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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services


SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

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Patrick_LeBlanc
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Is it possible to have SSRS 2008 Reporting Services run with a SQL Server 2005 database back-end?



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I don't see why not because it will just be a datasource like Oracle or other RDBMS so the only thing connecting both is a connection string.

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Can a SQL Server 2005 database engine host the ReportServer and ReportServerTempDB database for a SQL Server 2008 Reporting Service installation?

Sorry for the confusion.



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I would say maybe read the last comment in the link below for how to do that and no I have not used it.

http://blogs.msdn.com/bwelcker/archive/2007/03/19/candy-apple-grey-installing-ssrs-and-windows-vista.aspx

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Thanks. That is what I was looking for.



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Yes - microsoft recommended our shop do it for a sharepoint plugin to work correctly.. tho we just decided to upgrade totally to 2008 sql tho BigGrin

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Thanks



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Yes we can do this........
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Hi Patrick,

This configuration works fine, I've implemented it myself.

Prior to doing this I checked with Microsoft to confirm that this configuration was supported and they confirmed that it was.
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Can you have an SSRS 2005 hitting the same ReportServer database that the 2008 is?
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