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SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth
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SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth

with Simon Allardice

Video: Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I am Simon Allardice and welcome to SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth. In this course I am going to show you how to make the most of Reporting Services, the part of Microsoft's flagship SQL server database platform that deals not with storing data, but with presenting that data with creating reports. We will begin by seeing just what SQL Server Reporting Services can do and what you need to get started. We will spend most of our time actually creating these reports using the authoring tools available. Starting with creating basic reports, we will then cover a bunch of different ways to transform and manipulate your data from the raw state in the database into something much more presentable in your reports.
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  1. 12m 6s
    1. Welcome
      1m 9s
    2. What you need to know
      1m 36s
    3. Exploring SQL Server Reporting Services components
      4m 17s
    4. Reviewing SQL Server versions
      5m 4s
  2. 49m 41s
    1. The elements of a report
      3m 10s
    2. Creating a report with Report Builder
      12m 11s
    3. Grouping table regions on a report
      6m 1s
    4. Joining data from multiple tables
      4m 33s
    5. Formatting report elements
      4m 34s
    6. Using functions in a report
      11m 0s
    7. Displaying data in a matrix
      8m 12s
  3. 24m 9s
    1. Filtering data and adding parameters to a report
      5m 35s
    2. Customizing report parameters
      5m 4s
    3. Sorting data in a data region
      4m 7s
    4. Applying interactive sorting
      4m 57s
    5. Creating a drillthrough action to connect reports
      4m 26s
  4. 49m 57s
    1. Introduction to charting in Reporting Services
      4m 16s
    2. Creating a column chart
      8m 35s
    3. Adding a generated average to a chart
      4m 5s
    4. Creating a pie chart
      8m 19s
    5. Using sparklines
      6m 38s
    6. Adding a sparkline to a drilldown matrix
      14m 34s
    7. Adding data bars
      3m 30s
  5. 21m 48s
    1. Adding indicators to a report
      7m 52s
    2. Using and configuring gauges
      5m 30s
    3. Using maps in Reporting Services
      8m 26s
  6. 38m 14s
    1. Creating modular reports with report parts
      4m 36s
    2. Adding and updating report parts
      4m 37s
    3. Using subreports and nested regions
      4m 28s
    4. Configuring headers and footers
      3m 9s
    5. Printing and exporting reports
      3m 45s
    6. Using page breaks
      5m 37s
    7. Creating and using shared data sources
      8m 11s
    8. Creating and using shared data sets
      3m 51s
  7. 27m 20s
    1. Organizing reports in Report Manager
      3m 1s
    2. Adding users and configuring report security
      5m 24s
    3. Configuring subscriptions
      5m 13s
    4. Creating a linked report
      4m 8s
    5. Using Report Designer in SQL Server Data Tools
      9m 34s
  8. 1m 2s
    1. Goodbye
      1m 2s

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SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth
3h 44m Advanced Dec 13, 2012

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Discover how to create, manage, and deliver interactive reports—not just to print, but to dynamically explore enterprise-level data—with Reporting Services in SQL Server. In this course, author Simon Allardice concentrates on using Report Builder to build and format reports from a variety of data sources, but also shows how to perform basic administration tasks such as granting user access and organizing reports in the Report Manager. Plus, learn how to add interactive sorting and filtering functionality to your reports, and create column and pie charts to better express your data.

Note: These tutorials are applicable to both the 2008 and 2012 versions of SQL Server.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the elements of a report
  • Grouping table regions
  • Joining data from multiple tables
  • Displaying data in a matrix
  • Customizing report parameters
  • Filtering and sorting data
  • Creating charts
  • Adding sparklines and data bars
  • Creating at-a-glance reports with indicators
  • Using Maps in Reporting Services
  • Configuring report security
  • Printing and exporting reports
Subjects:
Developer Databases
Software:
SQL Server
Author:
Simon Allardice

Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I am Simon Allardice and welcome to SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth. In this course I am going to show you how to make the most of Reporting Services, the part of Microsoft's flagship SQL server database platform that deals not with storing data, but with presenting that data with creating reports. We will begin by seeing just what SQL Server Reporting Services can do and what you need to get started. We will spend most of our time actually creating these reports using the authoring tools available. Starting with creating basic reports, we will then cover a bunch of different ways to transform and manipulate your data from the raw state in the database into something much more presentable in your reports.

We'll then add interactivity and make these reports more complex and graphical, adding visualizations of the data including maps, charts, data bars, and Sparklines. This is what SQL Server Reporting Services is all about: business intelligence; taking the day do you already have and making it clear, making it understandable, making it visual, being able to explore it a dozen different ways to better understand what it can tell you. Let's get started.

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