Dinesh Asanka
Exporting SSRS Reports to Multiple Sheets in Excel with dynamic sheets.

Exporting SSRS reports to multiple worksheets in Excel

September 11, 2020 by

Introduction

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) has multiple options of exporting data into a variety of formats and we will be discussing the options of exporting SSRS Reports to multiple sheets of excel. In SSRS, there are multiple formats available to export reports depending on the user’s needs. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Tiff file, MHTML (Web Archive), CSV (comma delimited) and XML file with report data are the popular formats that can be exported from SSRS as shown in the below screenshot.

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Aveek Das
Executing the SSIS Package

An introduction to SSIS Data Lineage concepts

September 3, 2020 by

In this article, I am going to discuss SSIS data lineage concepts, which are often used while designing ETL workloads on a data warehouse. Although this article is focused on implementing data lineage using SSIS, it does not only confine to SSIS but to any ETL tools in the market using which data is moved from one source to a destination. In my previous article, Understanding Data Lineage in ETL, I have already discussed the generic importance of data lineage concepts for any ETL tool. I would definitely suggest you have a look at it if you want to understand in general how data lineage helps to track the source of a single record in the warehouse.

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Aveek Das
Transformation flow diagram

Understanding Data Lineage in ETL

September 3, 2020 by

In this article, I am going to explain what Data Lineage in ETL is and how to implement the same. In this modern world, where companies are dealing with a humongous amount of data every day, there also lies a challenge to efficiently manage and monitor this data. There are systems that generate data every second and are being processed to a final reporting or monitoring tool for analysis. In order to process this data, we use a variety of ETL tools, which in turn makes the data transformation possible in a managed way.

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Emil Drkusic
SQL-related jobs - the data model

Learn SQL: SQL-Related Jobs

September 1, 2020 by

In today’s article, we’ll take a look at 4 common SQL-related jobs and roles and explain what kind of tasks you could expect at each of these roles and what types of queries you’ll possibly use to solve these tasks. If you’re already in any of these roles, you’re probably familiar with this, but if you’re new to the world of SQL, you could find this very useful to decide in which way you want your career to develop.

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Dinesh Asanka
Creating a Weekly schedule for the Standard Subscription in SSRS.

Enhancing Customer Experiences with Subscriptions in SSRS

August 28, 2020 by

Introduction

We are going to discuss a very important option in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), which is Subscriptions in SSRS. Typically, Reporting service is used to view reports. However, most users would prefer to receive the report to their inbox in the preferred report format, such as Word, Excel, or PDF in a preferred time. Further, you might want these reports to be delivered to a file share. Let us see how we can achieve these options using Subscriptions in SSRS and what are the challenges and pre-configurations.

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Rahul Mehta
Neptune Jupyter Commands

Working with AWS Neptune Graph Databases

August 28, 2020 by

This article provides a step by step explanation of how to work with AWS Neptune Graph database. We will understand the basic concept and use-case of graph databases and then create a graph database instance as well as access it with Jupyter notebooks.

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