55125 Quick SQL Server Analysis Services

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

This course is intended for

This course is intended for SQL professionals, Microsoft Analysis Services cube and report developers, and business intelligence professionals.


?Understand common Analysis Services solutions.?Understand version changes of SSAS from 2008-2014.?Understand Analysis Services installation and architecture.?Understand how to choose the right model.?Understand the Analysis Services tools available.?Understand the multidimensional model.?Utilize data sources and data source views.?Create a cube.?Understand and utilize dimensions.?Understand and utilize attributes.?Understand and utilize relationships.?Understand and utilize hierarchies.?Understand and utilize measures and measure groups.?Understand and utilize calculated members.?Understand and utilize perspectives.?Understand and utilize translations.?Browse perspectives and translations.?Understand and utilize deployment options.?Understand and utilize processing strategies.?Understand and utilize security.?Deploy a multidimensional model.?Understand the tabular model.?Create a tabular project.?Analyze the data using Microsoft Excel.?Create and configure calculated measures and calculated fields.?Backup and Restore.


This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in quickly learning how to utilize an Analysis Services multidimensional or tabular solution.

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Course Materials
  • Facilities
  • Prerequisites
  • What We'll Be Discussing
  • Lab 1: Course Overview
Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Common Analysis Services Solutions
  • Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
  • Analysis Services Installation and Architecture: One Product, Two Models
  • Choosing the Right Model
  • Analysis Services Tools
  • Lab 1: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
The Multidimensional Solution
  • Understanding the Multidimensional Model
  • Utilizing Data Sources and Data Source Views
  • Creating a Cube
  • Lab 1: The Multidimensional Solution
Dissecting with Dimensions
  • Developing Dimensions
  • Utilizing Attributes
  • Relating with Relationships
  • Handling Hierarchies
  • Lab 1: Dissecting with Dimensions
Managing Measures
  • Measures and Measure Groups
  • Calculated Members
  • Lab 1: Managing Measures
Configuring Cube Options
  • Understanding Perspectives
  • Utilizing Translations
  • Browsing Perspectives and Translations
  • Lab 1: Configuring Cube Options
  • Examining Deployment Options
  • Processing Strategies
  • Exploring Security
  • Lab 1: Deploying
The Tabular Solution
  • Understanding the Tabular Model
  • Creating a Tabular Project
  • Deploying
  • Browsing the Model
  • Querying the Solution and Understanding DAX
  • Maintaining and Optimizing
  • Lab 1: The Tabular Solution
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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