A step-by-step guide to getting the most of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2008
Everything you need to create and deliver data-rich reports with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services as quickly as possible
Packed with hands-on-examples to learn and improve your skills
Connect and report from databases, spreadsheets, XML Data, and more
No experience of SQL Server Reporting Services required
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 is the third generation Microsoft reporting software that is more tightly integrated with SQL Server 2008 than ever before. It provides a complete server-based platform that is designed to support a wide variety of reporting needs, including managed enterprise reporting, special purpose reporting, embedded reporting, and web-based reporting.
Ideal for beginners who need to create reports as quickly as possible, this book will lead you through practical examples to teach you a full range of skills for reporting with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services. A series of carefully picked exercises help you practice the most important aspects of report creation. By the end of the book, you will have the confidence to take on the most complex of reports, and be producing reports that will make you the envy of your organization.
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