In this 2-day course, students are introduced to the foundations of report writing with Microsoft SQL Server Report Designer and SSRS. The focus will be on report writing by connecting to a database and manipulating the data for presentation including: creating table and matrix reports, formatting reports, grouping report data, creating simple and complex expressions, displaying aggregated data, sorting and filtering data, charting data, and preparing reports for printing and exporting. Report Designer is available for all supported versions of Microsoft SQL Server.
Prior to taking this course, students should have the following skills: Familiarity with Windows.Creating and navigating folders.Opening programs. Manipulating windows.Copying and pasting objects.Formatting text.Saving files.Microsoft Office Access 2013: Level 1 or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.
The primary audience for this course is persons who are new to reporting with Microsoft SQL Server Report Designer and SSRS, persons who are transitioning from another reporting software application, and persons who are existing Report Designer and SSRS report authors. The secondary audience for this course is persons who are using Report Builder (SSRS). Course participants may be business analysts, programmer analysts, data analysts, database administrators, or IT professionals and may or may not have experience with Microsoft SQL Server Report Designer and SSRS, programming (Visual Basic), and/or Transact-Structured Query Language (T-SQL) experience.
Exploring the Report Designer Environment
Adding Data to Table Reports
Formatting Data and Creating Expressions in Reports
Grouping Report Data
Printing and Exporting Reports