Thursday, February 07, 2013

About SSDT and VS 2012

SQL Server Data Tools is a great combo, a combo for both DBA types and developer types and every other type in between. But the installation of this tools has created some confusion from day one and it still continues.

In Visual Studio 2012 Pro and above you don't see the BI templates for SSRS, SSIS and SSAS. There is however a Report Project (both VB and C#). This division requires you to have both SQL Server 2012 and Vs 2012 accessing SSDT (in SQL Server 2012) for BI projects and use VS2012 for all others. Follow this link for complete details: Protection Status