Well designed data-entry applications should allow fast data manipulation for production databases. Actions such as inserts, updates and deletes use locks to protect data integrity, but these can slow down or even prevent the reporting process. This is obviously a problem with in large enterprises, where intensive database activity is the norm.
This is where Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) steps in, with Report Server Database and .NET-based web-interface management components .
This course has been created to cover all the main aspects SQL Server Reporting Services. Reporting Services can be used to generate reports against most databases, for example Oracle, as well as SQL Server and Analysis Services. Available as a public or closed course at our London training centre, or can be tailored to your team's requirements and delivered onsite as a bespoke, customised training course.
This course has been developed for real-world, commercial scenarios by our expert instructors. See below for detailed syllabus. If you have a technical question, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What you will learn
- Manually design reports in Reporting Services, and get the most out of the automated wizard.
- Report against both relational and OLAP databases.
- Deploy and administer reports.
- Set up report subscriptions and control report security.
- Use Reporting Services to display cubes.
SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Training Course Outline
SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services (2 days, Monday/Tuesday)
Reporting Services (SSRS)
Report Builder 3
Designing reports – fundamentals
Report Builder 3
Tablixes (tables and matrixes)
SQL relational reports
MDX Multidimensional cube reports
Using report templates
Deploying reports to Report Manager
Designing reports – further techniques
Formatting (including dates and currency)
Conditional formatting (and green-band reporting)
KPIs for SSRS (and data bars)
Grouping and drill-down
Totals and running totals
Charts and guages
Parameterised SQL reports
Parameterised MDX reports
Drill-down, drill-through, and drill-across
Exporting reports to Excel and PDF
Report Viewer and creating a customised intranet site
Report subscriptions (emailing reports)