Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.
Tuesday 15th June 2010
Reporting Services – Enhancements
There have been numerous enhancements to Reporting Services, some of which are briefly described below.
Enterprise Reporting Engine
Reports can easily be delivered throughout the organization, both internally and externally, with simplified deployment and configuration. This enables users to easily create and share reports of any size and complexity.
Internet Report Deployment
Customers and suppliers can effortlessly be reached by deploying reports over the Internet.
Manage Reporting Infrastructure
Increase supportability and the ability to control server behaviour with memory management, infrastructure consolidation, and easier configuration through a centralized store and API for all configuration settings.
Report Builder Enhancements
Easily build ad-hoc and author reports with any structure through Report Designer.
Forms Authentication Support
Support for Forms authentication enables users to choose between Windows and Forms authentication.
Report Server Application Embedding
Report Server application embedding enables the URLs in reports and subscriptions to point back to front-end applications.