DUNS #: 07-985-4198 | Cage Code: 7F5V0 | NAICS Codes: 611310, 611420

Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

5 Days

Price: $2625

Course Schedule

Overview

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to provision a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course covers SQL Server 2016 provision both on-premise and in Azure, and covers installing from new and migrating from an existing install.


Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Provision a Database Server
Upgrade SQL Server
Configure SQL Server
Manage Databases and Files (shared)


Audience

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.


Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

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


Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Data Warehousing

Describe data warehouse concepts and architecture considerations.

Lessons

Overview of Data Warehousing
Considerations for a Data Warehouse Solution
Lab: Exploring a Data Warehouse Solution

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the key elements of a data warehousing solution
Describe the key considerations for a data warehousing solution
Module 2: Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure

This module describes the main hardware considerations for building a data warehouse.

Lessons

Considerations for Building a Data Warehouse
Data Warehouse Reference Architectures and Appliances
Lab: Planning Data Warehouse Infrastructure

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the main hardware considerations for building a data warehouse
Explain how to use reference architectures and data warehouse appliances to create a data warehouse
Module 3: Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse

This module describes how you go about designing and implementing a schema for a data warehouse.

Lessons

Logical Design for a Data Warehouse
Physical Design for a Data Warehouse
Lab: Implementing a Data Warehouse Schema

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Implement a logical design for a data warehouse
Implement a physical design for a data warehouse
Module 4: Columnstore Indexes

This module introduces Columnstore Indexes.

Lessons

Introduction to Columnstore Indexes
Creating Columnstore Indexes
Working with Columnstore Indexes
Lab: Using Columnstore Indexes

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Create Columnstore indexes
Work with Columnstore Indexes
Module 5: Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse

This module describes Azure SQL Data Warehouses and how to implement them.

Lessons

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
Lab: Implementing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the advantages of Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Implement an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Describe the considerations for developing an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Plan for migrating to Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Module 6: Creating an ETL Solution

At the end of this module you will be able to implement data flow in a SSIS package.

Lessons

Introduction to ETL with SSIS
Exploring Source Data
Implementing Data Flow
Lab: Implementing Data Flow in an SSIS Package

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe ETL with SSIS
Explore Source Data
Implement a Data Flow
Module 7: Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package

This module describes implementing control flow in an SSIS package.

Lessons

Introduction to Control Flow
Creating Dynamic Packages
Using Containers
Lab: Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package

Lab: Using Transactions and Checkpoints

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe control flow
Create dynamic packages
Use containers
Module 8: Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages

This module describes how to debug and troubleshoot SSIS packages.

Lessons

Debugging an SSIS Package
Logging SSIS Package Events
Handling Errors in an SSIS Package
Lab: Debugging and Troubleshooting an SSIS Package

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Debug an SSIS package
Log SSIS package events
Handle errors in an SSIS package
Module 9: Implementing an Incremental ETL Process

This module describes how to implement an SSIS solution that supports incremental DW loads and changing data.

Lessons

Introduction to Incremental ETL
Extracting Modified Data
Temporal Tables
Lab: Extracting Modified Data

Lab: Loading Incremental Changes

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe incremental ETL
Extract modified data
Describe temporal tables
Module 10: Enforcing Data Quality

This module describes how to implement data cleansing by using Microsoft Data Quality services.

Lessons

Introduction to Data Quality
Using Data Quality Services to Cleanse Data
Using Data Quality Services to Match Data
Lab: Cleansing Data

Lab: De-duplicating Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe data quality services
Cleanse data using data quality services
Match data using data quality services
De-duplicate data using data quality services
Module 11: Using Master Data Services

This module describes how to implement master data services to enforce data integrity at source.

Lessons

Master Data Services Concepts
Implementing a Master Data Services Model
Managing Master Data
Creating a Master Data Hub
Lab: Implementing Master Data Services

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe the key concepts of master data services
Implement a master data service model
Manage master data
Create a master data hub
Module 12: Extending SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

This module describes how to extend SSIS with custom scripts and components.

Lessons

Using Custom Components in SSIS
Using Scripting in SSIS
Lab: Using Scripts and Custom Components

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Use custom components in SSIS
Use scripting in SSIS
Module 13: Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages

This module describes how to deploy and configure SSIS packages.

Lessons

Overview of SSIS Deployment
Deploying SSIS Projects
Planning SSIS Package Execution
Lab: Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe an SSIS deployment
Deploy an SSIS package
Plan SSIS package execution
Module 14: Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse

This module describes how to debug and troubleshoot SSIS packages.

Lessons

Introduction to Business Intelligence
Introduction to Reporting
An Introduction to Data Analysis
Analyzing Data with Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Lab: Using Business Intelligence Tools

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Describe at a high level business intelligence
Show an understanding of reporting
Show an understanding of data analysis
Analyze data with Azure SQL data warehouse