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Rating:        Based on 5 ratings
Reviewed:  4 reviews
Downloads: 29539
Change Set: 66065
Released: May 11, 2010
Updated: May 11, 2010 by furmangg
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

This release addresses the following issues:
The following features are new in this release:
The exe downloads are a self extracting installer, the zip downloads allow for an xcopy deploy

Note, to run BIDS Helper with the BIDS version that comes with SQL 2008 R2, just install BIDS Helper for SQL 2008. We're still testing to make sure every feature works perfectly on R2, but for now it appears that 95% of features in this BIDS Helper release work perfectly in R2.

Reviews for this release

Stunning, an absolutely essential tool for anyone involved in traditional BI development. Well done guys.
by shaunocallaghan on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:38 AM
This is a must-have add-on: I spent too many developer hours struggling with debugging and performance management - if only I had known about this sooner...!
by karnj on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:28 PM
Great tool for extending the functionality of BIDS!
by stusco on Dec 14, 2010 at 2:32 AM
Fantastic add-on for BIDS, with stuff MSFT should have put in-the-box (had they been clairvoyant). The expression highlighter in SSIS is faster than last version - thank you!
by toddmcdermid on May 20, 2010 at 5:08 AM