Reporting Services

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Write DAX queries in Report Builder #ssrs #dax #ssas #tabular

If you use Report Builder with Reporting Services, you can use DAX queries even if the editor for Analysis Services provider does not support DAX syntax. In fact, the DMX editor that you can use in Visual Studio editor of Reporting Services (see a previous

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Microsoft BI Security White Paper #ssas #powerpivot #sharepoint #ssrs

There is a new whitepaper from Microsoft, Microsoft BI Authentication and Identity Delegation , which describes all the authentication and delegation scenarios with Microsoft BI technologies: Personal BI Scenarios (Excel) Team BI Scenarios (SharePoint)

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BonaVista Dimensions used as a report service

Recently I have seen a long demo of BonaVista Dimensions . It is a product that is able to create reports and, most important dashboards. You can use it also without SQL Server and Analysis Services, just by importing data in a local cube file that you

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The Microsoft BI Roadmap: BISM, UDM and Beyond

Microsoft recently announced a new roadmap for its BI architecture. The next version of SQL Server, codenamed “Denali”, is going to introduce a new semantic model named BISM (Business Intelligence Semantic Model). Analysis Services will host it and it

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Real Report Builder 2008 improvements for Analysis Services

Brian Welcker (who is leaving SSRS team – good luck Brian!) has announced a long explanation of the Report Builder 2008 positioning . For me (and all of you who live in the multidimensional business…) the most important part of the post is this simple

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Rich TextBox in SQL Server Reporting Services 2008

I’m attending a session about SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 where I’ve seen one of the mostly wanted missing features of previous versions of Reporting Services: it is the Rich TextBox component, that can embed placeholders to compose text with data

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Developing a customized reporting solution based on SSRS

I just attended the session named “Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services” held by of Teo Lachev . Teo developed a complex solution that allow an end user to build its own reports with financial data, using Reporting Services as a back-end

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Reporting Services required features

Almost ten years ago (…ouch!) I visited Australia and I had a real love for Sydney. I got these memories tonight because I found a detailed list when I was looking for some existing request for new features in Reporting Services. One is the Rich TextBox