Localizing a report model

Reports and report models can be localized at many levels. Following are some ideas around the current support in SQL Server 2008 for each type of localization.   –          Localized metadata at report design time o   Example: Spanish report author sees “Cliente” instead of “Customer” in model explorer o   Report models do not support multiple…

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Considerations for a large report model

Customer report models that vary in size from a few to a few hundred entities. Little Northwind with its 10 or so entities comes in around 200K, but we’ve seen models a hundred times that size (over 20 MB). One of the key drivers of model size is the constraint that you cannot build a…

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SQL Server 2008 SP1 available now with important Report Builder 2.0 updates

SQL Server 2008 SP1 is now available, and includes some important updates related to Report Builder 2.0: – RB 2.0 can now be deployed directly from the report server using ClickOnce. You can also configure whether RB 1.0 or RB 2.0 is launched from the Report Manager and SharePoint UI. – An important fix to…

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