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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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The Top 4 Ways To Make Automating SQL Reports Easy

Report publishing can often be a chore for SQL server administrators. Users constantly requesting reports or the unending duty of managing report subscriptions. There is a way to end this suffering. No, we are not talking about a career change. The only way to release this burden is automating SQL reports! When using a third party program, it can actually be easy, and if you are nerdy enough, fun! Using an external tool such as SQL There are a few ways to automate your SSRS reports. 

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Automated Reporting For SQL Server - What's the Point?

Why should you bother employing automated reporting for SQL Server? Today’s world is dominated by the notion of “self-serve business intelligence.” Users want their data immediately and have the desire to run the reports the way they want, manipulate the data as they choose, and present the information in the way they think is best. Waiting on an administrator to send a report, or an automated system to place the report in their SharePoint directory is just too time consuming and can present some possible security risks.

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