20767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

Course Overview

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.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course are 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.

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

    1 - Introduction to Data Warehousing

    • Overview of Data Warehousing
    • Considerations for a Data Warehouse Solution

    2 - Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure

    • Considerations for data warehouse infrastructure.
    • Planning data warehouse hardware.

    3 - Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse

    • Data warehouse design overview
    • Designing dimension tables
    • Designing fact tables
    • Physical Design for a Data Warehouse

    4 - Columnstore Indexes

    • Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
    • Creating Columnstore Indexes
    • Working with Columnstore Indexes

    5 - Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    • Advantages of Azure SQL Data Warehouse
    • Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
    • Developing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
    • Migrating to an Azure SQ Data Warehouse
    • Copying data with the Azure data factory

    6 - Creating an ETL Solution

    • Introduction to ETL with SSIS
    • Exploring Source Data
    • Implementing Data Flow

    7 - Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package

    • Introduction to Control Flow
    • Creating Dynamic Packages
    • Using Containers
    • Managing consistency.

    8 - Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages

    • Debugging an SSIS Package
    • Logging SSIS Package Events
    • Handling Errors in an SSIS Package

    9 - Implementing a Data Extraction Solution

    • Introduction to Incremental ETL
    • Extracting Modified Data
    • Loading modified data
    • Temporal Tables

    10 - Enforcing Data Quality

    • Introduction to Data Quality
    • Using Data Quality Services to Cleanse Data
    • Using Data Quality Services to Match Data

    11 - Using Master Data Services

    • ntroduction to Master Data Services
    • Implementing a Master Data Services Model
    • Hierarchies and collections
    • Creating a Master Data Hub

    12 - Extending SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

    • Using scripting in SSIS
    • Using custom components in SSIS

    13 - Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages

    • Overview of SSIS Deployment
    • Deploying SSIS Projects
    • Planning SSIS Package Execution

    14 - Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse

    • Introduction to Business Intelligence
    • An Introduction to Data Analysis
    • Introduction to reporting
    • Analyzing Data with Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,975.00
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