Yes. I agree. It’s a bit confusing.
I downloaded the SSDT Tools installer for Visual Studio 2013 and, of course, I assumed it’s for SQL Server 2012 but it was for the SQL Serve 2014. I just banged my head against the wall. Ouch! It hurts…
So, what does it mean? Can I do a BI project using VS 2013 and SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2008/R2?
Yes. We can do. Let me explain it.
If you install SSDT BI Tools for Visual Studio 2012, it means the Microsoft, by default assumes you’re going to work with the SQL Server 2012 version. You will get all BI project templates in the Visual Studio 2012. So, here it’s smooth. No confusion, no problem at all.
If you install SSDT BI Tools for Visual Studio 2013, the Microsoft assumes you’re going to work with the SQL Server 2014 version. The VS 2013 has been designed keeping SQL Server 2014 in mind. I got confused while installing SSDT BI tools as I had VS 2013 and SQL Server 2012 setup on my machine and SSDT installer showed me it’s installing for the SQL Server 2014. I was in a fix to continue or not, but then I decided to go on.
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Working with Dimensions, Hierarchies, Partitions, Aggregations, etc. is really challenging.
Thanks to all participants at Wipro for inviting me. Trust we’ll be meeting in future as well…