Category: Business Intelligence

Steps to create Jaspersoft Sub-reports

A sub-report is simply a report composed of its own JRXML source and compiled in a Jasper file. Creating a sub-report is very similar to creating any other report. The margins of a sub-report are usually set to zero for sub-reports because a sub-report is meant to be a portion of a page, not an entire document. The horizontal dimension of the sub-report should be as large as the element into which it is placed in the parent report. There are three steps to creating and adding a sub-report: • Create a report – Create a parent or master report that will contain the sub-report. • Create a sub-report – Create and compile a sub-report. Optionally create a dynamic connection to filter the records of the sub-report based on the parent’s data. • Add the sub-report to the parent report – Insert a sub-report element and specify the following: o The data adapter or data source for the sub-report. o The location of the sub-reports compiled Jasper file. o An optional parameters map (it can be empty) to set the report parameters used in the dynamic connection. DataTerrain with years of experience and reliable experts is ready to assist. We […]

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Suffixes help identify the purpose of Oracle HCM tables

You would see lot of tables in Oracle Fusion HCM Cloud, but you might wonder what is the purpose of the tables that end with the following suffixes such as _ALL, _TL, _VL, _V, _F, _VL, _A and so on. Below is a description provided for each of these tables: • _ALL table holds all the information about different operating units in Multi-Org environment. • _TL are tables corresponding to another table with the same name. These tables provide multiple language support. For each item in the table without _TL there can be many rows in the _TL table, but all with different values in the LANGUAGE column. • _B tables are the BASE tables. Data is stored in the table with all validations. It is supposed that these table will always contain the perfect format data. • If anything happens to the BASE table data, then it is a data corruption issue. • _F tables are date tracked tables, which occur in HR and Payroll. These table will have the two date columns – EFFECTIVE_START_DATE and EFFECTIVE_END_DATE – which together with the primary key identifies a row uniquely. • _V tables are the views created based on the base […]

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How Cloud-Based Systems Help Automate and Improve Financials

DataTerrain has developed cloud based systems of Business Intelligence services that have been shown to increase return on investments and financial planning of organizations around the globe. Learn more about our BI systems in this new post.

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Salient Features of Jaspersoft Server

Jaspersoft Server (also called JasperReports server), is the core of the Jaspersoft BI Suite. It builds on the JasperReports Library to provide a fully functional and stand-alone report server. Jaspersoft Server provides many important features such as security, a repository, and scheduling. • Jaspersoft server can be downloaded and installed separately. Once installed it can be accessed via the URL andfrom Jaspersoft studio. • Jaspersoft Server commercial edition offers a complete user-friendly web-based drag and drop Adhoc reporting feature. Users can build interactive charts, tables and cross tab analytics. • Jaspersoft server supports all datasource connectors that are available in Jaspersoft library. • Jaspersoft server provides flexible, modern and embeddable server architecture such as data caching and storage architecture, REST and SOAP based web services for simplified integration, mobile application and multi touch capability and so on. • Report scheduling based on a calendar can be performed for the deployed reports from the Jaspersoft server. • Security setup can be done by Administrators from Jaspersoft server by providing user based and role-based access to reports, dashboards, resources and folders. • Jaspersoft server Commercial edition also has the capability to design a metadata layer called Domain with business logic and joins. […]

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Pluggable Custom Visualizations in Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides a remarkable feature for users to Create and deploy their own Custom Visualization component. The following are some of the Jaspersoft Custom Visualization component features and usage. • Jaspersoft offers an extensive feature allowing users to create their own Custom Visualization component. Users can take advantage of creating Custom Visualization component provided they have coding knowledge in Javascript, CSS and HTML. • Basically, Custom Visualization Component renders a SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) image file. Once the component is created and deployed, it will be available in the element palette from where it can be drag and dropped in to the report. • Custom Visualization Component requires few configuration steps. Once these steps are done, users can develop their own visualization component to enrich their reports and to make the reports more flexible depending on the requirements. • Custom Visualization component in Jaspersoft can also be created using JSON that allows users to add their own Component UI (Property name , type and data items) , thumb nail image (image that appear in the design view when the component is drag and dropped from the palette) and location of the script and reference files used for the creation of […]

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