Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0 provides an intuitive report authoring environment for business and power users. It supports the full capabilities of SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services. The download provides a stand-alone installer for Report Builder 3.0.
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    1033\Samples\Report Builder 3.0

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    31.3 MB

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      Report Builder 3.0 introduces additional visualizations including maps, sparklines and databars which can help produce new insights well beyond what can be achieved with standard tables and charts. The Report Part Gallery is also included in this release - taking self-service reporting to new heights by enabling users to re-use existing report parts as building blocks for creating new reports in a matter of minutes with a “grab and go” experience. Additionally, users will experience significant performance improvements with enhancements to the ability to use Report Builder in server mode. This allows for much faster report processing with caching of datasets on the report server when toggling between design and preview modes.

      Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0 has two different methods to complete the installation process:
      • Attended Installation – an interactive user interface will guide you through the set-up process and obtain all of the information and consent required to complete the installation. This includes the displaying, acknowledgement, and archiving of the applicable SQL Server license terms.

      • Un-attend Installation – this is a DOS command Line set-up process that does not have an interactive user interface to guide you through the set-up process. In this case, you will be required to enter a parameter during installation that indicates your acceptance of the license terms.

      The Report Builder license terms and readme are both located on this web page in the download section. You can also download the Report Bulder 3.0 suite of standalone sample reports on this page.

      The Report Builder 3.0 suite of standalone sample reports demonstrates the use of data regions such as table, matrix, and list; data visualization such as charts, sparklines and indicators; and other new SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services features such as 270 degree text rotation.

      • It isn’t necessary to install data sources to run these reports, as the report queries include the report data.

      • The sample reports download includes a Readme with instructions on how to view and run the reports.

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      • Windows XP Service Pack 3
      • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
      • Windows 7

      Note: This component also requires Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.

      • 80 MB of available hard disk space

      • 512 MB of RAM

      System Prerequisites for Report Builder 3.0 Sample Reports

      • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0. You can use the Report Builder 3.0 standalone version or the ClickOnce version of Report Builder 3.0 installed with Reporting Services.
      • Access to an instance of the SQL Server 2008 R2Database Engine.
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0 should be installed on the client machine for report authoring.

      Step 1: Install Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1

      Step 2: Install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Report Builder 3.0.