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Re: Using Notification Services for an event driven framework?

Subject: Re: Using Notification Services for an event driven framework?
From: Joe Webb
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 04:25:48 -0700
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:23:19 +0000, Bob wrote:

> What I need to do is send an email to a person if a metric in SSAS hits a 
> certain value.  I have a created a scorecard in SSRS but it currently lacks 
> any kind of alerting functionality that would email a manager if a metric 
> exceedes a certain value.  I know BSM can do this but I dont want to have 
> purchase it.  Can an alert type functionality be easily built in SSRS (using 
> data driven subcriptions maybe?)?  Is there some other way to easily do this?
> 
> I have read that Notification Services will not be in SQL Server 2008 and 
> that some of the functionality will be moved into SSRS so if this is true I 
> would rather not build something in an application that has a limited life.
> 
> From 
> http://www.developmentnow.com/g/110_2007_7_0_0_996181/Using-Notification-Services-for-an-event-driven-framework.htm
> 
> Posted via DevelopmentNow.com Groups
> http://www.developmentnow.com


Bob is right. Since my original reply, Microsoft has quietly announced
that SSNS will not be in Katmai. That's terribly disappointing to me, but
unless they change their minds, it's the state of things. So, I would not
invest a great deal of time creating new instances at this point. 

HTH...

Joe



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Joe Webb
SQL Server MVP
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