SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack

Microsoft has created a set of SQL Server Add-ons called a “Feature Pack” for SQL Server 2005. This set of tools includes ADOMD.NET, an API for working with Analysis Services as well as a command line query utility. It also features datamining viewer controls, the SQL Server 2005 JDBC driver, and a data provider for SAP. 

The complete list of contents for the Feature Pack is:

  • Microsoft ADOMD.NET
  • Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0
  • Microsoft OLEDB Provider for DB2
  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Management Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 PivotTable Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 DTS Designer Components
  • Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services 9.0 OLE DB Provider
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Backward Compatibility Components
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Command Line Query Utility
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Datamining Viewer Controls
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Management Objects Collection
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Notification Services Client Components
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor
  • Microsoft .NET Data Provider for mySAP Business Suite
  • Reporting Add-In for Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005 Express  

Cool. An API for working with Analysis Services? I need to get my hands on that. Via TheServerSide.Net.