Chapter 3Reporting Services Installation and Architecture

To use the examples and work through the exercises in this book, you need a report server and administrative rights to access it. Unless you have a server set up for this purpose, I recommend that you install a local instance of SQL Server on a machine that you manage. Your learning machine can be on your local computer, a local virtual machine, or a virtual server hosted in a cloud service like Windows Azure. I recommend that you install the Developer Edition of SQL Server 2016 on Windows 8 Professional or higher, or Windows Server 2012 or higher.

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