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SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) - Authoring, Deploying, and Managing Reports Training Course



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This course replaces the following:
10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services

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Course Description

This course is an overview of how to implement a SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services solution for data analysis in an organization. The course discusses how to use the Reporting Services development tools to create and manage reports and implement self-service BI solutions. It also reviews Data Modeling, mobile reports and report mapping for filtering and sorting parameters and grouping.


Module 1 – Introduction: SSRS and the SSRS-verse

  • Lesson 1: What Is SSRS and How Is It Used?
  • Lesson 2: SSRS and Business Intelligence
  • Lesson 3: OLTP and OLAP
  • Lesson 4: SSRS Architecture and Tools


Module 2 – Data Objects

  • Lesson 1: Data Sources
  • Lesson 2: Data Sets


Module 3 – Building and Deploying a Basic Report

  • Lesson 1: Report Designer Solutions
  • Lesson 2: Data Binding
  • Lesson 3: The Tablix Table and List
  • Lesson 4: Simple Formatting
  • Lesson 5: Working with Expressions
  • Lesson 6: Using Grouping for Formatting and Aggregation
  • Lesson 7: Overview of Report XML
  • Lesson 8: Deployment to the Web Portal
  • Lesson 9: Report Designer vs. Report Builder


Module 4: Working with Summarized Data

  • Lesson 1: Hierarchical Group Objects
  • Lesson 2: Expression Scope
  • Lesson 3: Document Maps
  • Lesson 4: Recursive Hierarchies
  • Lesson 5: The Matrix Data Region
  • Lesson 6: Adjacent Groups


Module 5: Working with Parameters

  • Lesson 1: Query Parameters and Report Parameters
  • Lesson 2: Server-Side vs Client-Side Filtering
  • Lesson 3: Parameter Dropdowns
  • Lesson 4: Cascading Parameters
  • Lesson 5: Optional Parameters


Module 6: Advanced Parameters and Bookmarks

  • Lesson 1: Drilldown
  • Lesson 2: Drillthrough
  • Lesson 3: Using Parameters to Sort
  • Lesson 4: Using Parameters to Show/Hide Matrix Groups
  • Lesson 5: Subreports vs Nested Data Regions
  • Lesson 6: Go to Bookmark Action


Module 7: Formatting

  • Lesson 1: Headers and Footers
  • Lesson 2: Rich Text Formatting
  • Lesson 3: Placeholders
  • Lesson 4: Conditional Formatting
  • Lesson 5: Repeating and Freezing Column Headers
  • Lesson 6: Formatting for Excel


Module 8: Data Visualizations

  • Lesson 1: Charts
  • Lesson 2: Databars
  • Lesson 3: Sparklines
  • Lesson 4: Gauges
  • Lesson 5: Indicators
  • Lesson 6: Maps
  • Lesson 7: KPI Reports


Module 8: Web Portal Basics

  • Lesson 1: Web Portal Overview
  • Lesson 2: Creating Folders
  • Lesson 3: Managing Shared Objects
  • Lesson 3: Web Portal Report Properties
  • Lesson 4: Report Comments
  • Lesson 5: Branding the Web Portal


Module 9: Caching and Snapshots

  • Lesson 1: Report Processing Steps
  • Lesson 2: Caching Reports & Filtering
  • Lesson 3: Snapshot Reports & Filtering
  • Lesson 4: Historical Snapshots


Module 10: Automating Report Execution and Distribution

  • Lesson 1: Simple Subscriptions
  • Lesson 2: Data-Driven Subscriptions
  • Lesson 3: Shared Schedules


Module 11: Administering Reporting Services

  • Lesson 1: Configuration Managers
  • Lesson 2: Securing the Web Portal
  • Lesson 3: Monitoring Performance


Module 12: Mobile Reports

  • Lesson 1: Mobile Reports Overview
  • Lesson 2: Understanding and Preparing Mobile Reports Data
  • Lesson 3: Navigators and Visualizations
  • Lesson 4: Parameters and Drillthrough

The primary audience for this course is database professionals who want to learn about creating reports. Primary responsibilities will include implementing reports and mobile reports. The secondary audiences for this course are power information workers.


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following course:

SQL101: Introduction to Transact SQL


SQL250: Transact-SQL for Developers

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:
• Describe key features of data modelling within business intelligence
• Describe various report services data sources and how these are configured
• Create reports with report designer and/or report designer
• Configure reports with report designer and/or report builder
• Create SQL Server mobile reports

Student Comments (34)
Comments about the Instructor
"Peter is a great instructor. He has a very solid knowledge base and explains concepts very clearly."
February 18, 2022 | 10990 Student
Comments about the Courseware
"The examples and extra content that Peter provides in his class is definitely an added bonus to the course."
February 18, 2022 | 10990 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"Great Job, really useful examples."
November 12, 2021 | 10990 Student
Comments about enhancing the Courseware
"For those who might not be using visual studio in the real world the course seemed to lean to much towards that tool. Did like that labs had both tools and that we did class demos that were related to labs before the labs.... it is easy to do labs and just be following directions and not learning much. The demos before the labs made them more of a reinforcement than just following steps."
November 12, 2021 | 10990 Student
Comments about the Instructor
"I liked how Peter walked us through every step."
November 12, 2021 | 10990 Student
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