Which language rdl files are made of in SSRS - SSRS Interview Questions and Answers

RDL stands for Report Definition language. When you create the SSRS report, the file is created with rdl extension.

The report file (rdl) is saved in XML format. The rdl file can be divided into three sections

Page Style: 
This part of rdl contains fields,images,graphs and tables.

Field Definition: 
This part of definition has fields which are populated with formulas, dynamic data or database derived data.

Parameters and Database Connections: 
This part of definition contains parameters, database connections and queries for pulling data in the report.