We tried it on an Azure VM, we’ve seen it at PASS Summit and in some private previews by the Reporting Services Team. But now it is officially available to download for an on-premises installation as a 180 days preview. What is really interesting, besides the fact that we get Power BI reports on-premises, is […]

No one is prophet in its own land says the adage. But when it comes to Microsoft Cloud technologies that doesn’t seem to apply. Next week, Monday 23rd, marks the start of the first edition of the MSCloudSummit in Paris, France. This will be my very first public speaking in my country of birth and although […]

The long awaited news of Power BI reports on-prem that we’ve all been waiting for is now official. Power BI reports, that works together with SSRS 2016 and that has been available as a Technical Preview in Azure will be available in an on-prem preview version mid-januar 2017. A production ready version of the product […]

As you are probably aware of, configuring constrained delegation requires some steps that involve domain admin permissions. In many larger organizations where there is a clear separation of duties this is can be problem since the engineers and developers need to specify what type of delegation need to be configured, and domain admins need to […]

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This fall, starting September 17th, I have the honor and the privilege to be presenting at few SQL Saturdays: SQL Saturday Copenhagen #541 Besides co-organizing it for the fourth time I will also be speaking (selection process was may be a bit biaised) about one of my favorite topics. Automated deployment and integration : Continuous Integration […]

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Today, working with SSIS on a SQL Server 2016 RTM I wasn’t able to create the SSIS Catalog. The error I got was : Method not found: ‘Void Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.IntegrationServices.EnableSsisSupportAlwaysOnSqmHelper.Initialize()’. (Microsoft.SqlServer.IntegrationServices.UITasks) Looking at the documentation for the namespace Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.IntegrationServices I quickly figured out that I would be able to create the SSIS Catalog manually using PowerShell. […]

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Working in a Swiss company where German is the language of predilection for formatting numbers, dates and currency I was having a hard time understanding what SSRS 2016 was trying to tell me on the displays of it’s menus and options. Words like Paginierter Bericht don’t really mean much to me and trying to understand […]