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Step-by-step instructions show you how to create expert reports
Have you mastered the "how-tos" of Reporting Services? Can you confidently design simple reports—but now you need help with meeting the demands of more complex and advanced types of reports? If so, this is the ideal resource for you. Packed with proven design practices, this book serves as a collection of recipes for solving design problems so that you don't have to reinvent the wheel with each challenge you face. Organized by specific types of reports, the book covers grouped reports, charts, composite reports, dashboards, forms and labels, interactive reports, and more. Step-by-step instructions allow you to implement these best practices immediately so that you can solve your own design hurdles quickly.
SQL Server Reporting Services Recipes:
Reviews basic report design concepts and components
Covers localization, data sorting and filtering, handling dynamic data sources, and more
Presents design solutions that can work with any release of SQL Server Reporting Services, including specific recipes for 2008 R2
Shows how to aggregate semi-additive measures in a report
Features a companion web site that provides finished report examples and data you need to design each recipe in the book
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Paul Turley is a business intelligence solution architect and manager for Hitachi Consulting. He is a Microsoft MVP and Certified Trainer. He designs solutions and teaches classes on SQL Server technologies to companies around the world. Paul is the author of several books, including Professional SQL Server Reporting Services (2000/2005/2008).
Robert M. Bruckner is a technical lead with the Microsoft SQL Server product team. His core area of responsibility is the development of the report processing engine of Reporting Services. Robert frequently shares Reporting Services tips on his popular blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/robertbruckner.