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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.

Topics: SQL-RD Business Intelligence SSRS SSRS Reports Scheduler

Top 3 Benefits of SSRS Data Driven Subscriptions

 Accessing information about how your company is faring through multiple perspectives can be daunting. SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) allows your company to view data that improves your Business Intelligence.  Unfortunately, most of the licenses are expensive and narrow in scope. Even worse, they give you an ‘SSRS data driven subscription not available’ notice. Our SSRS Data Driven Subscription software, SQL-RD, allows you to use this feature even on a SQL Server Standard Edition license.

Topics: SSRS SSRS Reports SQL-RD SSRS Reports Scheduler SSRS Reports Automation

How to Schedule SSRS Reports for Emailing

The ability to schedule SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reports for automatic emailing is essential for your business. With an automated SSRS report scheduler, your reports are always emailed on time. Moreover, you never have to worry about forgetting to send a report. SSRS report schedulers let you customize your automatic report delivery system to fit your businesses unique needs. We’ve put together a "how-to" schedule SSRS reports for emailing.

Topics: SSRS Reports SSRS Reports Scheduler SQL-RD SSRS

Benefits of Automated Report Delivery in SQL Reporting Services

When it comes to gathering data, the process of building the report and sending it out is possibly the most intense. Microsoft created SQL reporting services as a server based report designer, builder, and deployment engine. The service prepares and delivers a variety of both interactive and printed reports. With SQL reporting, accessing and delivering reports is made simple. By automating the service, you only improve its usefulness. 

Topics: SSRS Reports SSRS SQL-RD SSRS Reports Scheduler

SSRS Enterprise Scheduling Functionality Comes to SQL Server Standard

Using SQL Server Standard? Tired of seeing everyone else using SQL Server Enterprise scheduling while you languish in a lower edition? Indeed SQL Server Enterprise scheduling brings handy features such as data-driven SSRS report scheduling and business process management that aren’t available in SQL Server Standard. However, there is a way to keep up with these features without upgrading your SQL Server edition. With SQL-RD, you can schedule SSRS reports, SSIS packages, and tackle other business processes such as updating database records.

Topics: SSRS SQL-RD SSRS Reports Scheduler