Open Source reporting tools

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There is an ever growing needs for reports from the data in your datbases. And there are many open source projects that will let you
quickly produce ad-hoc reports with sharp graphics from you MySQL instances.

So what do you need to download? How do you connect it to your MySQL or other database? Can I add graphics, charts, and templates to the reports? What do these reports look like? And will they look better than something dumped into Microsoft Excel? If you are novice to the reporting tools, this session will guide you through their commonalities and difference and help you decided which one is best for your environment.

There are several open source reporting tools from Penatho, Actuate, Jaspersoft and others that can make a DBAs lies much easier.

This session is designed for novices in the business intelligence world who are novice to intermediates in the mySQL DBA world.

David Stokes


I am a long time user of MySQL and was the MySQL Certification manager.

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David Stokes
12/19/2010 6:09am PST

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