SQL Server Reporting Services, a web based reporting tool produced by Microsoft and bundled with SQL Server.

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Allow a user to create folders and linked reports, but not “real” reports

I have a need to allow certain users the ability to create folders and linked reports within specified folders, but I don't want them to be able to put actual reports in those folders. Is there a ...
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Sum values at a group level rather than detail

I have an invoice report I'm developing for some project billing. The main tablix has several groups, in this order: ProjectGroup TicketGroup NoteGroup Details (actual billing details) The data ...
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Sort a non-grouped (SUM) column in descending order [closed]

I have a SSRS Report that contains 3 columns: Asset, Project Type and Total Hours. Report is grouped by first level grouping on asset and second level on Project Type. For example, clicking on Asset ...
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async_network_io issues with BIDS

This is related to my previous question drastically different runtimes in BIDS and the SSRS Web Portal. I am struggling with refreshing some reports in BIDS because they run forever. I have now ...
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Can't connect to Analysis Services or Reporting Services on localhost

I'm able to connect to my SQL Server 2008R2 localhost Database Engine and Integration Services. However, when I try to connect to Analysis Services, it fails with the message: "A connection attempt ...
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Prevent Data Sources from being deployed outside designated folder

Before I just go ahead and put a really awful check constraint on the Catalog table, I wanted to solicit some better ideas first. I want to ensure that all shared data sources on our report server ...
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drastically different runtimes in BIDS and the SSRS Web Portal

I have a report in a BIDS project that has been deployed to our SSRS Web Portal. On the web, it renders within seconds. In BIDS, it takes upwards of seven minutes. I can see that the query runs ...
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SSRS Merge Data Across 2 Group Values

I have created a report for SSRS 2008 which produces the results below. What I am looking to achieve is for those results in pink, AD, to be under both AM and PM with the text centered i.e. merged ...
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Chart creation in BIDS 2008

Due to low reputation point i am not able to include the picture. I am trying to make u guys understand what i am asking for: I had created a report. And that Report contains these fields and ...
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data driven subscriptions in SSRS - pulling a password value from the database

If I create a data driven subscription in SSRS and use the query to return some value for the username and password, how "safe" is this password? Let me explain. I am looking to set up a data source ...
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Keep original column names in SSRS report designer 3.0?

I have queries returns a lot of (over a hundred) columns which names contain important underscores, >, < and Uppercase/lowercase characters. However, when creating the reports, SSRS designer (3.0) ...
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Views - Indexes/Keys/Execution Plans

I am working with a SQL 2005 database server that contains multiple databases and tables that are replicated from various sources. No one but administrators have access to this server. There is a ...
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Send SSRS Report Many Times Based on Sql Query

I have a user who is requesting that a legacy report (email subscription) that runs with multiple categories be modified to run based on which categories exist in the given date range. Thus instead of ...
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Copy scheduling information form local system to remote system SSRS

I am scheduling some reports locally in my system. How can I copy this schedule information to remote system to avoid re-doing of scheduling at remote system?
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SSRS schedule failure intimation

I am scheduling a report using SQL Server Reporting Services Subscription option. Suppose my rdl file is corrupted or my stored procedure has got some problem. Then the report won’t generate in its ...
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SQL Reporting Services - T2Embed.dll missing

When generating a report in SSRS, I receive the following error: There was an error generating your report. Please refer to item 673778174106859 for additional diagnostic information. There was an ...
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What load does SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) have on the server?

Does SQL Server Reporting Services use a lot of server resources? Is it okay to install SSRS on the same server as the SQL Server instance? What should I take into consideration? Is the SQL Server ...
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How to deploy SSRS reports build through Report Builder?

I would be building or correcting the already build SSRS reports through report builder. Once the change is done in Development side, then how to publish the reports on test server/UAT or on ...
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How to apply filter at runtime in SSRS 2008 R2

In my report in SSRS 2008 I have created a expression for the CasesShipped column like this: =IIF(Fields!Current_Product.Value= "Match"," ",Sum(Fields!Cases_Shipped.Value)) It sums the ...
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How can I tell which data sources are being used in SSRS?

We have a bunch of SSRS (2008) reports deployed to our web portal. We have edited some of the reports to use a shared data source different than the one with which it was originally deployed. I am ...
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Things to consider with a bigger table

I have a table that has around 12 billion rows (row size 32 B) which grows each month by 300 million rows. I have setup partitions for each month and each month has 8 data files (since I currently ...
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Reporting Service and Application Role

First poster, long time lurker here. What is the best way to activate application role in a report ? I've tried different things and so far the only method that works is to embed the call to the ...
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Using SSAS for retrieval data instead of using SSRS to make a report?

If you work with Reporting service in order to create a report and you need to retrieve data from the relational database. The datamodel of the relational database can be structured in a certain way ...
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Find material for improvement in Microsoft BI

Which websites, books etc. can you recommend me to improve my basic knowledge in Microsoft Business Intelligence 2008, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS? Please remember that I'm a newbie in technical BI tool. If ...
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Report model data source

Does anybody know how i could use a linked server as a data source for a report model in SQL server 2008 r2? or how i could make this linked server a data source on a report model? Please help. Thank ...
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Is it safe to change the Recovery Model of SSRS database ReportServer to SIMPLE?

I'm changing the recovery model of ReportServer database from FULL to SIMPLE. Is there any reason why i would not want to do this? Besides the obvious answer of losing point-in-time recovery? (i am ...
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Connect a linked server to MS Reporting Service?

I've got a MYSQL server setup as a linked server in MS SQL server 2008. Can someone tell me if it is possible to generate reports from this server? How do I connect it to Reporting Services?
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Problem Connecting Report Server to Report Server Database in SSRS

I have configured Reporting Services on one Server and have the ReportServerDb & ReportServerTempDb on other server (Future requirement of scale out deployment). I am connecting to these servers ...