SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook

Author: Dinesh Priyankara,Robert C. Cain

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467992

Category: Computers

Page: 596

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Create interactive cross-platform reports and dashboards using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services About This Book Get up to speed with the newly-introduced enhancements and the more advanced query and reporting features Easily access your important data by creating visually appealing dashboards in the Power BI practical recipe Create cross-browser and cross-platform reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Who This Book Is For This book is for software professionals who develop and implement reporting solutions using Microsoft SQL Server. It is especially relevant for professionals who are software engineers, software architects, DW/BI engineers, and DW/BI architects who perform simple to complex report authoring implementations. This book is also suitable for those who develop software solutions that integrate reporting solutions and are keen to learn about Microsoft SQL Server 2016's features and capabilities. What You Will Learn Key capabilities, architecture, and components of Reporting Services New features that have been added to Reporting Services Design the architecture for reporting solutions Design the architecture for BI solutions Implement reporting solutions using Reporting Services Improve the performance, availability, and scalability of the reporting solution Enhance reporting solutions with custom programming and improved security In Detail Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services comes with many new features. It offers different types of reporting such as Production, Ad-hoc, Dashboard, Mash-up, and Analytical. SQL Server 2016 also has a surfeit of new features including Mobile Reporting, and Power BI integration. This book contains recipes that explore the new and advanced features added to SQL Server 2016. The first few chapters cover recipes on configuring components and how to explore these new features. You'll learn to build your own reporting solution with data tools and report builder, along with learning techniques to create visually appealing reports. This book also has recipes for enhanced mobile reporting solutions, accessing these solutions effectively, and delivering interactive business intelligence solutions. Towards the end of the book, you'll get to grips with running reporting services in SharePoint integrated mode and be able to administer, monitor, and secure your reporting solution. This book covers about the new offerings of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services in comprehensive detail and uses examples of real-world problem-solving business scenarios. Style and approach This comprehensive cookbook follows a problem-solution approach to help you overcome any obstacle when creating interactive, visually-appealing reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services. Each recipe focuses on a specific task and is written in a clear, solution-focused style.

SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook

Author: Dinesh Priyankara

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786461810

Category:

Page: 531

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Create interactive cross-platform reports and dashboards using SQL Server 2016 Reporting ServicesAbout This Book* Get up to speed with the newly-introduced enhancements and the more advanced query and reporting features of SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services* Easily access your important data by creating visually-appealing dashboards in the Power BI practical recipe* Create cross-browser and cross-platform reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting ServicesWho This Book Is ForThis book is for software professionals who develop and implement reporting solutions using Microsoft SQL Server. Basically, professionals who play the role of software engineer, software architect,DW/BI engineer, and DW/BI architect,who perform simple to complex report authoring implementations.This book is also suitable for those who develop software solutions that integrate reporting solutions and who are keen to learn about Microsoft SQL Server 2016's features and capabilities.What You Will Learn* Understand the key capabilities, architecture, and components of Reporting Services* Explore the new features added to Reporting Services* Design the architecture for reporting solutions* Design the architecture for BI solutions* Implement reporting solutions using Reporting Services* Improve the performance, availability, and scalability of the reporting solution* Enhance reporting solutions with custom programming and improved securityIn DetailMicrosoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services offers many new features that address all enterprise-level reporting requirements. It offers many types of reporting such as Production, Ad-hoc, Dashboard, Mash-up, and Analytical.It also comes with new features such as mobile reporting, Power BI integration and much more.This book explores the new and advanced features added to the 2016 update. In the first few chapters, we'll show you how to configure components and explore the new features of the SQL Server 2016 edition. Furthermore, you'll learn to build your own reporting solution with data tools and Report Builder, and work through techniques to create visually appealing reports.We also cover the enhanced mobile reporting solution, accessing reports effectively and delivering an interactive business intelligence solution. Towards the end of the book, you'll get to grips with running reporting services in SharePoint integrated mode, as well as administering,monitoring and securing your reporting solution.This book is all you need to uncover the new offerings opened by Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services.

Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services

Author: Kathi Kellenberger

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484219902

Category: Computers

Page: 329

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Learn SQL Server Reporting Services and become current with the 2016 edition. Develop interactive, dynamic reports that combine graphs, charts, and tabular data into attractive dashboards and reports to delight business analysts and other users of corporate data. Deliver mobile reports to anywhere and any device. Build vital knowledge of Reporting Services at a time when Microsoft's dominance in business intelligence is on the rise. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services turns novices into skilled report developers. The book begins by explaining how to set up the development environment. It then walks you through creating your first reports using the built-in wizard. After showing what is possible, the book breaks down and explains the skills needed to create reports from scratch. And not just reports! But also dashboards with charts, graphs, and maps. Each chapter builds on knowledge gained in the previous chapters with step-by-step tutorials. sql server="" reporting="" services="" is="" a="" skillset="" in="" high="" demand.="" knowing="" about="" can="" help="" everyone="" from="" seasoned="" database="" administrators="" to="" mid-life="" career="" changers="" hoping="" break="" into="" information="" technology. iBeginning SQL Server Reporting Services Build reports with and without the built-in wizard. Build interactive features such as drill-through reports. Build dashboards full of charts, graphs, and maps. Build mobile reports. What You Will Learn Set up your development environment. Organized projects and share components among reports. Create report using a wizard. Create reports from scratch, including grouping levels, parameters, and drill through features. Build interactive dashboard with graphs, charts, and maps. Deploy and manage reports for use by others in the business. Who This Book Is For Database professionals of all experience levels who have some experience in databases and want to make the leap into business intelligence reporting. The book is an excellent choice for those needing to add Reporting Services to their current list of skills, or who are looking for a skill set that is in demand for in order to break into IT.

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports

Author: Paul Turley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119258367

Category: Computers

Page: 816

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Optimize reporting and BI with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports provides a comprehensive lesson in business intelligence (BI), operational reporting and Reporting Services architecture using a clear, concise tutorial approach. You'll learn effective report solution design based upon many years of experience with successful report solutions. Improve your own reports with advanced, best-practice design, usability, query design, and filtering techniques. Expert guidance provides insight into common report types and explains where each could be made more efficient, while providing step-by step instruction on Microsoft SQL Server 2016. All changes to the 2016 release are covered in detail, including improvements to the Visual Studio Report Designer (SQL Server Data Tools) and Report Builder, Mobile Dashboard Designer, the new Report Portal Interface, HTML-5 Rendering, Power BI integration, Custom Parameters Pane, and more. The Microsoft SQL Server 2016 release will include significant changes. New functionality, new capabilities, re-tooled processes, and changing support require a considerable update to existing knowledge. Whether you're starting from scratch or simply upgrading, this book is an essential guide to report design and business intelligence solutions. Understand BI fundamentals and Reporting Services architecture Learn the ingredients to a successful report design Get up to speed on Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Grasp the purpose behind common designs to optimize your reporting Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services makes reporting faster, easier, and more powerful than ever in web, desktop and portal solutions. Compatibility with an extensive variety of data sources makes it a go-to solution for organizations across the globe. The 2016 release brings some of the biggest changes in years, and the full depth and breadth of these changes can create a serious snag in your workflow. For a clear tutorial geared toward the working professional, Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports is the ideal guide for getting up to speed and producing successful reports.

Tabular Modeling with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Cookbook

Author: Derek Wilson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786461501

Category: Computers

Page: 372

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Expert tabular modeling techniques for building and deploying cutting-edge business analytical reporting solutions About This Book Build and deploy Tabular Model projects from relational data sources Leverage DAX and create high-performing calculated fields and measures Create ad-hoc reports based on a Tabular Model solution Useful tips to monitor and optimize your tabular solutions Who This Book Is For This book is for SQL BI professionals and Architects who want to exploit the full power of the new Tabular models in Analysis Services. Some knowledge of previous versions of Analysis services would be helpful but is not essential. What You Will Learn Learn all about Tabular services mode and how it speeds up development Build solutions using sample datasets Explore built-in actions and transitions in SSAS 2016 Implement row-column, and role-based security in a Tabular Data model Realize the benefits of in-memory and DirectQuery deployment modes Get up to date with the new features added to SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Optimize Data Models and Relationships Usage In Detail SQL Server Analysis Service (SSAS) has been widely used across multiple businesses to build smart online analytical reporting solutions. It includes two different types of modeling for analysis services: Tabular and Multi Dimensional. This book covers Tabular modeling, which uses tables and relationships with a fast in-memory engine to provide state of the art compression algorithms and query performance. The book begins by quickly taking you through the concepts required to model tabular data and set up the necessary tools and services. As you learn to create tabular models using tools such as Excel and Power View, you'll be shown various strategies to deploy your model on the server and choose a query mode (In-memory or DirectQuery) that best suits your reporting needs. You'll also learn how to implement key and newly introduced DAX functions to create calculated columns and measures for your model data. Last but not least, you'll be shown techniques that will help you administer and secure your BI implementation along with some widely used tips and tricks to optimize your reporting solution. By the end of this book, you'll have gained hands-on experience with the powerful new features that have been added to Tabular models in SSAS 2016 and you'll be able to improve user satisfaction with faster reports and analytical queries. Style and approach This book takes a practical, recipe-based approach where each recipe lists the steps to address or implement a solution. You will be provided with several approaches to creating a business intelligence semantic model using analysis services.

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Recipes

for Designing Expert Reports

Author: Paul Turley,Robert M. Bruckner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470649756

Category: Computers

Page: 648

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Learn to design more effective and sophisticated business reports While most users of SQL Server Reporting Services are now comfortable designing and building simple reports, business today demands increasingly complex reporting. In this book, top Reporting Services design experts have contributed step-by-step recipes for creating various types of reports. Written by well-known SQL Server Reporting Services experts, this book gives you the tools to meet your clients' needs

SQL Server 2017 Integration Services Cookbook

Author: Christian Cote,Matija Lah,Dejan Sarka

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786460874

Category: Computers

Page: 558

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Harness the power of SQL Server 2017 Integration Services to build your data integration solutions with ease About This Book Acquaint yourself with all the newly introduced features in SQL Server 2017 Integration Services Program and extend your packages to enhance their functionality This detailed, step-by-step guide covers everything you need to develop efficient data integration and data transformation solutions for your organization Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for software engineers, DW/ETL architects, and ETL developers who need to create a new, or enhance an existing, ETL implementation with SQL Server 2017 Integration Services. This book would also be good for individuals who develop ETL solutions that use SSIS and are keen to learn the new features and capabilities in SSIS 2017. What You Will Learn Understand the key components of an ETL solution using SQL Server 2016-2017 Integration Services Design the architecture of a modern ETL solution Have a good knowledge of the new capabilities and features added to Integration Services Implement ETL solutions using Integration Services for both on-premises and Azure data Improve the performance and scalability of an ETL solution Enhance the ETL solution using a custom framework Be able to work on the ETL solution with many other developers and have common design paradigms or techniques Effectively use scripting to solve complex data issues In Detail SQL Server Integration Services is a tool that facilitates data extraction, consolidation, and loading options (ETL), SQL Server coding enhancements, data warehousing, and customizations. With the help of the recipes in this book, you'll gain complete hands-on experience of SSIS 2017 as well as the 2016 new features, design and development improvements including SCD, Tuning, and Customizations. At the start, you'll learn to install and set up SSIS as well other SQL Server resources to make optimal use of this Business Intelligence tools. We'll begin by taking you through the new features in SSIS 2016/2017 and implementing the necessary features to get a modern scalable ETL solution that fits the modern data warehouse. Through the course of chapters, you will learn how to design and build SSIS data warehouses packages using SQL Server Data Tools. Additionally, you'll learn to develop SSIS packages designed to maintain a data warehouse using the Data Flow and other control flow tasks. You'll also be demonstrated many recipes on cleansing data and how to get the end result after applying different transformations. Some real-world scenarios that you might face are also covered and how to handle various issues that you might face when designing your packages. At the end of this book, you'll get to know all the key concepts to perform data integration and transformation. You'll have explored on-premises Big Data integration processes to create a classic data warehouse, and will know how to extend the toolbox with custom tasks and transforms. Style and approach This cookbook follows a problem-solution approach and tackles all kinds of data integration scenarios by using the capabilities of SQL Server 2016 Integration Services. This book is well supplemented with screenshots, tips, and tricks. Each recipe focuses on a particular task and is written in a very easy-to-follow manner.

Pro SQL Server Reporting Services

Author: Rodney Landrum,Walter J. Voytek II

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1590594231

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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You don't have to be a database expert to create high-quality, high-impact reports with SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services (SSRS). Whatever your reporting needs or your technical expertise, you can quickly become comfortable and productive with SSRS. From the simplest reports, to graphical and Web-deployed presentations, to report security and administration, everything you need to know, and how to do it efficiently and proficiently, is clearly explained in Pro SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. Since its release in 2004, SSRS has become one of the premier reporting environments because it comes free with SQL Server, is easy to use, and offers a comprehensive set of features that are matched by few competitors. With SQL Server 2005, SSRS is even more powerful and user friendly. If you have SQL Server 2005 and aren't using Reporting Services, it's time to start. Pro SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services will get you off to the fastest start and will quickly make you an SSRS expert. Pro SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services carefully examines all SSRS features for designing, developing, deploying, and administering professional business reports in a variety of presentation styles and delivery formats. Intended for all levels of SSRS users, it provides in-depth explanations and detailed examples of the most important SSRS features, with practical guides, tips, best practices, and code based on complex real-world reporting requirements. It covers all of the new functionality of SSRS 2005, including the new management and business intelligence (BI) development studios as well as new report viewer controls and end-user reporting tools. The emphasis throughout is on understanding what SSRS can do and learning the most effective techniques for exploiting its power. Pro SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services introduces the SSRS architecture and tools, but it also explores many advanced features, including: high-performance queries; the Report Definition Language standard; rendering reports in HTML, XML, PDF, and Excel; report administration and security; building custom .NET applications with SSRS; and integrating SSRS with Analysis Services and other BI tools and products. The authors are experienced professionals in medical business reporting, which is subject to rigorous HIPAA regulations and strict security. They take a hard, critical look at how SSRS can provide exactly what is needed to deliver enterprise-level reports that satisfy stringent business and legal requirements. Their code examples are based on real-world demands for versatile, dynamic, incisive information delivery that truly enhances business decision-making. Anyone who needs to create, manage, or distribute any kind of business information can quickly become an SSRS expert with Pro SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services!

Beginning SSRS Joes 2 Pros

Author: Kathi Kellenberger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781939666215

Category: Computers

Page: 226

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Information is everywhere. But imagine the CIO of a company who has spent millions implementing databases and applications, yet doesn't know how to view that data in a way to make good decisions that make the company more profitable. That is where you come in. As a database professional you will be asked to provide answers to questions from the CIO and others in the company from that data. If your company is using SQL Server to host some of the company's data, chances are you will use SQL Server Reporting Services to create professional looking reports to hand to the CIO. This book is meant to be a fantastic value that gets you started with SSRS. You will learn with many hands-on exercises that build on skills from chapter to chapter. Each chapter has a "Points to Ponder" section that summarizes the content, and you will also find a short review quiz at the end.

Business Intelligence with SQL Server Reporting Services

Author: Adam Aspin

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484205324

Category: Computers

Page: 428

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Business Intelligence with SQL Server Reporting Services helps you deliver business intelligence with panache. Harness the power of the Reporting Services toolkit to combine charts, gauges, sparklines, indicators, and maps into compelling dashboards and scorecards. Create compelling visualizations that seize your audience’s attention and help business users identify and react swiftly to changing business conditions. Best of all, you'll do all these things by creating new value from software that is already installed and paid for – SQL Server and the included SQL Server Reporting Services. Businesses run on numbers, and good business intelligence systems make the critical numbers immediately and conveniently accessible. Business users want access to key performance indicators in the office, at the beach, and while riding the subway home after a day's work. Business Intelligence with SQL Server Reporting Services helps you meet these need for anywhere/anytime access by including chapters specifically showing how to deliver on modern devices such as smart phones and tablets. You'll learn to deliver the same information, with similar look-and-feel, across the entire range of devices used in business today. Key performance indicators give fast notification of business unit performance Polished dashboards deliver essential metrics and strategic comparisons Visually arresting output on multiple devices focuses attention

Microsoft Power BI Cookbook

Creating Business Intelligence Solutions of Analytical Data Models, Reports, and Dashboards

Author: Brett Powell

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788293789

Category: Computers

Page: 802

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Get more out of Microsoft Power BI turning your data into actionable insights About This Book From connecting to your data sources to developing and deploying immersive, mobile-ready dashboards and visualizations, this book covers it all Over 90 hands-on, technical recipes, tips, and use cases from across the Power BI platform including the Power BI Service and Mobile Applications Proven development techniques and guidance for implementing custom solutions with DAX and M languages Who This Book Is For This book is for BI professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Power BI beyond and to enhance the value of the Power BI solutions they deliver to business users. Those who are looking at quick solutions to common problems while using Power BI will also find this book to be a very useful resource .Some experience with Power BI will be useful. What You Will Learn Cleanse, stage, and integrate your data sources with Power BI Abstract data complexities and provide users with intuitive, self-service BI capabilities Build business logic and analysis into your solutions via the DAX programming language and dynamic, dashboard-ready calculations Take advantage of the analytics and predictive capabilities of Power BI Make your solutions more dynamic and user specific and/or defined including use cases of parameters, functions, and row level security Understand the differences and implications of DirectQuery, Live Connections, and Import-Mode Power BI datasets and how to deploy content to the Power BI Service and schedule refreshes Integrate other Microsoft data tools such as Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services into your Power BI solution In Detail Microsoft Power BI is a business intelligence and analytics platform consisting of applications and services designed to provide coherent, visual and interactive insights of data. This book will provide thorough, technical examples of using all primary Power BI tools and features as well as demonstrate high impact end-to-end solutions that leverage and integrate these technologies and services. Get familiar with Power BI development tools and services, go deep into the data connectivity and transformation, modeling, visualization and analytical capabilities of Power BI, and see Power BI's functional programming languages of DAX and M come alive to deliver powerful solutions to address common, challenging scenarios in business intelligence. This book will excite and empower you to get more out of Power BI via detailed recipes, advanced design and development tips, and guidance on enhancing existing Power BI projects. Style and approach This book consists of practical recipes on Power BI that target novices as well as intermediate Power BI users. It goes deep into the technical issues, covers additional protocols, and many more real-live examples.

MDX with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Cookbook

Author: Tomislav Piasevoli,Sherry Li

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467887

Category: Computers

Page: 586

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Over 70 practical recipes to analyze multi-dimensional data in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services cubes About This Book Updated for SQL Server 2016, this book helps you take advantage of the new MDX commands and the new features introduced in SSAS Perform time-related, context-aware, and business related-calculations with ease to enrich your Business Intelligence solutions Collection of techniques to write flexible and high performing MDX queries in SSAS with carefully structured examples Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who has been involved in working with multidimensional data. If you are a multidimensional cube developer, a multidimensional database administrator, or a report developer who writes MDX queries to access multidimensional cube, this book will help you. If you are a power cube user or an experienced business analyst, you will also find this book invaluable in your data analysis. This book is for you are interested in doing more data analysis so that the management can make timely and accurate business decisions. What You Will Learn Grasp the fundamental MDX concepts, features, and techniques Work with sets Work with Time dimension and create time-aware calculations Make analytical reports compact, concise, and efficient Navigate cubes Master MDX for reporting with Reporting Services (new) Perform business analytics Design efficient cubes and efficient MDX queries Create metadata-driven calculations (new) Capture MDX queries and many other techniques In Detail If you're often faced with MDX challenges, this is a book for you. It will teach you how to solve various real-world business requirements using MDX queries and calculations. Examples in the book introduce an idea or a problem and then guide you through the process of implementing the solution in a step-by-step manner, inform you about the best practices and offer a deep knowledge in terms of how the solution works. Recipes are organized by chapters, each covering a single topic. They start slowly and logically progress to more advanced techniques. In case of complexity, things are broken down. Instead of one, there are series of recipes built one on top of another. This way you are able to see intermediate results and debug potential errors faster. Finally, the cookbook format is here to help you quickly identify the topic of interest and in it a wide range of practical solutions, that is – MDX recipes for your success. Style and approach This book is written in a cookbook format, where you can browse through and look for solutions to a particular problem in one place. Each recipe is short, to the point and grouped by relevancy. All the recipes are sequenced in a logical progression; you will be able to build up your understanding of the topic incrementally.

Tabular Modeling in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Author: Marco Russo,Alberto Ferrari

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509302905

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Build agile and responsive business intelligence solutions Create a semantic model and analyze data using the tabular model in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services to create corporate-level business intelligence (BI) solutions. Led by two BI experts, you will learn how to build, deploy, and query a tabular model by following detailed examples and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how to use the tabular model’s in-memory database to perform rapid analytics—whether you are new to Analysis Services or already familiar with its multidimensional model. Discover how to: • Determine when a tabular or multidimensional model is right for your project • Build a tabular model using SQL Server Data Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 • Integrate data from multiple sources into a single, coherent view of company information • Choose a data-modeling technique that meets your organization’s performance and usability requirements • Implement security by establishing administrative and data user roles • Define and implement partitioning strategies to reduce processing time • Use Tabular Model Scripting Language (TMSL) to execute and automate administrative tasks • Optimize your data model to reduce the memory footprint for VertiPaq • Choose between in-memory (VertiPaq) and pass-through (DirectQuery) engines for tabular models • Select the proper hardware and virtualization configurations • Deploy and manipulate tabular models from C# and PowerShell using AMO and TOM libraries Get code samples, including complete apps, at: https://aka.ms/tabular/downloads About This Book • For BI professionals who are new to SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services or already familiar with previous versions of the product, and who want the best reference for creating and maintaining tabular models. • Assumes basic familiarity with database design and business analytics concepts.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services

Author: Stacia Misner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735658202

Category: Computers

Page: 993

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Use your SQL Server skills to create and manage key data reports Deliver interactive business intelligence reports using SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, and help facilitate real-time decision making throughout the enterprise. SQL Server expert Stacia Misner shows you in detail how to design, manage, and access custom reports that capture data from multiple sources. This book is ideal for experienced SQL Server developers, whether you're new to Reporting Services or upgrading from an earlier version. Discover how to: Use the latest features, including the Power View ad hoc reporting tool Design reports by understanding how your audience accesses and uses data Add interactive features to help end users sort and filter data Create rich data visualization with charts, gauges, indictors, and data maps Configure your report server, provide security, and monitor report contents Use SharePoint or Report Manager to search and access reports online Create a library of report parts that clients can use for ad hoc reporting Build and manage reports using Reporting Services as a development platform

Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Author: James Serra,Bill Anton

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782171738

Category: Computers

Page: 142

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This is a step-by-step tutorial that deals with Microsoft Server 2012 reporting tools:SSRS and Power View. If you are a BI developer, consultant, or architect who wishes to learn how to use SSRS and Power View, and want to understand the best use for each tool, then this book will get you up and running quickly. No prior experience is required with either tool!

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Step by Step

Author: Stacia Misner

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735638322

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 889

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Teach yourself how to build, manage, and access SQL Server 2008 reports—one step at a time. Whether you’re a report developer, IT administrator, or business user, this sequential, learn-by-doing tutorial shows you how to deliver the business intelligence information your organization needs. Discover how to: Install and configure Reporting Services Put Report Builder and Report Designer tools to work Create interactive, online reports that enable users to sort and filter data Add charts and gauges to present data visually Deploy reports to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Monitor server performance and help secure content Use subscriptions to distribute reports via e-mail Build ad hoc reports and extend them with custom code CD features: Practice exercises and code samples Fully searchable eBook For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

SQL Server 2016 Developer's Guide

Author: Dejan Sarka,Milos Radivojevic,William Durkin

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786460742

Category: Computers

Page: 616

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Get the most out of the rich development capabilities of SQL Server 2016 to build efficient database applications for your organization About This Book Utilize the new enhancements in Transact-SQL and security features in SQL Server 2016 to build efficient database applications Work with temporal tables to get information about data stored in the table at any point in time A detailed guide to SQL Server 2016, introducing you to multiple new features and enhancements to improve your overall development experience Who This Book Is For This book is for database developers and solution architects who plan to use the new SQL Server 2016 features for developing efficient database applications. It is also ideal for experienced SQL Server developers who want to switch to SQL Server 2016 for its rich development capabilities. Some understanding of the basic database concepts and Transact-SQL language is assumed. What You Will Learn Explore the new development features introduced in SQL Server 2016 Identify opportunities for In-Memory OLTP technology, significantly enhanced in SQL Server 2016 Use columnstore indexes to get significant storage and performance improvements Extend database design solutions using temporal tables Exchange JSON data between applications and SQL Server in a more efficient way Migrate historical data transparently and securely to Microsoft Azure by using Stretch Database Use the new security features to encrypt or to have more granular control over access to rows in a table Simplify performance troubleshooting with Query Store Discover the potential of R's integration with SQL Server In Detail Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is considered the biggest leap in the data platform history of the Microsoft, in the ongoing era of Big Data and data science. Compared to its predecessors, SQL Server 2016 offers developers a unique opportunity to leverage the advanced features and build applications that are robust, scalable, and easy to administer. This book introduces you to new features of SQL Server 2016 which will open a completely new set of possibilities for you as a developer. It prepares you for the more advanced topics by starting with a quick introduction to SQL Server 2016's new features and a recapitulation of the possibilities you may have already explored with previous versions of SQL Server. The next part introduces you to small delights in the Transact-SQL language and then switches to a completely new technology inside SQL Server - JSON support. We also take a look at the Stretch database, security enhancements, and temporal tables. The last chapters concentrate on implementing advanced topics, including Query Store, columnstore indexes, and In-Memory OLTP. You will finally be introduced to R and how to use the R language with Transact-SQL for data exploration and analysis. By the end of this book, you will have the required information to design efficient, high-performance database applications without any hassle. Style and approach This book is a detailed guide to mastering the development features offered by SQL Server 2016, with a unique learn-as-you-do approach. All the concepts are explained in a very easy-to-understand manner and are supplemented with examples to ensure that you—the developer—are able to take that next step in building more powerful, robust applications for your organization with ease.

Beginning SQL Server R Services

Analytics for Data Scientists

Author: Bradley Beard

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484222989

Category: Computers

Page: 261

View: 1846

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Learn how to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly for SQL Server database administrators and developers. Organizations will be able to sift data and derive the business intelligence needed to drive business decisions and profit. The addition of R to SQL Server 2016 places a powerful analytical processor into an environment most developers are already comfortable with – Visual Studio. This book walks even the newest of users through the creation process of a powerful R-language tool set for use in analyzing and reporting on your data. As a SQL Server database administrator or developer, it is sometimes difficult to stay on the bleeding edge of technology. Microsoft’s addition of R to SQL Server 2016 is sure to be a game-changer, and the language will certainly become an integral part of future releases. R is in fact widely used today in statistical and related applications, and its use is only growing. Beginning SQL Server R Services helps you jump on board this important trend by providing good examples with detailed explanations of the WHY and not just the HOW. Walks you through setup and installation of SQL Server R Services. Explains the basics of working with R Tools for Visual Studio. Provides a road map to successfully creating custom R code. What You Will Learn Discover R’s role in the SQL Server 2016 hierarchy. Manage the components needed to run SQL Server R Services code. Run R-language analytics and queries inside the database. Create analytic solutions that run across multiple datasets. Gain in-depth knowledge of the R language itself. Implement custom SQL Server R Services solutions. Who This Book Is For Any level of database administrator or developer, but specifically it's for those developers with the need to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly. Seasoned R developers will appreciate the book for its robust learning pattern, using visual aids in combination with properties explanations and scenarios. Beginning SQL Server R Services is the perfect “new hire” gift for new database developers in any organization.