Does SSRS run separately from Management Studio 2012

I was wondering if SSRS can be used as a stand alone product - or do you need SQL Server Management studio Enterprise or Visual Studio?


Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAsked:
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Philip PortnoySr. MS SQL DBA and Technical Account ManagerCommented:
SSRS is a separate service.
You need SQL Server (Database Engine) to run it.
You need SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio) to manage SQL Server and you need Visual Studio Report Builder to build reports for SSRS.

But SSRS can run (and generate reports and service user requests) without SSMS or VS.

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Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAuthor Commented:
Please clarify "service user requests"
Philip PortnoySr. MS SQL DBA and Technical Account ManagerCommented:
When user goes to web-page of Reporting Server and tries to run a report from there.
Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAuthor Commented:
thanks for the input
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