A lot has changed in the two years since the first release of this book. What at one time was in CTP (Community Technology Preview) and still being fleshed out has seen the light of day. Not long after we released the first version of this book, SQL Reporting, formally known as SQL Azure Reporting Services, hit the market in Beta form.
By the time this book hits the shelves, Windows Azure SQL Reporting will have been officially released. This chapter will first provide an overview of SQL Reporting by looking at its architecture and how fits into the Windows Azure SQL Database picture to support a wide variety of reporting ...