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T-SQL

Module 1 – SQL / T-SQL

  1. Basics of Database Design 
  2. Normalization
  3. Demoralization
  4. Tools for Normalization in SQL Server
  5. Introducing SQL Server Management Studio
  6. Creating a Database
  7. Adding Tables
  8. Creating Indexes and Constraints
  9. Building Relations
  10. T-SQL Basics
  11. What is T-SQL?
  12. Syntax Conventions
  13. Introducing AdventureWorks2012/2008
  14. Executing SQL Statements
  15. Identifiers
  16. Creating Data Types
  17. Operators
  18. Variables
  19. Functions


Module 2 – Using T-SQL to Build and Alter Objects

  1. SELECT queries
  2. The SELECT Clause
  3. The FROM Clause
  4. The WHERE Clause
  5. The ORDER BY Clause
  6. Using GROUP BY and HAVING
  7. Using TOP N and TOP N PERCENT
  8. UNION Queries
  9. Full-Text Search(*)
  10. Action Queries
  11. SELECT INTO queries
  12. DELETE queries
  13. TRUNCATE TABLE queries
  14. INSERT queries
  15. UPDATE queries
  16. Sub queries and correlated sub queries
  17. MERGE queries
  18. Tuning Queries
  19. Management Data Warehouse
  20. Performance Studio
  21. Views, Stored Procedures, and Functions
  22. Using Views
  23. Using Stored Procedures
  24. Using Functions
  25. Advanced Transact-SQL
  26. Transactions
  27. Rowset Functions
  28. Ranking Functions
  29. Cursors
  30. Structured Error Handling
  31. XML and SQL Server
  32. XML Columns and Indexes
  33. Querying and Modifying XML Data
  34. Using OPENXML
  35. Using FOR XML
  36. Triggers
  37. Creating DML Triggers
  38. Altering DML Triggers
  39. Using the Inserted and Deleted Tables
  40. Checking Updated Columns
  41. Recursive and Nested Triggers
  42. Creating DDL Triggers

 

SSIS

Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

  1. Product History 
  2. SSIS Package Architecture Overview 
  3. Development and Management Tools 
  4. Deploying and Managing SSIS Packages 
  5. Source Control for SSIS Packages

SSIS for DBAs: Using SQL Server Management Studio

  1. The Import and Export Wizard 
  2. Importing and Exporting Data 
  3. Working with Packages 
  4. Database Maintenance Plans 
  5. Creating Database Maintenance Plans using SSMS 
  6. Scheduling and Executing Plans · Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages

 

Business Intelligence Development Studio

  1. Launching BIDS 
  2. Project templates 
  3. The package designer 
  4. The Toolbox 
  5. Solution Explorer 
  6. The Properties window 
  7. The Variables window · The SSIS menu

 

Introduction to Control Flow

  1. Control Flow Overview 
  2. Precedence Constraints 
  3. The Execute SQL Task 
  4. The Bulk Insert Task 
  5. The File System Task 
  6. The FTP Task 
  7. The Send Mail Task

 

Advanced Control Flow

  1. Containers – grouping and looping 
  2. The Web Service Task 
  3. The WMI tasks 
  4. The Analysis Services tasks 
  5. The Execute Process Task · The Execute Package Task


Introduction to Data Flow

  1. Data Flow Overview 
  2. Data Sources 
  3. Data Destinations 
  4. Data Transformations 
  5. The Copy Column Transformation 
  6. The Derived Column Transformation 
  7. The Data Conversion Transformation 
  8. The Conditional Split Transformation 
  9. The Aggregate Transformation 
  10. The Sort Transformation 
  11. Data Viewers

 

Variables and Configurations

  1. Variables Overview 
  2. Variable scope 
  3. SSIS system variables 
  4. Using variables in control flow 
  5. Using variables in data flow 
  6. Using variables to pass information between packages 
  7. Property expressions 
  8. Configuration Overview
  9. Configuration options

 

Debugging, Error Handling and Logging

  1. SSIS debugging overview 
  2. Breakpoints in SSIS 
  3. SSIS debugging windows 
  4. Control Flow: The on Error event handler 
  5. Data Flow: Error data flow 
  6. Configuring Package Logging · Built-in log providers

 

Advanced Data Flow

  1. Revisiting data sources and destinations 
  2. The Lookup Transformation 
  3. Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations 
  4. The Multicast Transformation 
  5. The Merge and Merge Join Transformations 
  6. The Data Mining Query Transformation 
  7. The Data Mining Model Training Destination
  8. The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation

 

SSIS Package Deployment

 

  1. Configurations and deployment 
  2. The deployment utility 
  3. Deployment options 
  4. Deployment security
  5. Executing packages – DTExec and DTExecUI

 

SSAS

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

 

Using SSAS in BIDS

  1. Understanding the development environment
  2. Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
  3. Creating cubes – using the UDM and the Cube Build Wizard
  4. Refining Dimensions and Measures in BIDS

Intermediate SSAS

  1. KPIs
  2. Perspectives
  3. Translations – cube metadata and currency localization
  4. Actions – regular, drill-through and reporting

 

Advanced SSAS

  1. Using multiple fact tables
  2. Modeling intermediate fact tables
  3. Modeling M:M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, write back dimensions
  4. Modeling changing dimensions – Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard 
  5. Using the Add Business Intelligence Wizards – write-back, semi-additive measures, time intelligence, account intelligence

 

Cube Storage and Aggregation

 

  1. Storage topics – basic aggregations, MOLAP
  2. Advanced Storage Design – MOLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP
  3. Partitions – relational and Analysis Services partitions
  4. Customizing Aggregation Design – Processing Design
  5. Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions
  6. Welcome to the Real Time – Proactive Caching
  7. Cube processing options

 

MDX

  1. Basic syntax
  2. Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio
  3. Adding calculated members
  4. Adding scripts
  5. Adding named sets

 

SSAS Administration

  1. Best practices – health monitoring
  2. XMLA scripting (SQL Mgmt. Studio)
  3. Security – roles and permissions
  4. Disaster Recovery – backup / restore

 

Introduction to Reporting Clients

 

  1. Excel 2007/ Power pivot 
  2. SQL RS & Report Builder
  3. SharePoint Performance Point Services 2010

 

SSRS
Introducing SQL Server Reporting Services

  1. Tour of Features 
  2. Reporting Services Architecture 
  3. Reporting Services Terminology
  4. Reporting Services Editions

 

Creating Reports

  1. Deconstructing Reporting Services 
  2. Shared Data Sources
  3. Creating Reports from Scratch
  4. Calculations and Formatting
  5. Creating Expressions 
  6. Using the Global Collections 
  7. Formatting Items · Conditional Formatting

 

Grouping and Sorting

  1. Creating Groups 
  2. Calculating Totals and Percentages 
  3. Interactive Sorting
  4. Creating Drill-Down Reports

 

Report Parameters

  1. Creating Report Parameters 
  2. Creating Drop-Down Parameters 
  3. Multi-Valued Parameters
  4. Debugging Parameter Issues


Creating Matrix Reports and Charts

  1. Creating a Basic Matrix Report 
  2. Matrix Subtotals 
  3. Creating a Basic Chart 
  4. Exploring the Charting Possibilities

 

Managing Reporting Services

  1. Deploying Reports and Data Sources 
  2. Exporting Reports and Printing
  3. Using the Web-Based Report Manager

 

Reporting Services Security

    1. Two Parts to Reporting Services Security 
    2. Securing Access to Reports 
    3. Data Source Security

 

Programming Reporting Services

  1.  The Many Reporting Services APIs 
  2. Integrating Reporting Services into Applications using URL Access 
  3. Using the Report Viewer Controls

 

Advanced Reporting Services Programming

    1. Using the Reporting Services Web Service 
    2. Working with Custom Assemblies 

 

Snapshots and Subscriptions

  1. Caching and Snapshots 
  2. Creating Standard Subscriptions 
  3. Creating Data-Driven Subscriptions
  4. Managing Subscriptions

 

Ad-Hoc Reporting with Report Builder

    1. The Report Builder Architecture 
    2. Creating Report Model Projects 
    3. Running Report Builder

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