- Reports can be build from different data sources e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, SQL Azure, PowerPoint Workbooks, SAP NetWeaver BI, Hyperion Essbase, and others.
- Better reports visualization by viewing data graphically, leveraging a wealth of new rich mapping, gauge and charting capabilities. SSRS 2008 support for maps and geospatial visualizations with integration to Bing maps and support for SQL spatial data types
- Additional visualizations including indicators, sparklines and data bars
- Support for consuming SharePoint lists and PowerPivot models as data sources.
- Support for Madison and SQL Azure data sources
- Render any report as a data source to PowerPivot or other applications through ATOM data feeds.
- New data representation format of TABLIX control which has features of both Table and Matrix. We can use a tabular format for fixed data reports and Matrix format for dynamic crosstab reports; or combine the two formats by using the Tablix.
Thursday, July 1, 2010
SSRS 2008 New features
Following are the important New Features in SSRS 2008: