Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Don't miss this huge collection of SQL Server related articles

These were mostly reported during the time SQL Server 2008 was the recent version. The migration related articles and front end related articles basically used SQL Server 2008.

 
  
Creating a matrix report using the Analysis Services Cube 


 In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy, we will be authoring a report based on an analysis services CUBE. Reviewing Jayaram's other OLAP related articles may greatly help in understanding this article. Creating the CUBE will be essential to work with this...
  
Manage SQL Azure Databases with the Web Interface 'Houston'
 

version of SQL Server 2008 is R2. This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , is based on a project named 'Houston' which is a web based SQL Azure management tool that has not gone into production but can be tested using the SQL Azure Labs portal at http://www.SQLAzureLabs.com . In this article we look at some of the features of this web...
  
Working with Data Application Components in SQL Server 2008 R2
 

Jayaram Krishnaswamy In the August CTP Microsoft introduced Data-Tier Applications and several new features were introduced in the Nov 2009 CTP. Registering, Viewing & comparing and upgrading Data-Tier applications were added. This article by Dr. Jayaram...

Creating an Analysis Services Cube with Visual Studio 2008 - Part 2
 

Jayaram Krishnaswamy As noted in Part 1 , OLAP presents Business Intelligence via what is known as a CUBE. A Cube has many dimensions and it provides a faster method to access the intelligence compared to the structured querying...
 
Creating a Web Page for Displaying Data from SQL Server 2008


Dr. Jay Krishnaswamy This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy describes how you may connect to SQL Server 2008 and display the retrieved data in a GridView Control on a web page. Trying to establish a connection to the SQL Server 2008 is ...

 




Jayaram Krishnaswamy SQL 2008 server is the latest in the line of Microsoft database servers and this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy discusses the challenges one may face in installing the Developer version of this product  ....


  
Microsoft Lightswitch Application using SQL Azure Database


on August 23rd for the general public while it has been used by MSDN members and Microsoft insiders for couple of months. This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy shows how you may download and install this program. The article also shows how you may develop a simple database application using this product retrieving data from the Cloud hosted relational ....
  
MySQL Data Transfer using Sql Server Integration Services (SSIS)
 

Jayaram Krishnaswamy There are a large number of posts on various difficulties experienced while transferring data from MySQL using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services. While the transfer of data from MySQL to Microsoft SQL Server...
  
MySQL Linked Server on SQL Server 2008
 

Jayaram Krishnaswamy Linking servers provides an elegant solution when you are faced with running queries against databases on distributed servers or looking at your distributed assets on disparate databases. This article by Dr. Jay Krishnaswamy explains how...
 
Migrating from MS SQL Server 2008 to EnterpriseDB


Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , we will learn about migration of data from MS SQL Server 2008 to EnterpriseDB. Migration Studio bundled with the EnterpriseDB download is a collection of tools to...


  
Creating an Analysis Services Cube with Visual Studio 2008 - Part 1


data. This two part article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy describes how a Cube is designed using Visual Studio 2008 and how it may be browsed on the Analysis Server. In Part 1, the necessary items for creating the Cube, namely the Data Source and Data Source Views are described.   Reviewing Jayaram's other OLAP...
  
Transferring Data from MS Access 2003 to SQL Server 2008


two non-Microsoft databases. Both Microsoft and proprietary data source providers are available to connect to many different database products. In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , we will be transferring data from an MS Access database to a database on SQL Server 2008. Both the source of data and the destination database are on the same...
  
Creating a Simple Report with Visual Studio 2008


Jayaram Krishnaswamy Report Services, Analysis Services, and Integration Services are the three pillars of Business Intelligence in Microsoft's vision that continues to evolve. Reporting is a basic activity, albeit one of the...




  
Displaying SQL Server Data using a Linq Data Source

provided by the Linq to SQL classes, a class generator that maps SQL server objects to the model. The class files generated support CRUD operations. In this article by Dr. Jay Krishnaswamy , we will be adding a LinqDataSource control in Visual Studio 2008 to a ASP.NET website and configuring it by providing a data context. The data context will...
  
Overview of SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 Architecture, Features, and Tools


MDX with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services Cookbook () () This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy  the author of  Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012,  provides a summarized overview of SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 and the background information ...
  
Using the Data Pager Control in Visual Studio 2008


or it can be installed manually after installing the ListView. In this article both of them are described. While the number of items displayed in a list can be declaratively coded, it is possible to set it at page load time as well. This article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy describes how you may connect to SQL Server 2008 and display the retrieved...
Moving a Database from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 in Three Steps


Jayaram Krishnaswamy There are several options if one wishes to move a database from a SQL Server 2005 to SQL 2008 Server. First of all there is a 'Copy Database Wizard' in SQL 2008 Server which is meant for transferring...


  
Microsoft Lightswitch: Querying and Filtering Data


will not be wrong. Just like you take information out of the table, make changes to it and return it to the table, you do likewise with entity sets. In this article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , author of Microsoft Visual Studio Lightswitch Business Application Development , we will take a look at querying a single entity...

 
SSIS Applications using SQL Azure
 

Report Server providing full support with a web service frontend for a variety of reporting needs—from web-based reporting to embedded reporting. In this article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , author of Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development , we will be leveraging SSIS, SSRS, and the tools used to address ETL processes, and Report...


  
  
Oracle SQL Developer Tool 1.5 with SQL Server 2005
 

party vendor products to Oracle. Please review the following articles on the earlier versions 1.1 and 1.2: MS Access Queries with Oracle SQL Developer 1.2 Tool and Migrating MS Access 2003 Data using the Oracle SQL Developer 1.2 . In the present article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy the latest version of this tool [Oracle SQL Developer 1...
  


Jayaram Krishnaswamy In this article by Dr. Jay Krishnaswamy , a Microsoft Chart Control will be bound to a Linq Data Source using LinqDataSource control and a pie chart displays the data. We will be going through the following ...

Ground to SQL Azure migration using MS SQL Server Integration Services

Jayaram Krishnaswamy In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , you will learn how to migrate a table from your ground based SQL Server 2008 to your cloud based SQL Azure instance using MS SQL Server Integration Services...
 
Copying a Database from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 using the Copy Database Wizard


Jayaram Krishnaswamy This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy shows how to migrate a database from SQL Server 2005 (should work for 2000 as well) to SQL Server 2008 using the Copy Database tool in SQL Server 2008. In an earlier article we saw how this can ...
  


features 128-bit file level encryption. It is referential integrity compliant; supports multiple connections; has transactions support with rich data types. In this tutorial by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , various scenarios where you may need to connect to SQL Server Compact using Visual Studio IDE (both 2008 and 2010) are described in detail. Connecting ...

Authoring an EnterpriseDB report with Report Builder 2.0

Jayaram Krishnaswamy This article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy shows step-by-step how you may retrieve data from a database on a Postgres Plus server and display the results in a report generated using Report Builder 2.0. Report ... 
 
  
Term Extraction Tasks in SQL Server Integration Services 

stop the flow review it and turn it on to let the data flow to the next step. You may provide a name to the Data Viewer. There are four types of data viewers (Grid, Histogram, Scatter Plot, and Chart) and the 'Grid' type is used in this article. Build the Project and Execute the Package This is easy. Click on the menu item Build...  
 
 
 
the tools that can be leveraged working with SQL Azure, but a few third-party vendors and others have also created tools for SQL Azure. In this article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , author of Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development , we will discuss the Microsoft Tools.   Microsoft...

  
Data Access with ADO.NET Data Services 

 

operating on the data. In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , you will learn how to create a ADO.NET Data Service from scratch. You will also learn how you may access data using the URI constructs. The backend data for this tutorial comes from a copy of Northwind database named TestNorthwind on a named instance of SQL Server 2008. In order...

  
Writing XML data to the File System with SSIS

Jayaram Krishnaswamy This article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , shows how you may retrieve XML data from a relational database and write it to a folder on your file system as a text or xml file using Microsoft SQL Server Integration...

  
Working with the Report Builder in Microsoft SQL Server 2008: Part 1 

Jayaram Krishnaswamy Report Builder 2.0 is feature-rich reporting tool with the latest Microsoft Office look and feel. In this two part article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , we will see how the Report Builder 2.0 provides an extremely ...

  
Programmatically Creating SSRS Report in Microsoft SQL Server 2008
 
Jayaram Krishnaswamy In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy , the process of programmatically creating the SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) tabular report is described. You will be creating a very simple report using the...

 
Working with the Report Builder in Microsoft SQL Server 2008: Part 2
 
Jayaram Krishnaswamy In the previous part of the article, we had a look at the Report Builder overview and described the Report Builder 2.0 interface . In this part by Jayaram Krishnaswamy , we will discuss about Enabling and reviewing ...