Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services



Supplying much-needed technological information to workers, administrators, and developers, APPLIED MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 REPORTING SERVICES shows you how to apply Reporting Services in real life to build innovative Business Intelligence solutions that drive decisions. Information workers will learn how to design feature-rich standard and ad hoc reports. The book gives administrators the necessary background to install, upgrade, and manage the report environment. It teaches developers ways to extend Reporting Services to bend it to their needs and integrate it with a wide range of applications.

The book doesn't assume any prior experience with Microsoft Reporting Services. It is designed as an easy-to-follow guide for navigating safely the most intricate aspects of the technology. New concepts are introduced with step-by-step instructions and hands-on lessons. Video presentations help the reader stay on track when a picture is worth more than a thousand words.

What's inside

  • Author professional standard and ad hoc reports
  • Install, upgrade, and manage the report environment
  • Integrate Reporting Services with custom application, Analysis Services, and SharePoint
  • Extend Reporting Services in versatile ways


Front matter  Sample chapters (1 and 3) Errata
Index Source code Forum
Back cover Video demos


"Applied Microsoft Reporting Services is a great resource for those who are looking to get the most out of the Microsoft reporting platform. Leveraging his lengthy experience with the product and close relationship with the development team at Microsoft, Teo provides an insider’s view of the product that goes beyond simple tutorials and screenshots. The book has a wealth of information about little known areas of the product and is loaded with practical examples that will save you time and frustration during your next reporting project."
Brian Welcker
Former Group Program Manager
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

"...All in all, then, a very highly recommended book; it's ideal for both beginners and experienced developers and probably the only Reporting Services 2008 book you'll ever need."
Chris Webb
Microsoft MVP and CEO of Crossjoin Consulting
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"...Those who are familiar with Teo's previous books will not be disappointed with his latest work - Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services."
Nick Barclay
Microsoft SQL MVP and BI Consultant
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"Very well written and thorough... plus great examples. I think what I like best about Teo's book is that he is such a great writer and knows how to organize content that makes sense and is structured in the right way."
Erik Veerman
Microsoft SQL MVP and Solid Quality Mentor
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