Display a Date in a Text Box

The idea for this blog post was on my list of “things to do” for quite a while. Why? Again, and again, I saw comments such as, “My date is in the wrong format,” and, “I just want the short date, I don’t need the time.” There are numerous ways to solve these problems,...

How to Install the SQL Server WMI Provider

I wanted to install Ola Hallengren’s SQL Server Maintenance Solution on my lab’s Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). When I tried to install Ola’s script, unfortunately, I received an error message saying that the SQL Server Agent service wasn’t running. I thought...

Adding an All Option to Your Prompt

In my blog post, Turning Three Reports into One Report, I said that I would show you how to adjust your prompt to allow for an, “All Option.” Everything you need to do is within the SQL Server queries themselves. This blog post shows you how to edit BOTH the prompt...

How to Install Power BI Report Server 2019

In order to keep my Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM/SCCM) reporting guides current, I decided to write blog posts about how to install SQL Server 2019 and Power BI Report Server 2019. Power BI Report Server is a pseudo-replacement for SQL...

How to Create Power BI Parameters

Hi everyone! This blog post is for anyone who wants to learn more about Power BI parameters. This is my first blog post for Enhansoft, so let me give you a bit of background about myself. In the past, I worked with Tableau and IBM Cognos Report Studio and I’d say that...

Visual Studio Code

You know how life gets busy and you never seem to have any time for smaller projects? Well, am I ever grateful to Julie Andreacola who reminded me about Visual Studio Code while we were at the Midwest Management Summit (MMSMOA) in Minnesota earlier this year. She...