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Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to provision a Microsoft SQL Server database. The course covers SQL Server provision both on-premise and in Azure and covers installing from new and migrating from an existing install.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is database professionals who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role. They will need to focus on hands-on work creating BI solutions including Data Warehouse implementation, ETL, and data cleansing.

Participant Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Some experience with database design.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key elements of a data warehousing solution
  • Describe the main hardware considerations for building a data warehouse
  • Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
  • Implement a physical design for a data warehouse
  • Create columnstore indexes
  • Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Describe the key features of SSIS
  • Implement a data flow by using SSIS
  • Implement control flow by using tasks and precedence constraints
  • Create dynamic packages that include variables and parameters
  • Debug SSIS packages
  • Describe the considerations for implement an ETL solution
  • Implement Data Quality Services
  • Implement a Master Data Services model
  • Describe how you can use custom components to extend SSIS
  • Deploy SSIS projects
  • Describe BI and common BI scenarios

Course Outline

The following items describe the outline of the course:

Module 1: Introduction to Data Warehousing
Module 2: Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure
Module 3: Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse
Module 4: Columnstore Indexes
Module 5: Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Module 6: Creating an ETL Solution
Module 7: Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package
Module 8: Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages
Module 9: Implementing a Data Extraction Solution
Module 10: Enforcing Data Quality
Module 11: Using Master Data Services
Module 12: Extending SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
Module 13: Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages
Module 14: Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse

Course Materials

The following materials are included as part of the course:

  • Microsoft Official digital Curriculum (MOC)

MS 20767 - Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

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