Maintaining, Troubleshooting and Developing Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

IT professionals and developers who need to implement reporting solutions by using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

Prerequisite

  • Exposure to creating reports in Microsoft Access or other third-party reporting products, such as Crystal Reports
  • Conceptual understanding of the push and pull distribution/subscription paradigm
  • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows Server environment
  • Experience with Windows services (starting and stopping)
  • Experience creating service accounts and permissions
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including:
    • SQL Server Agent
    • SQL Server query language (SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE)
    • SQL Server System tables
    • SQL Server accounts (users and permissions)
  • Course 6182: Implementing and Managing SQL Server 2008

Expected Duration
5 day

Description

In this instructor-led course, you will learn to implement a Reporting Services solution in an organization. You will learn how to use the Reporting Services development tools to create reports and how to use the Reporting Services management and administrative tools to manage a Reporting Services solution.

This course incorporates material form the Official Microsoft Learning Product 6236: Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services.

Objective

1. Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Overview of SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Installing Reporting Services
  • Reporting Services Tools

2. Authoring Basic Reports

  • Creating a Basic Table Report
  • Formatting Report Pages
  • Calculating Values

3A. Enhancing Basic Reports

  • Interactive Navigation
  • Displaying Data
  • Expressions
  • Using Parameters as Content
  • Changing Report Structure with Parameters

3B. Exclusive – Dynamic Reports

  • More with expressions
  • Displaying Parameters
  • Dynamic Report Structure

4. Manipulating Data Sets

  • Defining Report Data
  • Using Parameters and Filters
  • Using Parameter Lists

5. Using Report Models

  • Creating Report Models
  • Using Report Builder

6. Publishing and Executing Reports

  • Publishing Reports
  • Executing Reports
  • Creating Cached Instances
  • Creating Snapshots and Report History

7. Using Subscriptions to Distribute Reports

  • Introduction to Report Subscriptions
  • Creating Report Subscriptions
  • Managing Report Subscriptions

8. Administering Reporting Services

  • Reporting Server Administration
  • Performance and Reliability Monitoring
  • Administering Report Server Databases
  • Security Administration
  • Upgrading to Reporting Services 2008

9A. Programming Reporting Services

  • Adding Code to Reports
  • Querying for Server Information Using a Web Service
  • Automating Report Management
  • Rendering Reports
  • Creating Custom Code

9B. Exclusive – Adding Custom Code to a Report

  • Adding Code to a Report
  • Using a Custom Code Assembly

10. Exclusive – External Data

  • Accessing Remote SQL Server Data
  • Connecting to Other Data Sources
  • Implementing Analysis Services

11. Exclusive – Optimizing and Troubleshooting

  • Optimizing the SSRS environment
  • Troubleshooting the SSRS environment

12. Exclusive – Integrating with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

  • Introduction to SharePoint 2007
  • SharePoint Integrated Mode
  • Configuring SharePoint for Reporting Services
  • Deploying Reports to SharePoint
  • Managing and Viewing Reports
  • Integrating Reports into Dashboards

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$2,995.00

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