Like many of us, it’s a constant struggle, er, — opportunity — for me to keep up-to-date on the latest and greatest techniques. One of the things that Microsoft and its partner ecosystem do particularly well is make plenty of materials available for self-directed study and skills renewal.
If you haven’t already, check out the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Course and corresponding description, This kit was written by friends and colleagues Stacia Misner of DataInspirations and Greg Low and Peter Myers of Solid Quality Mentors, as well as Roger Doherty and Mariano Converti.
I’ve actually had a bit of trouble using this resource, based on not having all the requirements present.
One last error that always tripped me up was this one:
It turns out the error has nothing to do with prerequisites but rather to do with whether the file has been unblocked (if it’s been downloaded from the internet). Described in David Yack’s blog .
Back in business (intelligence)!