences.
Overview of Fuzzy Look-up Transformation and Lookup and Term Extraction
Understanding how Fuzzy Lookup Transformation varies from Lookup Transformation, the concept of Fuzzy matching
Concepts of Logging & Configuration
Learning about error rows configuration, package logging, defining package configuration, understanding constraints and event handlers.
MSBI SSRS Course Content
Introduction to SSRS
Get introduced to the SSRS Architecture, components of SSRS Report Building tool, learning about the data flow in different components.
Matrix and Tablix Overview
Understanding the concepts of Matrix and Tablix, working with Text Box, learning about formatting, row/column grouping, understanding sorting, formatting, concepts of Header, Footer, Totals, Subtotals and Page Breaks.
Parameters and Expression
Learning about Parameters, filter and visibility expression, understanding drill-through and drill-down, defining variables, custom code.
Reports and Charts creation
Introduction to various aspects of Bar Chart, Line Chart, Combination Chart, Shape Chart, Sub Reports,Integration of Power Query and M language with SSRS, working with additional data sources in MSBI, rich transformation capabilities addition to MSBI, reusing M functions build for PBIX in SSRS.
Learn how to build a Dashboard with Sparklines, Data Bars, Map Charts, Gauge Charts and drilling into reports, the basics of ad hoc reporting.
Data Bar, Sparkline, Indicator, Gauge Chart, Map Chart, Report Drilling, What is Ad hoc reporting?
Reports and Authenticity
Understanding Report Cache, Authorization, Authentication and Report Snapshot, learning about Subscriptions and Site Security.
MSBI SSAS Course Content
Getting started with SSAS
Understanding the concept of multidimensional analysis, understanding SSAS Architecture and benefits, learn what is Cube, working with Tables and OLAP databases, understanding the concept of Data Sources, working with Dimension Wizard, understanding Dimension Structure, Attribute Relationships, flexible and rigid relationship.
Structures and Processes
Learning about Process Dimension, the Process database, creation of Cube, understanding Cube Structure, Cube browsing, defining the various categories, Product Key and Customer Key, Column Naming, processing and deploying a Cube, Report creation with a Cube.
Hands-on Exercise – Create a Cube and name various columns Deploy a cube after applying keys and other rules Create reports with a cube
Type of Database Relationship
Understanding Data Dimensions and its importance, the various relationships, regular, referenced, many to many, fact, working on Data Partitions, and Data Aggregations.
Learning about SSAS Cube, the various types of Cubes, the scope of Cube and comparison with Data Warehouse.
Cube: Operations & Limitations
The various operations on Cube, the limitations of OLAP Cubes, the architecture of in-memory analytics and its advantages.
Cube and In-memory Analytics
Deploying cube with existing data warehouse capabilities to get self-service business intelligence, understanding how in-memory analytics works.
Hands-on Exercise – Deploy cube to get self-service business intelligence
Data Source View
Logical model of the schema used by the Cube, components of Cube, understanding Named Queries and Relationships.
An overview of the Dimensions concept, describing the Attributes and Attributes Hierarchies, understanding Key/Value Pairs, Metadata Reload, logical keys and role-based dimensions.
Hands-on Exercise – Create role based dimensions, Use Attributes Hierarchies
Measures & Features of Cube
Understanding the Measure of Cube, analyzing the Measure, exploring the relationship between Measure and Measure Group, Cube features and Dimension usage.
Measures and Features of Cube Cont.
Working with Cube Measures, deploying analytics, understanding the Key Performance Indicators, deploying actions and drill-through actions on data, working on data partitions, aggregations, translations and perspectives.
Hands-on Exercise – Work with Cube Measures, Deploy analytics, Deploy actions and drill-through actions on data, Make data partitions
Working with MDX
Understanding Multidimensional Expressions language, working with MDX queries for data retrieval, working with Clause, Set, Tuple, Filter condition in MDX.
Hands-on Exercise – Apply Clause, Set and filter condition in MDX query to retrieve data
Functions of MDX
Learning about MDX hierarchies, the functions used in MDX, Ancestor, Ascendant and Descendant function, performing data ordering
Hands-on Exercise – Create MDX hierarchies, Perform data ordering in ascending order, in descending order
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX), Using the EVALUATE and CALCULATE functions, filter DAX queries, create calculated measures, perform data analysis by using DAX
Hands-on Exercise – Use the EVALUATE and CALCULATE functions, filter DAX queries, create calculated measures, perform data analysis by using DAX
BI Semantic Model
Designing and publishing a tabular data model, Designing measures relationships, hierarchies, partitions, perspectives, and calculated columns
Hands-on Exercise – Design and publish a tabular data model, Design measures relationships, hierarchies, partitions, perspectives, and calculated columns
Plan and deploy SSAS
Configuring and maintaining SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Non-Union Memory Architecture (NUMA), Monitoring and optimizing performance, SSAS Tabular model with vNext, Excel portability, importing model from Power BI Desktop, importing a Power Pivot model, bidirectional cross-filtering relationship in MSBI.
Hands-on Exercise – Configure and maintain SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Monitor and optimize performance
Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
Reading data with R Server from SAS, txt, or excel formats, converting data to XDF format; Summarizing data, rxCrossTabs versus rxCube, extracting quantiles by using rxQuantile; Visualizing data (rxSummary and rxCube, rxHistogram and rxLinePlot) Processing data with rxDataStep Performing transforms using functions transformVars and transformEnvir Processing text using RML packages Building predictive models with ScaleR Performing in-database analytics by using SQL Server
Hands-on Exercise – Read data with R Server from SAS, txt or excel formats, convert data to XDF format; Summarize data, Extract quantiles by using rxQuantile; Visualize data (rxSummary, rxCube, rxHistogram and rxLinePlot) Perform transforms using functions transformVars and transformEnvir Build predictive models with ScaleR Perform in-database analytics by using SQL Server
What projects I will be working on this MSBI training?
Project 1 : Configuration and Logging
Industry : General
Problem Statement : How to integrate data from multiple sources into the SQL Server
Topics : In this SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) project you will extensively work on multiple data from heterogeneous source into SQL Server. As part of the project you will learn to clean and standardize data and automate the administrative work. Some of the tasks that you will be performing are adding logs to SSIS package, configuration and saving it to an XML file. Upon completion of the project you will have hands-on experience in handling constraints, error row configuration and event handlers.
Integrate data from heterogeneous sources
Working with Connection Manager
Deploying data modeling
Project 2 – SSAS Cube Using BI Data Tools 2012
Industry : Sales
Problem Statement : How to create the SSAS Cubes for faster reporting
Topics – In this project you will be work on large volume of data and use it for creating reports and dashboards for sales performance in order to derive valuable insights. You will deploy the sales database in sql server and build SSAS Cubes. Upon completion of the project you will be well-versed to work in a real world business scenario to analyze various parameters and instances in order to derive business insights.
Create multidimensional cubes
Deploying MDX query language
Working with in-memory analytics.
Project 3 – Building Dashboard
Data – Sales
Topics – In this project you will be working on SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and deploying it for building dashboards in a business environment. The Business Intelligence Report that you create will be used to calculate sales based on the years and currencies that you choose. Some of the tasks that you will be performing as part of this project are – design and create Gauge and Map Charts, Spark lines and Data Bar and perform drill-through Reports, and ad hoc Reporting.
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This course is designed for clearing the MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification exam. You will also receive the course completion certificate from Microsoft for ‘Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services’.
As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast-track your career effortlessly.
At the end of this training program, there will be quizzes that perfectly reflect the type of questions asked in the certification exam and help you score better.
Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after the expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Wipro, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Tata Communication, etc.
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Frequently Asked Questions on MSBI
Why Should I Learn MSBI from Intellipaat?
This training provides you all skills needed to work with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack. MSBI is a powerful suite of tools offering powerful data mining queries and BI capabilities through Visual Studio deployment with SQL Server. This entire course content is in line with the requirements for clearing the MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification exam.
You will be working on real-time MSBI projects and step-by-step assignments that have high relevance in the corporate world, and the course curriculum is designed by industry experts. Upon the completion of the training course, you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support, and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.
What are the different modes of training that Intellipaat provides?
At Intellipaat you can enroll either for the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain making them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of the trainers.
Can I request for a support session if I need to better understand the topics?
Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team anytime. You can avail the email support for all your queries. In the event of your query not getting resolved through email we can also arrange one-to-one sessions with the trainers. You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise when it comes to query resolution and doubt clearance.
Can you explain the benefits of the Intellipaat self-paced training?
Intellipaat offers the self-paced training to those who want to learn at their own pace. This training also affords you the benefit of query resolution through email, one-on-one sessions with trainers, round the clock support and access to the learning modules or LMS for lifetime. Also you get the latest version of the course material at no added cost. The Intellipaat self-paced training is 75% lesser priced compared to the online instructor-led training. If you face any problems while learning we can always arrange a virtual live class with the trainers as well.
What kind of projects are included as part of the training?
Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant and high value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way you can implement the learning that you have acquired in a real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning and practical knowledge thus making you completely industry-ready. You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. Upon successful completion of the projects your skills will be considered equal to six months of rigorous industry experience.
Does Intellipaat offer job assistance?
Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way you can be placed in outstanding organizations like Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation part as well.
Is it possible to switch from self-paced training to instructor-led training?
You can definitely make the switch from self-paced to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount and joining the next batch of the training which shall be notified to you specifically.
How are Intellipaat verified certificates awarded?
Once you complete the Intellipaat training program along with all the real-world projects, quizzes and assignments and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam; you will be awarded the Intellipaat verified certification. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat affiliate organizations which include over 80 top MNCs from around the world which are also part of the Fortune 500 list of companies.
Will The Job Assistance Program Guarantee Me A Job?
In our Job Assistance program we will be helping you land in your dream job by sharing your resume to potential recruiters and assisting you with resume building, preparing you for interview questions. Intellipaat training should not be regarded either as a job placement service or as a guarantee for employment as the entire employment process will take part between the learner and the recruiter companies directly and the final selection is always dependent on the recruiter.