Master Data Services, Data Quality Services with SQL 2012-2014 and Excel

Session Detail:    Classroom 3 Day

Studies show that data decays at about 2% a month All organizations need to work from reliable information while ensuring that the integrity of information and consistency of data is constant across different applications. Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2014 Master Data Services is a powerful feature designed to help an organization create a structure and hierarchy for data, so that data collected and used across multiple departments, silos and databases is standardized and aligned. This ensures that different databases are interoperable. When combined with Data Quality Services and Excel a complete end to end system is available.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for SQL Professionals, Business Intelligence Developers, Data Analysts and Data Stewards and Project Managers that need to learn how to utilize Master Data Services.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Course Overview

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Course Materials
  • Lesson 3: Facilities
  • Lesson 4: Prerequisites
  • Lesson 5: What We’ll Be Discussing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Successfully log into their virtual machine
  • Have a full understanding of what the course intends to cover

Module 2: Master Data Management Concepts

  • Lesson 1: What is Master Data Management?
  • Lesson 2: The Need for Master Data Management
  • Lesson 3: Data Quality
  • Lesson 4: Master Data vs. Transactional Data
  • Lesson 5: Master Data Management Team
  • Lesson 6: Master Data Management Architectures
  • Lesson 7: The MDM Extract-Transform-Load

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of the concepts behind master data management

Module 3: Microsoft Master Data Services Overview

  • Lesson 1: Project Implementation
  • Lesson 2: Master Data Services Key Terms
  • Lesson 3: Master Data Services Web Interface
  • Lesson 4: Installing Master Data Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure Master Data Services

Module 4: Understanding Data Models

  • Lesson 1: Modeling Process
  • Lesson 2: MDS Object – Model
  • Lesson 3: The Model Object

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create models and entities
  • Add attributes including domain-based attributes
  • Add a member via the web interface
  • Reverse a transaction
  • Create and configure attribute groups
  • Create and configure derived hierarchies
  • Create and configure collections

Module 5: Importing Data

  • Lesson 1: MDS Entity-Based Staging

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a leaf member with T-SQL
  • Delete a member with the web interface and examine results in SSMS
  • View errors in batch files
  • Load leaf members with SQL Server Integration Services and flat files

Module 6: Version Management

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Versions
  • Lesson 2: Web Interface
  • Lesson 3: Version Statuses
  • Lesson 4: Copying a Version
  • Lesson 5: Locking. Unlocking and Committing Versions
  • Lesson 6: Version Flags
  • Lesson 7: Ancestry
  • Lesson 8: Validating Versions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure versions

Module 7: Business Rules

  • Lesson 1: Business Rules Overview
  • Lesson 2: How to Create a Business Rule
  • Lesson 3: Conditions and Actions
  • Lesson 4: Publish a Business Rule
  • Lesson 5: Validation Issues

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the business rules interface
  • Create a business rule
  • Populate a value based on another value
  • Explore and fix validation issues

Module 8: MDS Security

  • Lesson 1: Master Data Services Security Overview
  • Lesson 2: Users and Groups
  • Lesson 3: Administrators
  • Lesson 4: Permission Levels
  • Lesson 5: Best Practices

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Set up security in MDS

Module 9: Publishing Data

  • Lesson 1: Subscription Views
  • Lesson 2: Formats
  • Lesson 3: How Subscribing Systems Can Extract Data
  • Lesson 4: Creating Views

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure a subscription view

Module 10: Excel Add-In

  • Lesson 1: Creating Connections
  • Lesson 2: Publishing Data
  • Lesson 3: Filtering Data
  • Lesson 4: Saving a Query
  • Lesson 5: Create an Entity From Data
  • Lesson 6: Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a connection to an MDS database using Excel
  • Publish data to an MDS database using Excel
  • Filter data using Excel
  • Save a query to Excel
  • Create an entity from data in Excel

Module 11: Data Quality Services

  • Lesson 1: Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Data Quality Cleansing
  • Lesson 3: Microsoft Data Quality Solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a new knowledge base
  • Create a DQS Quality Cleansing Project

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