Microsoft BI Course Contents with T-SQL

Basics of Database Design
Tools for Normalization in SQL Server
Introducing SQL Server Management Studio(24/6/2013)(wed,thurs 10:30 CST)
Creating a Database
Adding Tables
Creating Indexes and Constraints
Building Relations
T-SQL Basics
What is T-SQL?
Syntax Conventions
Introducing AdventureWorks2012/2008
Executing SQL Statements
Creating Data Types

Using T-SQL to Build and Alter Objects
SELECT queries
The SELECT Clause
The FROM Clause
The WHERE Clause
The ORDER BY Clause
UNION Queries
Full-Text Search(*)
Action Queries
DELETE queries
INSERT queries
UPDATE queries
Sub queries and correlated sub queries
MERGE queries
Locking and Execution Plans
What is locking?
Monitoring Locks
Tuning Locking
Tuning Queries
Management Data Warehouse
Performance Studio
Views, Stored Procedures, and Functions
Using Views
Using Stored Procedures
Using Functions
Advanced Transact-SQL
Rowset Functions
Ranking Functions
Structured Error Handling
XML and SQL Server
XML Columns and Indexes
Querying and Modifying XML Data
Creating DML Triggers
Altering DML Triggers
Using the Inserted and Deleted Tables
Checking Updated Columns
Recursive and Nested Triggers
Creating DDL Triggers

.NET inside of SQL Server
Creating CLR User-Defined Functions
Creating CLR Stored Procedures
Using the Sql Namespace
Creating CLR Triggers
Creating CLR User-Defined Types
Choosing When To Use CLR Objects
SMO and RMO Programming
Retrieving Server Information
Working With Database Objects
Generating Scripts

Viewing and Modifying Server Configuration
Understanding RMO
Data Protection/Tracking
Understanding Change Data Capture
Data Capture Schema and Tables
Transparent Data Encryption
SQL Server Integration Services

Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
 Product History
 SSIS Package Architecture Overview
 Development and Management Tools
 Deploying and Managing SSIS Packages
 Source Control for SSIS Packages

SSIS for DBAs: Using SQL Server Management Studio
 The Import and Export Wizard
 Importing and Exporting Data
 Working with Packages
 Database Maintenance Plans
 Creating Database Maintenance Plans using SSMS
 Scheduling and Executing Plans · Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages

Business Intelligence Development Studio
 Launching BIDS
 Project templates
 The package designer
 The Toolbox
 Solution Explorer
 The Properties window
 The Variables window · The SSIS menu

Introduction to Control Flow
 Control Flow Overview
 Precedence Constraints
 The Execute SQL Task
 The Bulk Insert Task
 The File System Task
 The FTP Task
 The Send Mail Task

Advanced Control Flow
 Containers – grouping and looping
 The Web Service Task
 The WMI tasks
 The Analysis Services tasks
 The Execute Process Task · The Execute Package Task

Introduction to Data Flow
 Data Flow Overview
 Data Sources
 Data Destinations
 Data Transformations
 The Copy Column Transformation
 The Derived Column Transformation
 The Data Conversion Transformation
 The Conditional Split Transformation
 The Aggregate Transformation
 The Sort Transformation
 Data Viewers

Variables and Configurations
 Variables Overview
 Variable scope
 SSIS system variables
 Using variables in control flow
 Using variables in data flow
 Using variables to pass information between packages
 Property expressions
 Configuration Overview
 Configuration options

Debugging, Error Handling and Logging
 SSIS debugging overview
 Breakpoints in SSIS
 SSIS debugging windows
 Control Flow: The on Error event handler
 Data Flow: Error data flow
 Configuring Package Logging · Built-in log providers

Advanced Data Flow
 Revisiting data sources and destinations
 The Lookup Transformation
 Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations
 The Multicast Transformation
 The Merge and Merge Join Transformations
 The Data Mining Query Transformation
 The Data Mining Model Training Destination
 The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation

Extending SSIS through Custom Code
 Introduction to SSIS scripting
 The SSIS script editor
 The SSIS object model
 Script in Control flow: The Script Task
 Script in Data flow: The Script Component
 Introduction to SSIS component development

SSIS Package Deployment
 Configurations and deployment
 The deployment utility
 Deployment options
 Deployment security
 Executing packages – DTExec and DTExecUI

SSIS Package Management
 The SSIS Service
 Managing packages with DTUtil
 Managing packages with SQL Server Management Studio
 Scheduling packages with SQL Server Agent

SSIS 2012 new features
 CDC (Change data capture) control Flow & Dataflow task
 SSIS Catalog Reports (Dashboard)
 Package upgrades from legacy to SSIS 2012

What Is Microsoft BI?
 Core concept – BI is the cube or UDM
 Example cube as seen using Excel pivot table
 MS BI is comprehensive – more than Analysis Services on SQL Server
 Demonstration of SQL Reporting Services with cube as data source

Using SSAS in BIDS
 Understanding the development environment
 Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
 Creating cubes – using the UDM and the Cube Build Wizard
 Refining Dimensions and Measures in BIDS

Intermediate SSAS
 KPIs
 Perspectives
 Translations – cube metadata and currency localization
 Actions – regular, drill-through and reporting

Advanced SSAS
 Using multiple fact tables
 Modeling intermediate fact tables
 Modeling M:M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, writeback dimensions
 Modeling changing dimensions – Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard
 Using the Add Business Intelligence Wizards – write-back, semi-additive measures, time intelligence, account intelligence

Cube Storage and Aggregation
 Storage topics – basic aggregations, MOLAP
 Advanced Storage Design – MOLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP
 Partitions – relational and Analysis Services partitions
 Customizing Aggregation Design - Processing Design
 Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions
 Welcome to the Real Time – Proactive Caching
 Cube processing options

 Basic syntax
 Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio
 Adding calculated members
 Adding scripts
 Adding named sets

SSAS Administration
 Best practices – health monitoring
 XMLA scripting (SQL Mgmt Studio)
 Security – roles and permissions
 Disaster Recovery – backup / restore

Introduction to Reporting Clients
 Excel 2007/ Power pivot
 SQL RS & Report Builder
 Sharepoint Performance Point Services 2010

Introducing SQL Server Reporting Services
 Tour of Features
 Reporting Services Architecture
 Reporting Services Terminology
 Reporting Services Editions

Creating Reports
 Deconstructing Reporting Services
 Shared Data Sources
 Creating Reports from Scratch
Calculations and Formatting
 Creating Expressions
 Using the Global Collections
 Formatting Items · Conditional Formatting

Grouping and Sorting
 Creating Groups
 Calculating Totals and Percentages
 Interactive Sorting
 Creating Drill-Down Reports

Report Parameters
 Creating Report Parameters
 Creating Drop-Down Parameters
 Multi-Valued Parameters
 Debugging Parameter Issues

Creating Matrix Reports and Charts
 Creating a Basic Matrix Report
 Matrix Subtotals
 Creating a Basic Chart
 Exploring the Charting Possibilities

Managing Reporting Services
 Deploying Reports and Data Sources
 Exporting Reports and Printing
 Using the Web-Based Report Manager

Reporting Services Security
 Two Parts to Reporting Services Security
 Securing Access to Reports
 Data Source Security

Programming Reporting Services
 The Many Reporting Services APIs
 Integrating Reporting Services into Applications using URL Access
 Using the Report Viewer Controls

Advanced Reporting Services Programming
 Using the Reporting Services Web Service
 Working with Custom Assemblies

Snapshots and Subscriptions
 Caching and Snapshots
 Creating Standard Subscriptions
 Creating Data-Driven Subscriptions
 Managing Subscriptions

Ad-Hoc Reporting with Report Builder
 The Report Builder Architecture
 Creating Report Model Projects
 Running Report Builder

SQL Server DBA Course Contents

Module1: Starting with SQL Server
 Responsibilities of Database Administrator
 Types of DBAs
 History of SQL Server
 Editions of SQL Server
 Tools of SQL Server
 Differences between Standard and Enterprise editions
 Instances types in SQL Server
 SQL Server Services
o Default Instance
o Named Instance
o Instance aware services
o Instance unaware services

Module2: Installing SQL Server
 Pre-requisites
 Installation
 Post Installation verification Session

Module3: Functioning of Databases
 Database
 Types of Database and Brief explanation
 Database Architecture
o System Databases
o User Database
o Pages
o Extents
o File groups
o Database
 Transaction Architecture
 Creating Database
 Modifying Database
o Adding Files
o Moving and renaming of Database files
 Database modes
 Real time Scenario

Module4: Security
 Authentication Types in SQL Server
 Types of Login
 Creating Users and Logins
o Windows Login
o SQL Login
o Server roles
o Password policy
o Understanding Database and Server Roles
o Permissions
o Working on access level issues
o Orphan users Finding and Fixing
o Important Queries

Module5: Database Backups and Restoration
 Database Backups
 Types of Backup
o Why we need backups
o Full Backup
o Differential Backup
o Transaction Log Backup
 Copy-only, Mirrored, Split and Tail log Backups
 Differences between backups
 Backup Strategy
 Understanding how the data moving from Log to Data File, CHECKPOINT
 Monitoring the space usage of Log File and fixing
 Checking the backup files VALID or CORRUPTED
 Backup storage tables
 Important Queries
 Performing Restorations
o Types of Restoration
o Attach and Detach
o Shrinking files

Module6: Recovery Models of Database
 Types of Recovery Models
o Full
o Bulk Logged
o Simple
 Differences between Recovery Models
 Setting Recovery Models according to the Scenarios with examples

Module7: Automation of SQL SERVER
 Working with SQL SERVER Agent
o Creating Jobs
o Managing Jobs and Resolving issues
o Monitoring Jobs
o Monitoring Tables
 Log Shipping
 Mirroring

SQL and T-SQL Course Contents
 Concepts of Data, Metadata, Files
 Concepts of DBMS
 Database Models
 File Management Systems
 Relational Database Systems
 Procedural & Non procedural approaches
 Database Design
 E.F.Codd's Rules
 Normalization
 First Normal Form
 Second Normal Form
 Third Normal Form
 Introduction to SQL Server
 Features of SQL Server
 Different Editions of SQL Server
 Components of SQL Server
 Services of SQL Server
 Comparison of SQL Server with Oracle
 Database Design
 Logical & Physical database design
 Relational database design
 Creating databases
 Management Studio
 Basics of SQL
 Data types, expressions, operators
 Working with Queries & Clauses
 Creating Databases
 Creating Tables, Stored Procedures
 Working with Indexes & Views
 Sub queries
 Nested sub queries
 Correlated sub queries
 Derived tables
 Implementation of Data integrity
 Entity integrity
 Domain integrity
 Referential integrity
 Types of constraints
 Data Definition Language(DDL)
 Creation of table
 Modifying the structure of a table
 Dropping a table
 Working with different options
 Data Manipulation Language(DML)
 Inserting, updating & deleting operations
 Operators, Built-in functions, Grouping
 Working with multiple tables
 Joins
 Introduction to Joins
 Inner join
 Outer join
 Cross joins
 Unions
 Working with Indexes
 Introduction to indexes
 Creating, dropping indexes
 Complex indexes
 Clustered & non clustered indexes
 Implementing Views
 Introduction & advantages of views
 Creating views
 Altering, dropping views
 Data Control Language(DCL)
 Creating Users and Roles
 Granting & Revoking of Roles & Privileges
 Transaction Control Language (TCL)
 Introduction
 Transactions process & types of transactions (Implicit, Explicit)
 Working with Locks and Types of locks
 Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
 Introduction
 Data types
 Statements
 Batch Execution
 Working with Cursors
 Creating Cursors
 Cursors vs. Select
 Types of cursors, locks on cursors
 Advantages of cursors
 Implementing stored procedures
 Introduction to stored procedures
 Creating, executing, modifying, dropping sp's
 Executing extended sp's
 Implementing User Defined Functions
 Introduction
 Creating, executing, altering, dropping UDF's
 Deterministic, non-deterministic functions
 Scalar, multi-statement, built-in functions
 Implementing Triggers
 Introduction to Triggers
 Constraints vs Triggers
 Creating, altering, dropping triggers
 for/after/instead of triggers