SSRS Express And Azure Limitations

William Assaf points out that SQL Server Reporting Services Express Edition cannot connect to Azure SQL Database:

Express editions of SQL Server Reporting Service, from SQL 2016 on down, cannot connect to Azure SQL Databases. Turns out, getting something for free does have some significant limitations.

For example, you’ll see an error message “The Report Server has encountered a configuration error” on a data source page, when creating a new SSRS data source in the Report Manager website. What you may have not noticed on this page was the possible values in the Data Source Type drop down list.

This is an important limitation if you were thinking of living on the free tier of SSRS.

Related Posts

Azure Kubernetes Service Max Volume Count

Chris Taylor explains an error message in Azure Kubernetes Service: Whilst playing around with my session for Techorama.nl I encountered an error I hadn’t seen previously whilst deploying SQL Server on Linux in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) 0/1 nodes are available: 1 node(s) exceed max volume count The yaml I used was only slightly modified (mainly names) […]

Read More

Registering SignalR to the Cosmos DB Change Feed

Hasan Savran shows us how we can hook up SignalR to view the Cosmos DB Change Feed: SignalR allows server code to send asynchronous notifications to client-side web applications. By using it, Azure Functions can send real-time messages to your web applications. Prices can get change whenever data changes in database. Notices can be sent […]

Read More

Categories

September 2016
MTWTFSS
« Aug Oct »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930