This book does not require readers to have advance knowledge of T-SQL, but the readers are expected to know how to write basic aggregates in T-SQL. SQL Server Reporting Services architecture and any pertinent information are not included in this book. Knowing how data sources and datasets work in advance will greatly help you to progress through the tutorials quickly. This book is perfect for those new to SQL Server Reporting Services. Other SQL Server users, such as database administrators, who are getting involved in report development can greatly benefit from the fast-paced style of this tutorial book.