Windows Azure SQL Reporting Service on the Windows Azure platform was described in considerable detail—how to start a subscription to the service: how to access the portal: how to create a SQL Azure database: once in the portal, how to create a table and populate it: and how to use it to create a report. Also discussed were many of the management tasks that one can undertake as well methods to view reports created on this server were described. The interaction of Report Builder, SSDT, and Visual Studio were also described.

In Chapter 10, Applications Accessing Report Servers, three applications that access the report server are described. Reports that need to be distributed may have to be displayed by using customized programs and Chapter ...

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