Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services: January 2017 Technical Preview now available

Happy new year! In our previous post before the holidays, we mentioned we were working toward releasing the next Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services in January. Today, we’re pleased to make the January 2017 Technical Preview available for download. Download the January 2017 Technical Preview Try it on your… Read more

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 announce that you can download SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.2 and preview some of the most major enhancements to Reporting Services (Native mode) in years: mobile reports and a brand-new web portal. Download SQL Server 2016 Download Mobile Report Publisher In case… Read more

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 flexibility for how users access, share and distribute content in Power BI. The new offering also introduces the ability to manage Power BI reports on-premises with the included Power BI Report Server. Power BI Report Server delivers the capabilities we made available… Read more

Getting started with the Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services

Today’s post will help guide you through how to set up the January 2017 Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services on your own PC or server.  Make sure whatever machine you want to install the preview meets the same hardware requirements we had for SQL Server 2016. – Read Riccardo’s… Read more

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 release of SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 brings several enhancements and fixes to Reporting Services.  In today’s post, we’ll highlight some notable items that are new in this update. Download SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 Download hotfix KB3207512… Read more

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

Hello again from Seattle! We’re at PASS Summit 2016 this week, so it’s a great time to announce some exciting news and deliver further on the reporting roadmap we shared at last year’s PASS Summit 2015. Technical Preview We’re excited to announce that we’re making available a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL… Read more

SQL Server 2016 RC1: What’s new in Reporting Services

UPDATE: SQL Server 2016 is now available. Just a couple of weeks since we released SQL Server 2016 RC0, we have another preview release with several updates for you to try. SQL Server 2016 RC1 contains a bunch of enhancements to Reporting Services, culminating in the first relatively “feature-complete” preview release of SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services…. Read more

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 packages with the default color scheme (one with the Microsoft logo, and one without). – Download the default brand package (without MSFT logo) – Download the default brand package (with MSFT logo) Happy Monday everyone!  I know folks… Read more

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

It’s finally here! Following our announcement Tuesday and subsequent session at PASS Summit 2016 this week, we’re pleased to announce the Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services is now available for you to try in the Azure Marketplace. Get it now in the Azure Marketplace What is the Technical Preview? As… Read more

New Mobile Report Publisher preview now available

We’re excited to announce that the latest preview of the Mobile Report Publisher was released last week and is now available for SQL Server 2016.  This latest release should be used in conjunction with SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services RC3, released earlier this month. Download SQL Server 2016 Download Mobile Report Publisher Download Visual C++ Redistributable… Read more