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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud by Joseph D’Antoni, Denny Cherry, Stacia Varga

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Chapter 7. Better reporting

For report developers, Reporting Services in SQL Server 2016 has a more modern development environment, two new data visualizations, and improved parameter layout options. In addition, it includes a new development environment to support mobile reports. Users also benefit from a new web portal that supports modern web browsers and mobile access to reports. In this chapter, we’ll explore these new features in detail.

Report content types

This release of Reporting Services includes both enhanced and new report content types:

Paginated reports Paginated reports are the traditional content type for which Reporting Services is especially well suited. You use this content type when you need precise control over the layout, ...

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