DescriptionWhat is this book about?
SQL Server Reporting Services is the customizable reporting solution for report designers and programmers. This hands-on guide will get you up to speed quickly. You can create powerful reports without programming knowledge and extend reporting solutions using VB, C#, and ASP.NET.
Packed with detailed examples of building reports, designing report solutions, and developing deployment strategies for interacting with various platforms, this book prepares you to take full advantage of a revolutionary new tool.
What does this book cover?
Here are just some of the things you'll learn in this book:
- Details of programming reports and report scripting
- Advanced report design, including drill-down reports, nested lists, drill-through, links, and dynamic content
- How to manage reports using Report Manager or program code
- High-level strategies for business support systems
- Rendering reports using .NET code, .NET IO namespace classes, and URL rendering
- Deployment strategies to handle hardware, software, and platform considerations, licensing issues, and scaling options
Who is this book for?
This book is for developers and report designers using VB, C#, and ASP.NET who need to tie into SQL Server to build customized reports or to integrate reports into Windows or Web-based applications.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Reporting Services.
Chapter 2: Reporting Services Architecture.
Chapter 3: Designing Reports.
Chapter 4: Designing Data Access.
Chapter 5: Advanced Report Design.
Chapter 6: Managing Reports Using the Report Manager.
Chapter 7: Managing Reports Using Program Code.
Chapter 8: Report Scripting.
Chapter 9: URL Access and Programmatic Rendering.
Chapter 10: Report Caching and Subscriptions.
Chapter 11: Report Definition Language.
Chapter 12: Extending Reporting Services.
Chapter 13: Deployment Strategies.
Chapter 14: Designing Business Intelligence Reporting Solutions.
Appendix A: Troubleshooting.
Appendix B: Migrating Access Reports.
Appendix C: Reporting Services Object Model.
Appendix D: Transact SQL Query Functions and Expressions.
Appendix E: Configuration Files.
Code downloads for this title are available here.
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