Posts Tagged ‘sql server’

Connection Strings for LocalDB

Using SqlLocalDB.exe

Motivation – Why LocalDB While watching a course on Pluralsight and coding along I found myself needing a database that Entity Framework could connect to. My DbContext class had a DropCreateDatabaseIfModelChanges method and some test data to store but since I hadn’t re-installed MS SQL Express since doing some maintenance on my PC I didn’t […]


Reporting Services 2005 Web Portal Problem

I was attempting to get a malfunctioning report server running correctly.  Whenever I would try to load localhost/reports, I would get an error back stating “The report server is not responding. Verify that the report server is running and can be accessed from this computer” I checked suggestions here : http://sanjaysainitech.blogspot.com/2009/03/error-report-server-is-not-responding.html which said to make sure file […]