Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports - ITU Online

Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports

In this course you will learn how to create managed enterprise BI solutions. You will learn how to implement multidimensional and tabular data models, deliver reports with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, create dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint Server PerformancePoint Services, and discover business insights by using data mining. This course will also teach you how to create BI solutions that require implementing multi-dimensional data models, implementing and maintaining OLAP cubes, and creating information displays used in business decision making.

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Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports
12 Hrs 47 Min
Videos
47 On-demand Videos
Closed Captions

Closed Captions

Course Topics
17  Topics
Question & Answers
42 Prep Questions
Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Note: Although the associated examination for this course has been retired, it is a good resource for training.

Course Description

Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server 2012 – Mastering Enterprise BI Solutions
In the Microsoft 70-466 course, you will embark on an educational journey to master managed enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. This comprehensive program delves into the intricacies of implementing both multidimensional and tabular data models, pivotal in today’s data-driven business environment. Leveraging the robust capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, you will learn to craft insightful reports, a skill highly sought after in the IT realm. The course also imparts knowledge in creating dynamic dashboards using Microsoft SharePoint Server PerformancePoint Services, a key tool in visualizing business performance. Discover the art of data mining to unveil hidden business insights, further enriching your BI expertise. Whether you aim to enhance your professional skills or seek to achieve certification, this course offers a wealth of knowledge in implementing and maintaining OLAP cubes and generating influential information displays for strategic decision-making in businesses.

Empowering Through SQL Server 2012: A Detailed Curriculum
Structured to prepare you for the Microsoft 70-466 exam, this course is a gateway to becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional. With a focus on building and managing analysis services multidimensional databases, the course content covers a substantial 35-40% of the exam. Additionally, you will acquire skills in managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) databases, essential for ensuring seamless BI operations. The curriculum also includes building a tabular data model and developing reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), equipping you with comprehensive knowledge to tackle various technical tasks​​.

Flexible Learning for Aspiring Professionals
Designed for flexibility, the course offers about 10 hours of content, allowing you to progress at your own pace. This self-paced structure is ideal for both working professionals and students who seek to balance learning with other commitments. Access to the course is straightforward with an All Access Monthly Subscription, which includes a 7-day free trial, providing a risk-free opportunity to explore the rich content. Should you choose to continue, the subscription seamlessly transitions post-trial. Upon course completion, you will receive a personalized certificate of completion, showcasing your newly acquired skills and preparing you for the Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server exam​​.

Course Benefits

Transform Your Career with Advanced BI Skills
Engaging with this course propels your career forward by equipping you with in-demand BI skills. As businesses increasingly rely on data-driven strategies, your ability to implement multidimensional and tabular data models becomes a significant asset. Mastering Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services empowers you to generate insightful reports, elevating your professional value. Additionally, learning to create dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint Server PerformancePoint Services enhances your capacity to present complex data in an accessible and impactful manner. These skills not only make you an invaluable asset to any data-focused team but also broaden your career opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of BI.

Real-World Applications and Certification Readiness
This course goes beyond theoretical knowledge, focusing on real-world applications of BI solutions. You will learn to build, manage, and troubleshoot SQL Server Analysis Services databases, skills crucial in everyday business scenarios. Additionally, the course prepares you for the Microsoft 70-466 exam, a certification that validates your expertise and dedication in the field. Achieving this certification can open doors to new career opportunities and recognition as a Microsoft Certified Professional, a prestigious title in the IT industry.

Flexible and Supportive Learning Environment
ITU Online prioritizes a learner-centric approach, offering a flexible learning environment that caters to various schedules and learning styles. The self-paced format allows you to absorb and revisit the course material at your convenience, ensuring a thorough understanding of each topic. Furthermore, the ITU Online team offers extensive support throughout your learning journey. You can reach out for assistance or guidance via phone or email during business hours, ensuring you have the necessary support to succeed in the course and beyond.

Who Is The Course For

Aspiring and Experienced IT Professionals
This course is designed for IT professionals who aspire to deepen their expertise in BI solutions or pursue a career in this field. Whether you are starting your journey in IT or looking to advance your current skills, this course provides the knowledge and tools necessary to excel in BI. It is particularly beneficial for those interested in data modeling, report creation, and dashboard development using Microsoft technologies.

Individuals Seeking Microsoft Certification
If you aim to achieve Microsoft certification, particularly in SQL Server 2012, this course is an ideal starting point. It provides comprehensive preparation for the Microsoft 70-466 exam, covering all essential areas and ensuring you are well-equipped to succeed. The course is also suitable for those who, despite the retirement of the associated exam, seek to gain a deep understanding of Microsoft’s BI solutions for professional development.

Professionals Looking to Expand Their BI Skillset
For professionals already working in the IT field, this course offers an opportunity to expand your skillset and stay updated with the latest BI technologies and practices. Learning to implement multidimensional and tabular data models, create sophisticated reports, and develop interactive dashboards can significantly enhance your capabilities, making you a more versatile and valuable member of any IT team.

In conclusion, the Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server 2012 course is a comprehensive and flexible learning opportunity that caters to a wide range of professionals seeking to advance their careers in business intelligence. With a focus on practical skills, certification preparation, and a supportive learning environment, this course stands out as a valuable investment in your professional growth​​.

The exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.

  • Build an analysis services multidimensional database (35-40%)
  • Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) database (15-20%)
  • Build a tabular data model (15-20%)
  • Build a report with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) (25-30%)

Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports

What will I learn in this course?

You’ll dive into creating managed enterprise BI solutions. The course covers implementing multidimensional and tabular data models, delivering reports with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, creating dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint Server PerformancePoint Services, and discovering business insights by using data mining​.

How long is the course?

The course is approximately 10 hours in length. This is flexible though, as the course is self-paced, so you can learn at your own speed.

How do I access this course and what happens after my free trial

The course can be accessed with an All Access Monthly Subscription, which comes with 7 free days. If you wish to continue after your trial period, your subscription will kick in. Don’t worry though, you can cancel anytime if it’s not for you​.

What’s the end goal of this course?

This course prepares you for the Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server exam. It’s a great way to demonstrate your skills and become a Microsoft Certified Professional.

What topics are covered in the course?

The course covers a range of topics, including building an analysis services multidimensional database, managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting a SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) database, building a tabular data model, and building a report with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)​.

How can I reach out if I have any questions or need support?

The ITU Online team is available to help! You can contact them via phone at +1 855.488.5327 or email at customerservice@ituonline.com from Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm ET​.

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Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server 2012 Course Content

Module 1: Introduction To Business Intelligence And Data Modeling

  •    Introduction To Business Intelligence and Data Modeling Part1
  •    Introduction To Business Intelligence and Data Modeling Part2
  •    The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform Part 1
  •    The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform Part 2
  •    The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform Part 3
  •    The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform Part 4

Module 2: Implementing Reports The SQL Server Reporting Services

  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 1
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 2
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 3
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 4
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 5
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 6
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 7
  •    Implementing Reports the SQL Server Reporting Services Part 8

Module 3: Supporting Self Service Reporting

  •    Supporting Self Service Reporting Part 1
  •    Supporting Self Service Reporting Part 2

Module 4: Managing Report Execution And Delivery

  •    Managing Report Execution And Delivery
  •    Managing Report Execution
  •    Subscriptions And Data Alerts

Module 5: Creating Multidimensional Databases

  •    Creating Multidimensional Databases
  •    Creating Data Sources And Data Source Views
  •    Creating And Browsing a Cube

Module 6: Working With Cubes And Dimensions

  •    Working with Cubes And Dimensions
  •    Sorting And Grouping Attributes

Module 7: Working With Measures And Measure Groups

  •    Working With Measures and Measure Groups

Module 8: Introduction To MDX

  •    Introduction To MDX
  •    Adding Calculations To A Cube

Module 9: Customizing Cube Functionality

  •    Customizing Cube Functionality Part 1
  •    Customizing Cube Functionality Part 2
  •    Customizing Cube Functionality Part 3

Module 10: Implementing A Tabular Data Model

  •    Implementing A Tabular Data Model Part 1
  •    Implementing A Tabular Data Model Part 2

Module 11: Introduction To DAX

  •    Introduction to DAX
  •    Demonstration Making A Tabular Model Part 1
  •    Demonstration Making A Tabular Model Part 2
  •    Using DAX

Module 12: Implementing An Analysis Services Tabular Data Model

  •    Implementing An Analysis Services Tabular Data Model Part 1
  •    Implementing An Analysis Services Tabular Data Model Part 2
  •    Deploying A Tabular Data Model

Module 13: SQL Analysis Services

  •    SQL Analysis Services Part 1
  •    SQL Analysis Services Part 2

Module 14: Creating Data Visualizations With Power View

  •    Creating Data Visualizations With Power View

Module 15: Supporting Self Service Reporting

  •    Supporting Self Service Reporting

Module 16: Performing Predictive Analysis With Data Mining

  •    Performing Predictive Analysis With Data Mining
  •    Using The Data Mining Wizard

Module 17: Predictive Analytics

  •    Predictive Analytics Part 1
  •    Predictive Analytics Part 2
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