Power BI is a business analytics solution that lets you visualize your data and share insights across your organization, or embed them in your app or website. Connect to hundreds of data sources and bring your data to life with live dashboards and reports.
Discover how to quickly glean insights from your data using Power BI. This formidable set of business analytics tools—which includes the Power BI service, Power BI Desktop, and Power BI Mobile—can help you more effectively create and share impactful visualizations with others in your organization.
In this beginners course you will learn how to get started with this powerful toolset. We will cover topics like connecting to and transforming web based data sources. You will learn how to publish and share your reports and visuals on the Power BI service.
You will learn how to import data, create visualizations, and arrange those visualizations into reports. You will learn how to how to pin visualizations to dashboards for sharing. You will also learn how to use DAX language( Data Analysis Expressions) to perform calculations on data models.
- Connecting to SQL Server and PostgreSQL Databases
- Connecting to Microsoft Access Database File
- Creating reports with data visualizations
- Modifying existing reports
- Creating and managing data dashboards
- Creating Power BI datasets, dashboards, reports, and workbooks
- Connecting to web based data source
- Connecting to Excel dataset
- Using Query Editor
- Joining tables and creating tables
- Formulating via DAX logic
- Using quick measures and dynamic measures
- Using conditional statements
- Performing various transformation on connected dataset
- How to implement a data warehouse solution
- Debug and Troubleshoot SSIS packages.
- Cleansing data by using Data Quality Services.
- Extend SSIS with custom scripts and components.
- How to create ETL (Extract,Transform, Load) process
- How to deploy SSIS Package
- How to create SSIS package using SQL Server Integration Services
- How to download and install SQL Server Data Tools
- How to perform data analysis with SQL Server Analysis Server – SSAS
- How to create reports using SQL Server Reporting Services
- How to download and install SQL Server
- Learning some key operations using T-SQL
BI developers are expected to have a variety of skills that will enable them perform tasks such as: design, implementation and maintenance of structured query language (SQL) databases. They may work as database or web developers, depending on the specific position. SQL developers often spend many work hours seated in front of computers.
As a BI developer, you should have strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills. A knowledge of SQL servers, SQL Server Analysis Services –SSAS, SQL Server integration services (SSIS) and server reporting services (SSRS) is also important.