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SQL Server Data Tools is now a separate installer - Things to know!

Recently I had to develop some SSRS report, and my desktop machine had SQL Server 2014 installed on it. I had previously used SQL Server Data Tools, and I tried to search for it under Programs. 180 more words

Tools & Features

Issue Installing SSDT-BI 2013 on Windows 10

So, a week ago, once the initial excitement of having Windows 10 had died down, and the reality of re-installing all of my applications on my PC had dawned, I was busy doing just that. 163 more words


SQL Development Tools–I need what version?

Being a SQL DBA and part time SSRS developer, I sometimes get very confused and lost in what version of BIDS  or SSDT (SQL Server Data Tools) I need for what version of SQL. 317 more words


Creating SQL schemas using Entity Framework Code First

As you might have read in my previous post, I used SQL schemas to partition data between tenants. Being part of the true definition of SaaS, a new tenant should be up and running within minutes without any human intervention. 437 more words


How to Add Users to Roles in SSAS, a.k.a., Where the Heck are the Buttons?

I’ve been responsible for administering Analysis Services (SSAS) on a regular basis for the past 7-8 years via SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), but developing is a whole different ball game (and set of tools). 382 more words

Analysis Services

SSDT Database Project. Problems with References to Another Database or Server

I’ve received a note that SQL Server Data Tools has some problems when working with references to another database or server in a database project. I wanted to find out what is really happens in SSDT when I import a database with dependencies. 228 more words


SQL Server Data Tools. Max Files Per Folder Option

During my session on 24 Hours of PASS 2015 Russian Edition I was asked about the Import database wizard in SQL Server Data Tools. The particular option is “Maximum files per folder”. 62 more words