End to End Report Creation and Management using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Audience This session is aimed towards those who are new to using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services and those who wish to learn the features of Reporting Services 2008. It is advantageous if you understand • Experience using Microsoft Windows Operating System • Basic Transact SQL Select statements • An understanding of basic relational database concepts Description With Reporting Services 2008, Microsoft takes a step forward in presenting SQL Server as an enterprise data platform rather than just a database engine. With innovations in data regions, vast improvements in visualisation, and a new Report Designer, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services provides a tool that can be used by all members in the organization. This session will walk through the authoring, management and delivery of reports with a focus on the new features of Reporting Services 2008. At the end of this session you will understand how to create a report in the new report designer. Be aware of the Report management options available and the delivery mechanisms that can be used to deliver reports. This seesion will also finish on the Objectives At the end of this session, students will appreciate how to: • Create and explore report structures in Business Intelligence Development Studio o New Report Designer o Tablix data region o Gauge data region o Improved visualisation through charts • Delivering reports to your User o Report Manager o Report Builder • Managing Report in Report Manager. o Properties o History • Reporting Services 2008 Installation. o Where is IIS? o Sharepoint Integrated mode o Migration issues
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    Chris Testa-O'Neill is the founder and Principal Consultant at Claribi. An experienced professional with over 15 years’ experience of architecting, designing and implementing Microsoft SQL Server data and business intelligence projects at an enterprise scale. He has significant experience of leading and mentoring both business and technical project stakeholders in maximising investment in SQL Server and more recently in Azure solutions. A regular and respected speaker on the international SQL Server conference circuit, and an organiser of national SQL Server conferences and events, Chris has been recognised as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft. and has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for the last 14 years having both authored and delivered Microsoft Official Courses.

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