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Express 2008 R2 w/ Advanced Svcs - what BIDS capabilities are provided?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I have BIDS on my desktop as the result of a Visual Studio 2005 Professional installation.  Neither the VS 2008 nor the VS 2010 installs included an update to the BIDS dev. environment, so I'm trying to find out if there's been any update to BIDS and what the SQL Express with Advanced Services brings to the table.

Microsoft's product pages say that it includes BIDS, but is it the VS 2005 version or something newer?  See the Development Tools table at this link:      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc645993.aspx


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