CHAPTER 11Creating Reports UsingReport Builder 1.0 and 2.0

When it comes to user-developed reports, we often have to deal with the problem of providing the underlying data in a controlled and secure way, but with enough freedom for that data to be useful for making business decisions. In SQL Server 2005, Reporting Services included the Report Builder, an application that offloads some of the tedious report design tasks to the report consumers themselves.

In Report Builder 1.0, users could lay out and publish their reports with one caveat: the data was provided by way of a predesigned model from which they were allowed to query. In SQL Server 2008, this initial Report Builder, now named Report Builder 1.0, will still be available with the same ...

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