Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2008/2012 – SSAS

The SSAS training course shows how to use the Analysis Services development tools to create an Analysis Services database and an OLAP cube. Learn how to use the Analysis Services management and administrative tools to manage an Analysis Services solution. Our trainers are highly experienced and currently work in the industry as well as train so have real world knowledge to bring to the training.

The course is aimed at anyone responsible for designing and maintaining business intelligence solutions for their organization. These individuals work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job and may perform database administration and maintenance as part of their primary job responsibilities. The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server Analysis Services to the organization

Course Materials: presentation slides/hands-on exercises

Course Summary

In this course students will learn how to:

–  Describe how SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) can be used to implement analytical solutions.

–  Create multidimensional analysis solutions with SQL Server Analysis Services.

–  Implement dimensions and cubes in an Analysis Services solution.

–  Implement measures and measure groups in an Analysis Services solution.

–  Query a multidimensional Analysis Services solution.

–  Customize an Analysis Services cube.

–  Deploy and secure an Analysis Services database.

–  Maintain a multidimensional Analysis Services solution

Before attending this course, students must have:

–  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).

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Data Analysis Solutions
  • Lesson 2: Overview of SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Lesson 3: Installing SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Lesson 1: Developing Analysis Services Solutions
  • Lesson 2: Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Lesson 3: Creating a Cube
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Dimensions
  • Lesson 2: Defining Attribute Hierarchies
  • Lesson 3: Sorting and Grouping Attributes
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Measures
  • Lesson 2: Defining Dimension Usage and Relationships
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Measure Group Storage
  • Lesson 1: MDX Fundamentals
  • Lesson 2: Adding Calculations to a Cube
  • Lesson 1: Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Actions
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Perspectives
  • Lesson 4: Implementing Translations
  • Lesson 1: Deploying an Analysis Services Database
  • Lesson 2: Securing an Analysis Services Database
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Processing
  • Lesson 2: Logging, Monitoring, and Optimizing an Analysis Services Solution
  • Lesson 3: Backing Up and Restoring an Analysis Services Database

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