QRCoder is an open source implementation of standards specification ISO/IEC 18004, which defines the requirements for two-dimensional QR Code symbols. It is a more complete implementation of the standard than the open source QRCode4CS library that was used in a previous article.
2020-11-20 (first published: 2019-04-11)
This article presents a pair of queries and reports that reads the ReportServer.dbo.ExecutionLog table to list all SSRS reports that were executed or not-executed in the past 30 days, how many times they were executed, and who executed them.
2020-01-17 (first published: 2017-04-25)
It is possible for a field in a character-delimited text file to contain a list of further-delimited values instead of the customary single value. This article demonstrates how to load such a file into a staging table, then use a CROSS APPLY query to parse the list of values into a related table.
2019-06-07 (first published: 2017-10-30)
Beginning with SQL Server 2012, SQL Server Integration Services packages can be deployed and executed from a SQL Server database named SSISDB, which serves as a repository for SSIS packages.
2018-12-24 (first published: 2016-05-24)
An SSIS package that is executed on an ad hoc basis can be run from Business Intelligence Development Studio easily enough, but a package that is going to be run on a regular schedule is best executed through a batch file using the DTExec.exe command line utility.
2018-08-31 (first published: 2016-03-14)