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Preparing Your Data for Power BI

55163AC (Class Pack)
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Preparing Your Data for Power BI
This course is designed to introduce the participant to SQL Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) Tabular mode, data modeling, and DAX and to compare working in SQL Tabular mode to Excel PowerPivot.
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Author: BlueBuffaloPress

Course Duration: 2 Days

SATV: Yes

About This Course

This course is designed to introduce the participant to SQL Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) Tabular mode, data modeling, and DAX.

Audience Profile

The course is targeted towards business analysts, business intelligence developers, and SQL Professionals.

At Course Completion

  • Understand Analysis Services Installation and Architecture: One Product, Two Models.
  • Understand version changes: SQL Server Analysis Services.
  • Understand important terms.
  • Understand and utilize SQL Server Data Tools for Tabular.
  • Understand and utilize projects.
  • Understand and utilize importing.
  • Understand and utilize loading data.
  • Understand and utilize examining views.
  • Understand and utilize deployment.
  • Understand and utilize data sources.
  • Understand and utilize data credentials.
  • Understand and utilize SQL as a source.
  • Understand and utilize Excel as a source.
  • Understand and utilize Flat Files as a source.
  • Understand and utilize Azure as a source.
  • Understand and utilize SharePoint as a source.
  • Understand and utilize sorting during load.
  • Understand querying with MDX.
  • Understand and utilize DAX syntax.
  • Understand and utilize DAX data types and operator overloading.
  • Understand and utilize DAX operators.
  • Understand and utilize DAX values.
  • Understand and utilize measures.
  • Understand and utilize calculated columns.
  • Understand evaluation contexts.
  • Understand and utilize date calculations.
  • Understand and utilize importing related tables.
  • Understand and utilize creating relationships.
  • Understand and utilize hierarchies.
  • Understand Direct Query.
  • Understand and utilize KPIs.
  • Understand drillthrough.
  • Understand perspectives.
  • Understand and utilize PowerPivot.
  • Understand and utilze Pivot Tables.
  • Understand and utilize Power View.