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

Course:  DSSRPT
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

This course will teach the student to implement a Reporting Services solution in an organization. They 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.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

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

Authoring Basic Reports

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

Enhancing Basic Reports

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

Dynamic Reports

  • More with expressions
  • Displaying Parameters
  • Dynamic Report Structure

Manipulating Data Sets

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

Using Report Models

  • Creating Report Models
  • Using Report Builder

Publishing and Executing Reports

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

Using Subscriptions to Distribute Reports

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

Administering Reporting Services

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

Programming Reporting Services

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

Adding Custom Code to a Report

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

External Data

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

Optimizing and Troubleshooting

  • Optimizing the SSRS environment
  • Troubleshooting the SSRS environment

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
What You Can Expect

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand SQL Server Reporting Services and its components
  • Create a Reporting Services report
  • Enhance a Reporting Services report
  • Create dynamic reports
  • Create and manipulate data sets
  • Use report models to implement reporting for business users
  • Configure report publishing and execution settings
  • Implement subscriptions for reports
  • Administer Reporting Services
  • Implement custom Reporting Services applications
  • Retrieve data from external data sources
  • Optimize and troubleshoot Reporting Services
  • Integrate Reporting Services with SharePoint 2007
Who Should Take This Course

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

Training Style

Instructor led Lecture (50%) and Lab (50%)

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