Author: Amir Siddiqi

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New Azure SDK 2.7

Microsoft released new Azure SDK 2.7 for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015 in mid July 2015. Azure SDK 2.7 is the first supported Azure SDK for the final release of Visual Studio 2015. Let’s take a quick look some at the cool new tools/features which were introduced with Azure SDK 2.7. Account Management for Visual Studio 2015 Visual Studio 2015 enable developers to manage multiple accounts. The account can be azure accounts, business accounts or Microsoft accounts. Multiple Azure accounts enable developers to easily switch between azure accounts just by clicking the account name. Account management can...

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SSRS Subscription: How to Dynamically Generate Exported Filenames

This blog explains how to generate dynamic filenames using the SQL Server report subscription when there is an SSRS report that needs to be generated on a scheduled basis with a specific filename. The filename should conform to the following requirements: Contain a report code/prefix, e.g., “AdvSales_2015_01,” where “AdvSales” is the prefix. The second part of filename is a four digit year. Third part has the month separated by an underscore (_). This diagram below illustrates the process we are using with this workaround.   We will be using the AdventureWorks database and an existing AdventureWorks sales report. Report...

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