Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2012 – Microsoft SQL Server Release Services – Site Home – MSDN Blogs.
Summary: When input to an SSDT DSV involves complex metadata such as nested views and/or MDS subscription views, performance of the DSV ‘refresh’ function may degrade to the point where it is unusable. Simplifying the metadata represented by the input solves the problem.
This being the day of the Visual Studio 2012 Virtual Launch, I thought I would actually try out the product, which has been sitting in my downloads directory for several weeks. … Continue reading →
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Two major issues have been coming up frequently while using the Master Data Services 2012 Excel add-in. I mentioned the first one earlier: I can’t seem to control the order of attributes in other than the simplest of entities. The MDM move function moves the attributes around, usually, but not … Continue reading →
As far as I can tell, the feature in the Master Data Manager website that lets you edit an entity and reposition the attributes simply doesn’t work, if the entity is sufficiently complex. It appears to move them randomly. When I come back later, they sometimes appear to be back … Continue reading →
It looks as though installing SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services alone on a web server that has no other SQL Server 2102 components doesn’t work out of the box. When you bring up the web page, you see an “Evaluation period has expired” page. Or at least I did, … Continue reading →
Another MDS installation glitch (see here for more). If you create the MDS web application website using the MDS Configuration Manager (using the “New” option in the list of web sites), it may fail to set up IIS authentication correctly. The first time I created the site this way it … Continue reading →
SQLSaturday #144 SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held July 28, 2012 from 8am to 6pm at: University of Phoenix 2860 Gateway Oaks Dr Sacramento, CA 95833 Admittance to this event is free, all costs … Continue reading →
If you happen to encounter this error when installing SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services, you may have missed an IIS prerequisite feature, or you may not be using the right Windows user for the MDS application pool identity. … Continue reading →