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 community.  With the latest releases of Report Builder and SQL Server Data Tools – Release Candidate, you now have the ability to create native DAX queries against supported SQL Server Analysis Services tabular data models.  This includes the ability to… Read more

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 users outside of their internal corporate network.  This is especially important for them when they’re trying to use the Power BI mobile apps to view mobile reports and KPI’s while on the go.  Today, we’re pleased to announce… Read more

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