SQL Server Business Intelligence // // BI790

BI790 – SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS) for Report Developers

home > training > BI790 – SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS) for Report Developers

BI790 – SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS) for Report Developers

$2,595.00

19 Student Comments

  • 4 Days
  • Leverage the power of Reporting Services
  • Write "production quality" reports
  • More robust than Microsoft Course 10990
  • Replay™ Class Recordings Included
  • Microsoft SA Voucher Eligible
Interface Gold™This is an Interface Gold™ class date delivered live at our Phoenix location. Online attendees will have access to our RemoteLive™ platform. Replay™ class recordings are included.
RemoteLive™
Online Virtual
Attend in Person Phoenix Location
Feb 20 - Feb 23
8AM - 4PM (PHX)
GTRThis class date is Guaranteed to Run and will not change.
REPLAYThis class date includes Interface Replay™ class recordings, available for online viewing 1 hour after each class day ends.
Attend Live Online/Virtual
Attend in Person Phoenix Location
Apr 30 - May 3
8AM - 4PM (PHX)
GTRThis class date is Guaranteed to Run and will not change.
REPLAYThis class date includes Interface Replay™ class recordings, available for online viewing 1 hour after each class day ends.
Attend Live Online/Virtual
Attend in Person Phoenix Location
Jun 25 - Jun 28
8AM - 4PM (PHX)
REPLAYThis class date includes Interface Replay™ class recordings, available for online viewing 1 hour after each class day ends.
Attend Live Online/Virtual
Attend in Person Phoenix Location

Do you need a class sooner? We can also offer additional dates through our partners! It's not Interface Gold™ but it's a great choice if your schedule is not flexible.

Request A Date
x
Course:

Course Description

This course is designed to take you deeper into Microsoft Reporting Services. Rather than simply covering basic features (Microsoft MOC 10990), Interface BI790 will give you the skills to leverage built-in functionality and the power to develop reports, faster. Whether you are a developer or an application analyst that creates application reports for your business users, you’ll be able to use reporting services tools to create great reports that stand out and have value.

Course Outline

Module 1: SSRS Overview and Tools

This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class, introduces Reporting Services features, the tools available with SQL Server 2016, and introduces students to SQL Server documentation.

Lessons

  • Reporting Services Features
  • Tools Available with SQL Server 2016
  • SQL Server Documentation


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Reporting Services Features.
  • Identify the SQL Server 2016 Tools.
  • Find and Use SQL Server Documentation.


Module 2: Working with Solutions and Projects

This module covers working with solutions and projects within Visual Studio.

Lessons

  • Working with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Understanding Solutions and Projects
  • Working with the Visual Studio Interface


Lab 1: Working with Solutions and Projects (Optional)

  • Exercise 1: Creating and Managing a Project


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Work with SQL Server Data Tools.
  • Understand solutions and projects.
  • Work with the Visual Studio interface.


Module 3: Creating Basic Reports

This module covers building reports from start to finish, and tips and tricks for successful report building.

Lessons

  • What is a Data Source?
  • What is a Dataset?
  • Using the Report Wizard
  • What is Tablix?
  • Creating a Tabular Report
  • Creating a List Report
  • What is a Matrix?
  • Deploying a Project


Lab 1: Creating Basic Reports

  • Exercise 1: Creating Shared Data Sources and Datasets
  • Exercise 2: Using the Report Wizard
  • Exercise 3: Building a Basic Matrix Report


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the differences between shared and embedded data sources and datasets.
  • Create shared and embedded data sources and datasets
  • Use the Report Wizard to build basic reports.
  • Create a basic matrix report from a shared dataset.


Module 4: Formatting Reports

This module covers the features which enhance the visual impact of reports.

Lessons

  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Rich Text Formatting
  • Managing Text Boxes
  • Drawing Lines and Boxes
  • Images
  • Page Headers and Footers
  • Adding a Document Map
  • Rendering Reports


Lab 1: Formatting Reports

  • Exercise 1: Formatting a Tablix Data Region
  • Exercise 2: Enhancing a Report


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Format data to enhance a report.
  • Add images to a report.
  • Work with page headers and footers.


Module 5: Custom Expressions

This module covers expressions and how to use them to set dynamically changing properties or values.

Lessons

  • Understanding Expressions
  • Defining Expressions
  • Working with Report Variables
  • Understanding Lookup, LookupSet, and Multilookup Functions
  • Expression Samples


Lab 1: Custom Expressions

  • Exercise 1: Using Expressions to Work with Dates
  • Exercise 2: Using Expressions to Manipulate Data


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use expressions to work with custom formulas.
  • Use expressions to change the way data is displayed in report.
  • Use expressions to incorporate data from more than one dataset.


Module 6: Summarizing and Sorting

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) offers grouping features to allow you to summarize data and then drill down into the details below the summary levels. This module will explain how to create and manage these groupings.

Lessons

  • Creating Groups
  • Parent/Child vs. Adjacent Groupings
  • Adding Totals and Aggregations
  • Creating Aggregates of Aggregates


Lab 1: Summarizing and Sorting

  • Exercise 1: Adding Parent Groups to a Report
  • Exercise 2: Working with Groups


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add both row and column parent groups to an existing report.
  • Aggregate data for summary reports.
  • Create reports using adjacent groups in a matrix.
  • Work with group properties.


Module 7: Add Flexibility with Parameters

Parameterized reports allow users to customize reports to show only the data they are interested in. This module covers the use of parameters and filters.

Lessons

  • Adding Parameters to a Report
  • Report Parameters vs. Query Parameters
  • Manage Report Parameter Properties
  • Use Parameters with SQL Queries and Stored Procedures
  • Work with Cascading Parameters
  • Sort Based on a Parameter Setting
  • Filtered Reports


Lab 1: Add Flexibility with Parameters

  • Exercise 1: Adding Parameters


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Customize report data with both query and report parameters.
  • Use parameters to define interactive sort and visibility options.
  • Add filters to a dataset.


Module 8: Enhanced Report Items

This module explores the different ways data can be enhanced visually in a report.

Lessons

  • Charts
  • Gauges
  • Add a Map to a Report
  • Data Bar, Indicator, and Sparkline Report Items
  • Nesting Data Regions
  • Subreports and Drillthrough Reports
  • Working with Drillthrough Reports


Lab 1: Enhanced Report Items

  • Exercise 1: Creating a complete solution (if time permits)
  • Exercise 2: Adding data visualization report items to a report
  • Exercise 3: Adding a correlated sub-report


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use lessons up to this point to create a complete solution.
  • Choose between data visualization options.
  • Add data visualization items to an existing report.
  • Add a drillthrough report send parameters to the drill-through report.


Module 9: Using Report Manager

This module provides details on how to run and manage reports using Report Manager.

Lessons

  • Deployment
  • Navigating Report Manager
  • Understanding Permissions
  • Viewing Reports
  • Working with Shared Data Sources
  • Managing Reports


Lab 1: Using Report Manager

  • Exercise 1: Creating and Deploying Projects
  • Exercise 2: Working with Report Manager


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and deploy a project by using SSDT.
  • Work with Report Manager to view and manage reports.
  • Create a linked report.
  • Add report snapshots by using Report Manager.


Module 10: Using Report Builder for SQL Server 2016

This module covers the use of Report Builder to apply lessons learned in previous modules.

Lessons

  • ClickOnce vs. Stand-alone
  • Installing the Stand-alone Version
  • Using the Report Builder Tool
  • Creating Datasets
  • Creating Reports
  • Creating Reports Using Wizards
  • Creating Reports Without a Wizard
  • Opening Existing Reports
  • Working with Report Parts


Lab 1: Using Report Builder for SQL Server 2016

  • Exercise 1: Creating a basic report by using Report Builder
  • Adding data visualization report items to a report


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement basic features from previous modules in Report Builder.
  • Add data visualization items to a report using Report Builder.

Audience

This course is intended for information workers and database professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge about SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

A general familiarity with databases prior to the class.
Additionally, working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Office applications is beneficial.

In addition, it is recommended, but not required that students have completed course:

SQL101: Introduction to Transact-SQL

or

SQL250: Transact-SQL for Developers

What You Will Learn

After completing this class students will be able to:

  • Use SSRS tools
  • Work with solutions and projects
  • Design basic reports
  • Enhance reports with formatting, images and charts
  • Effectively group and summarize data
  • Work with parameterized reports
  • Incorporate charts and custom maps
  • Work with drillthrough reports
  • Manage reports
  • Utilize Report Builder
SHOW MORE COURSE OUTLINE
SHOW LESS COURSE OUTLINE
Partners

STUDENT COMMENTS
FOR THIS COURSE.

September 28, 2017 | BI790 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"I appreciated very much Peter's patience in answering all the questions I had at any time... in a way that made me understand the content better"
September 28, 2017 | BI790 Student
Comments about enhancing the Courseware
"I liked the flow of the class and all the content was appropriate"
September 28, 2017 | BI790 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"Peter Avila is an outstanding instructor. Very patient and thorough."
September 28, 2017 | BI790 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"I have had a lot of these types of classes in my career, Peter is probably the best instructor I have ever had, as far as me coming away from this class feeling like I got a lot out of it."
September 28, 2017 | BI790 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"If available, I will request the instructor in future classes. He did an excellent job."
SHOW MORE COMMENTS