Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to use the enhancements and new features that have been added to SQL Server and the Microsoft data platform since the release of SQL Server 2008. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and other Microsoft data platform components.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
The primary audience for this course is database and business intelligence (BI) professionals who are familiar with SQL Server 2008 and want to update their skills to SQL Server 2014, and become familiar with related Microsoft data technologies.
This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
This module introduces key features of SQL Server 2014.
Lab : Exploring SQL Server 2014
After completing this module, you will be able to:
This module describes enhancements to Transact-SQL and other database development features since SQL Server 2008.
Lab : Developing SQL Server 2014 Databases
This module describes how SQL server 2014 enables you to leverage in-memory technologies to enhance database performance.
Lab : Using In-Memory Database Capabilities
This lesson describes how you can use dynamic management views and PowerShell to script administrative tasks in SQL server 2014.
Lab : Managing SQL Server with Scripts
This module describes the enhancements to security features since SQL Server 2008.
Lab : Implementing Security
This module describes enhancements to SQL Server availability and data recovery features since SQL Server 2008.
Lab : Using AlwaysOn Availability Groups
This module describes enhancements to SQL Server Integration Services since SQL Server 2008.
Lab : Using SQL Server Integration Services
This module explains how to use the SQL Server 2014 Data Quality Services (DQS) to provide a computer assisted process for cleansing data values and identifying and removing duplicate data entities.
Lab : Cleansing Data
Lab : Deduplicating Data
This module introduces Master Data Services and describes its key configuration options and how to import and export data.
Lab : Implementing Master Data Services
This module describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server Reporting Services.
Lab : Using SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services
This module describes Analysis Services tabular data models and explains how to develop a tabular data model by using the SQL Server Data Tools for BI add-in for Visual Studio.
Lab : Working with an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
This module introduces the self-service BI capabilities that can be delivered through Microsoft Excel 2013 and related technologies.
Lab : Self-Service BI with Excel
This module introduces some of the key Microsoft technologies that you can use to implement a cloud solution for data.
Lab : Using Microsoft Azure
This module introduces Microsoft Azure SQL Database, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution for cloud-based relational database storage.
Lab : Using Microsoft Azure SQL Database
This module explores how you can use Microsoft Azure virtual machines in which SQL Server is installed to create a cloud-based solution for data.
Lab : Using Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
This module describes the main features of big data, and the Microsoft technologies that you can use to build big data analytical solutions. In particular, the module focuses on Microsoft Azure HDInsight and the Microsoft Azure Marketplace as core elements of the Microsoft solution for big data.
Lab : Creating a Big Data Solution