Reporting Services Backward Compatibility


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

This section describes changes in behavior between versions of SQL Server Reporting Services. It covers features that are no longer available or are scheduled to be removed in a future release. It also describes fundamental changes to the product that are known to break a custom application that includes Reporting Services functionality.

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About Report Authoring and Publishing in SQL Server 2008

In this release, new reports are authored using a new version of the Report Definition Language (RDL) schema.

For more information about RDL, see Report Definition Language Reference. For more information about report authoring, see What's New in Report Authoring.

About Report Processing and Rendering in SQL Server 2008

In this release, the report processing engine has been redesigned to process and render report pages only when they are viewed or exported. For more information, see What's New in Report Processing and Rendering.

In this release, the report rendering object model has been replaced. For more information, see Breaking Changes in SQL Server Reporting Services.