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Q&A – Boost your Oracle Reports2Jasper Reports [webcast]
“For us Jasper Reports is the ideal technology to replace Oracle Reports. PITSS helped us with the technology selection and guided us through the migration project. ” (Customer)
“With more than 15 million downloads, it is the reporting engine that takes raw data and turns it into beautifully rendered reports and data visualizations. (TIBCO Jaspersoft)
The high interest in last week’s #LiveMigration Oracle Reports to Jasper Reports confirmed the huge significance in the topic. About #100 attendees and their interesting questions about the nearing end of support of Oracle Reports and the great future of Jasper Reports inspired this event.
See some FAQs from this webcast, which will help you on the way to your replacement project of Oracle Reports.
Your most important questions about a Oracle Reports to JasperReports migration
What about our Oracle Reports that we are executing in batch files? Do we have the same functionality with Jasper Reports?
Yes – you could run Jasper also from command line
What are the componants required to convert from oracle to Jasper? (server, license, cost, integration time frame, etc....)?
Could you connect more than one database to one report?
How does Jasper handle dashboards?
How long does it take for an Reports developer to become competent with Jasper?
How to connect with oracle database before migration?
Are there any Oracle Reports features that the conversion tool has difficulty converting? Such as conditional formatting, Graphs, etc?
Is it possible to send a Jasper report directly to a specified printer ?
We call and use a lot of database functions, can they be called and used in Jasper?
Does Oracle Apex have a report development tool? Can it create complicated reports like Oracle Reports and Jasper?
Is the development tool for the Pro and Community versions the same? Does it have the same functionality?
Can Jasper reports be called from Oracle Forms? We need to embed Jasper or whatever reporting tool we use into our application.
Stephan made it sound like BI Publisher doesn't have a true development tool like Jasper and Oracle Reports. Is this true?
So, beside Oracle Application server also a Jasper Server is needed?
You said that Jasper reports is open source but on jaspersoft.com I see only a "Try Jaspersoft Free for 30 Days". It's open source or not?
How can i get this too? and your offers?
How the reports can be integrated into our current Banner CIS system and how we can create a Jaspersof dashboard to run the reports
Character based printing (invoices, pay checks)
Is there a way of automatic conversion?
What about licensing to jasper reports? What about BI publisher/OAC and another open source reports options?
The next recommended step is to take the Free Migration Quickcheck to see your Oracle Reports being migrated to Jasper Reports.
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