Appropriate for both business users and report developers, this guide highlights Microsoft Reporting Service's new features that improve the report development, management, and delivery processes. Step-by-step instructions illustrate how to build reports using each type of structure supported by Reporting Services, add interactivity and charts, deploy reports to a server, access reports online, create ad hoc reports, and incorporate custom code. The CD-ROM contains sample files for the tutorials. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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.