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We are moving to a scale out deployment of SSRS 2008 Enterprise with reporting services running on 2 front ends connecting to the "ReportServer" and "ReportServerTempDB" databases on a separate SQL Server 2008 cluster.

Can you run Reporting Services 2008 R2 while connected to the report server databases that live on a SQL Server 2008 (non R2) database server?

Thanks, Dan

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Yes.

Both SQL Server 2008 R2 and SDQL Server 2008 SSRS can run on a SQL Server 2005 or higher back end.

From MSDN

For SQL Server 2008 R2, there have been no changes to the content that is listed in this topic.

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SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 can be used to host the databases. Do not use SQL Server 2000 or earlier versions of SQL Server.

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