Course level: Intermediate
Total Duration: 10 Hours
Certification: Certificate of Completion will be provided after completing the course.

This course introduces SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular to deliver business intelligence solutions. The course helps those new to SSAS Tabular model and relate data from diverse sources, and to then build and query basic Tabular models.

Skills Required

Knowledge about SQL Server and Data Warehouse concepts. Our Database Design with Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Training Courses cover all of the prerequisites.

Course Dates, Prices & Enrolment

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24 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017
2 Mondays & 2 Fridays
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  1. Introduction to SSAS Tabular
    • Introduction to SSAS Tabular
    • Creating a Project
    • Relationship and measures
    • Measures and their usage
    • Advantages of Tabular model
    • Limitations
  2. Tabular Model Basics
    • Tabular – Development Server
    • Workspace Server configuration
    • SSAS Configuration management
    • Project, Model – Properties
  3. Migrating Power Pivot Model to tabular
    • Power Pivot – Overview
    • Usage and Limitations of Power Pivot
    • Steps to Migrate for Tabular Model
    • Points to consider
  4. Tabular Model – Design
    • Creating new model
    • Importing data from different sources
    • Create and Maintain relationship across data sources
    • Creating measures and their usage
    • Creating calculated columns
    • Creating Hierarchies based on data sources
    • Deployment
  5. Manage Tabular Model using SSMS
    • Managing Server Properties
    • Managing Cube properties
    • Explore – Cube
  6. Introduction to DAX (Data Analysis Expression) - I
    • Introduction to DAX Functions
    • Create a New Tabular Environment
    • Verify the New Tabular Environment and Review Calculated Columns
    • DAX Calculations: Examples
    • DAX RELATED() Function
    • DAX Text-Type Functions
  7. Introduction to DAX (Data Analysis Expression) - II
    • DAX Date/Time-Type Functions
    • DAX Logical-Type Functions
    • DAX Aggregate and Table Functions
    • Time Intelligence Functions Overview
    • Review Measures and Evaluation Context
  8. Querying SSAS Tabular Model
    • Introduction and Objectives
    • Language Options and Editors
    • Language Options DAX and MDX
    • Query With Excel Basics
    • Query With Excel PivotTables
    • PivotTables - Create With Tabular Data
    • PivotTables - Slice, Sort, and Filter
    • PivotTables - Named Sets Overview
    • PivotTables - Excel Cube Formulas
    • Excel- Power View Intro and Connections
    • Excel - Create the Basic Power View Report
    • Excel - Work With Power View Reports
  9. Advanced DAX
    • EVALUATE Options
    • Query Output The Basics
    • Filters
    • Grouping Basics
    • SUMMARIZE
    • Working with Inline Measures
  10. Time and Date Calculation
    • Date Table Introduction
    • Date Table Design & Creation
    • DAX Time/Date Functions
    • Opening/Closing Balances
  11. Advanced SSAS Tabular concepts
    • Role-Playing Dimensions
    • Parent-Child Hierarchy
    • Many-to-Many Relationships

Course Tutor

The course is working as an independent SQL BI consultant in the UK. He is a specialist consultant for building CI (Continuous Integration) solution for BI projects (SSIS, SSRS). He has considerable years of experience with the UK Financial Services Industry (Mainly in Insurance and Investment Banking). He has been presenting sessions in SQLBits, SQLPass and London SQL Server user Group since 2015.

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