• Comparing Datazen, SSRS and Power View

    It is a difficult task, but it can be done… comparing Datazen, SSRS and Power View. See http://www.sqlchick.com/entries/2015/6/20/comparison-of-datazen-vs-ssrs-reporting-services-vs-power-view for a in-depth comparison!

  • Creating a SSRS report template

    One of the most-heard questions related to SSRS is if it possible to somehow create SSRS report templates so reports get the same look and feel. SSRS does not work with some kind of stylesheet or CSS…

  • Multilingual SSRS reports – Scenario 1: Assembly

    This is the second post in my series about making SSRS report multilingual. You just missed the first post, the introduction and comparison of the solution scenarios. This solution consists of an assembly registered in each report…

  • Multilingual SSRS reports

    When thinking about supporting multiple languages for SSRS reports, most people think about changing the display language of one or more of the following items: Labels (text boxes, axis labels, table headers, etc.) Dataset results Parameter prompts…

  • SQL Server 2012 Unboxing

    Just about every new consumer technology device will be greeted with “unboxing” videos on YouTube. A lot of the people I talk to really need to start unboxing SQL Server 2012 and start to understand what is…