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BI795 – SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) for Report Developers

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BI795 – SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) for Report Developers

Replaces Microsoft Course:
10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting – SSRS

$2,995.00

6 Student Comments

  • 5 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
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Course Description

This 5-day instructor-led is intended for information workers and database professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge about the latest releases of SQL Server Reporting Services. During this course, attendees will learn how 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, and manage reports.  Attendees will build reports using Visual Studio, Report Builder and Mobile Report Publisher.

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, and introduces students to SQL Server documentation.

Lessons

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


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?
  • Understanding Drill-down


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


Module 5: 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

 

Module 6: Introduction to 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


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


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


Module 9: Rendering, Deploying and the Web Portal

This module provides details on how to run and deploy reports using the Web Portal.


Lessons

  • Deploying Reports
  • The Web Portal
  • Working with Shared Data Sources
  • Viewing Reports
  • Rendering Reports

 

Module 10: KPIs and Mobile Reports

This module covers working with the new KPI object and the Mobile Report Publisher.


Lessons

  • Working with KPI’s
  • Working with Mobile Reports
  • The SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher
  • Mobile Report Terminology
  • Exploring the Mobile Report Publisher
  • Creating Reports Using Wizards

 

Module 11: Beyond Basic Reporting

This module covers more advanced reporting tools and techniques to create highly interactive paginated reports.


Lessons

  • Utilizing Report Templates
  • Creating Document Maps and Bookmarks
  • Recursive Parents
  • Understanding Lookup, LookupSet and MultiLookup Functions
  • Report Rendering
  • Using the ReportItems Collection
  • Initial Toggle States
  • Interactive Sorting
  • Expression Samples
  • Creating Aggregates of Aggregates
  • Using Expressions to Create new Data Fields
  • Using Expressions to Format Data

 

Module 12: Using Report Builder

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


Lessons

  • Desktop App
  • 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

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:

  • Using Visual Studio to build reports.
  • Working with solutions and projects.
  • Design and create basic tabular reports.
  • Design and create Matrix and List reports
  • Enhance reports with rich text formatting, images, and charts.
  • Effectively group and summarize data including parent/child and adjacent groupings
  • Work with parameterized reports.
  • Creating cascading report parameters
  • Using Report Variables
  • When to use Lookup, LookupSet and MultiLookup Functions
  • Incorporate charts and custom maps
  • Utilizing data bars, indicator and sparkline report items
  • Work with drill-down and drill-through reports
  • Configuring Interactive Sorting and Sorting based on a Parameter Setting
  • Managing reports in the Web Portal
  • Setting up Shared Datasets
  • Configuring KPI’s and Mobile Reports
  • Utilize Report Builder
  • Using Report Parts to build reports

Student Comments (6)

August 24, 2018 | Student
Comments about the Physical Environment
"Clean & quiet love it!"
August 24, 2018 | Student
Comments about the Instructor
"Great instructor with outstanding character! He's able to transform technical stuffs to things that are practical & applicable in real world environments."
August 24, 2018 | Student
Comments about the Instructor
"Very open and connectable with class. Gave ample time and opportunity for class discussions and problem solving with labs."
June 29, 2018 | Student
Comments about the Courseware
"The training was great. I liked the time to work on the labs. it was very effective and useful."
June 29, 2018 | Student
Comments about the Instructor
"Peter ,as always, was very patient and always made sure to provide time and explanation as needed for any questions or clarifications"
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