Overview

The globally recognized standard for IT professionals
Prove that you have the skills and techniques needed to design, build, and deploy solutions that deliver more data to more people across the organization
Earning an MCSE: Business Intelligence certification will qualify for a position as a BI and reporting engineer.
Earning Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Business Intelligence certification confirms that you have the skills and ability to design, build, and deploy solutions that deliver more data to more people across your organization.
MCSE: Business Intelligence certification validates your ability to:
Build, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a SQL Server Analysis Services database
Plan and design business intelligence infrastructure
Design and build reports and data models
Design an extract, transform, and load (ETL) solution
This MCSE certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.You can upgrade this certification to the MCSE: Business Intelligence certification.
MCITP: Business Intelligence 2008

Topics Covered

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Module 01: Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Module 02: Getting Started with SQL Azure
Module 03: Introduction to T-SQL Querying
Module 04: Writing SELECT Queries
Module 05: Querying Multiple Tables
Module 06: Sorting and Filtering Data
Module 07: Working with SQL Server 2012 Data Types
Module 08: Using Built-In Functions
Module 09: Grouping and Aggregating Data
Module 10: Using Subqueries
Module 11: Using Table Expressions
Module 12: Using Set Operators
Module 13: Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
Module 14: Pivoting and Grouping Sets
Module 15: Querying SQL Server Metadata
Module 16: Executing Stored Procedures
Module 17: Programming with T-SQL
Module 18: Implementing Error Handling
Module 19: Implementing Transactions
Module 20: Improving Query Performance


Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

Module 01: Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset
Module 02: Preparing Systems for SQL Server 2012
Module 03: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012
Module 04: Working with Databases
Module 05: Understanding SQL Server 2012 Recovery Models
Module 06: Backup of SQL Server 2012 Databases
Module 07: Restoring SQL Server 2012 Databases
Module 08: Importing and Exporting Data
Module 09: Authenticating and Authorizing Users
Module 10: Assigning Server and Database Roles
Module 11: Authorizing Users to Access Resources
Module 12: Auditing SQL Server Environments
Module 13: Automating SQL Server 2012 Management
Module 14: Configuring Security for SQL Server Agent
Module 15: Monitoring SQL Server 2012 with Alerts and Notifications
Module 16: Performing Ongoing Database Maintenance
Module 17: Tracing Access to SQL Server 2012
Module 18: Monitoring SQL Server 2012
Module 18: Managing Multiple Servers
Module 18: Troubleshooting Common SQL Server 2012 Administrative Issues


Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Module 01: Introduction to Data Warehousing
Module 02: Data Warehouse Hardware
Module 03: Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse
Module 04: Creating an ETL Solution with SSIS
Module 05: Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package
Module 06: Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages
Module 07: Implementing an Incremental ETL Process
Module 08: Incorporating Data from the Cloud into a Data Warehouse
Module 09: Enforcing Data Quality
Module 10: Using Master Data Services
Module 11: Extending SQL Server Integration Services
Module 12: Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages
Module 13: Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse


Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Module 01: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
Module 02: Implementing Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services
Module 03: Supporting Self Service Reporting
Module 04: Managing Report Execution and Delivery
Module 05: Creating Multidimensional Databases
Module 06: Working with Dimensions
Module 07: Working with Measures and Measure Groups
Module 08: Introduction to MDX
Module 09: Customizing Cube Functionality
Module 10: Implementing a Tabular Data Model with Microsoft PowerPivot
Module 11: Introduction to DAX
Module 12: Implementing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
Module 14: Creating Data Visualizations with Power View
Module 15: Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
Module 16: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012


The duration for MCSE Business Intelligence is: :
Regular Track:120 Hours (60 Days)
Fast Track: 120 Hours (30 Days)
Certificate :
Exam 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Skills Measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.Who should take this exam?This exam is intended for SQL Server database administrators, system engineers, and developers with two or more years of experience, who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge in writing queries.
Exam 70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

Skills Measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.Who should take this exam?This exam is intended for database professionals who perform installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Other responsibilities include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access.
Exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Skills Measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.Who should take this exam?This exam is primarily intended for ETL and data warehouse developers who create Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, and whose responsibilities include data cleansing, and Extract Transform Load and data warehouse implementation.
Exam 70-466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Skills Measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.Who should take this exam?This exam is intended for business intelligence (BI) developers who focus on creating BI solutions that require implementing multi-dimensional data models, implementing and maintaining OLAP cubes, and creating information displays used in business decision making.
Exam 70-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Skills Measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.Who should take this exam?This exam is intended for business intelligence (BI) architects, who are responsible for the overall design of a BI infrastructure and how it relates to other data systems in use.
Prerequisites

Students must have achieved the MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification in order to achieve the MCSE Business Intelligence SQL Server 2012 certification. The MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification is not required, however, to attend this course

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