Deploying and Delivering SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Reports
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This course discusses features and tasks performed by administrators when working with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services (SSRS) reports and content. After reports have been created and formatted, it is time to make them available to the users that need them. This involves the process of deploying reports and the associated data. This course describes the various methods and processes involved in the deployment and execution of reports. It covers the publishing of reports using the Report Manager web interface and BIDS Report Designer tool. Also discussed is the use and creation of report models; report models are needed to create reports using the user-friendly Report Builder tool. Another key benefit of Reporting Services is interoperability with a range of external applications. This course provides an overview of rendering report data to applications using the Report Server Web Service, Report Viewer controls, and URL access. Also discussed are options that can be configured for the delivery of reports, including the use of report subscriptions, schedules, cached reports, and the use of snapshots. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam: 70-448 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance. Passing this exam will earn the learner Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance certification.
IT professionals working to develop and maintain Microsoft SQL Server 2008 business intelligence solutions or those pursuing a career as a database administrator or developer
Familiarity with Microsoft .NET Framework; experience with SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 business intelligence components; experience performing queries on relational databases and using SQL Server Management Studio and Business Intelligence Development Studio