This new report manager means the current administration of Datazen (hubs and dashboard groups, etc.) will likely change to conform to more of the SSRS or Power BI paradigms. As far as I know, there aren’t yet solid details on exactly how this will work. In the Microsoft-led sessions at PASS Summit, they also mentioned that there will be migration tools for those already using Datazen that want to take advantage of this new platform.
So if you are considering Datazen but were worried about its future, there is no need to worry. If you are implementing Datazen now, you can feel better about enhancement and upgrade opportunities with the promised migration tool.
Click through for a hypnotizing animated GIF. Seriously, I needed to close the window after a couple of minutes because I kept watching it over and over and over.
Craig Porteous has a quick script to generate T-SQL commands to start and stop SQL Agent jobs tied to Reporting Services subscriptions: This is a query I would run when I needed to quickly make bulk changes to Reporting Services subscriptions. It’s part of an “emergency fix” toolkit. Maybe a DB has went down and […]
Paul Stanton architects out a scenario using Windocks to create cloned Reporting Services containers in order to scale out Reporting Services: Database cloning is a key aspect of the SSRS scale out architecture, with database clones providing each container a complete set of databases. Two or more VMs operated behind a load balancer delivers a […]