Today I’m pleased to announce the SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (a.k.a. SQLInsights), a new self-paced online training course brought to you by Microsoft Developer and Platform Evangelism. This is a is a great resource for developers, consultants and evangelists who want to learn how to build solutions that deliver rich integrated reporting, analytics and dashboard experiences using SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Business Intelligence. It contains a comprehensive set of videos and hands-on labs that are perfect for self-paced learning.
SQLInsights is a complete training course that contains eleven units covering all the key aspects of Microsoft BI solution development. This initial release contains the first two units:
You can find SQLInsights on the MSDN Training and Certification Resources page at the following URL:
Go ahead, set aside a couple of hours and jump in! Watch the videos and review the hands-on labs. If you want to run the demos or hands-on labs on your own computer, download and install the offline training kit. You’ll find all the SQLInsights content in the Getting Started > BI Developers page.
We’ll continue publishing additional units every week, including:
We hope SQLInsights will help you get started developing your first Microsoft BI solution. Thanks for your interest in SQL Server 2008 R2!