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Handling No Data in SSRS Controls

When SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) successfully renders a given report control (i.e. Table, Matrix, List etc.), the result set can either be empty (which means no data returned) or actually show data. In cases whereby an empty result set is returned, SSRS controls, such as tables and charts, use NoDataMessage and NoRowsMessage properties to inform report users …

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Download & Save SSIS Packages from SQL Server 2008 Instance to XML Format

Abstract This article explains how to Programmatically download SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages from an instance of SQL Server 2008 and save them into an XML file using a Microsoft’s SSIS Script Task component. Requirements Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (or later editions) SQL Server 2005 (or later editions) Article If the above requirements are …

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