Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-448-and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what youve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.
Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:
- Create SSIS packages; troubleshoot data flow and control flow
- Configure, debug, and deploy SSIS solutions
- Develop SSAS cubes for OLAP and data mining services
- Implement custom logic with MDX
- Optimize storage design and query performance
- Create SSRS reports; enable interactivity; write custom code
- Manage the report environment
- Configure security features for SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS
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- Språk: Engelska
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- Utg.datum: 2009-04-01
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- Förlag: MICROSOFT PRESS
- Medarbetare: Lachev, Teo
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- ISBN: 9780735626362
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<p>Erik Veerman is a Microsoft(R) MVP for SQL Server(R), an award-winning BI solution developer, and a popular speaker, instructor, and author. He shares his expertise with OLAP design, ETL processing, and dimensional modeling as a mentor for Solid Quality Mentors.<p>Teo Lachev has more than a decade of experience in designing and developing Microsoft(R)-centered solutions. He is technical architect for a leading financial institution where he designs and implements Business Intelligence applications for the banking industry. Teo is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for SQL Server(R), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He lives with his family in Atlanta, GA.<p>Dejan Sarka is MCT and MCDBA certified and a Microsoft(R) MVP for SQL Server(R). He teaches and consults for Solid Quality Mentors, speaks at TechEd and PASS, and develops OLTP, OLAP, and data mining solutions.
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Dedication; Exam 70-448: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements; Using the SQL Server Evaluation DVD and the Companion CD; System Requirements for the Companion CD; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Technical Support; Evaluation Edition Software Support; Chapter 1: Developing SSIS Packages; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Creating SSIS Packages and Data Sources; 1.3 Lesson 2: Creating and Editing Control Flow Objects; 1.4 Lesson 3: Using Data Flow Adapters and Transformations; 1.5 Case Scenario: Creating an ETL Solution; 1.6 Chapter Summary; Chapter 2: Debugging and Error Handling in SSIS; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Package Transactions and Checkpoints; 2.3 Lesson 2: Identifying Package Status, Enabling Logging, and Handling Task Errors; 2.4 Lesson 3: Handling Data Flow Errors and Debugging; 2.5 Case Scenario: Troubleshooting and Handling Errors in SSIS Packages; 2.6 Chapter Summary; Chapter 3: Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Using Package Configurations and Expressions; 3.3 Lesson 2: Deploying SSIS Packages; 3.4 Case Scenario: Deploying SSIS Packages; 3.5 Chapter Summary; Chapter 4: Administering, Securing, and Executing SSIS Packages; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: Managing the SSIS Service and Configuring Package Security; 4.3 Lesson 2: Executing and Scheduling Packages; 4.4 Case Scenario: Securing and Scheduling SSIS Packages; 4.5 Chapter Summary; Chapter 5: Developing SSAS Cubes; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views; 5.3 Lesson 2: Creating and Modifying SSAS Cubes; 5.4 Lesson 3: Creating and Modifying Dimensions; 5.5 Lesson 4: Creating Measure Groups and Measures; 5.6 Case Scenario: Building an SSAS Solution as a Prototype; 5.7 Chapter Summary; Chapter 6: Extending SSAS Cubes; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: Defining User Hierarchies and Dimension Relationships; 6.3 Lesson 2: Creating KPIs, Actions, Translations, and Perspectives; 6.4 Lesson 3: Creating Calculations and Queries by Using MDX; 6.5 Case Scenario: Extending SSAS Cubes; 6.6 Chapter Summary; Chapter 7: Managing SSAS Storage, Processing, and Deployment; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: Defining Measure Group Partitions and Aggregations; 7.3 Lesson 2: Deploying SSAS Objects; 7.4 Lesson 3: Processing SSAS Objects; 7.5 Case Scenario: Implementing Low-Latency OLAP and Deployment Strategies; 7.6 Chapter Summary; Chapter 8: Securing and Administering SSAS; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Setting Up SSAS Server Security; 8.3 Lesson 2: Managing SSAS High Availability, Backups, and Object Scripting; 8.4 Lesson 3: Managing SSAS Tuning and Logging; 8.5 Lesson 4: Tracing and Monitoring SSAS Instances; 8.6 Case Scenario: Administering an...
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