Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Learn Reporting Services in a Day!

I am excited to be presenting a pre-conference session at the Atlanta SQLSaturday on April 13, 2012.  The session is entitled Learn Reporting Services in a Day! and is a full day introduction to SSRS 2008 R2.  It costs $99.00 through March 15, and $109.00 after that.  There are only 16 seats left, so don’t hesitate to sign up here:

http://ssrsinaday.eventbrite.com/

In addition, there is a full slate of sessions on April 14, 2012, including my session: Report Parts: Increasing Productivity Since 2008R2.

Here is the information about the pre-conference session:

SQL Server MVP, Jessica M. Moss, presents an exciting, introductory, full day training session on SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2. In the three-part class, Jessica will teach you how to build reports from the ground up. In Part 1, learn the basics of report development, including picking a report development tool and creating your first report. Part 2 delves into visualizations, groupings, and drill-down functionality. Finally, Part 3 highlights core administration tasks in Reporting Services. In addition, Jessica will point out industry-wide best practices for report development and show numerous live demos using a variety of data sources.

9:00-12:00

101: The Basics

  • Introduction
  • Report Builder vs. BIDS
  • Data Sources & Datasets
  • Set Reports
  • Additional Toolbox Items
  • Interactive Exercise A

1:00-4:00

201: Intermediate

  • Visual Reports
  • Dashboard Reports
  • Grouping/Sorting
  • Parameters/Filters
  • Calculated Expressions
  • Drill-Down and Drill-Through
  • Interactive Exercise B

4:00-5:00

Administration

  • Configuration Modes
  • Report Manager
  • Deployment
  • Delivery
  • Security

I look forward to seeing you there!

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