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Introduction to Reporting Services Design with SQL Server Data Tools

The professional lines separating system administrators, DBAs, and developers are blurring. Products are often extensible through code or at least have the potential to create functionality that goes well beyond that of out-of-the-box offerings. SSRS is such an application. The days of the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) are numbered and will be overshadowed by the new interface on the block, the IDE, though even that isn’t new by any means, as any developer will tell you. However, system administrators, DBAs, and even report designers have had to become familiar with this new way of performing their day-to-day tasks. As you’re probably well aware, you ...

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