Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, Fifth Edition

  • 9h 55m
  • Brian Larson
  • McGraw-Hill/Osborne
  • 2017

Up-to-Date Coverage of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, Including the Mobile Report Publisher

Build, publish, and maintain paginated and mobile reports using the expert tips and best practices contained in this hands-on guide. Written by a member of the original Reporting Services development team, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, Fifth Edition, fully explains the process of creating and distributing reports and shows how to maximize all of the powerful, integrated SSRS capabilities, including the new and enhanced features. A detailed case study and sample reports are featured in this practical resource.

  • Plan for, install, configure, and customize SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services
  • Design and generate feature-rich reports using the Report Wizard
  • Work with Report Designer in Visual Studio, Report Builder, and the Mobile Report Publisher
  • Incorporate charts, images, gauges, and maps
  • Enhance your reports through summarizing, totaling, and interactivity
  • Build reusable report templates
  • Embed Visual Basic .NET functions and subreports
  • Enable end-user access via the Report Server and its web portal interface
  • Integrate SSRS reports with your own websites and custom applications
  • Follow along with sample reports from the book’s case study

About the Author

Brian Larson (Arden Hills, MN), MCSD, served as a member of the Reporting Services development team on a contract basis, and has contributed to the code base. He is the Chief Creative Officer for Superior Consulting Services (SCS) in the Twin Cities. SCS is a Microsoft Certified Partner and is currently developing many client solutions that use Microsoft Reporting Services for report production and distribution. Brian has been invited to speak on Reporting Services at several conferences including the PASS Summit, is a SQL Server Pro IdeaXchange Xpert, and has written articles and produced training videos for SQL Server Magazine.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Let's Start at the Very Beginning
  • Putting the Pieces in Place—Installing Reporting Services
  • DB 101—Database Basics
  • A Visit to Emerald City—The Report Wizard
  • Removing the Training Wheels—Building Basic Reports
  • Graphic Expression—Using Charts, Images, and Gauges
  • Geography Lesson—Using Maps and Spatial Data Types
  • Kicking it up a Notch—Intermediate Reporting
  • Beyond Wow—Advanced Reporting
  • Make Mine to Go—Mobile Reporting
  • Traveling Portal-to-Portal—The Reporting Services Web Portal
  • Delivering the Goods—Report Delivery
  • Teamwork—Integrating Reporting Services
  • Well Begun—Best Practices