SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints

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  • Fully understand the structure and properties of your reports
  • Add interactive elements to your reports
  • Use parameters effectively in different scenarios
  • Utilize a range of advanced graphs
  • Make use of geospatial data and maps
  • Use OLAP Cubes in your reports
  • Deploy your SSRS projects
  • Integrate SharePoint, PowerPivot, and Power View into your reports

SQL Server 2012 accounts for a huge share of the database market, and more and more companies are implementing SSRS as part of their BI implementation. Its Reporting Services offers a comprehensive, highly scalable solution that enables real-time decision making.

SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints is intended to be just that, a series of Blueprints – things that work straight out of the box and that mirror what a real job requires real report developers to do. You will not be bored with an “Introduction to X” or “What’s under the hood of Y”. We go straight to the practical development of reporting skills, explaining actions as they are taken.

This book is a step-by-step, task-driven tutorial. It provides enterprise reporting blueprints that address your day-to-day issues and requirements. Right from the very start, you’ll learn SSRS beyond the basics, giving you the skills to create the best reports for any task. Explore the possibilities, master your options, and choose the best tool for the job.

  • Detailed coverage of the various reporting options available
  • Build end-to-end report solutions based on SSRS
  • Learn from realistic situations to offer outstanding solutions
Page Count 246
Course Length 7 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781849685085
Date Of Publication 24 Oct 2013
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Marlon Ribunal

Marlon Ribunal is passionate about SQL Server. He loves learning about the technology. Mostly, he is a sponge—the learner—but he loves sharing the knowledge he has accumulated. He is introvert by nature but loves connecting to people in various avenues, through technical communities' events such as the SQL Saturday, social networks, on his blog, and other forums. His purpose is to help people in their pursuit of growth and development; and, thereby, help himself realize his full potential as a professional, husband, father, Christian, and human being. When he's not busy, he blogs at www.marlonribunal.com—his technical blog. You can follow him on Twitter as @MarlonRibunal. And if you're interested in topics related to Productivity and Getting Things Done (GTD), you can follow his other blog at www.productivitybits.com.

Mickey Stuewe

Mickey Stuewe is a senior SQL database developer with close to twenty years of experience using Microsoft products. She has been working with SQL Server since 1996, and has used all versions of Reporting Services. Her focus is on query optimization, report design, and report creation using SQL Server and Reporting services. She keeps a blog at http://mickeystuewe.com/ and frequently writes articles for http://www.mssqltips.com/. She is a speaker at Dev Connections and SQL in the city, and is a regular speaker at SQL Saturday events and user group meetings throughout the year. She currently lives in Southern California with her two daughters and husband. You can follow her on Twitter: @SQLMickey.