CHAPTER 8Managing Reports

In many reporting solutions prior to SSRS, report management required little more than delivering the completed report file to the end user via a file share or embedded in a third-party application. SSRS is a full reporting environment with features such as scheduled report execution, report subscription services, snapshots, content caching, and on-demand Web access.

With these added benefits comes an additional level of management responsibility. Depending on the size of the organization, some management tasks can be delegated to other users, such as departmental managers, who might maintain report folders for their departments, as well as to system administrators and DBAs. Fortunately, SSRS provides several means ...

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