ChristianSteven Software Business Intelligence Blog

Sarah Turnwald

Sarah Turnwald

Customer Experience Manager at ChristianSteven Software.

Recent Posts by Sarah Turnwald:

7 reasons to use SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) to Design, Generate, and Deploy Business Reports

SQL reporting services is a server based report designer, builder, and deployment engine made by Microsoft. This can be used to prepare and deliver various interactive and printed reports. With SQL reporting services combined with SQL Server, firms have a unified solution for both report design and data warehousing. SSRS can help you to create tabular, graphical and free-form reports from relational, multidimensional and XML based data sources. The reports can also be published and accessed on demand. SSRS also has a built in scheduling tool to perform basic report deployments via email, file share, or SharePoint.

Topics: business intelligence sql server reporting services ssrs sql-rd SQL reporting services Business Intelligence Solutions business intelligence systems data driven subscriptions business intelligence software business intelligence reporting data driven subscription Microsoft Business Intelligence schedule ssrs report ssrs subscription ssrs subscriptions schedule sql report schedule ssrs reports schedule sql reports

Crystal Reports Automation: How To Update Details For Multiple Reports

What happens when your database logins change for your reports? In many cases, database logins can change due to a change in responsibly, or it is mandated that credentials must change every 90 days. Though an important practice to maintain security, it can be a pain for those relying on Crystal Reports automation. If you have hundreds of Crystal Reports automation schedules, how on earth can you update all of these subscriptions with the latest credentials? If you are using CRD, it's easy! Take a look at this brief guide on updating database details for multiple reports:

Topics: crystal reports scheduler crystal reports schedule crystal reports crd Crystal reports distribution Crystal Report Scheduler Crystal report Crystal Report Distribution crystal report scheduling Crystal Report Automation crystal reports scheduling crystal reports automation email crystal report email crystal reports schedule crystal report

SQL Server Reporting Services: Benefits of a 3rd Party Scheduler

SQL Server has an internal SSRS Reports scheduling system that can manage and distribute your report subscriptions. Does it do the job? Do SSRS’ internal features satisfy all of the business’ needs? In some cases, firms look to 3rd party solutions to complete their projects. Some solutions enable a greater flexibility in subscription publication, or offer a wider array of scheduling options, while others help manage SSRS Reports. Most importantly, using a 3rd party solution such as SQL-RD can provide a much higher ROI for initial, ongoing and future costs.

Topics: sql-rd SQL Server Reporting Service SQL server sql server reporting data driven subscriptions business intelligence reporting Microsoft Business Intelligence schedule ssrs report ssrs subscription ssrs subscriptions schedule sql report schedule ssrs reports schedule sql reports