This course prepares students for the Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models & Reports with SQL Server 2012 exam. The course focuses on creating managed enterprise BI solutions and covers how to implement multidimensional and tabular data models, deliver reports with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, create dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint Server Performance Point Services, and discover business insights by using data mining.
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The exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.
- Build an analysis services multidimensional database (35-40%)
- Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) database (15-20%)
- Build a tabular data model (15-20%)
- Build a report with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) (25-30%)
As of February 18, 2016, this exam includes content covering both SQL Server 2012 and 2014. Please note that this exam does not include questions on features or capabilities that are present only in the SQL Server 2012 product.
The Microsoft certification course 70-466, titled “Implementing Data Models and Reports with SQL Server,” is designed for database professionals and business intelligence developers seeking to acquire advanced skills in creating data models and reports using SQL Server technologies. This course focuses on the use of SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to build robust, interactive, and insightful business intelligence solutions.
Participants will gain expertise in designing and implementing multidimensional and tabular data models, enhancing data visualization through advanced reporting techniques, and automating data processing tasks using SSIS. The course also covers security, optimization, and performance-tuning strategies to ensure that data models and reports deliver actionable insights effectively.
By successfully completing this course and obtaining the associated certification, individuals can demonstrate their proficiency in leveraging SQL Server tools to create data-driven solutions that empower organizations with valuable insights, ultimately enhancing decision-making processes and driving business success.
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