As we are moving from intuition-based decision making to factual decision making, it is increasingly important to capture data and store it in a way that allows us to make smarter decisions for the future. This is where the Data warehouse comes into the picture. There is now a huge demand for Data warehousing professionals and this course will act as a foundation that opens the door to a variety of opportunities in Business Intelligence space.
As some of the hottest buzzwords in the IT space include data science, analytics, and machine learning. All of these are based upon a foundation of business intelligence, which always rests on the shoulders of data warehousing. A solid understanding of such Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence (DW/BI) is critical to be successful as a data professional in today's marketplace. In this course, you'll begin with an understanding of the terms and concepts of Data Warehousing. Next, you'll see concrete examples that clearly illustrate these terms. Finally, you will see a sample implementation of a DW project with SQL Server. As a DBA, database designer, or report developer the skills in this course will help you create and work with your data warehouse tasks. If you are a project manager or business user, understanding how your data warehouse works will allow you to communicate your needs clearly with your development team to get the most from your business intelligence solutions. Finally, if you are on the road to becoming a data scientist, understanding the design of your data warehouses will aid you in being able to extract the data you need for your analytical solutions.
Evaluate business needs, design a data warehouse structure, and integrate and visualize data using dashboards and visual analytics. This online course covers data architecture skills that are increasingly critical across a broad range of technology fields. Here, you’ll learn the basics of structured data modeling, gain practical SQL coding experience, and develop an in-depth understanding of data warehouse design and data manipulation. Moreover, you’ll have the opportunity to work with large data sets in a data warehouse environment to create dashboards and Visual Analytics. In the final stage, you’ll apply your skills to build a small, basic data warehouse, populate it with data, and create dashboards and other visualizations to analyze and communicate the data to a broad audience.
This online course for those professionals who are:
The pre-requisites for this online course includes basic understanding of Databases.
Q: What background knowledge is necessary?
You should have some prior experience with software engineering and business intelligence. This online course is designed primarily for software engineering professionals who are seeking to enter the fields of data engineering, architecture, or big data analytics, but other experienced technical professionals are also welcome.
Q: Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes, we recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses.
Q: What will I be able to do upon completing this Data Warehousing online course?You will be able to architect, build, and populate a data warehouse to meet real world business reporting needs.