Chapter 9. Developing Report Models

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a report model project.

  • Create and modify a data source view to support ad hoc reporting.

  • Generate a report model by using the Report Model Wizard.

  • Refine the report model by adding, changing, and deleting objects in the Model Designer.

  • Manage change in a report model.

  • Deploy a report model to the report server.

As you worked through the procedures in the preceding chapters of Part II, you learned how to use Business Intelligence Development Studio (BI Dev Studio) to develop managed reports that you deploy to the report server in Part III. To support ad hoc reporting, you use BI Dev Studio to build report models that you also deploy to the report server. The ...

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