Power View for Multidimensional Models Released!

I am excited about SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 4 , released today, which provides the ability for customers to create Power View reports against their existing multidimensional models (a.k.a. cubes). SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 4 contains a few additional enhancements to the “Power View for Multidimensional Models…


Power View and Reporting Services 2012 Book

Several projects kept me very busy over the past year. I will talk more about a few of these in subsequent postings now that some are publicly disclosed in the meantime. In this posting, I am very happy to announce the availability of “Professional Reporting Services 2012”. After the successful Report Design Recipes book focusing…


Reporting Services 2008 Service Pack 2

SQL Server 2008 SP2 provides a roll-up of previous cumulative updates and also contains enhancements for Reporting Services SharePoint integration. Report servers with SP2 can integrate with SharePoint 2010 products. SP2 also provides a new add-in for integrating with SharePoint 2007 products. In addition, the new add-in supports the integration of SharePoint 2007 products with…


PivotViewer for Reporting Services

PivotViewer for Reporting Services makes it easier to interact with parameterized reports and large amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun.  You decide at runtime which subset of data you want to look at and what (meta)data you associate with each card.  You can now download a technology preview of PivotViewer…


Kerberos Authentication and SharePoint 2010

A new whitepaper for Configuring Kerberos Authentication for SharePoint 2010 products has just been released.  Section 4 of that whitepaper specifically explains identity delegation for Reporting Services.  The whitepaper also covers SQL Server Analysis Services, PowerPivot, Performance Point Services, Excel Services, and others.


Kerberos Troubleshooting

Adam Saxton posted his great Kerberos troubleshooting guide, which covers both Reporting Services in native mode as well as SharePoint integrated mode configurations: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2010/06/23/my-kerberos-checklist.aspx If you are specifically troubleshooting Kerberos with a Reporting Services 2008 deployment, you may also want to check out the following whitepaper: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff679930.aspx Update (July 18): A new whitepaper for Configuring…


Reporting Services 2008 R2 SharePoint Integration

My esteemed colleague Prash Shirolkar put together blog postings with helpful tips for: Integrating Reporting Services 2008 R2 with SharePoint 2010 Integrating Reporting Services 2008 R2 with SharePoint 2007


Kerberos Authentication and Reporting Services

When deploying Reporting Services in an environment that requires more than one server, such as a scale-out deployment or a deployment in a server farm, you may need to configure Kerberos authentication. Kerberos is particularly important when you require domain accounts to authenticate users but don’t need to pass user credentials to the database that…


Reporting Services in SharePoint 2010, Access Services

Besides releasing Reporting Services in SQL Server 2008 R2, we were busy working on a number of improvements for the Reporting Services SharePoint Add-in as well. SharePoint 2010 Reporting Services Add-in The SharePoint 2010 pre-requisite installer now automatically guides you to download and install the Reporting Services 2008 R2 for SharePoint 2010 Add-in.  Btw, you…


SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP – What’s New In Reporting Services?

The November CTP download is available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. The public download is available here.  The feature pack download is now also available and includes Report Builder 3.0 as well as the RS add-ins for SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010. The Data Platform Insider blog provides an overview of what’s new in CTP…