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Thanks to Robert Bruckner's blog, I've learned that the Report Builder 2.0 (previously known as Report Designer Preview) Release Candidate 1 is available for download. This should be a feature-complete build of Report Builder 2.0, which is scheduled for official release in October.

IMO, Report Builder 2.0 is one of most exciting features of Reporting Services. I expect it to blur the "great divide" between standard and ad-hoc reporting. Based on some preliminary feedback from our business customers, they are very excited about Report Builder 2.0 and they favor it instead of Report Builder 1.0. Despite the unfortunate name, Report Builder 2.0 has very little to do with its predecessor. Instead, it's very close (almost identical) to the BIDS Report Designer as it supports the full RDL feature set.

You should definately evaluate Report Builder 2.0 for ad hoc business reporting.


Posted Mon, Aug 25 2008 7:12 PM by tlachev

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Prologika (Teo Lachev's Weblog) wrote Extending Report Builder 2.0
on Sun, Aug 31 2008 2:20 PM

As I mentioned in my previous blog , Report Builder 2.0 RC1 has arrived. Although perhaps too early in

Prologika (Teo Lachev's Weblog) wrote Report Builder – Past, Now and Future
on Tue, Mar 31 2009 9:21 AM

The Report Builder technology made its debut in SQL Server 2005. It targeted business users who wanted