Creating an SSRS Report from an Azure SQL Database


This article is an introduction to creating an SSRS Report from Azure SQL. SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is still a popular tool to generate reports. It is true that PowerBI is the most popular Microsoft reporting tool (yes, Excel is not a reporting tool, let’s face it), but SSRS still has some customers and is also used for backward compatibility, licenses, etc. Some customers still want to use SSRS and I still receive requests to generate new reports or update existing ones.

In this article, I will create a report based on data stored in an Azure SQL