Teach yourself how to use the components, capabilities, and programming model in SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services-one step at a time. This practical, hands-on tutorial expertly guides you through each stage of the reporting life cycle, including authoring, managing, and delivering reports. Work at your own pace through the easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on exercises to master essential tasks and techniques. And accelerate your productivity by working with instructive code examples and best practices for SQL Server Reporting Services.
Discover how to:
Install and configure Reporting Services;
Use Report Designer to structure and format table reports;
Connect to data sources and datasets;
Use expressions to perform calculations and change properties;
Apply advanced techniques-from matrix, chart, and data regions to parameters;
Manage content on the Report Server, including implementing security features;
Monitor Report Server activity and tune for performance;
Access and view reports, rendered in customized formats;
Write and reuse custom code to author and manage reports;
Build your own reporting tools.