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Implementing and Maintaining SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services and Business Intelligence Solutions

Learn how to implement a full business intelligence solution.

Vendor# M6234

GK# 6178

Course Overview

In this five-day instructor-led course, you will learn to design and maintain business intelligence solutions for your organization using SQL Server 2008. You will learn how to use the SQL Server development tools to create Analysis Services databases and OLAP cubes. In addition, you will learn to implement complete business intelligence solutions from design to development to production and, finally, end user analysis and reporting.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 6234: Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Fit

    Virtual Classroom Fit

    Attend live, online training sessions for a total of 24 hours spread over four weeks.


    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • How SQL Server Analysis Services can be used to implement analytical solutions
  • Create multidimensional analysis solutions with SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Implement dimensions and cubes in an Analysis Services solution
  • Implement measures and measure groups in an Analysis Services solution
  • Query a multidimensional Analysis Services solution
  • Customize an Analysis Services cube
  • Deploy and secure an Analysis Services database
  • Maintain a multidimensional Analysis Services solution
  • Implement a Data Mining solution
  • Tune SSAS cubes
  • Design SSAS for performance
  • Load Data Warehouse solutions using SSIS
  • Create and implement Reporting Solutions using SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Integrate SSAS with Microsoft Excel
  • Create Excel Reports against cubes
  • Expose cubes in a Sharepoint environment


  • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows Server environment
  • Experience with Windows services (starting and stopping)
  • Experience creating service accounts and permissions
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including:
    • SQL Server Agent
    • SQL Server query language (SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE)
    • SQL Server System tables
    • SQL Server accounts (users and permissions)
  • Course 6182: Implementing and Maintaining SQL Server 2008
  • Course 6174: Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

Who Needs To Attend

  • Individuals who design and maintain business intelligence solutions and who work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job and may perform database administration, database design, data warehouse design, maintenance, or ETL as part of their primary job responsibilities.
  • Individuals, including report writers, business analysts, and financial analysts, who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server Analysis Services to the organization.

Course Outline

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Training Exclusives

This course comes with 12 months access to the following benefits:

  • Practice Labs
  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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