Microsoft's SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) allows users to create business-critical reports on a scalable, server-based platform. In this course, Building Your First SSRS Report, you will gain the ability to create professional-looking reports for SQL Server Reporting Services. First, you will learn to create a report using the Report Wizard. Next, you will discover how to generate a report manually, giving you more fine-tuned control over the report creation process. In addition, you will learn to add professional touches such as charts and parameters. Finally, you will explore how to deploy your reports to the SSRS Report Portal for your entire organization to use. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services needed to create great looking reports. Software required: this course uses SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition (free) and Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition. The techniques taught in the course are compatible with older versions of SQL Server and Visual Studio.
Robert C. Cain (arcanecode.com) is a Microsoft MVP, MCTS Certified in BI, and is the owner of Arcane Training and Consulting, LLC. He is also a course author for Pluralsight, team member at Linchpin People, and co-author of 4 books.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Robert Cain. Welcome to my course, Building Your First SQL Server Reporting Services Report. I'm the owner of Arcane Training and Consulting. SQL Server Reporting Services is one of the most widely used reporting platforms in the world. In this course, we're going to learn the fundamentals of creating reports for SQL Server Reporting Services using Visual Studio. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include creating reports using the built-in report wizard, creating reports manually, giving you fine-tune control over the report creation process. We'll see how to format your reports, including headers and footers so they have a professional look. We'll also see how to use parameters to give users fine-tune control over the data that appears in the reports. Finally, we'll see how to deploy our reports to the Reporting Services Report portal so others can use them. By the end of this course, reports for use in your organization. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn SQL Server Reporting Services with the course Building Your First SSRS Report here, at Pluralsight.