SQL Server 2016 Database Reporting [Video]

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  • Define a SQL Server Reporting Services data source in the Report Wizard
  • Add a new column and change the column headers in a report
  • Create new data fields for use in the report without changing the query or stored procedure
  • Write queries that are specialized for drill-down reports, and create the drill-down report object
  • Explore different parameter types in SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Configure the parent report to support drill-through actions
  • Write queries that are optimized for maps and add maps to your reports
  • Write queries to utilize gauges, spark lines, and indicators in a report
  • Deploy and secure reports on the web portal

With SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, users are excited about being able to visualize their data in new, creative ways for use in presentations, analysis, and decision support—even on mobile devices.

In this course, users will receive step-by-step instructions on how to create stunning, high-impact reports. The course starts with an introduction to the technologies employed. Next, users are shown how to create a basic report and then how to format it and add features (such as headers and footers) to make it more readable, impressive, and practical. The course teaches how to create drill-down and drill-through reports. Pie charts, gauges. and maps are next on the agenda and the course wraps up with lessons on how to assemble a dashboard on the SQL Server Reporting Services web portal. This course will empower you to overcome any obstacle while creating interactive, visually-appealing reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services.

Style and Approach

This course is a practical, step-by-step approach based on the author's experience with SQL Server Reporting Services in the workplace. Each topic is covered comprehensively and accompanied by practical examples to help you master the topics.

  • Utilize graphical report elements in the SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services developer toolbox
  • Write SQL Server queries that are optimized for specific report types
  • Learn advanced concepts such as drill-through reports and analytical maps
Course Length 3 hours 45 minutes
ISBN 9781787121249
Date Of Publication 15 Feb 2017


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.