Why Not to Sysprep SQL Server

If you do a lot of installs its a good idea to have an automated process for provisioning SQL Server. A lot of people try to use "sysprep" Here’s a few reasons why not to use sysprep. Its not supported by Microsoft CSS. SQL will not work properly until it is "renamed". If you have…

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Extending SSRS Data Sources

  Introduction SQL Server Reporting Services comes out of the box with a good few data sources. Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Analysis Services are the main ones I use, and you can pretty much connect to any other database product using OLEDB/ODBC. What can you do when you want to display in reporting services…

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