Monday 20 August 2007

SQL Server 2005 Express Edition - Report Designer

Just had a call from McKesson (a pharmaceutical company). They had a requirement for the creation of fairly complicated multi-section end user reports by non-technical people. My final recommendation was to use the development tools that come with SQL Server Express Edition to design the reports.

One thing to note: To have full design functionality for reports, the SQL Express Toolkit also needs to be installed on the developer machines. You can get this toolkit from

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1 comment:

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