SQL Server Express with Advanced Services SP1 shipped a while ago and it includes Reporting Services. There is a bit of an annoying issue though. In the Express SKU, the database engine automatically creates databases with AutoClose on. This behavior means that when all of the connections to the database are closed, the database shuts itself down (in order to reclaim resources) and it will automatically open itself when a user connects to it.
Not such a big deal, right? Except for two things:
This means that you end up with a ton of spam in your event log about the database opening. Not good times. There are a couple of solutions that you may want to try: