Update (7/25/16): You should be fine with older versions of Report Server and SSMS 2016/Visual Studio 2015/SSDT, if you do these three things: Set the appropriate compatibility level for deployment (TargetServerVersion) in the report project properties. Build the report project before deploying (this may also catch some kinds of errors). …Continue reading →
It has been years since I tried selecting the RS 2012 option that automatically configures Report Server at installation time. I vaguely remembered that there was a good reason never to use it, but I felt like I needed reminding. And there was.
The weirdness of SSRS dataset stored procedure metadata, explained at last! I have fought this battle in the past and won, eventually, but it sure is nice if you know the enemy. “Evil” is no exaggeration. Dealing with the Evil of FMTONLY from SSRS – SQLServerCentral.
Locating business logic in applications – Simple-Talk. One of the most pernicious and pervasive myths in business-application development is that all business logic must be kept from the relational database and contained in a separate ‘business layer’.