Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Book description

SQL Server Reporting enables the creation, management, and delivery of both traditional, paper-oriented reports and interactive, Web-based reports. An integrated part of the Microsoft business intelligence framework, Reporting Services combines the data management capabilities of SQL Server and Microsoft Windows Server with familiar and powerful Microsoft Office System applications to deliver real-time information to support daily operations and drive decisions. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services will help you understand Reporting Services from various perspectives:

  • How it fits business scenarios

  • How to install and configure Reporting Services

  • Reporting Services components

  • Developing reports

  • As you progress to advanced user status, you will enjoy the chapter about accessing Reporting Services programmatically and extending Reporting Services, and you will be able to use this book as a convenient reference.

    Table of contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Authors
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Introduction
    10. Part I. Introduction to Reporting Services
      1. Chapter 1. Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
      2. Chapter 2. Reporting Services Capabilities: Presentation, Navigation, and Programmability
      3. Chapter 3. Reporting Services Architecture
      4. Chapter 4. Reporting Services Deployment Scenarios
      5. Chapter 5. Installing Reporting Services
    11. Part II. Report Authoring from Basic to Advanced
      1. Chapter 6. Report Designer
      2. Chapter 7. Report Definition Language
      3. Chapter 8. Expressions
      4. Chapter 9. Accessing Data
      5. Chapter 10. Report Parameters
      6. Chapter 11. Working with Report Items
      7. Chapter 12. Grouping, Sorting, and Aggregating Data, Working with Scope
      8. Chapter 13. Advanced Report Formatting
      9. Chapter 14. Report Navigation
      10. Chapter 15. Working with Multidimensional Data Sources
      11. Chapter 16. Ad Hoc Reporting New in 2005
    12. Part III. Reporting Services Administration and Operations
      1. Chapter 17. Managing Reports, Data Sources, and Models
      2. Chapter 18. Securing Report Server Items
      3. Chapter 19. Subscribing to Reports
      4. Chapter 20. Report Execution and Processing
      5. Chapter 21. Deploying and Configuring SSRS
    13. Part IV. Developing for Reporting Services
      1. Chapter 22. Implementing Custom Embedded Functions
      2. Chapter 23. How to Create and Call a Custom Assembly from a Report
      3. Chapter 24. How to Integrate URL Access
      4. Chapter 25. How to Use Reporting Services Web Services
      5. Chapter 26. Writing Custom Reporting Services Extensions
      6. Chapter 27. Report Rendering Controls and SharePoint Services Web Parts
      7. Chapter 28. Custom Report Definition Language (RDL) Generators and Customizing Report Definition
    14. Part V. Appendices
      1. Appendix A. References and Additional Reading
      2. Appendix B. Glossary
      3. Appendix C. FAQ
    15. Index

    Product information

    • Title: Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services
    • Author(s): Michael Lisin, Jim Joseph
    • Release date: March 2006
    • Publisher(s): Sams
    • ISBN: 9780672327995