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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services For Dummies

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services For Dummies

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By (author) Mark Robinson

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  • Publisher: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 231mm x 28mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 19 December 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Foster City
  • ISBN 10: 076458913X
  • ISBN 13: 9780764589133
  • Sales rank: 639,983

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Find the right information and present it the right way Take full advantage of all SQL Server Reporting Services can do for you Without a way to interpret it, the data in your database just sits there doing nothing. Now you have help! This handy guide shows you how to retrieve data and create reports with the newest version of SQL Server Reporting Services, so you can deliver both hard copy and interactive, Web-based reports that tell your story. Discover how to * Access information from different databases * Build the right queries * Choose the best report type * Move from other reporting tools * Deliver reports on demand * Produce drill-down and drill-through reports

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Mark Robinson belongs to the Business Intelligence Partner Advisory Council at Microsoft. He helps fine-tune early releases of Microsoft business intelligence products and works closely with SQL Server Reporting Services development.

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Find the right information and present it the right wayTake full advantage of all SQL Server Reporting Services can do for youWithout a way to interpret it, the data in your database just sits there doing nothing. Now you have help! This handy guide shows you how to retrieve data and create reports with the newest version of SQL Server Reporting Services, so you can deliver both hard copy and interactive, Web-based reports that tell your story.Discover how toAccess information from different databasesBuild the right queriesChoose the best report type Move from other reporting toolsDeliver reports on demandProduce drill-down and drill-through reports

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Just the Basics. Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Reporting Services. Chapter 2: Retrieving Data from a Database. Chapter 3: Building and Running a Simple Report. Part II: Building Reports - Your Creativity Options. Chapter 4: We're Off to See the Wizard. Chapter 5: Styling with Report Types. Chapter 6: Accessorizing Your Reports. Chapter 7: Reporting with Parameters and Format Options. Chapter 8: Using Report Builder. Part III: Publishing, Accessing, and Subscribing to Reports. Chapter 9: Publish or Perish - Getting the Report Out. Chapter 10: Executing and Accessing Reports on Demand. Chapter 11: Delivering Your Reports. Part IV: Maintaining Your Reports. Chapter 12: Managing and Administering Your Reports. Chapter 13: Securing Report Server. Chapter 14: Optimizing Report Performance. Part V: Developing Advanced Reports. Chapter 15: More About Interactive Reporting. Chapter 16: Drilling Down to the Details. Chapter 17: Reporting from OLAP Data Sources. Chapter 18: Helping Executives See the Big Business Picture. Part VI: Migrating from Other Reporting Tools. Chapter 19: Comparing Reporting Services to Other Popular Reporting Tools. Chapter 20: Converting Reports from Access. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Cool Tricks with Reporting Services. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Hook Into the Microsoft BI Platform. Chapter 23: Ten Places to Find Reporting Services Support. Chapter 24: Ten Third Party Tools to Use with Reporting Services. Index.