Chapter 25. SQL Server Business Intelligence and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

The release of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 has meant many things to many people. To some, it was a development platform that embraced the proven techniques of ASP.NET 2.0; to some, it was a workflow and business process automation engine. To others, it was a content management system to manage and surface important content within an organization.

An integral piece of the Office SharePoint Server 2007 pie was the business intelligence (BI) integration slice. Although Microsoft has included rich BI capabilities in its SQL Server line of products for the past several releases of SQL Server, the integration with SharePoint Server prior to the 2007 release ...

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