SQL Clone
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


70-463 Implementing a data warehouse with 2012


70-463 Implementing a data warehouse with 2012

Author
Message
Duran
Duran
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1122 Visits: 1728
So crap it should be given away for free. You have to have the errata on screen to even attempt this book. Missing steps, constantly having to fumble through exercises because, having followed the steps for a 5th or 6th time, you realize its not you, its the book. Terrible, terrible book.

D.

Here is a link to the errata in case you are unfortunate enough to have bought it...

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/errata.csp?isbn=0790145345219
dan-572483
dan-572483
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.4K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1423 Visits: 1999
That's my experience as well. Whenever something doesn't work or seem quite right, go to the link above before wasting time on troubleshooting.
Koen Verbeeck
Koen Verbeeck
One Orange Chip
One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)One Orange Chip (28K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 28613 Visits: 13268
That seems like very bad (technical) editing. Is the book content-wise OK?


How to post forum questions.
Need an answer? No, you need a question.
What’s the deal with Excel & SSIS?
My blog at SQLKover.

MCSE Business Intelligence - Microsoft Data Platform MVP
RTaylor2208
RTaylor2208
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1010 Visits: 1191
Content wise I found the book OK, certainly enough to pass the exam. However there is a few mistakes but it gave me the opportunity to figure it out for myself which made me better understand the exercises.

MCITP SQL 2005, MCSA SQL 2012
Duran
Duran
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1122 Visits: 1728
RTaylor,

Did you have any previous experience with the technologies, or was it all new to you? What else did you use to supplement your study?

Regards,
D.
RTaylor2208
RTaylor2208
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1010 Visits: 1191
Prior to reading the book \ sitting the exam I had developed a few relatively basic SSIS packages, but as a production DBA supporting our Data warehouse I regularly investigate issues with SSIS packages developed by others.

I would say that you need a decent understanding of data warehouse design in order to really get the most out of the book. But everything you need to know for the exam is in there.

It was the only resource I used to study for the exam.

MCITP SQL 2005, MCSA SQL 2012
Duran
Duran
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1122 Visits: 1728
Thank you.

Regards,
D
jackson.fabros
jackson.fabros
SSC-Enthusiastic
SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (191 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 191 Visits: 131
Currently using this book as well and ran into the same issues. having learned my lesson from a previous training kit (70-461), I ended up printing out the Errata page BEFORE diving in :-D
Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search