SQL Server for Reporting Services
In this course, you will learn how to use SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services. Explore its basic architecture and gain a basic understanding of the components of SSRS 2008. You’ll then explore tabular and list reports that employ datasets and data regions. As you progress you’ll learn to add custom expressions, custom functions and format your reports using Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Studio. The reports you create in the course will employ shared data sources, interactive sorting, and drill-down capabilities. You’ll then understand how Reporting Services parameters work and create parameters in ad-hoc SQL. Next you’ll be building Matrix reports and charts then explore the use of Reporting Services gauges. The Deployment of Reporting Services projects follow using a variety of formats and client-side printing. You’ll gain knowledge of SSRS Security in managing of user roles and accounts. You’ll also discover how to view reports using URL access and the Reporting Services Web Service API, without requiring users to use Internet Explorer. Finally, you'll learn how to empower your users to create ad-hoc reports using Report Builder and Report Model projects.