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 | Using SQL views exercise | Script a new view and report on this to show film profits
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- Go into SQL Server Management Studio;
- Open the SQL file you've just unzipped (you can press CTRL + O to do this); then
- Execute this script.
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Create a new view called vwFilmProfits to show the following information:
Your view should create a new expression called Profit, which subtracts the BudgetDollars from the BoxOfficeDollars column. The view should also divide all figures by a million.
Apply the following WHERE condition to your view to pick out only films which have both the budget and the box office figures filled in:
-- both financial fields must be filled in
BudgetDollars is not null and
BoxOfficeDollars is not null
Use this view to create a report called Turkeys showing the biggest loss-makers, sorted so that the ones making the biggest loss coming first:
Had you heard of 47 Ronin? Perhaps that's the point ...
Test your report works, then close it down.