Lynda.com – SQL Server Reporting Services in Depth


Size : 378.23 MiB (396601568 Bytes)

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