Basic Review of SQL Server Report Services Components


show more Before you get to the meat and potatoes of this online course, you should watch this video to refresh your memory about basic terminology and what you should know before you start. By exploring SQL Server Reporting Services components, you will know what to expect and be more prepared for the more difficult parts that come later. show less
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Exploring SQL Server Reporting Services components

To use Reporting Services successfully, we need to first make sure we are all on the same page about what it actually is. So Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, which is a bit of a mouthful, so I'll just call it Reporting Services from now on, although you will also see SSRS used as an abbreviation. This is, as it sounds, part of a larger product of SQL Server, Microsoft's enterprise-level database software. And Reporting Services is considered a self-contained component of SQL Server. It is part of this platform, along with other elements like analysis services and integration services, although we are not interested in those components in this course.

But whoever installs SQL Server can choose to either have the Reporting Services component installed, along with the database server, or not. And at its most basic distinction, the regular SQL Server part takes care of storing your data and Reporting Services component is an optional component used to generate reports based on ...

Exploring SQL Server Reporting Services components
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Before you get to the meat and potatoes of this online course, you should watch this video to refresh your memory about basic terminology and what you should know before you start. By exploring SQL Server Reporting Services components, you will know what to expect and be more prepared for the more difficult parts that come later.

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