Category: Jaspersoft

Benefits of using Jaspersoft with AWS

Jaspersoft reporting

Jaspersoft supports business intelligence reporting and analytics on the AWS cloud platform. The following are the major features and benefits of Jaspersoft with AWS. • AWS offers a secure cloud services platform, offering to compute power, database storage, content delivery that enable the business scale and grow. • Users can create interactive reports, dashboards and data visualizations and capable to quickly connect to Amazon RDS, Redshift and EMR data sources. • There is no data or user limits and no additional fees. • Jaspersoft for AWS is quick and easy to set up and offers a cost-efficient cloud analytics platform. • Provides a straightforward approach for installation and reports and dashboards can be created by a few clicks in less amount of time. DataTerrain with years of experience and reliable experts is ready to assist. We have served more than 200 customers in the US and over 70 customers worldwide. We are flexible in working hours and do not need any long term binding contracts.

Read More +

Auditing & Monitoring in Jaspersoft

In the world of Business Intelligence, that deals with a huge amount of data, Auditing and Monitoring are necessary in order to analyze who is using the data, how much data is used and frequency of usage. Jaspersoft Server licensed edition provides Auditing and Monitoring features in the built-in form of domains, views and reports. Users can turn on and off auditing and monitoring from Config level. The following are some of the Jaspersoft Auditing and Monitoring features and usage. • Auditing and monitoring settings can be configured from the file,applicationContext-audit.xmllocated in the WEB-INF. By default, the auditing and monitoring subsystem is off. • The audit data can be moved to separate database tables through a mechanism called “Archiving”. • Adhoc views can be created using Audit Domain and Audit Reports, Audit Archive Domain and Archived Audit Reports that are available in the Jaspersoft Server. • Audit reports contain information about general and repository events, user events, role events, as well as report events. • Monitoring reports only contain information about report events. Monitoring can be done using the Domain, views and reports available in Jaspersoft server under /Public/Monitoring folder. Views and reports can be created on top of Monitoring […]

Read More +

Multi-tenancy in Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft supports Multi-tenancy configuration in Server level. The following are some major features and benefits of Jaspersoft Multi-tenancy. • Multi-tenancy in Business Intelligence offers various advantages to a customer like easy updates and upgrades, Shared infrastructure, lower cost and maintenance, optimized performance efficiency, development and deployment cost reduction, etc. • Jaspersoft allows achieving Multi-tenancy in Professional Server edition. • Customers can create multiple organization, assign roles, row level and column level security (in the meta-data layer called Domain) in order to achieve a multi-tenant environment. • In Jaspersoft Multi-tenant mode which comprises of users using the application from multiple organizations, information from one organization cannot be viewed by other organization users. • Multi-tenancy offers users from multiple organization with mechanisms to protect data privacy. • Jaspersoft helps users to design a Multi-tenant environment from Jaspersoft server to provide better security and data privacy in a few configuration steps. DataTerrain with years of experience and reliable experts is ready to assist. We have served more than 200 plus customers in the US and an additional 60 plus customers worldwide. We are flexible in working hours and do not need any long term binding contracts.

Read More +

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 […]

Read More +

Big Data Business Intelligence with Jaspersoft

Recent significant growth in data volume and challenges in processing huge data and to streamline customer businesses has paved the way for Big Data Analytics. Jaspersoft has several features that drive Big Data reporting analytics and ensures better business intelligence reporting, analytics and to meet customer’s competitive needs. • Jaspersoft offers Big Data Analytics by providing native Big Data connectors. Users can take advantage of these connectors to connect to big data environment to drill their data. • Jaspersoft’s connectivity to Big Data environments such as Hive for Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra etc benefits users for reducing costs and improve the efficiency of operations, decision making, and risk handling. • Connecting to Big Data environment from Jaspersoft studio and sever is quite simple which can be done in a few steps. • Jaspersoft offers an option to natively connect and perform real-time visualization and analytics from numerous big data stores. • Users can build real-time reports, dashboards and analytics directly on top of big data. • Jaspersoft works with many popular Big Data Store including MongoDB, Amazon Redshift, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Cloudera Solution and DatabricksMapR DataTerrain with years of experience and reliable experts is ready to assist. We have served more […]

Read More +

Steps to integrate Jaspersoft Studio with Server

Jaspersoft reporting

Jaspersoft studio and Jaspersoft server are separate applications which can be installed separately and integrated together. Jaspersoft Studio can be integrated with Jaspersoft server and allows to access and modify the resources. The following are steps to integrate Jaspersoft studio with Jaspersoft server: • In the Repository Explorer section of Jaspersoft Studio Server can be added by clicking on “Create JasperReports Server Connection” which displays the “Server Profile Wizard”. • Server name, URL, username and password can be entered, and the connection can be tested and created. • The server setup from the Jaspersoft studio is a onetime process and once done reports, subreports and other resources like images can be published from the Jaspersoft studio. Integrating Jaspersoft studio and Jaspersoft server provides the following benefits: • The same data source used in the Jaspersoft studio can be created in the server also and can be mapped when publishing the report. • For LOV parameters, corresponding Input controls with respect to the parameters can be created in the server and can be mapped to the reports once published. Similarly, all the resource files like images, fonts, JAR files, Style sheet templates, Resource bundle files and input controls can be created […]

Read More +

Why use DataStage?

Datastage is an ETL tool which extracts, transform and load data from source to the target. The data sources might include sequential files, indexed files, relational databases, external data sources, archives, enterprise applications, etc. The reasons for using DataStage • DataStage Module helps in reducing the workload and business rules management. It optimizes hardware utilization and control job activities • It provides user interaction with administrative projects. It also keeps interaction with systems and can manage global settings. The administrator’s responsibility varies from setting up projects, properties, adding, deleting and moving projects. A command interface is given to DataStage Repository administrators. • DataStagerepository can be viewed and edited, the main interface of DataStage repository is DataStage Manager. To search or Store DataStage repository and manage to reuse Metadata, the Manager loads all the services. It plays an important role in organizing all tasks to the DataStage Repository. • It helps in creating jobs on DataStage or app by giving the design interface. Each job from outside view specifies the instinct of data, possible transformations, and the target as well. The designer will also provide user graphical interface which is easy. The server will take care of loading the executable data. […]

Read More +

Jaspersoft Report Built-in Charts

Jaspersoft report has a built-in support for charts using the new chart component. Using a new chart component, user needs to apply only the visual settings and define expressions that will help build the chart dataset. JasperReports uses JFreeChart as the underlying charting library. When configuring a new chart component, following three components are involved – • The overall chart component • The chart dataset (which groups chart data-related settings). • The chart plot (which groups visual settings related to the way the chart items are rendered). Jaspersoft Reports offers built-in support for a variety of chart types as listed below: • pieChart: A combination of a Pie dataset and a Pie plot. • pie3DChart: Groups a Pie dataset and a Pie 3D plot. • barChart: A basic combination of a Category dataset and a Bar plot. • bar3DChart: Wraps a Category dataset and a Bar 3D plot. • xyBarChart: Supports Time Period datasets, Time Series datasets, and XY datasets, and uses a Bar plot to render the axis and the items. • stackedBarChart: Uses data from a Category dataset and renders its content using a Bar plot. • stackedBar3DChart: Uses data from a Category dataset and renders its content […]

Read More +

Jasper Reports Global Scriptlets

When complex functionality cannot be achieved easily using report expressions or variables, JasperReports provides us with a simple and powerful means of doing this with Scriptlets. Scriptlets are sequences of Java code that are executed every time a report event occurs. Values of report variables can be affected through scriptlets. User can associate scriptlets by declaring the scriptlets globally. The global scriptlets apply to all reports being filled in the given JasperReports deployment. This is made easy by the fact that scriptlets can be added to JasperReports as extensions. The scriptlet extension point is represented by thenet.sf.jasperreports.engine.scriptlets.ScriptletFactory interface. Jasper Reports will load all scriptlet factories available through extensions at runtime. Then, it will ask each one of them for the list of scriptlets instances that they want to apply to the current report that is being run. When asking for the list of scriptlet instances, the engine gives some context information that the factory could use in order to decide, which scriptlets actually applied to the current report. Data Terrain with years of experience and reliable experts is ready to assist. We have served more than 200 plus customers in the US and an additional 60 plus customers worldwide. We […]

Read More +