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 made to mobile reports in the latest release.  We’ll highlight two major items we’ve updated and also provide the full change list of updates and fixes for mobile reports that many of you have asked for… 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

Introducing List view for managing your reports

Last week at PASS Summit 2016, we demonstrated many of the enhancements in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, but we also showed off a couple of enhancements we’ve made to the Reporting Services web portal since that release in June. Let’s take a look at them! List view When you access the new Reporting Services… Read more

SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen now generally available

Today’s post is from Christopher Moncayo, a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft BI team and previously a member of the Datazen team. Today, we’re excited to announce that the SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen is now generally available in the Download Center. Download SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen This application is designed… Read more

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 products here at Microsoft since 2010. As part of SQL Server 2016 we introduced a new feature to support delivering reports via email using an SMTP server outside your network. Previously, the only way you could authenticate to… Read more

SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen Preview now available

Today, we’re happy to announce the preview version of the SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen is now available from the Download Center. Download SQL Server Migration Assistant for Datazen This application is designed to help organizations migrate their existing Datazen Server content, including dashboards and KPI’s, to a SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services server…. Read more

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 BI products here at Microsoft since 1999. For SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services we made a set of improvements to our PDF Renderer targeted at our international customers. Some of them were long-standing feature requests like copy/paste support for… 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

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 goodness.  In fact, this release offers the biggest enhancements yet to both the Mobile Reports and KPI’s functionality in Reporting Services since we introduced them both last December. To get started, make sure you have the… 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