Can Ssrs connect to multiple data sources?

Can Ssrs connect to multiple data sources?

Yes, you can use multiple Data Sources. Although you can’t join the data. For instance, you can’t have a table with fields from both Data Sources.

Can you list a few data sources used in SSRS?

Reporting Services installs the following data source types: Microsoft SQL Server. Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services for MDX, DMX, Microsoft Power Pivot, and tabular models. Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

What is shared dataset in SSRS?

In Reporting Services, shared datasets retrieve data from shared data sources that connect to external data sources. A shared dataset provides a way to share a query to help provide a consistent set of data for multiple reports. The dataset query can include dataset parameters.

What is shared data source in SSRS?

A shared data source is a set of data source connection properties that can be referenced by multiple reports, models, and data-driven subscriptions that run on a Reporting Services report server. Shared data sources provide an easy way to manage data source properties that often change over time.

How connect Excel data source in SSRS?


  1. Create the DSN entry for Excel sheet. Go to Control Panel and then Administrative Tools.
  2. Create the DSN entry as shown below. Provide the Data Source Name and Browse to Excel file.
  3. Create the report in SQL Server Data Tools, Create Data Source as shown below.
  4. Create the DataSet by using below query.

How does subreport work in SSRS?

SSRS subreports allow us to Nest or Insert One report inside the other. And, allows us to pass parameters (Parameter values) from the main report to the SSRS subreport. If you place the SSRS subreport inside the table or matrix, then Subreport will be repeated for each row. Otherwise, it will display once.

How to combine data from multiple datasets in SSRs?

ANother way is to create separate datasets for inner join and left joins ( A-> B and B->A) and combine the data from all datasets inside SSRS using nested containers. This will work fine if all you need to do is to show entire data as a single table.

How to combine employee and Department data in SSRS report?

Now we have two dataset Employee and Department are ready to use in SSRS report, Although we can use SQL Join to combine these two tables based on matching column value ( based on department Id) in both table and get a single output. But we will do that in SSRS side, and which is our requirement.

What is SSRs in SSRs?

SSRS: Merge data from different datasources into one dataset inside SSRS report. SSRS: Merge data from different datasources into one dataset inside SSRS report. Quite often we consider the task to merge data from different data sources inside an SSRS report.

Is there a possibility to have a FULL OUTER JOIN in SSRs?

Is there a possibility to have a full outer join in SSRS table? Since one table ( one data region) can only hold for one dataset in SSRS, we can’t do JOIN operation of datasets on one table directly. You could do this, making FULL OUT JOIN, in new query by creating a new dataset.