Chapter 5. Working with Report Builder 3.0

Report Builder 3.0 is feature-rich reporting tool with the latest Microsoft Office look and feel (the ribbon). Report Builder 3.0 supersedes its predecessors (Version 1.0 and 2.0) and it was launched with SQL Server 2008 R2. It provides an extremely flexible GUI with user-friendly wizards, a versatile construct for creating the tablix (table + matrix) data regions, tables, matrices, charts, gauges, data bars, sparklines, maps, and so on.

Report Builder is an authoring tool for creating reports that can be deployed to native mode report servers as well as SharePoint integrated mode report servers. As it can be used for both modes of the server, reports can be easily accessed on one, modified, and deployed ...

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