Archive for October 20th, 2008

Report Builder 2.0 Released October 20th, 2008

Vinod Kumar

On October 17th, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Report Builder 2.0 was released as part of the SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack. The download provides a stand-alone installer for Report Builder 2.0.  If you have used Report Builder 1.0 in SQL Server 2005, you may have already experienced significant productivity gains using this solution to quickly generate sophisticated reports.  Report Builder 2.0 supports the full capabilities of SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services including flexible data layout, data visualizations, and richly formatted text features.   It also delivers an even more intuitive report authoring environment for business and power users with a Microsoft Office look and feel – plus:

  • Easy to use wizards for creating table, matrix and chart data regions
  • Support for directly opening and editing reports stored on the report server
  • Support for using server resources such as shared data sources
  • A query designer for Microsoft SQL Server data sources

Download it now and give it a try !!!

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