One of the most common challenge that SSRS subscription users face is that their reports are sent out on schedule regardless of whether or not they contain data. As you are aware, SSRS reports are typically based on one or more datasets and sometimes these datasets can be empty. When using normal or data-driven subscriptions, the reports are executed and delivered even when the report is blank. This is undesirable as time is wasted by end-users who opens up these reports only to find that there is no data present.[Read more…]
When users are faced with reporting software options, there will most likely have to decide whether to go with SAP’s Crystal Reports or Microsoft’s SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) Reports.
At remiWare, we have extensive experience working with both Crystal Reports and SSRS Reports. We have built hundreds of reports using both tools and integrated them into remiCrystal. It is with this understanding that we feel we can help in deciphering the major differences between the two reporting platforms. [Read more…]