Today, I needed to send an Excel-file to a customer, but it was too large according to his mailserver. Of course, there are several solutions to that, but uploading the file to MegaUpload or RapidShare wasn’t exactly what the customer had in mind :).
Although you can hardly ignore BIML (with bloggers like Cathrine Wilhelmsen and Bill Fellows sharing good stuff), there are still other options for package generation in SSIS. While enjoying a small conversation on LinkedIn about the automation options, I suddenly remembered still having a slidedeck from a presentation I gave early 2014. Please note that these are my […]
Yes, that typo was intended. Remember when I said this? [Using Google to find a solution to] Error messages? Be sure to include the exact message – “in quotes” Recently I encountered a occasion where this helped especially well. A colleague emailed me with the question why his VS2010 install didn’t load his SSRS Preview correctly. The ‘Run’ functionality worked, but the […]
Or, as the Dutch call it, ‘zomertijd’ and ‘wintertijd’
Yesterday I was working with a client who virtualized all desktops using Citrix. Whenever you want to use the print function of an SSRS report, you are required to install an ActiveX plugin. However, end users are not allowed to install new software on a virtualized desktop, and Microsoft doesn’t provide a direct link to a generic installer that could be […]
As a result of a more-or-less recent switch of employers, I lost my blogging platform. Although it’s a pity that my current employer doesn’t have a blog showroom, it also gives a good opportunity to start one myself. So here I am, back in the blogging sphere :).