Creating Reports with SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services [Video]

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Learn
  • Utilize the Report Wizard to quickly get a report started
  • Format data in tables and matrices
  • Add interactive sorting and high-impact visualizations such as pie charts, gauges, and bar graphs
  • Build expressions and implement built-in variables
  • Create drill-down and drill-through reports
  • Maximize report flexibility through the use of parameters
  • Combine report objects to create a dashboard
About

A key component of delivering business intelligence, SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services allows for the effective communication of critical information. SSRS enables users to quickly and easily generate reports from Microsoft SQL Server databases. This provides you with an extensive range of tools to create, manage, and customize reports for your organization.

Creating Reports with SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services will show you how to develop practical reports that utilize tables and matrices, along with bold objects such as pie charts and gauges that quickly gain the attention of the viewer and deliver your message. With this course, you can acquire the essential skills you need to make an impression on your customers, your audience, or your boss.

Starting with the queries needed to populate areport, you will learn how to build, layout, and format informative multifunctional reports.You will be able to deliver your organization’s message clearly through high-impact visual objects. The viewers of your reports will be able to interact with the information by filtering, sorting, drilling down, or drilling through to find what is important to them.

Creating Reports with SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services will give you all the knowledge you need to create reports that will impress your stakeholders.

Style and Approach

Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done.

The content is delivered in a concise, conversational style that emphasizes efficiency in development while empowering you to maximize the functionality and impact of your reports created with SQL Server Reporting Services.

Features
  • Create reports with tables, matrices, pie charts, gauges, and other attention-grabbing visualizations
  • Add flexibility to your reports by implementing various parameters
  • Step-by-step instructions and practical examples for shorter report development times and to help you format reports to createa professional appearance
Course Length 1 hour 41 minutes
ISBN 9781782177180
Date Of Publication 26 Nov 2013

Authors

Dr. Dallas Snider

Dr. Dallas Snider is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of West Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Integrated Computing and M.S. in Instrumental Sciences from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received a B.A. in Physics from Hendrix College. Before joining UWF, he worked as a data warehouse developer for Northrop Grumman Information Systems and prior to that as a database application developer for Acxiom. Dr. Snider's teaching and research interests include data mining, data warehousing, information visualization, and cyber security.