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Session Objectives How to author reports in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 (SSRS) How to take advantage of new chart types & features. How to use the gauge data region. Data visualization as stand along and tablix Query MS SQL Server Analysis Services 2008 KPIs Built reports with sparklines & bullet graphs Upgrading Reports from SSRS 2005
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Hidden Speaker Notes Analytics via Excel Push reporting via Ad-hoc reporting & Visualization via SQL RS Reports & dashboards on SharePoint Multiple data platforms supported NEXT:
The Value Of Data Visualization Good Data Visualization... Shows the data Represents large quantities of data coherently and efficiently Helps the user to discern relationships in the data Encourages the eye to compare different pieces of data Does not distort what the data has to say Source: Tufte, E. R. (2001). The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Press.
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The Value Of Data Visualization
Chart Types In SSRS 2008 Column Column (3-D), Stacked (3-D), 100% Stacked (3-D), Clustered (3-D), Cylinder (3-D), Stacked Cylinder (3-D), 100% Stacked Cylinder (3-D), Clustered Cylinder (3-D) Line Line (3-D), Smooth Line, Stepped Line, Line with Markers, Smooth Line with Markers Shape Pie (3-D), Exploded Pie (3-D), Doughnut, Exploded Doughnut, Funnel (3-D), Pyramid (3-D) Area Area (3-D), Smooth Area (3-D), Stacked, 100% Stacked (3-D)Range Smooth, Range Column, Range Bar, Stock, Candlestick, Error Bar, Boxplot Bar Bar, Stacked (3-D), 100% Stacked (3-D), Clustered (3-D), Stacked Horizontal Cylinder (3-D), Stacked 100% Horizontal Cylinder (3-D), Clustered Horizontal Cylinder (3-D) Scatter Bubble Polar Polar, Radar (3-D) Pareto Histograms
Hidden Speaker Notes Cylinder (3-D), Stacked Cylinder (3-D), 100% Stacked Cylinder (3-D), Clustered Cylinder (3-D): All normal column charts, but with a nice new look Smooth Line, Stepped Line, Smooth Line with Markers: Smooth, no points. Separated lines. Funnel (3-D): Proportionately smaller, like website hits (home page vs subpages), Pyramid (3-D): Proportionately larger: like racking up debt :P Smooth Area (3-D): Used to display trends instead of individual points. Range Range Smooth, Range Column, Range Bar: Smooth, Range Column, Range Bar: A range chart type displays a set of data points that are each defined by multiple values for the same category Stock:, Candlestick: Same as stock but uses boxes, Stock: Uses up to four values per data point, Candlestick: Same as stock but uses boxes, Error Bar: Error Bar: Indicate the error in a reported measurement Boxplot: Boxplot: Convenient way of graphically depicting groups of numerical data through their five-number summaries (the smallest observation (sample minimum), lower quartile (Q1), median (Q2), upper quartile (Q3), and largest observation (sample maximum) NEXT:
Hidden Speaker Notes Stacked Horizontal Cylinder (3-D), Stacked 100% Horizontal Cylinder (3-D), Clustered Horizontal Cylinder (3-D): All normal bar charts, but with a nice new look Polar: A polar chart displays a series as a set of points that are grouped by category on a 360-degree circle Radar (3-D): A radar chart displays a series as a circular line or area. Unlike the polar chart, the radar chart does not display data in terms of polar coordinates Pareto: Hehe, not the economic principle, but still related. 100% axis + categories arranged in descending order Histograms: In statistics, a histogram is a graphical display of tabulated frequencies, shown as bars. It shows what proportion of cases fall into each of several categories: it is a form of data binning. (Height of black cherry trees) NEXT:
New Chart Features Multiple titles (can be expression based!) Multiple legends Tooltips on data points Multiple chart areas Secondary axis Custom palettes Calculated series Mean, moving average, Bollinger Bands, standard deviation, plus more Scale breaks
Chart Examples Multiple Chart Areas Calculated Series StriplinesStriplines Multiple Legends Multiple Legends
Data Visualization – a few examples Name: Marie Wessels Title: Consultant Company: 3fifteen
Charts Beyond Property Pages Pareto & Histograms SmartLabel settings Custom attributes Pie charts Call out lables, collected pie slices, additional label settings Bar & Column Charts Drawing Effects Empty point value rules Chart area custom positioning Inner Plot Area
Introducing Gauge Gauge is a new data region in SSRS 2008 Two main gauge types Radial and Linear Scenarios Typically bound to a single or a few data points (value, target, goal, etc.) Perfect for KPIs
Gauge Parts GaugePanelGaugePanel RangesRanges FrameFrame PointerPointer ScaleScale
Upgrade from SSRS 2005 Background 2008 report designers author 2008 RDL. The level of upgrade is the report Upgrade occurs in memory in the 2008 designer; a copy of the 2005 Report is saved locally SSRS 2008 Server can render SSRS 2005 reports (including 2005 custom report items)
Upgrade from SSRS 2005 Data Visualization Reports with SSRS 2005 charts (w/o Dundas) SSRS 2008 reports w/native charts Reports with Dundas Charts and/or Gauge CRI SSRS 2008 Reports w/native charts Reports with Dundas exclusive features Multiple options Upgrade to Dundas 2008 custom report items Keep report in SSRS 2005 format Convert to a native SSRS 2008 report and drop exclusive features
Additional Features Available With Dundas Custom Report Items Chart Annotations Custom code Custom Legend Items Time Series and Forecasting Formulas Gauge Numeric and State Indicators Custom code Images Map and Calendar
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