Free SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course

If you are new to Business Intelligence (BI) and learn best by watching videos and “playing”, then this course is perfect for you.  The SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (SQLInsights) will help you build your first Microsoft Business Intelligence solution.  It will teach you the basics of how to build solutions that deliver integrated reporting, analytics and dashboard experiences. It contains eleven videos and hands-on labs that are perfect for self-paced learning.

There are online version and an offline version.

Along the same lines, there is also a SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit.

About James Serra

James is a big data and data warehousing solution architect at Microsoft. Previously he was an independent consultant working as a Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence architect and developer. He is a prior SQL Server MVP with over 25 years of IT experience.
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6 Responses to Free SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course

  1. smitha says:

    where can i see the videos?

    • James Serra says:

      At the end of the post above, there is a link to an online version, within that link is various units, and within each unit you will find the videos.

  2. varun rayala says:


    I just finished my graduation and i want to choose a career in sql server bi,what are the prerequisites to learn this course.
    And how good is to choose a career in sql server bi over a long term?

  3. vijay says:

    Hi James i did’nt find video link of BI Please help me……..

  4. Mohammed Sufiyan says:

    BI Training