I just saw this on Brian Welcker’s blog. How to migrate from Crystal Reports to Reporting Services is a frequently asked question I get all the time. Now we have some documented guidance. Here’s a description of the whitepaper:

“This document focuses on the manual migration effort for Crystal Reports 8.5 and above to SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), including a section-by-section comparison of report information from Crystal Reports to SSRS.

Include in this document:

Migrating from Business Objects Crystal Reports to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Introduction

Comparing Business Objects Crystal Reports 8.5+ to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Preparing to Convert to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Migrating Crystal Report Sections to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Migrating Additional Crystal Report Features to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Using Alternative Migration Techniques

Summary

Useful Links for SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services”

You can download the whitepaper here. There is an upcoming webcast on this topic June 20th. You can register for the webcast here.

-Marc

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