Introduction to Microsoft Fabric

Beginning 1/2 day

In this course you will

  • Understand what Fabric is
  • Work with Lakehouses
  • Build a pipeline
  • Model data
  • Build reports
  • Understand licensing costs
  • Review implementation strategies

Suggested attendees

This course is designed for analytics professionals and leaders interested in moving forward with Microsoft Fabric. No previous experience is required but prior use of SQL, Power BI and other technologies in the Microsoft analytics stack (i.e. Azure Data Factory, Power BI service) is helpful.

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Self-paced learning

Course Outline

  • Understand what Fabric is
    • Fabric integration
    • Unifying the environment
  • Work with lakehouses
    • Unifying data
    • Defining data destinations
  • Build a pipeline
    • Loading data
    • Scheduling data loads
    • Creating error checking and messaging in schedules
    • Monitoring pipelines
  • Model data
    • Creating an effective model
    • Scaling analytics
    • Understanding the modern enterprise data warehouse
    • Working with SQL and visual SQL queries
    • Writing DAX measures
  • Build reports
    • Publishing to the service
    • Using datasets
    • Creating visualizations
    • Creating paginated reports
    • Using Copilot to uncover insights
  • Understand licensing costs
    • Breaking out Fabric components
    • Understanding capacities and SKUs
    • Reviewing license options
  • Discuss implementation strategy
    • Project methodology and best practices
    • Analytics essentials
    • Timelines and resources
    • Roadmap for success

  • Payments by purchase order and invoice incur a $50 service fee.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon receipt of payment.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course details.
  • Students will receive electronic copies of the course materials and may print one hard copy for their personal use. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

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  • Subscriptions start when payment is received
  • Full refund if cancelling within 24 hours of registration
  • $15 fee for cancellations after 24 hours of registration
  • No refund for cancellations after 15 days of registration
  • Shared subscriptions will be immediately deactivated and no refund issued

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