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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Preface

SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services is truly revolutionary. SQL Server Reporting Services saw few enhancements since the SQL Server 2008R2 release. With SQL Server 2016, all of that has changed.

Many longstanding complaints of users have been addressed. Reports now render in HTML 5, allowing compatibility across a multitude of platforms. The old Report Manager has received a major overhaul, and with that a new name, the Report Portal.

The Report Portal provides many new capabilities. It will, of course, host the traditional SSRS reports (now renamed Paginated Reports). Now, though, it can host a variety of other items, such as KPIs and PowerBI Desktop reports.

An exciting new addition is the Mobile Report Publisher, allowing you to create ...

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