Store crystal report in SQL Server

I have several crystal reports that I have to distribute to a client. Rather than sending them a couple of files as .rpt files, I was wondering if it was possible to store them as data in an already existing SQL Server DB instead.

I have no idea how to do this and was wondering if it is even possible?

Thanks in advance.
LVL 13
samic400Asked:
Who is Participating?
 
ch70357Connect With a Mentor Commented:
We do something similar. We store SSRS reports in our DB with a VARBINARY(MAX) data type. There was a LOT of custom integration through .Net to get this to work, basically the report is rendered as a byte array and propagated down to the DB.

I'm sure the same thing can be done with Crystal, but I have never done it before. Maybe someone else can give a full answer, I just wanted to comment that it is possible.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.