10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services Training

Course Description

 
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.
Course Length: 3 Days
Course Tuition: $1290 (US)

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality. Basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas). Some exposure to basic programming concepts (such as looping and branching). An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications â?? particularly Excel.

Course Outline

 

Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modelling

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 connections
  • Connection strings
  • 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

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: Creating a Map Report

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: Creating a map report

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
  • Mobile report publisher

Lab: Mobile reports

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe SQL Server mobile reports
  • Prepare data for mobile reports
  • Publish mobile reports

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