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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Unleashed by Paul Bertucci, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Ray Rankins

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Designing Reports Using Report Builder

Report Builder (RB) is a report authoring application that enables advanced users to design and publish their own reports. Users can generate reports using data generated by any T-SQL query from any supported data source, data from report models (although these must be built using an older edition of SSDT), and mapping sources.

Report Builder

Report Builder simplifies both the data-retrieval and the layout-design phases of report building for non-developers, although it still helps to have a developer around for configuration and advanced tasks.

Its user interface (UI) has the look and feel of an Office 2010 application, including its Ribbon bar. It offers data visualization and formatting enhancements; ...

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