10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services

Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services



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    About this Course

    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.

    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 modelling 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


    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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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


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

    • 20761A: Querying Data with Transact-SQL


    Online Event


    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.

    GSA Schedule: 47QTCA19D008F