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Learn Reporting Services from a top industry expert.
Practical SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services is now
available on full-motion CD-ROMs with narration. Learn the
fun way! Multimedia training is far more effective than
classroom training. It simulates the real-world environment providing excellent
retention. You can replay the video and audio instructional
units as many times as you needed.
Learn Reporting Services 2008 with this easy-to-follow CD-ROM
collection from Silico-Magnetic Intelligence. Whether you
are learning Reporting Services for
the first time or adding to your professional skills set,
you will find that SMIís Practical SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Training
via CD-ROMô contains thorough, outstanding, well-prepared
content that is second to none.
7 CD-ROMs with Over 20 Hours of Instruction
The instructor is Kalman
Toth, MCDBA, MCITP, Senior SQL Server Database, Data Warehouse
and Business Intelligence Architect. By mastering one CD-ROM
a day, you can become an Reporting Services professional in just 7 days. You can also proceed
at your own pace. The thorough CD-ROM course is focused
on practical solutions to real-world report design and publishing issues. Full-motion screen video and rich
audio make the subject matter understandable, and reusable
as reference material.
Database developers, business intelligence developers, DBAs, software engineers, data warehouse architects,
systems analysts, IT managers and project managers who design,
develop, implement and manage Microsoft SQL Server 2008
based applications. Network and Database
Administrator candidates, C#, VB, Java, C++, ASP.NET and BI architects who need to know more about applying sophisticated reporting techniques in business environment.
Reporting Services 2008 students must have a solid working
knowledge of the Windows environment. SQL Server 2008 administration and
programming experience in SQL, and the knowledge of at least one computer language
are helpful. This is best SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
multimedia training currently available in North America,
or anywhere in the World.
Interactive OLAP reporting, executive dashboard & scorecard design for Enterprise Performance Management applications, and effective delivery of BI to end users though data visualization, interactivity and report linking. Report Authoring: Learn the basics of report design with table reports. Find out how to set up a data source and dataset. Make reports easy to navigate by adding drill-downs, document maps, drillthroughs. Find out how and when to create page, report, and table headers and footers. Use expressions in a variety of report design situations: aggregating data, creating conditional formatting, and adding custom fields. Explore new features such as working with expressions, multi-value drop-down report parameters, interactive sorting, and floating headers. Discover Data Regions: Learn how to use table, matrix, list, subreport, and chart data regions as well as the practical application of each for delivering Business Intelligene. Manipulating Datasets: Build parameterized reports using query parameters and filters. Discover how to use stored procedures and user defined functions to build dynamic reports. Find out how to build a report that displays recursive hierarchies. Create a report from an Analysis Services OLAP cube. Learn model design for the ad-hoc Query Builder tool. (See full list below).
About the Trainer
is an IT professional with over 16 years of database design, administration
and development experience with SQL server 4.2, 6.5, 7.0,
2000 and 2008. Kalman Toth was a developer on IBM's marketing
Data Warehouse project operated by Dun & Bradstreet.
He has designed OLTP databases, OLAP data warehouses and Business Intelligence reporting
solutions for major finance, online dating, health, diet and fitness ecommerce websites.
His clients include: Citibank, Bank of Sweden, Deloitte-Touche,
Swiss Bank, Reuters, Lehman Brothers, Salomon Brothers, Merrill Lynch,
and IBM. He holds M.Phil degree in Physics and M.Phil. degree
in Computing Science from Columbia University, where he
had taught computer science.
SMI's CD-based training is like training one-on-one with
an expert -- full motion video allows you to see the steps,
hear the explanations, and perform the critical tasks. You can pause the video at any time and practice along. This
is the complete training solution for passing a certification
exam, excelling on an interview and performing well in the
workplace. It is convenient, giving you the freedom to learn
at your own pace, wherever and whenever it suits your schedule.
CD-ROM is easy to use, with streamlined interface featuring
one-click navigation. 100% guaranteed.
Bonus Book: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
Create and deliver data-rich reports across the enterprise using this complete server-based reporting solution. Written by Brian Larson, a member of the original Reporting Services development team, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services covers the entire report-building and distribution process, including data extraction, integration with desktop and Web applications, and end-user access. The book explains how to maximize all of the powerful features, including the new Tablix data format, as well as enhanced performance, scalability, and visualization capabilities.
Install, configure, and customize SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
Create SELECT queries to extract data
Generate reports from the Report Wizard and from scratch
Add charts, images, and gauges
Build reusable report templates
Use the new Tablix data format to create reports with any structure
Export reports to Word, Excel, PDF, HTML, XML, and other formats
Enable end-user access to reports via the Report Server and its Report Manager web interface