WISE OWL EXERCISES
SSRS REPORTING SERVICES EXERCISES
- Designing a Simple Report (3)
- Data sources and datasets (1)
- Tables (5)
- Grouping tables (6)
- Expressions (8)
- Pages and printing (2)
- Parameters (15)
- Indicators (3)
- Gauges (4)
- Matrices (5)
- Charts (6)
- Data bars and sparklines (2)
- Lists (4)
- Subreports (2)
- Revision of expressions (3)
- Variables (3)
- Embedding code (3)
- Basic Custom Assemblies (2)
- Examples of custom assemblies (1)
- Customising reports (2)
- Using SQL views (3)
- Stored procedures in SSRS (2)
- Stored procedure parameters (2)
- Dropdowns with procedures (3)
- Multivalue parameter procedures (1)
- Improving report navigation (2)
- Linking reports (drilldown) (4)
- Dynamic reports (2)
SSRS Reporting Services | Data sources and datasets exercise | Create dataset based on authors and books
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If necessary, run the script in the above folder to generate a database called Books (hopefully your trainer will have done this for you!).
Create a shared data source called DsourceBooks, which connects to the Books:
You can click on the button shown to test that your connection is working
Now created a shared dataset called dsBooks which lists out the book titles in alphabetical order, with their associated author names:
You should find that the database only contains 5 books!
You're probably longing now to create a report based on this data, but softly softly catches monkey ...