Applied SQL Server Reporting Services

Applied SQL Server Reporting Services

Reporting is the last and most important stage of the long and arduous process of collecting, storing, transforming, and manipulating data. Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services has evolved into a sophisticated reporting platform that lets you present and analyze data consistently, quickly, and reliably.

This intensive 3-day class is designed to help you become proficient with Reporting Services and acquire the necessary skills to author, manage, and deliver reports. Attend this class and get a free paper copy of the book Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services! This 750-page book is designed as an easy-to-follow guide for navigating safely the most intricate aspects of the technology. It will help you enhance your Reporting Services skills beyond the topics covered in the course.


  • Information technology (IT) professionals
  • Developers
  • Database administrators (DBA)


  • Exposure to creating reports in Microsoft Access or other reporting products
  • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows environment
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including authoring T-SQL queries
  • Experience with Visual Studio IDE is preferable

Hardware and software requirements

  • A machine sufficient to comfortably run SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 installed and functional
  • Report Bulder 2.0 or Report Builder 3.0 installed
  • AdventureWorks2008 and AdventureWorksDW2008 databases installed
  • Analysis Services Adventure Works cube deployed