Updating your Database and Business Intelligence Skills to SQL Server 2012 (M40008, M40009)

Course Details
Code: 6425
Tuition (USD): $3,095.00 $2,785.50 • Classroom (5 days)

Upgrade your database and business intelligence (BI) skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. In this course, existing SQL Server database professionals will gain the knowledge and skills to use new and enhanced capabilities in SQL Server 2012, including Database and Business Intelligence features.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Products (OMLPs):

  • 40008: Updating your Database Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • 40009: Updating your Business Intelligence Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Skills Gained

  • New and enhanced features in SQL Server 2012
  • Install SQL Server 2012
  • Use enhanced tools and PowerShell support to manage SQL Server 2012
  • Use enhanced Transact-SQL and storage capabilities to develop SQL Server 2012 databases
  • Use new and enhanced performance capabilities to optimize a SQL Server 2012 database
  • Use new availability and data recovery technologies to provide high availability
  • Use new and enhanced security capabilities in SQL Server 2012
  • New BI capabilities in SQL Server 2012
  • Use new and enhanced features in SQL Server Integration Services
  • Manage data quality by using SQL Server Data Quality Services
  • Use new and enhanced features of SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Create tabular data models with PowerPivot and DAX
  • Implement a tabular data model in SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Use Power View to create interactive data visualizations
  • Integrate Microsoft cloud technologies into a BI solution using SQL Azure

Who Can Benefit

Database and BI professionals with experience using SQL Server 2008 R2

Prerequisites

  • Experience creating database solutions in SQL Server, including basic Transact-SQL programming
  • Familiarity with data warehousing and BI solutions, including extract, transform, and load (ETL), data modeling, and reporting