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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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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