Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Computers - 634 pages
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Design and deliver insightful and interactive Web-based reports Transform your company’s valuable data into easily shared information with help from this definitive resource. Written by a member of the development team, this hands-on guide covers everything from installation to administration and shows you how to create visually appealing reports with ease and accuracy. You’ll get a firm understanding of the entire report-building process by following a case study throughout the course of the book. Learn first-hand how to extract data using Query Builder and master key tools such as the Report Wizard and Report Manager. Leverage the power of Microsoft’s most powerful server-based reporting solution to improve business decision-making and facilitate company-wide--even worldwide--communication. Essential Skills for Database Professionals Follow steps to prepare for a smooth installation process Explore the ins and outs of the SELECT query and ensure data integrity Create cleanly designed interactive reports and deliver them in a timely manner Generate reports with the aid of the Report Wizard and from scratch Work with line, text box, and rectangle controls Add polish to your reports with images, color, and charts Control the properties of a report item using Visual Basic expressions Use the Report Manager to share information in a secure, managed environment About the author: Brian Larson, MCSD, MCDBA, is a well-known industry expert and member of the Reporting Services development team. He has written for SQL Server Magazine and is the Chief of Technology for Superior Consulting Services in the Twin Cities.

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Contents

Lets Start at the Very Beginning
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Lets Start at the Very Beginning 3
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Installing Reporting Services
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About the author (2004)

Brian Larson (Arden Hills, MN), MCSD, served as a member of the Reporting Services development team on a contract basis, and has contributed to the code base. He is the Chief of Technology (COT) for Superior Consulting Services (SCS) in the Twin Cities. SCS is a Microsoft Certified Partner and is currently developing a client solution that uses Microsoft Reporting Services for report production and distribution. Brian recently co-authored a “how-to” article for “SQL Server Magazine” on Microsoft Reporting Services and presented “An Introduction to Microsoft Reporting Services” to the Twin Cities SQL Server User’s Group at their September meeting.

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