Learn SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Development


Do you need to develop rich, interactive reports as an integrated part of a business intelligence solution?  If so, then check out this fourth unit in the SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (a.k.a. SQLInsights) on MSDN. In just a couple of hours you can learn how to start developing your first reports with SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services.

Here’s an overview of the new unit:

4. Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services 
Presentation: Reporting Fundamentals with SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
Presentation: SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Report Design Basics
Demo: Developing a Simple SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Report with a Relational Data Source
Presentation: Adding interactivity to a SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Report
Demo: Adding interactivity to a SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Report
Presentation: Extending SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Reports with Custom Logic
Hands On Lab: Building Your First Relational Report with SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services

You can find SQLInsights on the MSDN Training and Certification Resources page at the following URL:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9761002

Watch the videos and review the hands-on labs. If you want to run the demos or hands-on labs on your own computer, download and install the offline training kit. You’ll find all the SQLInsights content in the Getting Started > BI Developers page.

Next week, we’ll publish our fifth SQLInsights unit, Publishing and Accessing SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services Reports. We hope SQLInsights will help you get started developing your first Microsoft BI solution. Thanks again for your interest in SQL Server 2008 R2!

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