Andrew Potter

Andrew
Potter

Andrew Potter is a Microsoft .NET consultant in Atlanta. He has used Microsoft technologies to deliver client solutions for the past 10 years and currently focuses on reporting solutions based on SQL Server Reporting Services and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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Reporting Services Tips and Tricks
Create better reports faster by using templates, custom assemblies, and these layout and performance tips.
Custom Data Processing Extensions for Reporting Services 1
Good news: You no longer need to write the same code in multiple places in Reporting Services. You’ll be pleased to see how easily you can use custom data processing extensions to share data sets across multiple reports.

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Oct 9, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 10: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #3

You can interject a SQL Server Job Step into your Jobs and have this new/injected Job Step do some checking for you. Here's a look at everything that’s involved in such an approach....More
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Oct 7, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 9: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #2 3

Given that a USE statement is parsed before code is actually run, there are a few options that could be used as a around when it comes to detecting whether or not code should be run....More
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Oct 2, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 8: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #1 1

Learn about why the option of dynamically detecting whether or not to run a SQL Server Job at execution time is quite a bit more problematic than you might think....More
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