I previously wrote a couple of blog posts (post1 and post2) suggesting two different ways to access your Dataverse metadata in Synapse. Both of these techniques are now redundant as Microsoft announced in May 2022 that the Dataverse metadata is now available directly in Synapse. Your Synapse serverless pool now contains additional external tables with the metadata. Your queries … [Read more...] about Synapse Link for Dataverse – Metadata
SQL stands for Structured Query Language and allows you to access and manipulate databases. SQL has many advantages which makes it a popular and efficient language for communicating with the databases such as faster query processing and easy to learn. Check the latest posts from tutorials to troubleshooting from Joe Gill.
Note: the Dataverse metadata is now available out of the box and so this approach is no longer relevant. I have an updated post here When you configure Synapse Link for Dataverse it exports your Dataverse data into a Synapse data lake as CSV files. A database with external tables is created automatically in the Serverless SQL pool providing access to the data in the CSV … [Read more...] about Dataverse Metadata in Synapse
Note: the Dataverse metadata is now available out of the box and so this approach is no longer relevant. I have an updated post here On November 23 Microsft announced that DES (Data Export Services) will be deprecated and will reach end of life in November 2022. Microsoft is recommending that customers use Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse instead. DES has been around for a … [Read more...] about Synapse Link for Dataverse – Option Sets
This is a quick tip which may save you some time if you frequently use Business Intelligence in Visual Studio to develop custom reports for Dynamics CRM. You can create a report RDL file and use this as the default template for new reports. Simply create a new report and configure your CRM data source and add any other common items you require such as … [Read more...] about Dynamics CRM Default Custom Report Template
A colleague of mine got this error after deploying an application which uses the reporting services report viewer control. By default when you add a reference to an assembly which resides in the GAC it does not copy the dll to the local bin folder. So the application runs fine locally in debug mode however you then get this error when you deploy it to a server where … [Read more...] about Could not load file or assembly Microsoft.ReportViewer.WebForms