Licensing for Reporting Service and other separate components (OLAP/MDS) RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello. I was told that installing Reporting Services on a separate server (not on a SQL box where database engine is installed) requires this reporting server to be licensed additionally with SQL Server license. Is it true? Does it mean I cannot separate databases and reports by different servers using just a license for the db server? Should this be correct, it means that Microsoft forces its customers to break best practices of separating apps servers out of database servers because it's quite inefficient to purchase additional SQL server just to run a web server with reporting services.

    The same question for OLAP server and MDS server)


    Friday, January 30, 2015 7:27 PM