You'll discover the new features of SSRS 2008 while also learning helpful techniques for creating quick and engaging reports when using it. The author team explains special considerations you'll need to take into account when setting up SSRS to run in SharePoint integration mode with WSS 3.0 or MOSS 2007. From the beginning stages of creating an environment that supports SSRS in SharePoint integration mode to the process of planning, developing, and deploying reports to a SharePoint site, this book clearly explains why SharePoint integration mode is ideal for SSRS when dealing with a SharePoint environment.
What you will learn from this book
The best way to set up SQL Server Reporting Services for SharePoint 2007
Best practices for effectively developing and deploying reports in SharePoint
Tips for creating your first report
Ways to configure reporting services to run in SharePoint integration mode
Various advanced reporting and deployment techniques
How to manage reports in SharePoint and use gauges in SharePoint dashboards
Who this book is for
This book is for SharePoint developers who want to know the new features of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services so they can develop and deploy reports in SharePoint.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Jacob J. Sanford is a senior consultant with Resolute Solutions Corporation, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a National Systems Integrator. He has been working with web application development using Microsoft technologies for more than 10 years, specializing in .NET solutions since the 1.0/1.1 Framework. Jacob is a frequent speaker at local and regional .NET and SharePoint events and is the creator of the Tallahassee SharePoint Experts Exchange for Developers (SPEED), a SharePoint User Group in Tallahassee, FL. He has written two previous books for Wrox Press: ASP.NET 2.0 Design (September 2007) and Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Design (September 2008). Jacob is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in the .NET Framework 2.0 (Web Applications) and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Customization and Configuration).
Reza Alirezaei is an independent consultant and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MVP with a focus on developing custom solutions with SharePoint, Office, Reporting Services, and the .NET platform. As a technical leader with more than 10 years of experience in software, he has helped many development teams architect and build large - scale, mission - critical applications. This former SQL Server Reporting Services MVP has been also nominated and awarded three times as one of the Top 20 Contributors to the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Wiki since 2006. In addition to consulting, Reza is a SharePoint instructor and speaker. He speaks at many local and international conferences. Reza frequently blogs at http://blogs.devhorizon.com/reza and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org .