What do you need to author a Power View report?

This is the first question that you ask yourselves. As Power View report is based on data it finds on a tabular data model, you need SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) server, which can host a tabular model. This means that you must have configured the SQL Server Analysis Server to support tabular model. You create the tabular model using SSDT, which installs when you install SQL Server 2012. Installing SSAS to support tabular model was covered in Chapter 1, Overview and Installation – SQL Server Reporting Services 2012.

Also, as the Power View is launched from SharePoint Server 2010, you want the SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 configured to operate in integrated mode with SharePoint Services. ...

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