Posts tagged ‘OSS’

BIDS Helper 0.9 Beta is Released

The 0.9 beta of BIDS Helper has been released on CodePlex. It’s got a lot of great features for working with Analysis Services, and some future enhancements will include SSIS.

Open Source SQL Server Stuff (OSSSS)

I was on the CodePlex (www.codeplex.com) site today looking for the Analysis Services Stored Procedure project, and found that they have a number of SQL Server related projects available. First, all of the SQL Server samples have been uploaded to the site, which is nice if you only want to grab one or two of them.


There is also the aforementioned AS Stored Procedure project (http://www.codeplex.com/ASStoredProcedures) , which has some great examples of extending AS functionality with .NET based stored procedures.


Then there is the SQL Inserter project, which can generate INSERT statements from database tables. It’s handy for quickly moving small amounts of data, if you don’t want to use the Import / Export Wizard.


There are also a couple of test data generators (http://www.codeplex.com/datagenerator and http://www.codeplex.com/TdGen). Data Generator is designed to be used in .NET based development, and TdGen is for databases.