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SQL Server 2008 Sample Reports

Grant Paisley - Tuesday, October 07, 2008
There are three sets of sample reports released by Microsoft for SQL Server 2008. You can find the full details of the samples on MDSN here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms161542.aspx. The new samples also include Offline Reports - a new feature in SQL Server 2008. 

Detils of the samples - From MDSN:
Report Description

Report Builder Report Samples

Describes a report sample that you can access directly from the report server and modify in Report Builder.

AdventureWorks Report Samples

Describes the set of reports that use the AdventureWorks sample databases to demonstrate features of Reporting Services. To publish and view the reports, use Business Intelligence Development Studio and Report Manager.

Note that Sales Reason Comparison sample report retrieves data from a sample cube database. The Analysis Services cube that provides data for this report is installed separately from the AdventureWorks sample database. For more information about deploying the cube, follow the instructions in AdventureWorks Report Samples.

AdventureWorksOffline Report Samples

Describes the set of reports that use data from the AdventureWorks sample databases to demonstrate features of Reporting Services. Note that these samples do not require an active connection to the AdventureWorks sample database.

Server Management Report Samples

Describes the set of reports that retrieve data from the report execution log.

Describes the set of reports that use SQL Server metadata to display information about SQL Server components.

To run the individual reports featured in these samples go to the Report Library page.

SQL Server Reporting Samples on Codeplex

Grant Paisley - Tuesday, October 07, 2008
There is a comprehensive round-up of current SQL Server reporting samples from Microsoft available on Codeplex here http://www.codeplex.com/MSFTRSProdSamples. Samples include reports for SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008.

To run the individual reports featured in these samples go to the Report Library page.

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