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How To Generate An SSRS Report As A Password Protected PDF

Though SSRS already has built-in functions that allow you to schedule and run a SSRS report to PDF, there are plenty of reasons why you would rather rely on a dedicated scheduler to process reports into PDF files. Advanced report encryption including password protected PDF, PGP, and Zip encryption methods can ensure that reports containing vital data are secure. Adding an expiration date to an SSRS reports limits the reports availability to users even after it has been delivered. PDF permissions ensure the users cannot tamper with the PDF file as well. Let’s dive a bit deeper and find out how to use these features to not only format your report into PDF but keep them secure!

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SSRS Is A Step In The Right Direction, But Is There Something More?

In the “good old days” merely having technology gave firms an edge over their competitors. This is no longer the case. In today’s business world, technology is readily available and less costly than ever before. Even the smallest companies can afford to have technology at their disposal. This makes simply possessing technology not enough to stand above the pack. You are going have to do something more.

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5 Ways To Use Event Driven Subscriptions With SSRS

In the past we have discussed how Data Driven subscriptions can be created in SQL-RD to deliver reports to various users and destinations. In SQL-RD, SSRS reports scheduling can also be accomplished based on certain conditions. Once these conditions are met, then the associated SQL report will be triggered based on given parameters, and then delivered to a specified location. One could build an Event Driven system inside of SQL Server, however, SQL-RD provides the advantage of require little to no coding and shortened setup time. In other words, there is no need for you to provide the logic necessary to drive the report. Moreover, managing the logic and the subscriptions within SQL-RD is both easier and more efficient. There are a number of conditions that could be created with Event Driven Subscriptions. Let’s look a few that are built into SQL-RD.

 

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Utilize SQL Server Reporting Services To Get The Most Out Of Technology!

Gone are the days, when technology was used to be the differentiator in a business. In today's competitive era, what matters most is how you employ the technology at your disposal. Now you can make the most of the technology you have with the help of SQL-RD; which allows you to better utilize Microsoft Server Reporting Services in a better manner. It is a comprehensive tool which enables you to use the SQL suite in a truly professional manner.

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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.

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