A number of programs to manage and probe reporting services in both native and SharePoint Integrated modes were described. URL access, displaying reports in ASP.NET page, using Reporting Server Web Services in both native and SharePoint Integrated implementations, PowerShell scripting to manage SharePoint and WMI namespaces, programmatic access to Reporting services WMI objects, the Reporting Services utility programs, and incorporating custom code into reports are all described with a number of hands-on exercises.

In the next chapter, we will deviate somewhat to describe the Windows Azure SQL Reporting Services-SQL Server Reporting Services hosted on the Windows Azure Platform. We will describe, starting from scratch, how to create reports ...

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