Course Code: M10990

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Microsoft : Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services vB


Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/microsoft/database_management_and_development/m10990.html

This three-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement a SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services solution for data analysis in an organization. The course discusses how to use the Reporting Services development tools to create and manage reports and implement self-service BI solutions.

Pre-Requisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following course:

  • 20761A/B: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

  • Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
  • In this module students will be introduced to the key concepts in business intelligence, and the Microsoft BI product suite.
  • Lessons
  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • The Microsoft business intelligence platform
  • Introduction to reporting services
  • Lab : Exploring an enterprise BI solution
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe key concepts in business intelligence
  • Describe the Microsoft BI platform
  • Describe key concepts in reporting services
  • Module 2: Reporting Services Data
  • Describe various Report Services data sources and how these are configured.
  • Lessons
  • Data sources
  • Connection strings
  • Datasets
  • Filters and parameters
  • Lab : Configuring a data connection
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe data connections and connection strings
  • Describe filters and parameters
  • Module 3: Implementing reports
  • Create reports with report designer or report builder.
  • Lessons
  • Creating a report with the report wizard
  • Creating a report
  • Showing data graphically in a report
  • Lab : Creating a report
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Create a report using the report wizard
  • Show data graphically
  • Module 4: Configuring reports
  • This module describes how to configure reports with report builder or report designer.
  • Lessons
  • Implementing filters and parameters
  • Implementing sorting and grouping
  • Publishing a report
  • Lab : Create and Publish reports that include parameters
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Implement filters and parameters
  • Implement sorting and grouping
  • Publish a report
  • Module 5: Creating Mobile Reports
  • This module describes how to create SQL Server mobile reports.
  • Lessons
  • Overview of SQL Server mobile reports
  • Preparing data for mobile reports
  • SQL Server Mobile report publisher
  • Lab : Working with mobile reports
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe SQL Server mobile reports
  • Prepare data for mobile reports
  • Publish mobile reports

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key features of data modeling within business intelligence
  • Describe various report services data sources and how these are configure
  • Create reports with report designer and/or report designer
  • Configure reports with report designer and/or report builder
  • Create SQL Server mobile reports

The primary audience for this course is database professionals who need to fulfill a BI developer role to create reports. Primary responsibilities will include implementing reports and mobile reports.

The secondary audiences for this course are power information workers.