Business Intelligence and Big Data with the Microsoft Stack, For Database Administrators, For IT Professionals, For Developers

SQTH01 BI in the Cloud with Windows Azure SQL Reporting


8:00AM - 9:15AM

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Eric Boyd

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


Why maintain infrastructure for operational reporting, when you can do it in the cloud with SQL Azure Reporting? SQL Azure Reporting provides a set of capabilities that are familiar for developers using SQL Server Reporting Services on-premise. Eric will begin this session by considering the benefits and scenarios for BI in the cloud. Next, he will walkthrough what you need to get started using SQL Azure Reporting. He will then develop and deploy some reports to SQL Azure Reporting. Unfortunately, SSRS and SQL Azure Reporting do not have complete feature parity. As a result, he will conclude by reviewing the challenges and limitations of using SQL Azure Reporting over SQL Server Reporting Services.

You will learn:

  • The benefits of BI in the Cloud
  • The capabilities of SQL Azure Reporting
  • How to create and deploy reports to SQL Azure Reporting
  • An understanding the limitations of SQL Azure Reporting