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Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2008 Reporting Services Unleashed by Amit Goyal, Jim Joseph, Michael Lisin

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Appendix C. Frequently Asked Questions and Additional Information

The intention of this appendix is to share answers to some common questions about SSRS. The appendix is presented in the Q&A (question-and-answer) fashion.

Q Can I connect Report Builder 1.0 to an Oracle database?

A direct connection between Report Builder 1.0 and Oracle is not supported; however, you can connect to an Oracle database by leveraging link servers or the Analysis Services Unified Data Model. Both provide a thin layer of abstraction and allow usage of any OLE DB- or ODBC-compliant data source, including Oracle.

Q Can I join two separate data sets in a report?

Although it is not possible to join two data sets directly, it is possible to simulate this feature. Depending ...

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