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Course 10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services

Duration: 90-days online access
ILT Classroom: 3 days
Audience: Data Professionals
Certification: n/a
Exam: n/a
Level: 300

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About this course
This 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.

Audience profile
The primary audience for this course is database professionals who need to fulfil 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.

At course completion
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 configured
  • Create reports with report designer and/or report designer
  • Configure reports with report designer and/or report builder
  • Create SQL Server mobile reports

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
    In this module students will be introduced to the key concepts in BI and the Microsoft BI product suite.
    - Introduction to business intelligence
    - The Microsoft business intelligence platform
    - Introduction to reporting services
  • Module 2: Reporting Services Data
    Describe various Report Services data sources and how these are configured.
    - Data sources
    - Connection strings
    - Datasets
    - Filters and parameters
  • Module 3: Implementing reports
    Create reports with report designer or report builder.
    - Creating a report with the report wizard
    - Creating a report
    - Showing data graphically in a report
  • Module 4: Configuring reports
    This module describes how to configure reports with report builder or report designer.
    - Implementing filters and parameters
    - Implementing sorting and grouping
    - Publishing a report
  • Module 5: Creating Mobile Reports
    This module describes how to create SQL Server mobile reports.
    - Overview of SQL Server mobile reports
    - Preparing data for mobile reports
    - SQL Server Mobile report publisher

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