Category: BIDS

October 25, 2017
How Do I Bulk Upgrade SSRS RDLs from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 R2?

I discussed how I needed to update each SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) RDL in yesterday’s blog post called, “What Does the Error Message, “Unknown Report Version 9.0,” in Visual…

October 24, 2017
What Does the Error Message, “Unknown Report Version 9.0,” in Visual Studio 2015 Mean?

A long time ago I started working on two projects using SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio 2005 (BIDS). I wanted to keep working on these projects, so I upgraded…

January 10, 2017
How to Change the AutoRefresh Time on a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report

This question comes up from time to time, “I have a dashboard report and I want it to refresh automatically every two minutes. How can I do this?” Or worse…

November 9, 2016
How to Set the Page Size for a ConfigMgr Report

You took the time to make sure that your report fits perfectly onto a landscape-sized letter page (11 x 8.5 inches) or an A4 (210 x 297 mm). When you…

September 8, 2016
Dashboards for ConfigMgr

I hear this all the time: I need a dashboard, but you can only create reports for ConfigMgr, so I need third-party software. Not true, I say! Yes, you can…

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