SQL Server Reporting Services Team Blog

A blog from the SQL Server Reporting Services product team at Microsoft.

Enter Data feature now available in SQL Server 2016 Report Builder

Note: This project was done by the summer intern for the Reporting Services team, Xiaosheng (Wilson)...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 09/11/2018

Microsoft acquires report rendering technology from Forerunner Software

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve acquired technology from Forerunner Software to accelerate our...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 04/02/2018

MSBuild support for Reporting Services projects now available

Today’s post is written by Brad Syputa, a software engineer on the SQL Server BI team. Today, we’re...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 09/25/2017

Embed paginated reports into SharePoint using the Report Viewer web part

Last fall, we outlined how we planned to simplify our SharePoint integration story. Starting with...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 09/22/2017

Updated Report Viewer control now generally available

Over the past few months, many of you have tried Release Candidate builds of the updated Report...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 07/27/2017

A closer look at Power BI Report Server

On May 3, Microsoft announced Power BI Premium, a capacity-based licensing model that increases...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 05/17/2017

Introducing Power BI Report Server for on-premises Power BI report publishing

Today Microsoft announced Power BI Premium – a capacity-based licensing model that increases...

Author: SQL Server Reporting Services Date: 05/03/2017

Query designer support for DAX now available in Report Builder and SQL Server Data Tools

Today, we’re pleased to announce a long requested feature from the SQL Server Reporting Services...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 03/09/2017

Leveraging Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2016 to provide secure access to your SQL Server Reporting Services environment

A common ask from customers is around how to make their Reporting Services environment available to...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 02/02/2017

Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services: Feedback on the Technical Preview

NOTE: This blog post describes an early Technical Preview of Power BI reports running on SQL Server...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 12/16/2016

What's new in Mobile Reports in SQL Server 2016 SP1

In our last post around SQL Server 2016 SP1, we promised to do a post about some enhancements we've...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 12/06/2016

Report Viewer control update now available

Thanks to Rhys Schmidtke, Senior Software Engineer, for contributing content to today’s post. A few...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 11/30/2016

Simplifying our SharePoint integration story

Over the past year or so, we’ve connected with many customers to hear what you value about Reporting...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 11/17/2016

What's new in SQL Server 2016 SP1 for Reporting Services

IMPORTANT: After installing SP1 for Reporting Services, be sure to install the hotfix KB3207512. The...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 11/16/2016

Community contributions to the PowerShell scripts for Reporting Services

Today’s blog post is from Parth Shah, an engineer on the Reporting Services team. This summer, the...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 11/07/2016

Introducing List view for managing your reports

Last week at PASS Summit 2016, we demonstrated many of the enhancements in SQL Server 2016 Reporting...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 10/31/2016

Create Power BI reports in the SQL Server Reporting Services Technical Preview

NOTE: This blog post describes an early Technical Preview of Power BI reports running on SQL Server...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 10/28/2016

Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services now available

NOTE: This blog post describes an early Technical Preview of Power BI reports running on SQL Server...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 10/27/2016

Announcing a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services

NOTE: This blog post describes an early Technical Preview of Power BI reports running on SQL Server...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 10/25/2016

Embed paginated reports into ASP.NET web apps using the Report Viewer control

Thanks to Rhys Schmidtke, Senior Software Engineer, for contributing content to today’s post. With...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 09/23/2016

Introducing a new GitHub Repository and PowerShell scripts for Reporting Services

Today’s post is from Parth Shah, an engineer on the Reporting Services team here at Microsoft....

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 08/12/2016

Manually configuring Power BI integration in Reporting Services

SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services bridges the cloud and on-premise gap by enabling customers that...

Author: Rhys Schmidtke Date: 07/22/2016

Deliver reports via email using an email server outside your network

Today’s post is from Sundeep Meda, an engineer who’s been working on Reporting Services and other BI...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 07/15/2016

Export reports to PDF with improved support for international text

Today’s post is from Andre Milbradt, an engineer who’s been working on Reporting Services and other...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 07/01/2016

Passing user names to Analysis Services with personalized connection strings in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services

Today’s post is from Kay Unkroth, a program manager who’s been working on Reporting Services and...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 06/03/2016

Setting a maximum file size in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services

Today’s post is from Rhys Schmidtke, an engineer who's been working on Reporting Services and other...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 05/05/2016

What's new for KPIs and mobile reports in SQL Server 2016 RC1

Well, we’re moving quickly with our SQL release candidates, and here we are now with RC1 and all its...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 03/22/2016

How to create a custom brand package for Reporting Services with SQL Server 2016

UPDATE: Thanks for the feedback in the comments section - we've updated this post to include brand...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 03/20/2016

Try SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services with new TechNet Virtual Labs

There are two newly released virtual labs you can leverage to help get up to speed with the latest...

Author: Christopher Finlan Date: 02/19/2016

Introducing mobile reports and a brand-new web portal

UPDATE: SQL Server 2016 is now available. Holiday greetings from Redmond! Today, we're excited to...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 12/17/2015

Integrate Reporting Services into SharePoint 2016

UPDATE: SQL Server 2016 is now available. With the recent release of SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2,...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 12/10/2015

Position report parameters the way you want

UPDATE: SQL Server 2016 is now available. Our previous blog post announced several enhancements to...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 10/20/2015

Pinned filters and URL parameters in Power View

In addition to adding support for Power View with multidimensional BI Semantic Models (cubes),...

Author: Riccardo Muti Date: 12/09/2013

Real World Example of Using Power View

The following blog post and video looks at how a real business used Power View to dramatically drive...

Author: Carla Sabotta Date: 10/10/2013

SSRS Parameters, Authentication, and SharePoint Integration -- Test Your Knowledge

We now have several SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 (SSRS) quizzes that you can use to test you...

Author: Carla Sabotta Date: 10/02/2013

Power View for Multidimensional Models Released!

We are excited to announce SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 4, released today,...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 05/31/2013

SQL Reporting – build a business using reports in the cloud

See how one company uses RDL reports, Windows Azure SQL Reporting, SQL Database, and SQL Data Sync...

Author: Carla Sabotta Date: 04/03/2013

Natural Interaction and Microsoft BI

Today, Microsoft released the official Kinect for Windows SDK. Here is something we have been...

Author: Pedram Rezaei - MSFT Date: 01/08/2012

Power View, PASS and Mobile

Yesterday was Day 1 at PASS, and it was full of event. We officially announced the new name for...

Author: Thierry Dhers Date: 10/13/2011

A Glimpse at Project Crescent

It has been a great day - just in case you missed it, we are super excited to tell you about Project...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 11/09/2010

SQL Azure Reporting

SQL Azure Reporting was announced at the PDC 2010 keynote!SQL Azure Reporting enables developers to...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 10/29/2010

Frequently Asked Questions – Dundas Visualizations Acquired by Microsoft

Dundas Data Visualization, Inc. has been producing data visualization components for Microsoft...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 10/01/2010

Thank you for your active community participation… Yes someone is actually listening!

It is not often that I blog, as a matter of fact it might even be my first time blogging on the RS...

Author: Thierry Dhers Date: 07/21/2010

Report Builder 3.0 & Portal

Due to popular demand, we are posting the download information for the small stand-alone installer...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 07/18/2010

SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2

   SQL Server 2008 R2 is a big release, with new “editions” (MSDN contains the detailed...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 07/18/2010

Some help with Report Builder 2.0 ClickOnce

While Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 did add support for Report Builder 2.0 ClickOnce, not all...

Author: craigg Date: 04/17/2009

Reporting Services Information Aggregator

Want to get an overview, recommendations for good books and other resources, and the latest...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 12/23/2008

Report Variables and Group Variables in Reporting Services 2008

Note: this posting provides an overview of when to consider using Report Variables and/or Group...

Author: Robert Bruckner Date: 07/21/2008

Building the new builder.

As you have likely read through various avenues, including the past several CTP releases of SQL...

Author: craigg Date: 06/30/2008

I command thee...

A, not uncommon request from SQL Server Reporting Services customers is the ability to use command...

Author: craigg Date: 05/30/2008

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