Difference between report builder and report designer

Report Builder is a web-based tool to create reports. Report Builder is assessable through the Report Manager so the reports developed are bydefault stored in the Server but reports developed using Report designer of BIDS available in MS Visual Studio can be stored as RDL Files in the local or can be stored in the server. There is no compulsion as such. Report Builder is basically used by the end-users for developing some basic reports with little features as compared to the large functionality of Report Designer in BIDS which is mainly used by developers. A report builder looks more … Click here to continue…..

Types of SSRS Reports

Parameterized reports: When the output of a report is not static but instead depends on the input parameters supplied to the reports at run time, the report is known as a Parameterized report.Drillthrough reports, linked reports, subreport and all other report types are a kind of Parameterized reports. Linked Report: A linked report is a report server item that is derived from an existing report and retains the original report’s definition. A linked report always inherits report layout and data source properties of the original report. All other properties and settings can be different from those of the original report, … Click here to continue…..

Testing or QA – which one to follow?

The reality is, most of the customers are not aware of the QA process. Rather, they want to make sure that the software is tested well for defects. Due to this reason, majority of the small companies do not care much about the QA Process. Rather, they will use their testing team to test the software. The development team will develop the software by following whatever process they like (or, without following any specific process) and the testing team is responsible to find the bugs ! The QA process involves lot of time throughout various stages of the project. It … Click here to continue…..

Difference between Software Testing & QA

Different people use different terms to represent their software testing process. Some people call it as “QA” (Quality Analysis), some call it as “software testing” while others represent it with a more formal term called “SQA” (Software Quality Analysis). All of the above terms represent more or less the same concept – “ensure that the software does not have any defects” ! “Software testing” simply means testing the software to find and report defects (bugs). “Software Quality Analysis” (SQA or QA) is an engineering and monitoring process where they make sure the software development team follows the proper process to … Click here to continue…..

Build your career in Software Testing

Software Testing is an engineering field with lot of potential for building a career in Information Technology. The benefits of switching to software testing career: Stay in touch with software development process. Salary and benefits same as software development. Opportunity to get familiar with all latest computer technologies. Less tension and risks compared to software development. You know in advance what you have to do. Unexpected work is very minimal during software testing process and this will give you much more sleep than a developer. If you find several problems with the software during final testing, it is the developers … Click here to continue…..