DB Reporting Tools

A database report is the formatted result of database queries and contains useful data for decision-making and analysis. Most good business applications contain a built-in reporting tool; this is simply a front-end interface that calls or runs back-end database queries that are formatted for easy application usage.

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1. can we generate 1 report from different data sources (MS SQL and Oracle)?

2. Should we propose separate HWs for reporting for better performance if many DB's are being fetched?

3. Does SSRS SW require any license ?
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I'm upgrading from an older (5.1) version of Jasper Reports in my java project.  I've re-compiled a report in the new Tibco Reports Designer.  When I try to run it, or any other report, I get no output.  I downloaded and compiled the jasperreports 6.0.2 source and am using it for debugging the problem. screen shot of last executed statement  I've included a screen shot of the last statement that tries to execute.  It's line 823 in JasperCompileManager in function getCompiler.

This is a working app and I believe I've updated all the required libraries.

I don't catch any exceptions (at least not any I'm expecting) and the program returns to my finally statement after trying to run the jasper report.  The only other thing I can add is that if I hover over the JRCompiler  item in the previous sentence it says, JRCompiler is not a known variable in the current context.  Not sure if that helps.  It also doesn't hit the catch (Exception e) statement it just fails.  Not sure how to progress from here.
Cognos 10, Oracle database. Situation is that a list inside a table is repeating itself and I'm looking for a way to not have it repeated. Is there an option in the properties page that might need enable or disable to resolve this issue. Please see attached image.

User come up to me this morning and told me that he can access http://server/ReportManager. When you got the webpage, you get the following error
The Attempt to connect to the report server failed. Check your connection information and that the report server is a compatible version

I logged into the server and tried to access the reporting services from SSRS and get the error below:
Unable to connect to the server at Server. The specified URL might not be valid or there might be a problem with the report server version or configuration. Specify a different URL, or contact your server administrator to verify that the report server runs SQL Server 2008 or later. Additionally, if you are trying to connect to a SharePoint-integrated report server, verify that SharePoint is installed on the server and that the report server uses SharePoint integrated mode. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.RSClient)

I tried the following to fix:
1)      Reboot – didn’t do anything
2)      Restart services – did nothing
3)      Log files showed an error: library!DefaultDomain!5ac!05/04/2018-08:43:12:: e ERROR: Throwing Microsoft.ReportingServices.Library.ReportServerDatabaseUnavailableException: , Microsoft.ReportingServices.Library.ReportServerDatabaseUnavailableException: The report server cannot open a connection to the report server database. A connection to the database is required for all requests and processing. ---> System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Cannot open database "Report_Server" …
Need help creating an API call in Power BI to retrieve data from a specific vendor.
They provided the following link:


I previously was able to create a working API call using Power BI to a different vendor.
As follows:


Note: Username, Password and OrgID were substituted out in the above example.

While there are several way to retrieve this data, we want a consistent method.  We would like to use an API similar to the above to retrieve any data table into Power BI.

I am working on  a VBA app and need to setup a reporting system to query my db and return some result based on user's preference. However, I want my end users to be able to export this report to excel or even send to their email.
I will appreciate if you have experience with this procedure with VBA.
I use MS Access db
Thank you
HI there, I am using SSRS and have a problem where my grand total on the last page of the report will only calculate the the times of the pages that have been shown. In other words, if its a 3 page report and I run it and view the first page then skip to the last it will calculate the first and the last missing out page 2. If however, I run the report and go through each page using the next button it then calculates the total correctly.

My total is a SUM of a previous total and both are code elements within the report, after doing a bit of research I found out that this is why, the code elements only fire on the page that is in view.

My 2 code elements are:

Public shared dim totalJobTypeRateTotal as Decimal 

Function AddTotal(ByRef JobTypeRateTotal AS Decimal) AS Decimal 
                totalJobTypeRateTotal = totalJobTypeRateTotal + JobTypeRateTotal
                return JobTypeRateTotal

End Function

====This function calculates row items based on a lookup that finds the specific rate for each job type=====

 Public Function GetTotal()
                return totalJobTypeRateTotal
End Function

====This is the grand total at the end of the report group that will only calculate the total of the AddTotal function expression on pages that have been viewed====

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How do I get the 2 code calculations to produce a grand total correctly without having to scroll through each page?
Hi All,
 I am using Graphana on Elasticsearch to show % pass/fail in weekly reports, I can get Pass/Fail  from the Pie chart but not in Stacked bar graph ..
Is there any plugin which i can use to get the pass fail percentage in Bar Graph.

Today I have a application that was made using webforms and I need to migrate to ASP.NET CORE.

This application uses Crystal Reports to generate many reports in PDF format.

I need a solution to migrate this reports, I intent to migrate this solution to a Linux server, then if I can migrate this reports to a solution that run in linux is better.

I've tried iTextsharp, but this don't work in ASP.NET CORE with Linux.
I recently downloaded the new version of jaspersoft studio (6.5.0) for eclipse.  I used to be able to choose specific dates for a parameter when previewing a report, now if I pick a specific date it treats it as null.  The only values I can get to evaluate to non-null are the relative dates like "DAY" or "MONTH".

Switching to an older compatibility mode doesn't seem to work either.

DATERANGE("2017-12-22") evaluates to null when I preview.
DATERANGE("DAY") evaluates to the correct Date, 2017-12-22.

Anyone have any thoughts?

Edit: Here's the documentations on Jasper's Date Range object: http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/sample.reference/daterange/index.html
I am trying to display a report, I have a stored procedure that requires 3 parameters.  I am also using EF6 to push and pull data but I don't seem to be getting any data back to my report data source.  In my edmx file I see the SP in the functions folder and can pull scheme info.

In the code behind I try this
    ReportDataSource rds = new ReportDataSource("dsBOL.PrintBOLDataTable", dt);
but nothing.

Here is a shot of the report data source.


DB Reporting Tools

A database report is the formatted result of database queries and contains useful data for decision-making and analysis. Most good business applications contain a built-in reporting tool; this is simply a front-end interface that calls or runs back-end database queries that are formatted for easy application usage.

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