30. April 2013 06:31
In this session we'll show you how to install and configure a new instance of Analysis Services in Tabular Mode. In this session we'll show you how to install and configure a new instance of Analysis Services in Tabular Mode. [More]
22. April 2013 10:43
InfoToad Consulting today announced it has achieved a Silver Data Platform competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. [More]
17. April 2013 07:26
In this article we'll show you how to create a Dashboards using PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer for SharePoint 2013. We will connect to the "AdventureWorksDW2012" cube, using an Analysis Services data source connection. [More]
2. April 2013 08:32
Ever wonder how to provide conditional formatting to your PerformancePoint Services Analytic Grid? For example, you may want change the fore-color for measure values to green for positive values and red for negative values. [More]
1. April 2013 09:39
In this session we'll show you how to create a Reporting Action using Analysis Services 2012 Cube Designer. We'll explain what a Reporting Action is, how to create one in SSAS 2012 and finally demonstrate how to render a SQL Server Reporting Services report by executing the Reporting Action from Excel. [More]
11. February 2013 08:06
In this session will describe how to improve your query performance by using SQL Server 2012 Indexed Views. We'll provide a brief overview of Indexed Views, review performance gains achieved from Indexed Views, applications that benefit using Indexed Views and finally illustrate an example Indexed Views usage. [More]
5. February 2013 06:31
In this session we'll show you how to create a Named Set in Analysis Services 2012 Cube Designer. We'll explain what a Named Set is, the difference between Static and Dynamic Named Sets and finally, demonstrate how to define a Named Set using Analysis Services 2012 Cube Designer. [More]
24. January 2013 08:34
In this session I'll show you how to use the ParallelPeriod function in MDX to query the change in growth between two periods (e.g., last year and current year). This function is really useful while navigating through different periods such as year, month, quarter and semester. For example, this could be useful in providing business analysts with growth trend analysis for products and/or services. [More]
18. January 2013 09:42
Recently, I've had a few requests for how to display a TreeView list of Report Parts from SQL Server Reporting Services Report Server Web Services. This article will demonstrate how to query a list of Reports, Datasets and Report Parts using Report Server Web Service EndPoints. For this session we'll be using the ReportingServices2010 EndPoint. [More]
16. January 2013 09:31
In this article we'll show you how to create a custom Report Template for use with SQL Server Reporting Services.
What is a Report Template?
A Report Template is a custom defined .RDL file which you save to the ReportProject folder of SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT). The custom Report Template will render in the list of available Report Templates to choose from within SSDT. The benefit is Reusability and Brand Standards for authoring business specific reports.