Evidently MS slipped on thier pledge to deliver the betas at the conference. This article implies that they are claiming that the betas are “imminent“...wonder what that really means? Q3? Q4?
Looks like MS is going after the 'hobbyist' with their new “Express” line of development products. Wonder if this will really stem the MySQL tide or not. Perhaps the SQL Server Express edition will be a better solution than MSDE.
I am very impressed with RS at the moment. I looked briefly at this stuff a year ago when it was to be part of Yukon and liked what I saw a lot. Now the Report interface is done via Visual Studio and it is very powerful. My days of trudging through Crystal Reports or creating ad-hoc aspx pages may be over. The feature I really like are:
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