PDC 2010 announcement: SQL Azure Reporting

Although I am currently getting my bearings after my move to the US and don’t even own a PC or Laptop that can handle PowerPivot (and is not on a boat in the middle of the atlantic ocean), I still wanted to blog about this great announcement: SQL Azure Reporting was announced!

Microsoft SQL Azure Reporting lets you use the familiar on-premises tools you’re comfortable with to develop and deploy operational reports to the cloud. There’s no need to manage or maintain a separate reporting infrastructure, which leads to the added benefit of lower costs (and less complexity). Your customers can easily access the reports from the Windows SQL Azure portal, through a web browser, or directly from your applications.

It has a lot of the same features as SQL Server 2008 R2 like tablices, charts, maps, gauges, sparklines and even deployment straight out of BIDS.  Check out his video as well: Introduction to SQL Azure Reporting

Very cool for creating reports on data from the cloud! Don’t forget to sing up to the CTP here

Read more:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlazure/archive/2010/10/28/10082293.aspx

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robertbruckner/archive/2010/10/28/sql-azure-reporting.aspx

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlazure/reporting.aspx

Complete press release: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/cloud/docs/MSPDCFS.docx

  • greg kramer

    Kasper,

    Glad to see the blog posts rolling again!

    However, have to admit to being a little sad to see that you have been assimilated by the man and are now capitalizing your “I’s” 🙂