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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS): 2022 edition

via Udemy


Build reports in MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS): Implement report layouts, add interactivity.

What you'll learn:
  • Create reports in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • We will develop your skills, bit by bit.
  • You can also download a free version of SQL Server which will allow you to practice creating reports on your own.
  • We will design a report, implementing report layouts and add interactivity into your reports.


"Brilliant! This tutorial will definitely save you hours of figuring out things yourself." -- Koos ten Bras

"Excellent course, well presented and clear examples." - Peter Cawthorne

"Excellent Course, I just started a new job and after doing this course I now understand what I am looking at and working with with a fully built-up report." -- Bjorn

This course is all about creating reports in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Most of the course has been re-recorded using Visual Studio 2022. No prior knowledge is needed, but some knowledge of T-SQL would be useful.

We will download a version of SQL Server which includes SSRS - for free. We'll also download a database called AdventureWorks, which we will use in our reports.

We'll create various reports, developing our skills bit by bit. As part of designing a report, we will:

  • Select report components (matrix, table, chart and other data visualisation component),

  • Identify the data source and parameters,

  • Design a grouping structure,

  • Create drilldown reports and drillthrough reports.

As part of implementing a report layout, we will:

  • Find out how to format, including formatting colours, dates and numbers;

  • Configure the page;

  • Implement headers and footers;

  • Implement matrices, tables, chart, images, indicators, maps and groupings in reports;

  • Create a range of reports using different data regions;

  • Define custom fields;

  • Implement global collections;

  • Define expressions; and

  • Implement data visualisation components.

As part of implementing interactivity in a report, we will:

  • Create drilldown reports;

  • Create drillthrough reports;

  • Add interactive sorting;

  • Investigate parameters, including multi-value parameters;

  • Create dynamic reports in SSRS using parameters;

  • Implement show/hide property;

  • Add actions (jump to report and URL);

  • Add Fixed headers and a document map.

By the end of this course, you should be confident in creating your own reports in SSRS.

Taught by

Phillip Burton


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